Pathway Resurfacing Begins Late Sept

Just as the long, drawn–out reconfiguration of the Gate 6–Bridgeway intersection comes to an end, a project to resurface 1.4 miles of the Sausalito–Mill Valley Multi–Use Pathway is expected to begin during the week of September 27. The work, which will take approximately three weeks to complete, will require sections...

European Glimpses of Home

After visiting Amsterdam last month, Jane and I joined ex-Issaquah neighbor Emily Riddell for a Viking River cruise down the Rhine and Danube rivers to Budapest. (Emily’s husband Stuart was a late scratch for this trip for health reasons, but he has recovered, and the couple will be visiting Issaquah...

The Houseboats of Amsterdam

On a late April visit to Amsterdam, Jane and I discovered the Houseboat Museum, and were struck by the parallels between the Dutch waterfront community and our own. The museum is housed in the Hendrika Maria, a former freighter, built in 1914. Until the 1960s the boat primarily transported sand...

Multi-use Bike Path Project Kicks Off

Renovations begin this week on the Mill Valley-Sausalito Multiuse Pathway. The $565,000 makeover will commence in Mill Valley—timed to coincide with school being out for the summer, and other previously-slated public works projects. When the dust settles—in about 3 weeks—the far end of the Mill Valley–Sausalito bicycle and pedestrian path will...