Climate Change Symposium Feb. 9

This poster announces a Climate Change symposium featuring East Pier residents Wilford Welch and Terri Thomas, along with ex-Mayor Janelle Kellman. It is being held at the Sausalito Library on Friday, February 9 at 6:00 p.m.  

Marin City Stormwater Meeting Mar 9

The organizers of the Marin City Stormwater Plan are hosting a Community Meeting on Saturday March 9 to go over concepts being studied as part of developing a community led Stormwater Plan. Some of the concepts involve proposed drainage features near Gate 6 and Gate 6 ½. The meeting will...

More King Tides this Summer

We can expect flooding in low–lying areas of the waterfront in July, August and early September. Here’s the schedule: Sat         7/29          9:02 p.m.          6.7’ Sun        7/30          9:56 p.m.          6.9’ Mon       7/31  ...

Combatting Rising Tides at Bothin Marsh

Just north of the Richardson Bay Bridge, the Bothin Marsh Open Space Preserve and a section of the multi–use path are experiencing frequent and severe flooding that impacts the shoreline, plants, wildlife, and use of the pathway. The Preserve is Marin County Parks’ most visited park unit and the most...

Tides, Breakers, and Fetches

This is the third installment of a research paper on the microclimates of Richardson Bay by Yellow Ferry Resident Richard Pavek. Sooner or later, everyone who lives on the water acquires a tide chart thinking it will forecast the high and low tides. But it doesn’t. While NOAA scientists can...

FHA Board Meeting Notes — Mar 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided at the March 8 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. The Board is looking into a venue for in-person monthly meetings. Treasurer Tracy Corbin will be sending out a dock reimbursement form...

Sea Level Rise Discussed at Annual Meeting

The February 17 FHA Annual Meeting on Zoom was was recorded for viewing later. You can find the link by clicking on News on the FHA website’s home page, then clicking on the paragraph beginning “Did you miss the 2022 FHA annual meeting…” to expand it. You will see a passcode which...

Not too Late to Join FHA Annual Meeting

Everyone from the community is invited to attend the virtual Annual Meeting of the Floating Homes Association on February 17, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Here’s an outline of what to expect: FHA President Michael Labate will introduce new Board members Vice President Pete Hudson will introduce dock reps...

Sea Level Rise to Be Discussed at Annual Meeting

The City of Sausalito has created a Sea Level Rise Task Force to start helping the community plan for rising tides in the decades to come. The task force will also coordinate with the floating homes community and other neighbors on Richardson’s Bay to share knowledge across the entire Bay...

More King Tides Ahead

During the early winter months, the combination of the lunar phase and the solar perihelion (when the earth is closest to the sun) can generate especially high tides, also known as king tides. King tides that exceed 6.5′ typically cause street flooding in Sausalito, most often on Gate 5 Road...