AB252 Questions and Answers

In our recent report on the passage of rent stabilization (AB252) for floating home marinas in Sausalito and other Bay Area communities, we invited questions. Here are four questions we’ve received so far. The answers below are informational and must not be considered legal advice. If you intend to make...

Day in the Park Resumes May 22

Save the date of Sunday, May 22 for a family-friendly Day in the Park. This free Floating Homes Association event, which was postponed by last October’s atmospheric river, will be held at the Waldo Point Harbor Park and will feature live music, food by Davey Jones, local artists, information booths...

Prevent Rodents from Disabling Your Vehicle

A neighbor just had to have her van towed out of the Gate 6 ½ parking lot to repair damage from rodents. This and similar reports from our community prompted a bit of internet research into suggestions for preventing this kind of damage. Here are some tips from Consumer Reports:...

Covid Breakthrough Fatality at WPH

Dimitreo, who worked in maintenance at Waldo Point Harbor, has succumbed to COVID–19, leaving behind a wife and two children. Floating Homes Association President Michael Labate has set up a gofundme page for those who would like to offer their support to Dimitreo’s family. WPH management has verified that Dimitreo...

The Water Wars

Catherine Lyons-Labate has created a 209-page hard cover photo essay featuring hundreds of her photographs, as well as recollections by her and others who lived or worked on the Sausalito waterfront in the late 1970s. The book, Once Upon A Waterfront, tells the stories of many colorful Co-Op characters, and...

Not-Quite-UFOs over the Bay on Monday

Evenings are popular times for a stroll around Waldo Point Harbor—on warm weather days especially, you’ll see residents out walking their dogs, children playing in the park, boaters taking a sunset cruise, and others enjoying the sunshine and scenery. If you happened to be out (or looking out of your...

Board Meeting Notes – May 2021

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE MAY 11 FHA BOARD MEETING: Larry Clinton reported that magician Jay Alexander, a resident of West Pier, will be the MC for the June 9 Virtual Gala and Tour. The Mirene tugboat on South 40 has been...

Float-Ins Bustin’ Out All Over

It’s spring and float-in concerts are in full swing once again. Here’s an upcoming lineup: May 1, 2:00 p.m.: ‘Nother Mother Brothers, at the Tipi (white geometric) anchor-out May 2, 3:30 p.m.: A Dock hosts Three Rivers and a short opening set by Gabriel Barkin May 15, 2:00 p.m.: Stephen...

Bouquets to Pam Bousquet

Recently, Rachelle Dorris of Issaquah Dock sent this notice to neighbors: A bright light on the dock went dark on Friday, with the passing of 32-year resident, Pam Bousquet. She resided with her longtime partner, Cornell Ross, who passed in June, at #38 Issaquah. Pam had been an Assistant District...

Floating Homes Victory Flotilla – Biden/Harris 2020!

This Saturday, following the announcement of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 United States presidential election, together with the historic announcement of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris as his Vice President, residents of our floating homes community joined millions across the country in celebrating our nation’s new leadership. Almost as...