FHA Board Meeting Notes – November 2016

To keep everyone up to date on what the FHA Board is doing, here are some of the items that were discussed or decided at the November, 2016 Board Meeting: An operating budget has been approved for 2017. Each Dock Rep has a copy of the budget. The Board agreed to donate a total of $6,000 to the... Read more

Remembering My Friend Muriel Kifer

  As has been written, Muriel was a tennis pro and a sophisticated lady. She was also a down to earth, caring person, with a love of life. Long after Muriel retired from tennis and globetrotting, she drove a school bus for special needs children – for many years. She... Read more

Herring Have Arrived

The first herring of the 2016-17 season have finally arrived to San Francisco Bay. A spawn was first reported on Tuesday this week in Richardson Bay near Sausalito. A second spawn was reported Wednesday along the Bay Trail in Burlingame, centered around “Fisherman’s Park.” The spawn events were both small... Read more

The Calm Before the [Next] Storm

In the Calm Before the Next Storm – Empty Your Holding Tank January 2009: in addition to the storm damage, the Floating Homes Community suffered its longest power outage in at least 25 years. One major inconvenience during this period was the inability to flush our toilets, since our holding tanks... Read more

What Lies Beneath

I don’t usually give much thought to what’s buried in the silt and mud beneath our floating home. Then the tide moves out and some oddly shaped, half-decayed piece of wood catches my eye. Or I find myself mourning (still) a particularly beautifully crafted tool we lost in the course... Read more

Gate 6 Intersection Update

BRIDGEWAY AND NB 101 ON-RAMP INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS A number of floating homes residents attended the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee (PBAC) monthly meeting on Nov. 21. The Gate 6 Intersection Improvement project is moving forward, and the good news includes: a signal and green lane for the bicyclists heading south... Read more