King Tide Tracking: December Results

At about 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23, volunteers from nine docks checked yardsticks to see the height of the king tide. Tracking the rising water is a project of the FHA Environmental Committee, and we mounted yardsticks on 4x4s, just below the top decking, to measure distance down to... Read more

How High: Seeking Volunteers to Track Tides

Your tide app or chart predicted a 6-foot tide at 8 a.m. this Wednesday, Dec. 19. But maybe you noticed the water seemed higher than that. What’s going on? Longtime dock residents are well aware that winter storms plus high tides mean predictions may be off by many inches. That’s... Read more

Recycling Odd Items & Hazardous Waste

Recycling paper, plastics, glass and metal is more or less straightforward. But what about the next level of recycling: batteries, light bulbs, left-over paint and solvent, and appliances? These ordinary household items are classified as hazardous waste, by virtue of the chemicals or metals or materials they contain. Keeping these... Read more

Floating Homes Tour Returns Sept 14

After a one-year hiatus, the Floating Homes Association will once again present our open homes tour, on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Over a dozen homes will be open, ranging in styles from cozy to palatial. Homeowners will be encouraged to docent their own boats and answer questions about our unique... Read more

FHA Election Time is Here

FHA President Katherine Boschetto, Vice President Flo Hoylman, and Treasurer Joan Sheahan have all reached the end of their terms in office, and the Association is seeking candidates for those offices. Each officer serves a two-year term and may repeat until a successor is duly elected. Katherine, Flo and Joan... Read more

Bay Oyster Forum Oct 27

Last year we reported on a movement to bring back native populations of oysters. They are vital to the health of San Francisco Bay. Olympia oysters filter algae and sediments so underwater plants can grow, and they help create habitat for fish, crabs and birds. Oysters also contour the bottom of the... Read more

You’re Invited: FHA Day in the Park is Oct 21

The award-winning landscape around the new Waldo Point Harbor Park has inspired the Floating Homes Association to throw a party! Join us for FHA Day in the Park from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21. The free and family-friendly party will feature live music by talented residents, including... Read more

Dozens Clean Up Shoreline

On a sunny, windy Saturday, 26 volunteers came out to pick up trash as part of California’s Coastal Cleanup Day. This year, floating home residents were joined in the effort by locals who enjoy the one-mile stretch of the multi-use path near our community. Despite the observation that the shoreline... Read more

Coastal Clean Up Day: Volunteer!

Want to make a difference to the beauty of Richardson Bay? For a second year, the FHA Environmental Committee is hosting a Coastal Cleanup team to take care of our waterfront, from West Pier to Commodore. Join us Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 to 11 a.m. to pick up waste along... Read more

CARSS Needs Volunteer Drivers

Call a Ride for Sausalito Seniors (CARSS) was founded in 2015 as a result of the hard work of the City’s Age Friendly Task Force. After surveying the community, the task force developed a plan prioritizing the needs of aging residents, and local transportation was at the top of the... Read more