The Floating Times VOL. XXVI No. 5 The Floating Homes Association Newsletter September/October 2009 Fortuitous Circumstances By Stan Barbarich H ow clever of this year’s tour organizers to not be deterred by the predic- tions that WPH construction would actually begin in 2009. They had alternate plans all made, in case it happened, of PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE course, but, as it turned out, their crystal ball was the clearest one, and the tour is ready to launch! I hope that you have already volunteered to take a shift on tour day. With 20 homes on this year’s tour, a greater number of people are needed to serve as do- cents, monitors and the myriad of other positions. If you’ve never helped with the tour, it’s actu- ally a lot of fun to chat with the visitors, who continue to marvel at our homes and our lifestyle. The level of enthusiasm that the visitors bring can be a real eye opener for long-time residents, who may tend to take it all for granted after a while. For more recent floating-home dwellers, you’ll find it fun to satisfy their curiosity about the reasons you moved here and the joys of living here, surrounded by the natural Photo by John Ryan world. The experience always reinvigorates me and renews my Sea Lion Visits Yellow Ferry appreciation of our special life- Is this a harbinger for the return of El Niño? continued on page 6 Contributed by John Ryan A President’s Message ...............1 n adult California Sea Lion was stranded in the mud at Yellow CONTENTS El Nino is Here .........................2 Ferry Dock in late August. Resident John Ryan speculates that it may have followed fish in towards the dock and forgot to check Dinghy Dame ...........................3 the tide tables. Yellow Ferry residents chatted with it for about 30 min- Membership News ...................4 utes until it was able swim away. Is it possible that this is an early sign Floating Homes Tour................4 of the return of El Niño? See Larry Clinton’s article on Page 2. CERT News .............................4 ♦♦♦ Dock Talk .................................5 Advertising ...............................7 Online readers can click on the table of contents to view an article. FHA & Key Contacts ................8 An article may be followed by clicking on “continued on page...” The Floating Times Page 1 El Niño Is Here might find out of San Diego were being caught off by Larry Clinton Monterey,” said Jim Covel, a biologist with the S Monterey Bay Aquarium. In July, the Marin IJ re- ince spring, waters in the tropical Pacific Ocean ported that albacore were already schooling off the have warmed up, leading researchers at the Na- shelf. At Fort Baker pier, anglers were filling cool- tional Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra- ers with mackerel. White sea bass were hitting off tion’s Climate Prediction Center to declare an official Marin, thresher sharks were leaping just outside the El Niño in early July. The agency said recently that Golden Gate, and “a triggerfish on holiday from Baja conditions appear to be strengthening, increasing the was caught . . . near Santa Cruz.” likelihood of at least a moderate El Niño through the On the negative side, all that warm water can limit 2009-10 winter, following a three-year hiatus. upwelling, the process by which cold ocean water South American fishermen who recognized the ar- filled with plankton and other nutrients is pushed to rival of a warmer Pacific around Christmas gave the the surface, providing a smorgasbord for birds, fish phenomenon the name El Niño, which means “little and other marine life. Scientists think warmer El Niño boy” or “Christ child” in Spanish. waters could be sending fish farther out to sea in search of colder spots. During a strong El Niño, Pacific temperatures can spike 8 degrees, shifting the jet stream from a roller- coaster shape to a straight line. Powerful storms slam into the U.S. West Coast, as in the last strong event, which occurred in 1997-98. That winter brought 47 inches of rain to San Francisco, more than twice the normal 22.5 inches, causing destructive storms, flood- ing, mudslides and power outages. Fluctuations in ocean temperatures are accompa- nied by even larger-scale fluctuations in air pressure known as the Southern Oscillation. This occurs during El Niño episodes, bringing abnormally high air pres- sure In contrast, the positive phase occurs during La Niña episodes, with abnormally low air pressure. A low pressure front in January, 2005 caused San Fran- Photo by Ric Miller cisco Bay to rise nearly a foot above predicted high tides, and the resulting floods totaled several cars in Parking lot flooding on Gate 6 Road. our parking lots. La Niña occurrences don’t necessar- ily follow El Niño years. Cormorant numbers are down, leading biologists at Point Reyes Bird Observatory to call this the worst Some side effects of El Niño are already being felt. year in memory for breeding pairs in bay region nest- Fire warnings are at high levels, because the shift in ing colonies. Common murres nesting on the Farallon ocean temperature patterns could increase lightning Islands, the biggest breeding colony south of Alaska, strikes. Northern California’s woods are drier than are also in decline this year. normal — even though this year was wetter than last Hundreds of young sea lions that washed ashore year. Fire fuels have been drying out, dying back and malnourished and dying this summer may well be increasing the potential for fires to spread. the victims of El Niño, said Dan Costa, a professor of ecology at the University of California-Santa Cruz. “Northern California is basically under extreme fire By August, the Marine Mammal Center in the Marin risk,” said Ron Neilson, a bioclimatologist for the U.S. Headlands had taken in more patients than in any Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station other year; most were malnourished seal lion pups. In and a botany professor at Oregon State University. the severe 1998 El Niño, about 3,000 sea lions were stranded, twice the normal number. If this winter’s Foresters, farmers and ski resort operators are hop- turns out to be as severe, a large number of marine ing that El Niño will bring an end to three years of animals could starve next year. drought. But El Niño conditions have dramatic ef- It’s still too early to gauge the severity of this year’s fects on fish, whales, birds, sea lions and other spe- El Niño, with computer models ranging from rela- cies. Warm water from the equator moves north along tively weak to strong intensity. But the stronger the California in the Davidson Current. With it come fish conditions and the warmer the water, the greater likeli- normally found only in warmer areas. hood, so it’s wise to keep attuned to ocean temperature reports. “In the last big El Niño, they were seeing striped So far the outlook is optimistic. “It looks very un- marlin off San Francisco, and tuna species that you continued on page 6 The Floating Times September/October, 2009 Page 2 Water you doing here? By the Dinghy Dame Twenty two years ago Elana net Channel, a new online network Yonah Rosen went to a party on for public purpose.(www.PIC.TV). 26 Issaquah, and thought “This On a lighter note, she is a former is the coolest place on earth world champ ultimate frisbee play- to live.” Ten years later, when er! I wouldn’t have expected less, looking for a place to rent,she the way she throws herself into her found only one available home life’s work. One neighbor, who has in our community: 26 Issaquah! known her since childhood called So she lived there blissfully until her fearless, even then. the landlord realized she had a From 96-98 Just Think served cat and asked her to leave. An- as the intellectual partner for an other ten years passed before she International Childrens’ Summit. was ready to buy, and a realtor Elana brought 600 children from friend in Kansas City found her 50 countries together in Paris for home on East Pier. She and her the 5 day summits. In 98 she also son Ezekiel joined us 5 years set up the Zimbabwe Educational ago. And they love it. Photo: Dinghy Dame Exchange program. And she has Elana grew up in Lucas Val- Elan Yonah Rosen worked in Bhutan and the former ley and has lived on all sides of Yugoslavia. our country as well as abroad. She says she never has Elana just returned from Rawanda,having em- found a more interesting, remarkable sense of commu- barked, under The Clinton Global Initiative, on the nity as here in the floating home world. She feels “it is first of 5 trips to Sub-Saharan countries also including not just that we connect to the water, the sky, nature, Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Cameroon. She then but that we seem to have a universal prospective on plans to go to Mexico, Asia, and perhaps Russia with our lives.” She likened it to the closest thing to a com- hopes to improve the quality of life of low- income and mune, but you get to close your own door. Says she, diverse people. She is a self described “hope-a-holic” “It’s the community that’s the anchor.” and stresses that the importance of media in teaching Elana’s bio lists her as Senior Advisor of One Econ- and learing is paramount. She teaches young people to omy Corporation and One Global Economy which produce their own media messages about issues which merged with Just Think in 2009. Elana co-founded Just concern them, such as first ammendment rights, body Think in 1995. This is a non-profit organization which image, global warming, immigration, depression and provides media literacy education and media produc- suicide. She teaches them to take on community lead- tion training to youth and teachers in the Bay Area and ership opportunities, and most importantly to improve beyond. During her 20 years experience in media and their lives. education she was a producer with KQED-TV and a Her work reflects Clinton’s belief that governments contributing writer for Center for Investigative Re- need collaboration from the private sector to help meet porting. She was co-creator of Edutopia and served as the challenges of global interdependence by helping to senior associate with the George Lucas Educational turn ideas into action in order to help our world move Foundation. Elana co-founded the first national media to a more integrated global community of shared ben- education membership organization in the U.S. She or- efits, responsibilities and values. ganized national leaders to author the Core Principles Since it’s inception, Just Think has reached more of Media Literacy Education. She received an Emmy than 7,500 students, parents, teachers and others nomination for the documentary, “Czeslaw Milosz: A through direct programs; over 35,000 individuals Poet Remembers”. She is co-author of the guidebook through screening exhibits, fairs and other commu- “Changing the World through Media Education.” nity events; and an additional 4 million lives through (WHEW!! One wonders how she still finds time to unique media touches. .....Just think..... toot the kazoo with us.) And ....she is a 2008 recipi- Elana is a relaxed, thoughtful, giving individual ent of the Jefferson Award for Public Service. She also with such hope for the world’s youth that I am still was a runner up last year and a winner this year of the reeling in her enthusiasm and hope for the future of national Leader In Learing award. Winners are select- our world. ed from 47 finalists around the country. And in June, We are fortunate to have her living amongst us. ‘09, she and other winners convened in Washington Her roomate, Marcus Hays, is an interesting fellow D.C where they met with Congress and cable and edu- as well, and has agreed to chat with me in the future cation leaders. She also received a cash prize, which about his life as an inventor and artist. I look forward was her first, from Cable in the Classroom. Elana to sharing his story with you. Until then, I remain din- won this award for integrating 21st century skills and ghy and, last time I looked, still a dame. knowledge into the U.S. and international based Digi- ♦♦♦ tal Connectors cirricula and launching the Public Inter- The Floating Times September/October, 2009 Page 3 Here Comes The 10:00 AM to noon. Capitan Engler will come and talk Tour! to us again and answer any questions we might have about fire safety and will also observe our fire drills. By Linda Meyer You will get hands-on training in the use of fire extin- O guishers, dockside fire hoses, and the FHA pumps. ur largest community The CERT division supervisors are planning drills in event of the year is at conjunction with community events such as the forth- hand. On Saturday, coming Floating Homes Tour. We are still in need of September 26th, 21 homes CERT volunteers from the floating homes community will be open to the public to work with volunteers from other CERT divisions from 11 AM to 4 PM for the 24th Sausalito Floating to provide safety and security patrols. This event is Homes Tour. Many homeowners have agreed to do- going to be used as a CERT crowd control and radio cent their own boats, so they can answer questions and communications training exercise. If this is successful provide their own unique insights into their waterfront and we get a positive response from the CERT person- lifestyles. The Tour Committee has arranged for visi- nel for this event, the concept will be extended to other tor parking across the freeway at the Gateway Center, events in other communities. The purpose of combin- with free shuttle buses to the docks. The only impact ing CERT drills with community events is twofold: on residents should be from people strolling the docks first we want to offer the CERT participants more op- enjoying this beautiful place. On the Kappas green, portunities for training and also experience in working where the tour begins, food and soft drinks will be together in ad hoc groups, and second we want to get available and live music will be performed throughout more exposure to the other first responders such as the the day. Entertainment coordinator Michael Seaman sheriffís department and the fire department so they has lined up plenty of talent for all our enjoyment. know they can rely on us in an emergency. Close to 200 volunteers are needed in order to en- In addition to the CERT activities we are still offer- sure a safe and pleasant experience. Volunteers may ing Get Ready Marin courses so that people who are take the tour free either before or after their 3-hour not in the CERT program still have the opportunity to shifts. Though we are approaching our needed num- learn what they need in order to be ready for an emer- ber, there is still an opportunity to join the fun and gency. We recently offered a course for a 16 people volunteer for a shift. If you are interested, call Joan on Gate 6 1/2. If you would like a Get Ready Marin Sheahan at 332-5523 or email her at USC1953@aol. program for your dock and have a group of at least six com. people, we will be happy to come to your house and We have set a maximum number of 1200 tickets in teach a class. To schedule a class call Ray Dunaway order to achieve the goal of a nice steady flow through at (415) 332-5548 or send an email to rdunaw@att- the homes, without huge waits. So please suggest the global.net. tour to your interested friends and if possible they While I’m on the subject of being ready don’t for- should order the tickets ahead of time at www.float- get to start getting ready for winter storms. Now is the inghomes.org. There will be walk-in tickets available time to have your lines checked, to look for anything if we don’t sell out ahead of time. that could blow away and to make sure that all your The admission donations ($35 per person with ad- leaks are repaired. I have found that it is much easier vance reservations, $40 at the door) will partially ben- to do these chores when the sun is shining rather than efit the Friends of the Marin City Library and the Fam- in the middle of a rainstorm or a 100 mph windstorm. ily Service Agency of Southern Marin. As always, There are several competent people who live on the the tour is also the chief fund-raiser for the Floating docks who can perform the winter check for you. If Homes Association. you are new to the docks, ask your neighbors who they We have a great group of homes on view, thanks recommend, but by all means check. to the gracious generosity of the homeowners. This is our day to shine; for all the world to see how wonder- ♦♦♦ ful our community really is. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Membership News or 775-846-9091. Thank you before hand for making By Ann Duvall this tour such a great experience for one and all. We T look forward to seeing everyone on tour day! he membership committee is here to recruit and ♦♦♦ welcome new members and to serve current members. Have you passed a new person on the CERT News dock? Please inform them of the benefits of being a FHA member and encourage them to join. Potential By Ray Dunaway members can contact your dock rep or Claudia (415) A fter the successful fire drill on 11 August I 272-5002 or Ann (415)-331-3224. talked with Captain Randy Engler at South- ♦♦♦ ern Marin fire station about another drill for the Floating Homes Community on 17 October from The Floating Times September/October, 2009 Page 4 D o c k Ta l k New Documentary: “Houseboat Wars” Get Ready Marin Workshop By Larry Clinton By Larry Clinton H ouseboat Wars is a documentary-in-progress about the early days of the Floating Home Community. Featuring real stories from early waterfront dwellers and archival footage, it chronicles the idyllic early peace and love days of the late 60’s, O n August 10, CERT Captain Ray Dunaway presented a Get Ready Marin workshop for a dozen residents of Gate 6-1/2 at the home of Jane and Larry Clinton. Attendees came away with tips and checksheets to followed by the dangerous post-Haight Ashbury drug help in planning to be self-sufficient for 5-7 days in culture which brought on abatement proceedings that the event of a local disaster. led to the legendary Houseboat Wars. You can view a trailer and find out more about the ♦♦♦ project at www.houseboatwars.com. Robbery Suspect Arrested on Gate 6 1/2 By Donna Lunsford G ate 6 1/2 awoke to some excitement Friday Aug 21st. Katherine Boschetto heard what she thought was raccoons in the mud around 5 AM, but when she looked out the window, she witnessed a man climbing out of the water onto the dock near the freeway. She called 911, and then watched him look around before he came down her pier. They dis- patched a patrol car and stayed on the line with her. Fortunately she was safe. He then went toward the parking lot, but when the Photo Saul Rouda Sheriff’s unit arrived, he bolted down the dock and the Eviction confrontation during the “Houseboat Wars.” chase was on. Many of us woke to running and loud voices and search lights. Filmmaker Marianne Dolan is currently filming According to the I.J. he had robbed a Babies R Us interviews with townspeople, and needs about $7000 delivery man of his wallet, and they had been looking to complete this phase of the project. If you’d like to for him since 3 AM. He apparently has other convic- help support this project, you can make checks out to tions. Houseboat Wars and mail it to: 300 Napa Street, Slip They followed his muddy footprints and knew he 34, Sausalito, CA 94965. To donate services or any- was still here. We watched as many as 6 officers search thing you think might be useful, contact: marianne@ the water under the pier and under boats to no avail. houseboatwars.com. Finally they used Skip and Bonnie Hunter’s boat to ♦♦♦ go around the perimeter and found him hiding under the back deck of Gabrielle Moore-Gordon’s home. Katie and Jung Vu awoke to hear someone shout Business and Services Directory “Don’t move or I’ll shoot!” And of course they made By Felicity Kirsch a call to 911 as well. G The officers were able to apprehend the suspect and ood News! The Floating Homes Members dragged him through the window of the downstairs Business and Services Directory is now up live unit, causing a bit of a muddy mess. Apparently one on the internet the web address is www.Sausal- of the officers fell into the water as well. ito-Members-Business-Services-Directory.com. But they saved the day, we all witnessed a glorious This is a great opportunity to get your business or sunrise, and life on the docks goes on. service listed at no charge. It’s not too late to be listed Of note, Katherine received a call the next day and if you are interested in participating you can go thanking her for her call. Without her quick response to www.floatinghomes.org and click on What’s New. in reporting a suspicious person, they would not have Next click on the “Business and Service Directory” found him. Kudos to Katherine! and fill out the form and e-mail it to Felicity Kirsch. If you have any questions or if going to the website ♦♦♦ seems too difficult, all you have to do is call me, Felic- ity, at (415) 888–3919 and I will e-mail you the form. continued on page 6 The Floating Times September/October, 2009 Page 5 President’s Message D o c k Ta l k (continued from page 5) (continued from page 1) style. You may not have the most expensive home in Floating Homes on the Market Marin, but the envy that is evident on the faces of the visitors couldn’t be much greater, if you did. Compiled from Bay Area Real Estate Information Services. This is the single most important day of the year I f you are interested in knowing what floating homes for our community. It funds all the activities of FHA, are currently for sale on the waterfront, below are including the member party and the significant contri- the homes listed on the Bay Area Real Estate Infor- bution to our CERT equipment (nope, the dues don’t mation Services MLS as of 7/15/2009. cover it all, by a long shot). And it benefits worthwhile “neighborhood” charities as well. The community 4 Liberty Dock ................................ $279,000 needs your help, and you will enjoy viewing the in- 12 Kappas East ................................ $290,000 teriors of some of those homes that you have always 18 Kappas East ................................ $355,000 been curious about, but never got invited to dinner, 10 Issaquah Dock ............................ $369,000 somehow. So, if you haven’t signed up yet, get online 11 Kappas East ................................ $379,000 now. 7 Issaquah Dock .............................. $399,000 An update on Doyle Drive construction. 10 A Dock........................................ $449,000 Continuing on the coming weekends of Septem- 3 Kappas East .................................. $451,000 ber 19-20, and September 26-27, the off-ramps from 3W Kappas West ............................. $465,000 Highway 101 to southbound Highway 1 will be closed 9 Commodore .................................. $479,000 from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to conduct tree removal in 10 Kappas West ................................. 528,000 preparation for the major construction beginning later 17 Gate 6 1/2 ................................... $578,000 this year. Northbound Highway 1 will remain open. 35 South Forty Dock ....................... $589,000 You will not be able to get to Park Presidio/19th Av- 55 Liberty Dock .............................. $589,000 enue, from Doyle Drive. You will need to go through 28 Main Dock.................................... $649,00 the Presidio, or find some other route (Best might be 33 Kappas East ................................ $649,000 to exit immediately to the right from the toll plaza and 43 Issaquah Dock ............................ $799,000 proceed through the Presidio). 24 Gate 6 1/2 ................................... $825,000 These closures are just the precursor to more ex- tended ramp closures. Beginning early next year, the ♦♦♦ ramp connecting northbound Park Presidio to south- bound Doyle Drive into the Marina will be closed Have an item for Dock Talk? for approximately twelve months, all day long, every D ock Talk is a great place for neighborhood day of the week. The ramp connecting northbound news and items of interest to other dock deni- Doyle Drive from the Marina to southbound Park zens. Please send your items to Bonnie Hunter Presidio/19th Avenue will close early next year for ap- at email@example.com by the first day of proximately 24 months, all day long, every day of the any odd numbered month. week. Needless to say, traffic patterns across the City will be impacted by this project. Let’s be sure to prepare ♦♦♦ and plan our routes ahead of time. Check the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District web- El Nino is Here site as well as www.doyledrive.org. (continued from page 2) See you. likely that this will be a real strong event,” said Mike Halpert, deputy director of the Climate Prediction Center in Camp Springs, Md. Halpert said this win- ter’s snow and rainfall will likely outpace that of the weak El Niño in 2006-07, which brought well below typical precipitation. 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References. 415.526.5411 www.circlebank.com All Marin Painting Company, 332-7961 The Floating Times September/October, 2009 Page 7 FHA Voice Mail: (415) 332-1916 Website: www.floatinghomes.org FHA OFFICERS DOCK REPS and ALTERNATES President Stan Barbarich 332-7225 email@example.com ADock Laslo Toth 332-9429 firstname.lastname@example.org Vice President Suki Sennett 331-6375 email@example.com Alternate Laurel Polarek 339-8964 Secretary Richard Mickley 332-4135 firstname.lastname@example.org Commodore Felicity Kirsch 888-3919 Treasurer Ron Moreland 332-2429 email@example.com Alternate Bill Kirsch 888-3919 firstname.lastname@example.org Director at Large Henry Baer 331-9220 email@example.com Co-op Michael Labate 331-5081 firstname.lastname@example.org Admin. Coordinator Lewis Shireman 331-8325 East Kappas Ed Tuescher 331-8183 email@example.com LJShireman@sbcglobal.net Alternate Rose-Meri Muldoon 331-5348 firstname.lastname@example.org COMMITTEES Gate 6 1/2 Larry Clinton 332-6196 email@example.com Emergency Services Ray Dunaway 332-5548 firstname.lastname@example.org Alternate Roy Grekin 332-6861 email@example.com Environmental Vacnt 331-2997 firstname.lastname@example.org Issaquah Mickey Allison 289-0805 Legal Pam Bousquet 331-3614 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Membership Ann Duvall 331-3224 email@example.com Alternate Jon Sibaila 331-1344 firstname.lastname@example.org Claudia Duncan 272-5002 Liberty Christin Golden-Testo 505-1332 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Newsletter Editor Bill Duvall 331-3224 email@example.com Alternate Kate Michels 331-3944 firstname.lastname@example.org Bonnie Hunter 302-5649 Main Dock Tony Williams 332-6296 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Alternate Peter Huson 332-6240 email@example.com Tour Director Linda Meyer 332-1803 firstname.lastname@example.org South Forty Flo Hoylman 332-1043 email@example.com Debra Levy 332-1803 firstname.lastname@example.org Alternate Jack Sherwood 332-1043 email@example.com Webmaster Ric Miller 331-6116 firstname.lastname@example.org West Kappas Court Mast 331-1953 Classified Ads Bonnie Hunter 302-5649 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Alternate Maggie Knibbs 887-9351 email@example.com SERVICES Yellow Ferry Jill Stephens 289-0410 firstname.lastname@example.org Emergency Line when using cell phones 472-0911 Alternate Debra Levy 332-1803 email@example.com RBRAHarbor Administrator Bill Price 289-4143 GOVERNMENT Cell 971-3919 firstname.lastname@example.org District 3 Supervisor Charles McGlashan 499-7331 San Francisco Baykeeper Hot Line 567-4401 Assemblymember Jared Huffman 479-4920 Marin County Fire Dept. Non-emergency 446-4463 San Francisco BCDC 352-3600 Marin County Sheriff Non-emergency 332-5422 FEMA 800-462-9029 Harbor Equity Group (HEG) Pam Bousquet 331-3614 Army Corps of Engineers 332-0334 email@example.com Sausalito Post Office 332-0258 WPH Residents (HEG) Liaison Ric Miller 331-6116 firstname.lastname@example.org Kappas Residents (KHA) Liaison Ron Moreland 332-2429 email@example.com Sausalito, CA 94966 P.O. Box 3054 Floating Homes Association, Inc.