Larry Clinton

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Name: Larry Clinton
Date registered: June 11, 2012

Biography

In his fifth year as president of the Sausalito Historical Society, Larry Clinton is also past president of the Floating Homes Association, newsletter editor for the Marin Scuba Club, and a volunteer for the Marine Mammal Center. Larry holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, and had a career in financial services marketing before becoming a free-lance writer.

Latest posts

  1. Sausalito’s Secret History 055: Integrating Marinship — November 7, 2016
  2. Sausalito’s Secret History 056: Sausalito Airport? — November 7, 2016
  3. Sausalito’s Secret History 054 Hearst — May 10, 2016
  4. Sausalito’s Secret History 053: Caledonia — May 10, 2016
  5. Sausalito’s Secret History 052: Strauss — April 19, 2016

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Sausalito’s Secret History 055: Integrating Marinship

It took a California Supreme Court decision to integrate the workforce at Marinship during WW II.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 056: Sausalito Airport?

Imagine Sausalito owning its own airport.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 054 Hearst

If he had been treated better, Hearst might have built his castle right here.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 053: Caledonia

When the Chamber of Commerce disappeared off its own map!  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 052: Strauss

Can you imagine Coney Island in Richardson’s Bay?  

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Sausalito’s Secret History:051: Wenslof

From Sausalito to the World Series.  

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Bridgeway

What we call Bridgeway today was known as Water Street until the Golden Gate Bridge came along.  

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Saucito

Did you know that our little village is as old as San Francisco?  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 047 Cavallo Point

The name Cavallo Point is part of our oldest local history. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History: Ferry

The opening of Jack London’s novel, The Sea-Wolf, is based on an historic tragedy . . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History:045 Railroad

At the dawn of the 20th Century, Sausalito was a hi tech center.  

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Secret History 045:whiskey

What we know as Whiskey Springs was once a Miwok settlement, but that changed forever in 1892  

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Secret History 044:waldo

As you drive through  down Waldo Grade  past Waldo Point Harbor, do you ever find yourself asking, “Who’s Waldo?”

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Sausalito’s Secret History 041: Channing

Before she debuted on Broadway in 1949, Carol Channing spent some time here as an artist’s model.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 040: Elephants

This a good time to recognize Sausalito’s connection to thet.Panama Pacific Exposition.

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Sausalito’s Secret History 039 tmmc

The Marine Mammal Center near Rodeo Lagoon turns 40 this year. . . and might set a record while doing it.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 038 Apartment

Picture a high-rise apartment smack in the middle of Shelter Cove.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 035: Botts

William Richardson dreamed of a city springing up in Sausalito. Charles Botts actually did something about it.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 034 Gabrielson

Gabrielson Park was once known as “The Hole.”  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 029: Gold in Sausalito

One Sausalito resident claimed he discovered gold in Hurricane Gulch.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 028:flying saucer

And then there was the time flying saucers were spotted in Sausalito. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 027:Saucelito

When did Saucelito become Sausalito?      

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Sausalito’s Secret History 023: Toadfish

The notorious humming toadfish was the scourge of  Sausalito’s floating homes community in the mid-80s.  

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sh022: Traffic

Today, downtown Sausalito traffic sometimes crawls.  But this congestion is nothing compared to the 1920s.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 021: Elephants

Everyone knows the stately elephants at Vina del Mar Plaza, but do you know their names?  

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