Category Archive: Sausalito’s Secret History

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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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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Sausalito’s Secret History 020: Manganese Mining

The hills of Old Town Sausalito have seen many changes over the last couple of centuries, including a short-lived manganese boom.  

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