Fall in love with Sausalito

Did you know … ?

  • Baby Face Nelson tended bar at a German Beer Garden, the Walhalla, during prohibition.
  • Robin Williams was a busboy at this local restaurant, the Trident, which had the world’s top bands and comedians in their “Fern Bar.”
  • Sally Stanford, a former brothel owner, was our mayor and jokingly named her dog after a famous university.
  • Janis Joplin lived on Bridgeway, right in the middle of town and parked her colorfully painted Porsche in front.
  • Films such as The Lady From Shanghai with Rita Hayworth and Orson Wells & Woody Allen’s Play it Again Sam were shot here.
  • Jack London was inspired by Sausalito when he wrote his novel “Sea Wolf.”
  • All of Sausalito was once purchased for $440,000.
  • Can you hum that Sausalito song with the lyrics, “Sittin’ on the dock of the Bay, watching the tide go away…?  Who sang it?

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