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Sonoma Coast Half Marathon planners publish program for Public Meeting March 31st

Sonoma Coast Half Marathon planners publish program for Public Meeting March 31st

The Sonoma Coast Municipal Advisory Council will hold a Public Meeting on March 31at 2pm to discuss the Sonoma Coast Half Marathon with members of the community. The agenda will be published on the County website and at public locations along the coast at least 72 hours prior to the meeting for review.

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Raw Sewage Spill during Russian River Flood at Vacation Beach

Raw Sewage Spill during Russian River Flood at Vacation Beach

On March 6th, as Chair of Russian River Watershed Protection Committee, I received an email and pictures from one of our supporters and a resident of the Vacation Beach area, expressing her concern about a raw sewage spill near her house (close to the Vacation Beach Pump Station).

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Better Together - Russian River Area is Open for Business

Better Together - Russian River Area is Open for Business

The Russian River Chamber of Commerce and local business owners have joined together to announce that the high water has receded and the community is open for business. Using the hashtag   #bettertogether  the business community is encouraging visitors to come, stay, and play in the Russian River area. Community members are also encouraged to get out, support their neighboring businesses, and continue to shop locally.

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Russian River Communities Curbside Flood Debris Collection Program Comes to an End

Russian River Communities Curbside Flood Debris Collection Program Comes to an End

Residents have one extra weekend, until Sunday, March 24th, to place the flood-related debris on their curbside. Crews will carry a final sweep from March 25th - 29th, 2019. Illegal dumping enforcement will begin during that same week after the streets have been cleared from debris. Anyone who tosses debris on the curbside after the street has been cleaned by crews, as part of their final sweep, will be subject to fines.

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OpEd - Sonoma Coast is Not for Sale - Locals Object to Marathon

OpEd - Sonoma Coast is Not for Sale - Locals Object to Marathon

The 13.8-mile marathon, has not met with local praise and support because the plan disrupts the only road for access to residences and businesses at the tail end of tourist season. The original plan called for shutting off the entire highway and that has been revised to closing sections at a time as the runners make their way down the coast.

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Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Sustainability Fee Meetings Continue

Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Sustainability Fee Meetings Continue

Representatives of a new local water agency continued a series of public meetings about a possible fee on well owners within the Santa Rosa Plain to pay for a new state-mandated groundwater regulation program.

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Brenda Adelman - Water and Russian River Advocate Wins Recognition from Water Board

Brenda Adelman - Water and Russian River Advocate Wins Recognition from Water Board

At its February meeting, the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board honored a long-time local activist for her influence on the city of Santa Rosa’s historic decision to expand wastewater recycling to the Geysers, and her continuing efforts to increase awareness of the role of endocrine disrupting chemicals on human health and aquatic life.

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Sonoma County seeks Housing Sites for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

Sonoma County seeks Housing Sites for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

As the County continues our initiative to produce more housing, we need your help in finding sites. If sites meet our criteria, we will work with the owner and community to rezone them for more density with design review to ensure quality and community compatibility. Here’s what we need.

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