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Santa Rosa Snippets by Elaine B. Holtz

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2019-07-01Jul 1, 2019

Quietly tucked away into a tight fast stretch of Santa Rosa Avenue where if you blink, you’ll miss it, is our local fish monger, Santa Rosa Seafood and a low-key bistro nextdoor. If the culinary adventurer in you hopes it's good, don't worry. It is.  

2019-04-24Apr 24, 2019

A low-power radio station with roots in the West County will celebrate its move to a studio in Santa Rosa with barn-raising party in late May. Sources say it will be an "udderly" brilliant celebration.

2019-02-28Feb 28, 2019

In late February, local veterans experiencing homelessness finally moved into their new homes, a group of 14 small houses located on county-owned land in north Santa Rosa. The lot, located on the county’s administrative campus, is the location of Veterans Village, a group of tiny houses intended to house veterans receiving federal benefits.There are approximately 200 veterans living without shelter in the county, out of the total estimated homeless population of nearly 3,000, according to the county’s 2018 point-in-time count of people experiencing homelessness.

2019-02-26Feb 26, 2019

Santa Rosa's Recreation and Parks Department is hiring over 300 seasonal employees to help run the city’s robust operation of swim lessons and public swim hours, summer day camps, youth and adult recreation programs, and outdoor park activities and amusements.

2019-02-22Feb 22, 2019

On Thursday, February 21, the Santa Rosa City Council wrangled over the city’s priorities for the coming year in a conference room at the Flamingo Hotel. The process offers citizens a view of the city’s management process and the sometimes-messy business of governing the city. 

2019-01-28Jan 28, 2019

Last month I reported that I did not have the results to the elections held on January 12th, for Assembly District 2 represented by Assemblyman Jim Woods and on January 26 District 10 represented by Marc Levine had their Assembly Delegates Elections. In 1980, the National Women's History Project (NWHP) was founded in Santa Rosa, by Molly Murphy MacGregor, Mary Ruthsdotter, Maria Cuevas, Paula Hammett, and Bette Morgan to broadcast women's historical achievements.  On March 12, 1987, the celebration became official when Congress passed legislation designating March as Woman's History Month in the United States. SRJC  Dream Center expands to offer free legal advice to undocumented students.


Congressman Mike Thompson is now accepting applications for the 2019 Fifth Congressional District Art Competition, open to high school students across Thompson’s District. This annual competition showcases the artistic talents and ability of students in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories. All winning pieces are displayed in the United States Capitol. Northbay Youth Climate Strike in solidarity with National & Global Youth Climate Strike. On Saturday March 15 an estimated 200 people of all ages gathered in Courtyard Square in Santa Rosa in conjunction with the 1.6 million young climate change activists in 120 countries who skipped school on March 15 in what may be considered one of the biggest environmental protests in history.

 

2019-06-27Jun 27, 2019

The CAS’s mission is providing guidance and oversight for implementing and updating Santa Rosa’s Municipal and Community Climate Action Plans, with a goal to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and ensure long-term sustainability and resilience from climate change and its effects. 

2019-06-27Jun 27, 2019

As Santa Rosa continues renewed efforts to develop more housing downtown, several proposed developments near the city center are moving through the city’s approval process. City officials hope to attract denser housing developments downtown, an area roughly within a half-mile radius of public transit options including the SMART station and bus lines.

2019-06-26Jun 26, 2019

In June, Santa Rosa's premiere experimental theater company, The Imaginists, won a $9,000 grant from the California Arts Council. The funds will be used to help the company present their latest show, PEACE (The Redacted Version), in a number of Santa Rosa public parks this year.

2019-06-26Jun 26, 2019

An exhibit of forty photographs by Salvador "Pocho" Sanchez-Strawbridge aims to offer dignity to some of the vulnerable human beings who have been criminalized and dehumanized while experiencing homelessness in Santa Rosa. FACES, presented by Homeless Action! and Justicewise, will open in September.

2019-06-18Jun 18, 2019

Santa Rosa, CA - Today, the City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma, together with seven other counties and cities, announced that they and PG&E have accepted a mediator’s proposal of $415 million to resolve the collective cities’ and counties’ North Bay Fires claims. The mediator’s proposal is exclusive of and does not affect the claims of any residents, individuals, or businesses. 

2019-06-11Jun 11, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Sustainability Agency is holding a public meeting on Thursday, June 13, 1 p.m. at 35 Stony Point Road to consider adoption of a groundwater sustainability fee and a groundwater user registration ordinance.

2019-05-27May 27, 2019

Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) Releases First Record Under SB 1421. This bill requires, notwithstanding any other law, certain peace officer or custodial officer personnel records and records relating to specified incidents, complaints, and investigations involving peace officers and custodial officers to be made available for public inspection pursuant to the California Public Records Act. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. The Juneteenth festival will take place at the Martin Luther King Park, 1671 Hendley St., Santa Rosa on Saturday, June 16 from 10am-6pm.  This is a free event. 

2019-04-29Apr 29, 2019

The Santa Rosa neighborhood Heritage project is a neighborhood-based digital medium map program. The program has been in the making for three-years and is designed as a broad-based community engagement program that works with the city’s existing neighborhoods to create an interactive digital map of sites, places and stories important to the people who live there. The DRAWDOWN workshop , is a 2-hour workshop that invites participants  to see both the possibility of reversing global warming and that each has an important role to play in that process.  The program is based on Paul Hawken’s book, “DRAWDOWN", which is considered to be one of the most comprehensive plans ever proposed to reverse global warming.   Pachamama Alliance, a global community that offers people the chance to learn, connect, engage, travel and cherish life for the purpose of creating a sustainable future that works for all, created this series of workshops. 

 

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