February 23, 2018

New RP homeless count and SR homeless camp eviction

  • The "Where will they go?" event, Wednesday, Feb. 14 in Roseland near Camp 777 on Sebastopol Road, brought up the issue of homelessness and camp residents' fear of lack of aid from Sonoma County. Photo courtesy Grace Cheung-Schulman.

According to the 2017 census and survey, RP saw a homelessness population of 76 this past year, with a sheltered population of eight. The total homeless count for that year was 84, a drastic decrease from 2016’s count, which was a much larger figure of 126 with zero percent of that population obtaining shelter.

 

TRIO works in Rohnert Park

For millions of students from low-income families who strive to be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college, seven federally funded programs called TRIO are making a world of difference.

Crash causes small gas leak

According to the Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety, nobody was hurt in the incident, however, the leak did displace residents for around two hours while PG&E crews worked on making repairs.

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Sports

Matteri receives the Matt Walsh Memorial Award

The Matt Walsh Memorial Award is given in honor of Matt Walsh who died on July 6, 2001

Magnified

The Crisis Wranglers come to the rescue

“What I like best is the sense of joy that you get from helping others,” says Gribbell.

Community

Ribbon cutting for Lobo’s pantry Feb. 23, 10 a.m.

Any student enrolled at SSU is eligible to use the food pantry as often as once a week at no cost.

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