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Drunk driver hits four cars, one person goes to hospital

One the evening of September 16, around 7:34 p.m. The Rohnert Park Department of of Public Safety received many calls of an injury collision at the intersection of E. Cotati Ave. and Camino Colegio involving five vehicles.

 

RP sees case of carjacking at knifepoint

A Rohnert Park man had his Jeep Cherokee taken at knifepoint a week and a half ago after refusing to let three acquaintances use his car, prompting Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety Sgt. Jeff Justice, to remind residents that no object is worth more than your life. In the same phone interview, Justice encouraged several other smart safety tips that can help both the community and the department to maintain a safe community.

Rohnert Park works on ADA Transition Plan

The City of Rohnert Park is preparing their Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan, evaluating their programs and facilities for accessibility for people with disabilities. A public meeting was held on September 13 to give the community a chance to voice their opinions and provide input.

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Take the less traveled road for a scenic Napa daytrip

There is a drive, a day trip really, up through Chalk Hill into Napa County that is worth your attention. We are blessed with so many beautiful and scenic vistas in the North Bay, you might be hard pressed to pick a favorite. Many short day trips, are seasonal, meaning they are too treacherous in winter, think of the narrow coast highway north of Jenner. A very beautiful drive in good weather, in winter it is best left to the locals. 

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After 23 years, Expeditionary Learning is still inspiring students to get out of their comfort zone

“The main goal is getting kids out of the classroom and into nature, learn more about nature and about conservation and learning about your surroundings. They also learn how to camp and cook. We also have them do field guides, we have them pick different species of animals, plants and insects and do in depth studies,” Clites said of the program.

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