August 22, 2019

Farmers’ Market party on the plaza

  • Sax player Susan Copperman Founder, Leader, singer & choreographer Jane Sorenson, Lead singer Sharon Jones and Lead singer Cathy Slack

  • The Rotten Tomatoes band consists of Rich Payne on drums, Don Gylfe on guitar, Dan Johnson on harmonica, Aaron Shreve on bass, Pete Eagle on guitar and Gerard Giudice on vocals.

Fri., Aug 30 marks the last Rohnert Park Farmers’ Market for this summer.  Celebrating the market’s tenth anniversary, Slack has scheduled big bands for the twelve Friday nights.

 

Sept. is suicide prevention month

Is suicide contagious? Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States for all ages.

New start at school board meeting

A tall man with a familiar face sat alone centered in the first row of the school board meeting reviewing notes and waiting calmly as the nearly full gathering of district employees, administrators and principals and teachers, and concerned citizens chatted quietly.  Former Superintendent Michael Watenpaugh remained apart from everyone until a certain formality, designated on the Agenda as “4C:  Consideration of Approval of Employment Agreement for District Interim,” was discussed and approved by the School Board.

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Hawaiian luau Penngrove style

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