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  SSU Green Music Fest closes this weekend with star-filled card
July 18, 2008
The Green Music Festival at Sonoma State U ends its two-weeks of eclectic music this weekend with two world-famed jazz stars and an offbeat string quartet. There are a few tickets left for pianist Larry Vuckovich and his Jazz/Latin quintet, on stage tonight in Warren Auditorium beginning at 7:30. Then Saturday night...
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  Mozart's 'Marriage of Figaro' coming to Spreckels July 24-27
July 18, 2008
Opera fans are in for a real treat next weekend when Bay Area Summer Opera Theater of San Francisco brings Mozart’s comic opera “The Marriage of Figaro,” to the big stage at Spreckels Performing Arts Center. This is a full-scale production sung in Italian with super-titles in English above the...
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  Simplifying your financial life
July 18, 2008
Are you frustrated by the amount of time you spend managing your financial affairs and by how complicated your finances have become? Maybe you need to simplify. Not only can simplifying save you time; it can reduce uncertainty and save you money. A fundamental step to simplification is to focus on...
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  Should oil prices affect your investment strategies?
July 18, 2008
If you’re like me, every time you fill up your gas tank you are painfully aware that oil prices are high - really high. And rising oil prices can affect the cost of many other goods and services, from food to airline tickets. So, as a consumer, you know the...
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  Should buyers be buying now?
July 18, 2008
This market has opened up a rare opportunity for so many people. For the first time in their lives, a majority of first time buyers can finally own their own home. With interest rates still hovering at fantastic, now is the time for many to take advantage of a market that...
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  Eat, pray, love: An encounter with Ketut Liyer in Bali
July 18, 2008
During our spring vacation to Bali, I had the opportunity to meet with Ketut Liyer, a ninth generation healer in Bali who was an inspiration for Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel, “Eat, Pray, Love.” Bali is a beautiful tropical island located in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago. The Balinese people are...
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  Flock of Seagulls has nothing on me
July 18, 2008
I ran. I ran so far, but not away. I ran from cone to cone about 1.5 million times. In my weekly personal training sessions, we usually cover activities like weightlifting, push-ups, more gun-sculpting type of activities. That’s really great, but what about the legs? I’m still on light-squat duty because of...
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  Who's been an inspiration to you?
July 18, 2008
We are seeking Spotlight articles that tell the story of people who have had success in their lives in the area of health and fitness.  Maybe it is someone who has had success in losing weight, or, someone who has had a breakthrough in rehabilitating themselves from an injury, or...
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  Campers share stories of what they learned
July 18, 2008
We just completed our camp for the oldest students (7th and 8th graders) and I asked them to share what they learned during the week’s program. Here are their responses: My name is Heather Sanchez and I am 11 years old. I went to a summer camp for a week at...
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  Rohnert Park Animal Shelter pets of the week
July 18, 2008
The shelter is located at 301 J. Rogers Lane off Redwood Drive. Hours are Wed. 1-6:30; Thurs-Fri-Sat 1-5:30; Sun 1-4:30 For more information, call 584-1582 or visit www.rpanimalshelter.org
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  In praise of impeachment
July 18, 2008
Last Wednesday, I told the Cotati City Council how horrified I am that my country practices torture. I asked them to petition the House of Representatives to begin impeachment hearings for the two men I believe are most responsible, George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. Three of the five council members...
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  Submit a letter to the editor
July 18, 2008
The Community Voice encourages and welcomes readers to submit letters to the editor. It is an excellent way for citizens to share their opinions on issues. Letters must be signed and must include the author’s telephone number. The Voice will call to verify the origin of the letter. The Voice...
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  Captaining carts back to port
July 18, 2008
Ever seen a shopping cart for a store clear across town? Will it ever get back to the store? The answer to that last question in most cases, at least in Rohnert Park, is yes. One man has made it his mission to make sure those lone carts get home. Robert...
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  RP Public Safety chief to retire after nearly 38 years
July 18, 2008
Rohnert Park’s Director of Public Safety, Tom Bullard, will retire Dec. 31, said RP City Manager Steve Donley. A search for his successor is already underway. No word has been said whether someone from inside the DPS will be promoted or whether the hunt will extend to other municipalities. Bullard’s been...
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  'Rolling Through the Bay'
July 18, 2008
If you put a ping pong ball in the Coit Tower, it’ll roll past the Hyde Street cable car, the Transamerica Pyramid, down Lombard Street into Chinatown, through the Palace of Fine Arts and over the Golden Gate Bridge. What’s even more amazing is that this miniature San Francisco was...
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  Rotary presents new award
July 18, 2008
Rotary of Rancho Cotati presented it’s first-ever “Four-Way Test Award” to Britt and Barbara Johnson at their lunch meeting July 10 at the Ray Miller Community Center in Cotati.
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  Ohio's election was rigged
July 18, 2008
Richard Hayes Phillips, Ph.D., election fraud investigator and author of “Witness to a Crime: a Citizen’s Audit of an American Election,” will speak at Sonoma State University Sunday. The event, co-sponsored by Project Censored and Progressive Democrats Sonoma County, begins at 2 p.m. in Darwin 103. Suggested donation is $5. The 2004...
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  Community Health Faire
July 18, 2008
The very first Community Health Faire is being held at the RP Senior Center on August 9, 1-3 p.m. All ages can attend. The event will include blood pressure readings, dental clinics, disaster planning and various other informational materials and demonstrations. Professionals will be present to answer any questions regarding...
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  Toxic cleanup
July 18, 2008
On Tuesday evening Sonoma County Recycling was at the Rohnert Park Community Center collecting toxic household waste.  For those that took advantage of this free service, their load of batteries and household chemical waste was lightened and handled properly by the collection service.
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  Rotary presents new award
July 18, 2008
Rotary of Rancho Cotati presented it’s first-ever “Four-Way Test Award” to Britt and Barbara Johnson at their lunch meeting July 10 at the Ray Miller Community Center in Cotati.
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  RP Police logs
July 18, 2008
7/8 12:31 a.m.: Report of occupied suspicious vehicle on Doubletree Dr., 25-year-old male cited for possession of 28.5 grams or less of marijuana. 8:15 a.m.: Report of probation search on Redwood Dr., 30-year-old male arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance, 27-year-old female arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance,...
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  Where you can find the big bass bite
July 18, 2008
It was Saturday morning, just after dawn, we had to wear a light jacket to fight the morning chill. The weather report predicted a break in the heat wave. Jesus and I were getting our gear together and loading our tubes with lures and bait. I took a fly rod and...
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