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March 24, 2019
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Arrests made at checkpoints Thompson urging to submit artwork Train as a coach to help older adults prevent falls Four grant programs open for applications Raley’s agrees to settlement Recruiters needed Help survivors Sen. Dodd introduces wildfire vegetation management plan CTE Foundation support workforce pipeline Obesity in Sonoma County Dodd promotes free tax assistance The inability of students to afford food Vehicle fire near Tech Middle School Volunteer’s corner News Briefs News Briefs Deputy arrests intoxicated RP driver on drugs, weapons charges Friday drawings Discharged hazardous waste in K section Industrial work death in RP Fundraiser for Divine Nov. 4 Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant impacted by flooding News Briefs Volunteers DA Ravitch issues notice: Looters and price gougers will be prosecuted Helicopters to patrol electric lines News Briefs Be aware of lewd conduct at Petaluma Shopping Center News Briefs August 10 6th St. Playhouse to audition dogs for Sandy in Annie A. G. Becerra protecting women’s access to birth control Art show features local artists News Briefs August 3 News Briefs Oct. 5 $20,000 donated to wine industry at SSU News Briefs August 31 Santa Rosa man receives life sentence in RP burglary News Briefs Work from home scams News Briefs A transfer of firearms in California News Briefs August 24 E. Jones best company Legislation helps people with disabilities move back home News Briefs September 7 On line dating scams News Briefs, Volunteer's September 7 SweetPea needs volunteers 17 new laws took effect on Jan. 1 Winter weather, illness drastically impacting blood supply USCIS gives free training on how to apply for citizenship Governor Newsom commended on wildfire safety measures Rental assistance programs remain on track despite Government shutdown Sonoma State ranked as one of the best colleges for transfer students Kidnapping scam alert Homelessness is on the rise among the elderly Sonoma County Rental Assistance Programs continue Brush pile burning at Shiloh Ranch Regional Park New 2019 firearms laws The fight moves to protect transgender serving in the military Caltrans offers safety tips for winter driving Reversal drugs to combat opioid crisis Wildlife Rescue relies on interns SMART recommended to receive for $12.6 million grant Wine Entrepreneurship Program now accepting applications Stone to retire Gold Ridge will not be corp. yard Former Walmart employee arrested for thefts from store Those prohibited from possessing firearms Reporting requirements for new California residents Mother-son pimping and pandering duo sentenced

Volunteer's Corner

August 24, 2018

Volunteers needed to build tiny houses

Three to 12 volunteers are needed immediately to build Tiny Homes for Sonoma County’s first family-sized tiny house. Experienced carpenters, building contractors and trades persons preferred. Volunteer sometime Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact River King at or call 707-535-6725.


Help others

Help others to obtain information that is needed. Answer phones, assess information and provide referrals, conduct follow-up surveys, perform data entry and assist with special projects. Volunteers work four to 10 hours a week with a six-month to one-year commitment. Contact Bonifacio Torres at 707-565-2280 or


Volunteers needed for Taste of Sonoma

Volunteers are needed Sept. 1 for the Taste of Sonoma, a day of savoring and exploring Sonoma County wine and food. Some volunteer shifts include wine tastings and taste passes. Sign up at or email Lisa Thompson at