Rancho Cotate celebrates cultural diversity

Gio Chantavong, left, a sophomore at Rancho Cotate High School, performs the haka, (a traditional ancestral war cry/dance that originated from the Māori people of New Zealand) along with other students during the Unity Week rally on Friday, Feb. 20.  Rancho Cotate freshman Sarah Groff, right,  performs with Taimalietane Islands of Polynesia Halau. Unity Week is designed to celebrate the... Read More

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Important library meetings throughout Sonoma County

The Sonoma County Library invites residents to help plan the future of our libraries. All ages are welcome at these free community-visioning sessions from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday,... Read More

Seeking donations for Disneyland
By Jane Peleti

The Rancho Cotate High School competitive cheerleading team spent the weekend fundraising at FoodMaxx to help raise money for their trip to the national competition, to be held March 20 at Disneyland in Anaheim.

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Open house, registration for Cross and Crown school slated March 8

Cross and Crown Lutheran School will host an open house on Sunday, March 8, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

There are openings in the Toddler program (18 months and older), 2 year-old, 3-year-old and 4-year-old... Read More

SSU, Texas Tech wine students meet in mixology competition

Students studying wine marketing at Sonoma State University and Texas Tech University are concerned about the toll craft beer and spirits may take on wine market share in the US. 

In order to combat... Read More

Monte Vista celebrates 25th anniversary

Monte Vista Elementary School in Rohnert Park is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

The school is inviting all current and former families, students and staff to help celebrate by sending in copies of class photos,... Read More

Tech, Thomas Page students in science fair today at SSU

Rohnert Park’s Technology High School and Cotati’s Thomas Page Academy will be two of 20 public and private schools competing today, Feb. 27, in the Synopsys-Sonoma County Science Fair at SSU.

The science fair... Read More

Cotati design committee meets March 2

The Cotati Design Review Committee on Monday, March 2, will hear a request for a preliminary design review, parcel map and amendments to the Santero Way Specific Plan for a 154-unit apartment complex to... Read More

Aebleskiver Breakfast time
By Photo courtesy of Penngrove Community Church

The annual Aebleskiver Breakfast is scheduled for Feb. 28 at Penngrove Community Church from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Adults and children are both welcome to the breakfast, which has been taking place for 56 years. The... Read More

S.O.G. Military Collectibles
By Mira Brody

Almost everything in Bruce Christensen’s shop has a story; just ask him. Whether it’s the machete from Vietnam, the Spanish treasure chest, the CIA bugging device used in the 1970s, the 1779 powder horn... Read More