Cotati council picks new spot for unique tree

The rare tree in Cotati standing in the way of the SMART train’s progress may have found a new locale.

The Cotati City Council at its meeting Tuesday night unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to relocate the Albino Chimera Coast Redwood tree to the Veronda-Falletti Ranch, located right across the street from City Hall.

“The... Read More

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Carter the new principal at RC High
By Dave Williams

Pending ratification from the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District Board of Trustees, Amie Carter will be the new principal at Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park next school year.

The Board... Read More

Let the music play

The newly formed Technology Middle School band, directed by Daniel Larkin, takes a bow after their first ever performance at Weill Hall in the Green Music Center on Thursday, April 3, in Rohnert Park.

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University District plan sees revisions
By Mira Brody

Editor's note: The continuation of this story was erroneously omitted from the April 11 print edition of The Community Voice. Here is the story in its entirety.

Since their completion in 1989,... Read More

Sheriff’s Office busts credit card ring
By Dave Williams

Sonoma County Sheriff's deputies busted an elaborate credit card crime ring operating out of a Rohnert Park hotel early Saturday morning, resulting in five people being jailed on multiple charges.

Several local... Read More

RP opts for new light poles in F, H sections
By Mira Brody

A request to update the old decorative light poles in parts of F and H sections was of much debate at Rohnert Park’s City Council meeting last Tuesday.

The current wooden poles,... Read More

Routine traffic stop leads to big marijuana bust
By Dave Williams

A routine traffic stop on Tuesday, April 1, untangled an apparent marijuana growing and trafficking operation that resulted in two arrests and Rohnert Park Dept. of Public Safety officers seizing more than 1,400... Read More

Trio Navarro to play at SRJC on April 27

Trio Navarro, the resident chamber ensemble at Sonoma State University, will perform at Santa Rosa Junior College on Sunday, April 27, at 4 p.m.

Trio Navarro, hailed as the premier trio of... Read More

Car crash changes lives of Cotati pair, surely for the better
By Mira Brody

Last summer, after surviving a car crash initiated by a young distracted driver in the Napa Valley, Cotati residents Sunny and Al Lockwood were inspired to change their lives, starting with a 17-day... Read More

Sebastopol’s Main State West to host ‘Mother Jones in Heaven’ April 25

Mary Gannon Graham will bring legendary activist Mother Jones to afterlife at Sebastopol’s Main Stage West (MSW) in the California premiere of “Mother Jones in Heaven” on April 25.

Fans of Gannon... Read More

Cotati BBQ takes place Sunday

The Cotati Historical Society and Museum will host the sixth annual Old-fashioned Chicken BBQ and museum open house Sunday, April 13 from noon-4 p.m. in the Ray Miller Community Center.

The menu... Read More

Cotati Oliver’s to host Taste of Sonoma April 26

Oliver’s Markets takes its partnership with local vendors to the streets during the fourth annual Taste of Sonoma, a showcase of North Bay farms, food producers, wineries, breweries and non-profits.

The event... Read More

Winemaking talk on tap at GMC April 17

Professor Phil Crews will explain the 21st century approach to winemaking at his lecture at 7 p.m. on April 17 in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center on the campus of Sonoma... Read More

Laxmi G. Tewari coming to GMC April 19

North Indian vocalist Laxmi G. Tewari will perform Indian ragas and devotional songs at 7:30 p.m. on April 19 at the Green Music Center’s Weill Hall on the Sonoma State University campus in... Read More

Johnson gets win No. 200

Rancho Cotate softball coach Dave Johnson has reached a milestone in his career.

When his Cougars defeated Montgomery 4-1 on April 3, it was his 200th victory as coach for Rancho Cotate.... Read More

RP eatery to host Death Cafe

By Mira Brody

Death is not talked about comfortably, and Cathleen Springer intends to change that. The Death Café, a concept started in Great Britain and now in more than 700 locations... Read More

RC makes case for a modern, digital sign in front of campus
By Natalie Gray

Rancho Cotate High School is preparing to take the steps towards a more modern update that school and district officials claim to have been wanting for years now. On Tuesday, April 8, at... Read More

Craft show slated Saturday in RP

Local artists and crafters will be selling their wares Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Burton Avenue Recreation Center in Rohnert Park. 

This event will benefit the Rohnert Park... Read More

GMC to host three straight days of music

Three days of back-to-back concerts at the Green Music Center will feature Sonoma State University’s largest performing ensembles under the direction of program leaders Doug Leibinger, Andy Collinsworth and Jenny Bent.

The... Read More