Teachers, heroes and saviors
CPR training pays off as Evergreen teachers revive fallen student

Quick thinking and CPR training helped two Rohnert Park teachers on Monday to save  the life of a 9-year-old boy who collapsed at Evergreen Elementary School during a routine jog-walk session.

When the boy, 9-year-old Vinnie Schenone, passed out on the playground, fourth-grade teacher Erin Scull and Joaquin Bernal ran over to him, found him unresponsive and immediately began CPR. As... Read More

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Waste collection rates to increase in Cotati April 1
By Dave Williams

Residential and commercial rates for solid waste and green waste collection will rise in Cotati on April 1.

The Cotati City Council at its meeting on Tuesday, March 24, unanimously voted to adopt a... Read More

Cotati water to be more costly as council OKs spikes in rates
By Dave Williams

Cotati’s City Council unanimously adopted a motion to direct its Water Advisory Committee member to endorse the proposed Sonoma County Water Agency’s transmission system budget for Fiscal Year 2015-16, which will result in an... Read More

RP set to replace 800 streetlights with LED fixtures

More than 800 old streetlights will be replaced by new state-of-the-art LED (light-emitting diode) fixtures on most streets in Rohnert Park.

The installation of the lights will benefit Rohnert Park threefold, according to City... Read More

‘Footloose’ to close SRJC spring season

The Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) Theatre Arts department will return to the stage in April to present the modern classic dance musical “Footloose” for its final show of the spring 2015 season.

SRJC’s... Read More

SRJC hosts session on technology pharmacies

The Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) pharmacy technology program hosts an informational session on Saturday, April 11, from 10-11 a.m. in room 4044 of the Race Health Science Building on SRJC’s Santa Rosa campus,... Read More

Daytime attack leaves man with neck injuries

A man suffered serious injuries to his neck after he was attacked in broad daylight outside a convenience store in University Square in RP on March 18.

Early reports indicated the man, identified as... Read More

Two men jailed for shooting

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men on Friday for suspicion of shooting a man at a home near Penngrove.

Woodruff Hilton, 22, of Penngrove, was charged with suspicion of assault with a... Read More

Amy’s Kitchen attracts job seekers

Technology High School junior Tiffany Enos interviews with Melissa Gilpin at the Amy's Kitchen job fair Saturday in Rohnert Park. Amy’s Kitchen will be opening later this year on the corner of Redwood Drive... Read More

WEB EXCLUSIVE: RP council decides on SMART design
By Dave Williams

Rohnert Park’s City Council found a shelter design for its SMART depot more to its liking than what was presented to it last year.

The council at its meeting on Sept. 9, 2014, was... Read More

WEB EXCLUSIVE: RP council approves CAP and increase in appropriations
By Dave Williams

The Rohnert Park City Council approved a Cap Allocation Plan and a resolution to increase appropriations by $757,329 within various funds and make any administrative adjustments necessary to reimburse the General Fund for administrative... Read More