September 17, 2021

Sonoma State Police Department collaborating with Rohnert Park and Cotati to raise public awareness of the hi-lo emergency siren

In partnership with the Cotati Police Department and the Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety, the Sonoma State Police Department has launched a public safety campaign aimed at enhancing awareness of the emergency hi-lo siren, a distinctive two-tone siren used by patrol cars and public safety vehicles when an immediate evacuation is required.


Location for unsheltered in Rohnert Park A HOT topic

Due to some unique potential funding opportunities that have looming application deadlines, the Rohnert Park City Council called a special meeting on September 14. The regular meeting was scheduled for 5 p.m., so this special meeting was set for 2:30 p.m. The meeting’s purpose was to obtain direction from the council concerning these opportunities aimed at Short-Term and Permanent Housing to address homelessness issues in the city. One of the council’s strategic priorities established last January was to find ways of helping the unhoused in our city.

Cotati City Council takes on many issues

Tuesday night marked the first Cotati City Council meeting of September and with it came a discussion about a few issues. A couple of these issues directly impact the city while others were meant to keep the public updated on what’s happening. Issues like taxes, what to do about the homeless problem and updates from City Manager Damien O’Bid were all on the agenda.


Soccer Federation completes mural

Geoff Gouveia has done murals for Adidas, Coca Cola, EA Sports, and Los Angeles Galaxy FC. So, what would a successful muralist like him be doing in a little-known city called Rohnert Park painting on a small outdoor soccer court? It all stems from his relationship with Nick Rogers, Head Coach of Rancho Cotate Soccer and one of the founders of the local Teqball league in Sonoma County, as well as street soccer.


Earle Baum Center announces community partnership

Earle Baum Center, a nonprofit serving people with sight loss and people who are blind in Sonoma, Napa, Lake, and Mendocino counties, announces today a community partnership and special event with Notre Vue Estate. On September 18, food and beverage expert, Dr. Hoby Wedler, Winemaker Alex Holman and Chef Didier Ageorges, Pascaline’s Executive Chef, present a curated sensory food and wine pairing experience with newly released wines and a delightful dinner. A percentage of proceeds from the event will be donated to the Earle Baum Center.