July 23, 2021

RP Rebels 10U B team takes championship win in Rebels Classic Tournament

  • Rohnert Park Rebels #22 Lainey Miller successfully steels third base sliding in under the glove. Moments later she also stole home during a rally that brought them from behind and gave them a two-point lead at the bottom of the 4th. Photo by Robert Grant

The Rohnert Park Rebels Summer Classic tournament filled the softball fields in Rohnert Park with enthusiastic players, cheering fans, snack bars, food trucks and exciting ball games. Over the weekend, July 16 to July 18, the Rohnert Park Rebels hosted the Rebels Classic tournament for 32 teams ranging from U8, U10 and U12 teams.

 

 

Sebastopol approves 2021-22 city budget

After over a month of proposals and discussions, the Sebastopol City Council adopted the budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 at their meeting July 20. However, some items were deferred for further approval in October after a $1.2 million wire-transfer theft put the city’s reserves in a precarious situation.

Virtual Academy comes to CRPUSD

If you follow the school board meetings, you may already know that a Virtual Academy is coming to our district. Students enrolled in this program start on August 17 for the 2021-22 school year. This is also the first day of school for those returning to in-person instruction. However, not every family wants their child to return to the physical campus. This is where the academy fits in. It’s “an Independent Study program designed for students and families who want a flexible program that maximizes choice” according to the district’s website. 

Sports

Rohnert Park All-Stars 12/70 Blue team crushes first game of Regionals

The Rohnert Park All-Stars 12/70 Blue team has been battling it out for a chance at the Cal Ripken World Series. They are currently in Bakersfield competing in the Regional tournament, and the winner of the tournament will be going to the Cal Ripken World Series.

Community

Blood shortage continues: Red Cross needs donors now

A thousand blood donations needed daily to prevent further delays in patient care While donors across the country have rolled up a sleeve to give this summer, the need for blood and platelets remains crucial for patients relying on lifesaving transfusions. The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage and donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets – are urged to make an appointment to give now.