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November 23, 2018

Sen. Dodd to host Sonoma County Small Business forum  

Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, is hosting a public forum Nov. 27 in Cotati to discuss services available to help small business owners from state and local government.  

The Sonoma County Small Business Forum will be co-hosted by the Cotati Chamber of Commerce. It will feature speakers from the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, the Sonoma County Economic Development Board and the city of Cotati. Panelists will make presentations on a range of services and programs and answer audience questions. Sen. Dodd will moderate.  

Tues., Nov. 27, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Ray Miller Community Center, 216 E. School St., Cotati.

Senator Bill Dodd represents California’s 3rd Senate District, which includes all or portions of Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Yolo, Sacramento, and Contra Costa counties. You can learn more about Senator Dodd at

SMART to clear brush along rail corridor

Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) will be using heavy equipment to clear brush along the rail alignment as part of its maintenance program. Work begins Thurs. in Santa Rosa and will continue south over the next four weeks. All work will be done overnight and will not disrupt train service. The public can expect some noise during this work.

Visit SMART’s website, for additional information and updates on SMART’s maintenance work.