The Cotati Rohnert Park Unified School District met at The James Pitt Theater on the Rancho Cotate High School campus Tuesday May 17. As is typical this time of year, a lot of the agenda was dedicated to end of year recognitions and thanks. This included Volunteer of the Year for the various…

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The Cotati Rohnert Park Unified School District held a special meeting on May 10. It was conducted in the multi-use room at the Labath facility located at 5860 Labath Avenue in Rohnert Park. The two- and one-half-hour session included one action item in addition to a budget review. Around tw…

Tuesday’s City Council meeting started much the same way as the other ones, with the council members appearing on Zoom and ready to discuss the issues of the day. These included cannabis, water, and other things.

The Cotati Rohnert Park Unified School District held their regular meeting in the Jim Pitt Theater at Rancho Cotate High School on Tuesday April 19. The over two-hour meeting was sparsely attended. Approximately three dozen were in attendance to include a few teachers, staff and presenters, …

Tuesday night wasn’t quite like the other city council meetings. The council met for a special meeting to hear Angela Courtier present on the General Fund Revenue and Expenses. Courtier had about an hour-long presentation covering a few areas within the major topic. Throughout and after the …

The Cotati Rohnert Park Unified School District held their regular meeting in the Jim Pitt Theater at Rancho Cotate High School on Tuesday April 19. The over two-hour meeting was sparsely attended. Approximately three dozen were in attendance to include a few teachers, staff and presenters, …

The Cotati City Council met once again Tuesday night to discuss important issues facing the City of Cotati. This time issues like cannabis consumption, water and wasteland presentations, nominations for regional commissions and committees took center stage. In particular, the issue of cannab…

Regardless if you are going to the office or heading off on a long road trip, the price of gas is jaw dropping. Summer driving may get cut short as you must think if you are putting food on the table or burning expensive gas.

The Education Foundation of Cotati & Rohnert Park (EFCRP) is a nonprofit organization. EFCRP was founded in 1983 in response to the reality of dwindling state funds available to support educational excellence in our community. To date, grants totaling over1.8 million dollars have been di…

Tuesday’s Cotati City Council meeting was dense on content, lasting over four hours. This meeting consisted of quite a bit of public hearings and discussions as well as presentations. The council also discussed the possibility of moving the meetings back to in person. Mayor Mark Landman said…

The cost of living is getting worse and worse for residents all across the United States. When we talk about overall housing prices, California takes the cake though. So, whenever a community can come together to create an environment that’s much cheaper to live than other parts of the city,…

The Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District held a regular meeting of the board at the Theater, Arts, and Gymnasium Building at Rancho Cotate High School on Tuesday March 15. To say the almost 4-hour meeting was well attended would be a vast understatement. Almost every seat in the audit…

Tuesday night the Cotati City Council met for another session. The meeting consisted of some updates on current events, both locally and worldwide, an update on Sonoma Water and finally the city manager’s report.

The Rohnert Park-Cotati Educators Association announced teachers will go on strike starting March 7 after the RPCEA and the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District did not reach a contractual agreement for teachers’ wages moving forward. 

The Cotati Rohnert Park Unified School District held a special meeting at the Theater, Arts, and Gymnasium Building at Rancho Cotate High School on February 28. The meeting only lasted a few minutes, was lightly attended, and had a single action item for consideration. That item was Resoluti…

Another Tuesday, another Cotati City Council meeting. Mayor Mark Landman and the council sat down for another meeting Tuesday to discuss important issues regarding the City of Cotati. This meeting followed the Special joint meeting which was held at 5:30 which had to do with the Successor Ag…

The Cotati Rohnert Park Unified School District held their regular board meeting on Tuesday, February 15. The agenda had a variety of topics to be presented, discussed, and voted on. The three- and one-half-hour public session was well attended. At the high point, over five dozen people were…

The Cotati Rohnert Park Unified School District held a special board meeting on February 1, at Technology Middle School Library, 7165 Burton Avenue in Rohnert Park. Listed as a study session, the bulk of the time was a workshop on governance led by Dr. Paul Porter. However, there was also on…

The Cotati City Council gathered for another session Tuesday night. On the menu for this week was an updated report on the budget, announcements about future meetings and the City Manager’s report. This meeting was short, lasting less than two hours.

Both sides want to avoid a teachers’ strike, but with the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District and the Rohnert Park-Cotati Educators Association remaining so far apart in negotiations, the possibility of a strike this spring becomes even more likely. 

With the first month of the new year set to end in a few days, the Cotati City Council wrapped up their third meeting of the year. Mayor Mark Landman and his colleagues again took to Zoom to discuss various topics.

Residential customers may place their tree on the curb the night before their regular collection day during the specified time period. Flocked trees will not be collected. Trees over six feet should be cut in half to fit in your compost cart. Make sure the lid is able to close.

Imagine that you are a single parent battling cancer and wondering how you are going to provide for the kids during the Christmas holiday season. In some cases, there are family resources that can help and other times there are not. This story is repeated more than any of us realize, and the…

The Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District held their final meeting on Tuesday, December 14 at the Theater Arts Gymnasium on the campus of Rancho Cotate High School. The recorded meeting can be viewed at: Cotati Rohnert Park Unified School District - YouTube. Highlights follow.

Like most things in the City of Cotati, the members of the Cotati City Council are getting ready for the holiday season. December marks the time in the year where they start to thank each other for being at the meetings and thank those community members in attendance for giving feedback. Now…

This year the City of Cotati Annual Tree Lighting took place on Friday, December 3 in La Plaza Park. This free event has been taking place for the past 30 years and continues to bring a large crowd to Cotati’s hub to enjoy live entertainment, free goodies like hot coffee, cocoa and cookies, …

With the holiday season approaching, the members of the Cotati Council made sure their meeting was short and sweet. There was only one significant topic on the menu Tuesday night. It was the presentation of SB 1383 MOU with Zero Waste Sonoma and review of the ordinance.

The Cotati Rohnert Park Unified School District held their regular board meeting in the Theater, Arts, and Gymnasium building at Rancho Cotate High School on November 16. The 90-minute meeting had mostly routine reports and actions on the agenda. What wasn’t on the agenda, however, was a dis…