Sebastopol
October 24, 2020

Slice of Sebastopol history

  • Sebastopol about 1890-1900 Photo inherited from my grandfather, Marion S. Barnes

  • Sebastopol about 1890-1900 Photo inherited from my grandfather, Marion S. Barnes

In August, 1850 Aaron Henry Barnes, age 35, and his wife, Lydia, age 27, left Medicine Township, Mercer County, Missouri with their children, Henry, 9, John, 7, William, 4 and Nancy Jane, 1.  They used an ox-drawn wagon for transportation and headed for California to seek gold.

 

Report West Sonoma County UHSD

The West Sonoma County Union High School District held their regular meeting on-line October 14. The 3-hour meeting covered a variety of issues, some routine while others were not. The agenda and zoom link to participate in board meetings are posted at: https://www.wscuhsd.org under the Board of Trustee tab. The meeting was also recorded for viewing by those who could not attend. Here is a summary of three key agenda items covered.

Sebastopol flirts with election reform

Campaign finance and election laws are two topics politicians should only touch in the calmest, most impartial of settings—impossible two weeks before a contentious national election.  And yet touch them is exactly what the Sebastopol City Council did at their Oct. 20 meeting.