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Happening this Month at Marin’s LGBT Spahr Center

The Spahr Center is opening its Food Pantry to seniors who need support in meeting their nutrition needs. Items such as fresh meats, eggs and dairy, prepared meals, pasta, sauces, and canned goods are delivered weekly to people who sign up. Contact The Spahr Center for more information: info@thespahrcenter.org or 415/457.2487(I’m sorry, I listed the phone number incorrectly(…)

Hair Salons, Barbershops and Malls May Open Today in SoCo

Sonoma County will allow barbershops, hair salons and shopping malls to resume indoor operations with modifications on Monday, county health officials said Sunday. They are taking the action in accordance with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new business reopening strategy amid the coronavirus pandemic, local officials said. The county’s move also will coincide with the state’s beginning of(…)

Join the Spahr Center for a Memorial on Overdose Awareness Day

The Spahr Center operates Marin County’s only syringe access program to prevent HIV and hepatitis and promote healthcare for injection drug users. This program distributes Naloxone, a drug that can save lives by preventing opioid related overdoses. Still, however, the epidemic of opioid use continues.  El Centro Spahr opera el unico programa de acceso a(…)

Happening Soon at Marin’s Spahr LGBT Center

PLANNING POSSIBLE EVACUATIONS We seniors have an increased difficulty in evacuation situations. We can tend to get caught up with challenges in assembling medications, deciding what keepsakes we cannot part with, knowing where to go or who to notify.  Let’s help each other decide what we will do should the dreaded evacuation orders come. Planning(…)

Free Online Class Wednesday about LGBTQI History: A Sonoma County

LGBTQI History: A Sonoma County Timeline 1947-2000. Fall semester: Wednesdays 1:30-3pm. Online via Zoom.  Next week, 8/26 we will be looking early California LGBTQI history: From the Gold Rush/Barbary Coast to Pre-Stonewall activism. Please contact me to enroll in this FREE class and receive a Zoom invite: cdungan@santarosa.edu

Fires in Sonoma County, North Bay Continue to Rage with Little Containment

Expanded evacuation warnings in northwestern Sonoma County Cal Fire officials have issued new warnings advising a wider area of residents in northwestern Sonoma County to be prepared to evacuate. The warnings include the following areas: Walbridge fire (Northern Forestville/ Zone 4B1) All areas south of River Road from Martinelli Road to Trenton Road West of Covey(…)