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Sonoma County Studies Disaster Response, Rolls Out New Tools for Public

Major natural disaster threats on the North Coast include earthquakes, floods, wildfires and landslides. All of which allow for less immediate advance planning than hurricanes, which is what makes it so important that residents take preparedness seriously, officials say. Here’s what Sonoma County emergency coordinators recommend: – Sign up for SoCoAlert at socoalert.com to learn(…)

Support Face to Face at Art For Life September 16

Art for Life is the longest-running art auction to end HIV! The 30th annual event is less than three weeks away on Saturday, September 16, at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. We hope you can join us! More than 150 local and generous Sonoma County artists have donated inspired works of art. The highest(…)

Highway 101 Lane Shifts for the Narrows Scheduled Monday, Wednesday

 Caltrans will switch traffic this week on both north and southbound lanes of Highway 101 as part ongoing construction work on the Marin-Sonoma Narrows project, officials said.Monday evening, northbound traffic will be shifted to the right, while southbound traffic will be detoured onto the median starting Wednesday night. The speed limit in the construction zone(…)

LGBTQI Dance – Dog Days of Summer Disco Ball

The Dog Days of summer are upon us at the Sebastopol Area Senior Center, so let’s celebrate with our homage to Disco on Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. DJ Lori Z will provide very danceable tunes. Snacks provided and wine and beer for purchase. Our dances are all-inclusive and are(…)

Human Services Department Projects Receive Aging Achievement Award from National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Two County of Sonoma Human Services Department Adult and Aging Division programs serving seniors have been honored for their innovation with an Aging Achievement Award by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a). The LGBTQI Seniors Connection Program and Sonoma Collaborative Care Project were among 52 aging programs to receive honors at the(…)

World’s First Chicken Nugget Tasting Room Opens in Sebastopol

Sebastopol’s Hip Chicks, whose organic chicken fingers are now sold in more than 5,000 stores, have opened The Kitchen, a chicken nugget tasting room and lunch counter featuring “flights” of their original, ketchup and maple chicken fingers, fried buttermilk chicken sandos, a chicken meatball sub, turkey burger, egg sandwich with sweet potato hash, apple cider(…)

Inaugural LGBTIQ Benefit Unites Wine Country

   On Saturday, September 23rd OutRight Action International (OutRight) will launch the inaugural Crush Out, bringing together the wine country’s LGBTIQ community and allies for the first time to support equality on a global, national, and local scale. The benefit hosted by the historic Trione Vineyards & Winery will support the work of OutRight, the(…)