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May 26, 2024

Spring Sports Get Underway

Seemingly under the radar, while basketball playoffs stretched the late season and heavy rains kept students and parents indoors, spring sports nonetheless got underway at area high schools this past month.

Suspicious Blaze Engulfs Wicked Slush

A Feb. 27, a fire erupted at the former Wicked Slush business on Healdsburg Avenue that did considerable damage to the structure—for almost 50 years the location of canoe rental businesses and, more recently, the Wicked Slush ice cream café.

Man Jailed After Evading Fitch Mountain Search

A Healdsburg man who evaded law enforcement on Sunday afternoon, March 3, was hiding in the thickets of Fitch Mountain, but he was arrested and jailed on Monday in Santa Rosa.

Healdsburg Happenings, March 7

Benefits, performances, movies, work parties and public meetings in Healdsburg from now until St. Patrick's Day.

Rockets to Fly at Healdsburg High

A six-year crusade to incorporate rocket science into the official school-day curriculum at Healdsburg High School, led by art teacher Linus Lancaster, culminated Feb. 22 with a lunchtime rocket launch.

TEDx Returns With Inspiration

TEDx Sonoma County returns to the spacious, comfortable Jackson Theater on Saturday, March 2, for a lively afternoon of intellectual stimulation and life-changing inspiration from a dozen speakers who have something to say.

Yet Another ‘Outstanding Healdsburg Development Opportunity’

The city of Healdsburg is only just beginning to craft a South Entry Area Plan, a process that is expected to cost about $1.5 million. Although the plan is expected to get underway in 2024, City Manager Jeff Kay stressed that it is in its earliest stages.

Championship Run Comes Up Short

“It is hard for a season like ours to end so abruptly,” said coach Lago on Monday. “One day we have plans to go deep into the playoffs and the next we run into a private school with extraordinary talent and size.”

Local Dining on the Menu for Restaurant Week

With the closures and limitations of the pandemic fading into memory, restaurant dining has regained its position as one of Sonoma County’s most popular, close-to-home recreations.

Lady Greyhounds Sweep League Playoffs

The Lady Greyhounds defeated Rancho Cotate by a comfortable 12-point margin, giving them the right to hang the NCS-Redwood pennant in the Smith Robinson gym for the second year in a row.