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July 14, 2024

Active Aging Week Underway

True to Healdburg’s designation as the first Age Friendly City in Sonoma County, the City Council officially recognized International Active Aging Week at its Oct. 2 meeting. The message  is that regardless of age or health conditions, adults over 50 can live fully in...

Corazón Brings Los Lobos Back to Town

Corazón Healdsburg, the 7-year-old community services nonprofit, called on some old friends to help kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. Once called “just another band from East L.A.,” four-time Grammy Award-winning Los Lobos will return to the Raven Theater on Oct. 1 to celebrate their...

Midpoint in the Fall Sports Season

The Healdsburg High School athletics program is midway through its first normal autumn in several years. A total of 149 students are participating in the season’s sports, from a football team of 43 to a girls’ golf squad of five to a cheer team...

The Randall Welcomes Its Residents

Healdsburg welcomed its newest address with a house party last Friday, one that included a guest list of enviable proportions: a U.S. congressman, a state assemblymember, all current members of the city council, plus representatives of the county supervisor and government agencies whose focus...

Short Films Return to the Raven

Not to be overlooked in the return of the Healdsburg International Short Film Festival—a one-day banquet of narrative inspiration, 22 films spread over two screenings on Saturday, Sept. 23—is the name. It’s an international festival, with films from Argentina, Cameroon, Germany, Ireland and other...

Downtown Hotel Given New Life by City Staff Review

The controversy surrounding Healdsburg’s downtown hotel ordinance, which restricted new construction to five rooms per block face and was passed late in 2018 by a 4-1 vote of the City Council, took a new and for many unwelcome turn last week. On Thursday, Sept. 7,...

Council Opens Window to Park Sponsorships

What will become the largest public park in Healdsburg is moving closer to reality, but there remain two key issues that stand between the present and the ribbon cutting: who’s going to pick up the tab, and what it’s going to be called. Possibly with...

Fall Sports Find Their Rhythm

The Healdsburg High School fall sports calendar is filling up with games, matches and sets in five sports—boys football, co-ed cross country, and girls golf, tennis and volleyball. Football The first football game on Sept. 1 found the Hounds on the short end of a 56-27...

Beekeepers Sway County to Change Policy

At the Aug. 7 meeting of the Healdsburg City Council, the first five speakers in the open public comment period had a common topic: honey bees.  Starting with Candice Koseba of Sonoma County Bee Company and ending with Michel Thiele of Apis Arborea, the speakers...

Harmonies and History in Peter & Albert Show

“Peter & Albert, Sept. 14” reads the marquee at the Raven Theater. And while the names are familiar, their conjunction is not. Dig a little deeper and it begins to make sense. That’s Peter Asher of Peter and Gordon. Although Albert Lee only rarely...
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