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June 26, 2022

Man arrested in Guerneville for criminal threats, robbery

Yesterday morning, Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man in Guerneville who threatened multiple people and stole a woman’s phone.

Annual fire department report: Medical calls for service on the rise from previous years

Healdsburg Fire Department also busy with mutual aid, vegetation management projects

City proposes five-year schedule for water rate increases

Year one would include a 2% increase for water rate payers
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City proposes five-year schedule for water rate increases

Year one would include a 2% increase for water rate payers The City of Healdsburg is moving forward with a proposal to increase water rates....

Sebastopol Police Logs, April 11-17

The following are crimes excerpted from Sebastopol Police Department daily crime log entries and listed at the time the alleged violation was reported.

School board to discuss Measure D bond projects, possibility of interdistrict transfers

The Healdsburg Unified School District Board of Trustees will be discussing several topics at its next meeting on April 20, including review of the citizen’s bond oversight committee Measure D — which was passed by voters in 2016, approving $67 million in funds for the Healdsburg Unified School District — annual report, the possibility of opening the district to limited interdistrict transfers and the local control and accountability plan.

Looking back at Healdsburg’s prune blossom tour

As Healdsburg delves into spring, yellow mustard pops up from a carpet of greenery, buds break on grape vines and poppies and other flowers start to bloom, but spring in Healdsburg looked quite different in the mid-1900s.

Diaper Derby returns to Citrus Fair

The Cloverdale Citrus Fair’s annual diaper derby was back at it again this weekend, as some of Cloverdale’s youngest community members raced to the finishing line on Saturday, April 16. The one requirement for the derby is that participating babies be unable to walk — they can only crawl.

Sebastopol council considering amendments to parking ordinance, fine structure

During the next Sebastopol City Council meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, April 19 at 6 p.m., the city council is slated to hold two public hearings — one to amend the language in the city’s parking ordinance, and another that seeks to introduce an increased parking fine structure for the city. Additionally, council members will receive presentations about Ives Pool and about the city’s Relaunch Sebastopol campaign, a report from the Committee for the Unhoused, and consider standard conditions of approval for development projects, merging the city’s Zero Waste and Climate Action committees, as well as potentially adopting the city’s Local Road Safety Plan, among other items.

Volunteers clean up over 800 pounds of trash in Dry Creek Valley

On April 4, volunteers picked up 836 pounds of trash, including eight tires, during the annual Dry Creek Valley trash pickup, which was organized in part by the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley, the Dry Creek Valley Association and the Russian Riverkeeper Clean Team.