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May 26, 2024

Off the Top of My Head: Advertising for Office

With the start of the 2020 elections already underway I feel this need to address political advertising.

Screenings: Arrival

I’ve just watched Denis Villeneuve’s science fiction film Arrival in a time warp. This is due to a variety of circumstances that seem to be astrologically aligned (perhaps because the moon is the closest to Earth since 1948). I will elaborate the three links below.

Community Corner

Ongoing through March 6 – Healdsburg Center for the Arts sixth annual Young Artists Show, 130 Plaza Street. Selected artwork from Healdsburg area schools. www.healdsburgcenterforthearts.com.

Ripe Rewards: SRJC recipe gives zukes zest

September 14 the Zucchini Festival takes place at the Healdsburg Farmers’ Market: zucchini decorating competitions, giant zucchini contests and zucchini car races. It is such a blast to be a part of and/or to watch. Every year Patrick would engineer his car using TinkerToys, making sure the axle of the vehicle went through the body of the zucchini.  It was a thrill to watch the car careen down that track, with the announcer calling it, making it to the finish line most of the time.  I cherish the video I took of a winning run.

Snapshot: Pickleball Party

Folks are lining up to play pickleball in Healdsburg. There’s a paddle rack and new courts at Healdsburg High School. The bright green and blue colors perk up the tennis facility, now the Pickleball/Tennis facility. Scheduled play and available courts in Healdsburg, both public and...

But I digress …

Anybody got a plan?

Why do we need health care reform?

As the debate over the proposed new government health care plan

Market Report

August is both an exciting and difficult month for me, balancing the market with producing a big festival: the Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival. I’m not writing about the festival in this column: if you’re curious check out our website. It’s a wonderful event happening the last weekend of this month. I’m mentioning it only because this column is going to be quite short … I’m too busy!

The Library: ‘Where everybody knows your name’

The Healdsburg Regional Library has become a place where the community gathers to share information, assistance and good cheer, and has become an "information ground" and "third place" for its users.