June 20, 2018

Rancho 2018 cap toss

  • Photo by Robert Grant

Rancho Cotate High School’s 2018 graduates


Tech 2018 cap toss

Technology High 2018 graduates

RP will extend contract with Recology despite rocky start

The disposal companies’ contract is set to expire not until June of 2020, yet Recology has a five year extension mandated in their contract, meriting the need for a review of its performance and direction from city staff, all of whom were in favor of the five-year extension.

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>> Rancho varsity baseball team >> The Cotati City Council meeting >> A chance to see both local and world renowned artists at work >> RP Department of Public Safety swears in new officers/dispatchers >> RCHS 2018 Valedictorians >> Top award for Rotary Club of Rancho Cotati >> Despite training, clerks still sell alcohol to minors >> Local aid to Puerto Rico >> Out of the ashes comes the first Coffey Park home >> RP’s new general plan to span next 20 years >> Car break-ins hit Liman Way >> Awards and grants bestowed on local teachers >> Cotati roads scheduled for a facelift >> Memorial Day means seat belt enforcement >> Cotati to oppose Senate bills >> Office hours notice: >> Prostitution ring uncovered >> SSU commencement >> Penngrove’s 4th annual Down Home Day >> RP attempting to alleviate traffic woes >> 1 dead after Sonoma State stabbing, suspect arrested >> Wildfire awareness week urges vigilance >> Crab feed comes to Penngrove >> SSU stabbing victim identified >> 1 dead after Sonoma State stabbing, suspect arrested >> Fire displaces RP residents >> Co-founder of Rohnert Park passed away April 20 >> Graton Casino funds to help community projects >> Local startup chosen to operate Cotati’s Veronda-Falletti Ranch >> RP votes to increase sewer rates >> Former SSU professor dies >> RP Council votes to extend terms >> Cotati City Council presented with awards for excellence in city budget >> Cotati to get new park and ride >> Technology High School relocates >> Be a part of history: Penngrove to assemble time capsule >> RP residents win Miss Sonoma County and Outstanding Teen >> Financial challenges may cause station closures >> Drag racer dies >> Crash simulation emphasizes emergency preparedness >> Two alarm fire displaces RP residents, destroys home >> Snyder era ends at age 92 >> CRPUSD Special Ed program falters >> Remembering Cory Vaughn >> Free tax prep assistance for low income residents >> Judson Snyder, columnist >> 53 alleged Brown Act violations >> Vehicle thefts drops >> Reconfiguration of RP schools >> Sonoma County reports flu death >> Crash causes small gas leak >> Standing together on gun reform >> Community SAIF celebrates heroes >> Drunk driver tries to flee scene >> RP's new municipal regulations will try and curb parking problem >> Pursuit of erratic speeding driver leads to DUI arrest >> SR woman killed by SMART train >> Correction: >> Greenhouse gas reduction efforts >> Rainfall levels are up – But not yet normal >> Graffiti threat tests Rancho’s emergency protocol >> RP partners with Rotary Clubs to clean up creeks >> New RP homeless count and SR homeless camp eviction >> Every 15 Minutes at the Ranch >> RP cracking down on distracted driving >> RP votes to change commissioner terms >> SSU shines at United Nations >> RP nixes idea for hotel tax increase measure >> Council approves La Plaza park for fundraiser >> No future for local karaoke >> Haircuts and meals for homeless >> National Walk Out >> A science guy goes angling >> Schools for climate action >> TRIO works in Rohnert Park >> Gov. Brown swears in newCHP Commissioner >> SSU loses compassionate alumna >> Traffic signal updates >> Bunnies and eggs come to Cotati >> Tour bus rams bridge on the way to Graton Casino


Cal Ripken celebrates the end of a successful season

Though this is the end of the Cal Ripken season, fans can still find more with this years’ Junior Giants Youth Baseball League. The league will continue until August 3.


RP nonprofit changes up the model for giving back to those in need

“What is unique about Global Partners for Development is that the ideas we try to get up are not our own. The ideas come from local people who understand their needs… and it has been pretty successful so far,” says Amy Holter, director of programs and evaluation.


Free lunch in RP and Cotati aims to combat summer hunger

Lunches will be served in other Sonoma County locations in addition to Rohnert Park and Cotati and will usually be served between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. For exact dates, times and locations, visit www.refb.org/summerlunch2018 or call (707) 523-7900.


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