December 15, 2017
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Mayor installation ceremony

  • Outgoing five-time Rohnert Park Mayor Jake Mackenzie passed the gavel to Vice Mayor Pam Stafford Tuesday night officially making her Rohnert Park's Mayor for 2018.

New RP mayor and vice mayor share their vision for RP

After Tuesday night’s ceremony at the Rohnert Park City Hall for the installation of new RP Mayor Pam Stafford and new Vice Mayor Joseph Callinan, the two new officers for 2018 shared their vision for what they want to accomplish as RP mayor and vice mayor. This includes continuing to foster strong economic development, as well as continuing to work on developement of a downtown, a project city council members have been trying to get jump started for years.



RPPS warns about package theft

Christmas 2017 marks the first holiday season when Americans will spend more money online than in brick and mortar stores. Last year FedEx and UPS (not including the U.S. Postal Service) delivered more than 30 million packages a day between Black Friday and Christmas. This year is expected to have an even higher number of deliveries. Indeed, 70 percent of all homeowners expect to receive a package over the holiday season. 

Cotati passes temporary commercial cannabis ordinance

Cotati is now the first city in Sonoma County to allow the sale of recreational marijuana starting Jan. 1. The Cotati City Council decided in...

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Deciding where ‘The Big Games’ are played

Rancho Cotate High School hosted the 2017 NCS Football Semifinal Championship Game Dec. 2, which featured Cardinal Newman and Marin Catholic High Schools. Sitting in the bleachers with a friend cheering on Sonoma County’s local...


Young and old alike participate in community art project

Visitors to Cotati’s Shop and Stroll on Dec. 2 may have noticed a community art project underway. The piece of art which spanned over two canvases was facilitated by Barbara Golden, owner of the art studio, Barbara Golden’s Comic Workshop, with the hopes of having it displayed at city hall in Cotati and eventually auctioning off the work, having the proceeds going to Sonoma County fire victims.


Community Events Calendar December 15, 2017 through December 28, 2017

Community events from December 15 to December 28. 


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