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April 24, 2018
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Technology High School relocates Community SAIF celebrates heroes Rainfall levels are up – But not yet normal RP cracking down on distracted driving SSU shines at United Nations No future for local karaoke Graffiti threat tests Rancho’s emergency protocol A science guy goes angling Tour bus rams bridge on the way to Graton Casino Drag racer dies Vehicle thefts drops Financial challenges may cause station closures Standing together on gun reform Greenhouse gas reduction efforts RP votes to change commissioner terms Prostitution ring uncovered National Walk Out RP attempting to alleviate traffic woes SSU loses compassionate alumna Crab feed comes to Penngrove Bunnies and eggs come to Cotati Fire displaces RP residents Graton Casino funds to help community projects Correction: Cotati City Council presented with awards for excellence in city budget Every 15 Minutes at the Ranch RP's new municipal regulations will try and curb parking problem Haircuts and meals for homeless Gov. Brown swears in newCHP Commissioner Traffic signal updates Judson Snyder, columnist Cotati to get new park and ride New RP homeless count and SR homeless camp eviction RP residents win Miss Sonoma County and Outstanding Teen TRIO works in Rohnert Park Snyder era ends at age 92 Crash causes small gas leak 53 alleged Brown Act violations Council approves La Plaza park for fundraiser Schools for climate action RP Council votes to extend terms Be a part of history: Penngrove to assemble time capsule Two alarm fire displaces RP residents, destroys home Free tax prep assistance for low income residents Sonoma County reports flu death Drunk driver tries to flee scene SR woman killed by SMART train

Where'd that beautiful bench come from?

October 27, 2008
On October 14, Circle of Sisters facilitator from the St. Joseph Health System-Sonoma County, Chris Bongardt, three volunteers and 30 girls from Mountain Shadows Circle of Sisters supported the efforts of C-CORP (Concerned Citizens of Rohnert Park) and painted benches in B Section. The purpose was to help B Section residents continue to beautify their neighborhood by painting the bus stop benches at the corner of Adrian Drive and Bonnie Avenue. In the past these benches were constantly being graffitied, but two years ago COS painted these benches for the first time. The art and creativity of the girls added some color and liveliness to the benches and neighborhood. Most importantly the benches were never disturbed. Circle of Sisters is a free after school group in Sonoma County for girls ages 10-14. The girls often do community service as part of the program. Next week, for Make a Difference Week, over 100 COS girls will be working together with Vida Jones to make quilts for the homeless. Circle of Sisters is a program of St. Joseph Health System-SC. This project was possible thanks to the support of C-CORP and Barbara Denlis, Director for Neighborhood Preservation Program of Rohnert Park.