Cotati car wash transforms water usage into savings

It might seem counter-intuitive, but using a car wash can be better for the environment than washing at home.

“We really emphasize this to residents as a way to save water, because we’ve seen a lot of studies produced by other water municipalities,” said Green Business Program Coordinator, Kevin Kumataka. “An average [car] wash at home with a spray nozzle would... Read More

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SSU students address racial discrimination
By Kayla Webster

In light of the racial terrorism that swept over the University of Missouri, where black students were forced to hunker down in their dorms as members of the Ku Klux Klan invaded campus... Read More

Rohnert Park-Cotati Library news


Thanksgiving Holiday

All branches of the Sonoma County Library will close for the Thanksgiving holiday at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and will reopen on Saturday, November 28.

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SRJC Orchestra, jazz, and symphony to perform concert series
By Submitted by SRJC

On Tuesday, December 8, the SRJC Orchestra joins the Santa Rosa High School Orchestra to perform “Symphony No. 2” by Sibelius and “Danzon No. 2” by Arturo Marquez. The orchestra will take place... Read More

SSU responds to fake gun scare with safety training
By Submitted by the SSU News Center

In the wake of recent attacks on college campuses and a false alarm threat on campus, more than 100 Sonoma State University employees took advantage of a safety training to learn first hand... Read More

Results from previous poll

Should we vote to ban GMO in Sonoma County?

Total votes: 183

• Yes. 60 (32%)

• No.  109 (59%)

• Not sure, wanting more information. 14 (7%)

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Assemblyman Travis Allen calls on California to divest from companies that boycott Israel
By Submitted by Stephanie Freedman

Legislation will direct CalPERS and CalSTRS to divest from any company “engaging in actions that are politically motivated and are intended to inflict economic harm on the State of Israel”

Assemblyman Travis Allen... Read More

Artizen ribbon cutting

The Rohnert Park and Santa Rosa Chambers of Commerce celebrated Artizen Staffing Ribbon Cutting and Halloween Costume Party on Friday, October 30, 2015. Front row Left to right Jeff Bricker, Marina Gachet, Lisa... Read More