Bicycle riders to get more cushion
Drivers must give 3 feet when passing bicyclists on roads

Bicyclists in Rohnert Park, Cotati, Penngrove and the rest of California should have a little more room on the roads because of a new vehicle code law that went into effect earlier this week.

The “Three Feet for Safety” law is part of the California Vehicle Code, and it mandates that motorists leave at least three feet of distance between their... Read More

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Founders Day equals fun in RP
By Mira Brody

Now this year’s Rohnert Park Founders Day festivities can be enjoyed over the course of two days! Join the city Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21, in celebrating the founding of the City... Read More

RP residents injured in head-on collision on Petaluma Hill Road
By Dave Williams

A head-on collision on Petaluma Hill Road on Monday afternoon sent three people to the hospital with moderate to major injures.

The two-car accident was reported shortly after 5:30 p.m. just north of Hopi... Read More

Groundwater management plan proposed

A public hearing is slated for Tuesday, Oct. 7 on a new plan to manage groundwater in the Santa Rosa Plain basin. 

The Sonoma County Water Agency Board of Directors (Board) will consider the... Read More

SSU alum kick starts his dream

Zach Cohen, at 24 years old, has successfully kick started his entrepreneurial dream – literally. In just 30 days, Cohen generated $12,000 in seed money from 128 investors on Kickstarter – the world's largest... Read More

Wasted water on Commerce
By Robert Grant

Gene Strong had to ride his bicycle around a puddle on the bike path along Commerce Boulevard at Avram Avenue mid-morning on Sunday to avoid being showered. Because of the drought, the puddle obviously... Read More

Additional West Nile virus activity found outside RP

The Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected additional West Nile virus activity just outside Rohnert Park.

Mosquitoes trapped near Millbrae and Langner avenues have tested positive for WNV.

In addition, four dead... Read More

SSU to dedicate International Hall on Sept. 22

A new era in international education opens up for the Sonoma State University campus on Monday, Sept. 22, when International Hall is dedicated from 3-5 p.m. at the site of the former student union. 

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