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Serving the communities of Kenwood, Glen Ellen and Oakmont

Community separator renewal, expansion heads to supervisors

Debate over exceptions for affordable housing

In 1996, Sonoma County voters happily approved setting aside 17,000 acres between cities to slow significant development and preserve green spaces between densely developed areas. With that law expiring at the end of this year, voters will be asked once again to approve the idea of communi more...

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Crime Watch

June 9
A burglary occurred in the 11000 block of Maple Glen Road. When one of the residents returned home, it was observed that drawers were open, and that a number of items were missing, including jewelry and two revolvers. It is suspected that the perpetrator gained acccess to the house via the garage.

June 9
Deputies got a call close to 10:30 p.m. about a very loud party in a vacation rental in the 8000 block of Brown Ave.

June 10
A suspicious circumstances report was called in at 8:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Campagna Lane. A woman was coming home and saw a car parked near her property, and she was afraid that someone might be in the house. The woman was told to wait until a deputy arrived. A deputy came, and it turned out the parked car had been stolen. The deputy checked the house and the property grounds, but did not find anything suspicious.

June 10
A resident on Brown Ave. called to complain about loud music, yelling and screaming coming from a vaction rental. A deputy drove out and got the party quieted down.

June 11
Deputies got a call from the 600 block of Hoff Road from a resident who said a neighbor had gotten upset over work being done with an electric saw on the property of he caller. The neighbor had gone onto the property and unplugged the saw. Deputies contacted the neighbor who admitted to unplugging the saw and that he was fed up with loud power equipment being used on weekends.

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Kenwood Vineyards gets an earful at community meeting

Years of accumulated frustration by Kenwood residents over what many see as the rising negative impacts of tourist-related developments and activities boiled over at a recent community meeting. Ostensibly a presentation and discussion of a use permit proposal for a new tasting room and an more...

Regional Centers will take over from SDC

A conversation with North Bay Regional Center Director Bob Hamilton

From the day they learned that Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC) was to be shuttered, the parents and loved ones of those who live there have been anguished over what will happen to their charges. They have made it abundantly clear that they do not expect SDC residents to receive the same more...

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Community Calendar

Lectures on the natural world at Quarryhill
07/23/2016
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Rare Checkerbloom gala benefit
07/23/2016
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Kenwood Farmers Market
07/24/2016
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Youth education docent trainings start at Quarryhill
07/27/2016
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Funky Fridays
07/29/2016
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Cal Club Welcome Luncheon
07/30/2016
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Kenwood Farmers Market
07/31/2016
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Funky Fridays
08/05/2016
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Mayacamas VFDs Starlight Dinner & Auction
08/06/2016
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Kenwood Education Foundation golf tournament
08/12/2016
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