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No tax increase for Kenwood fire district this year

Directors opt to work on benefit assessment raise in spring of 2021

“Going for a tax increase this year is just crazy,” was Jim Kempers’ considered opinion about asking Kenwood voters to increa more...

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Crime Watch

June 11
Deputies got a call from a property owner in the 12000 block of Dunbar Road about a burglary. The caller has a house under construction and had started moving in items. He returned to the home one morning to find the house ransacked and a number of items missing. Food had been stolen, and apparently someone had cooked something inside the house, and had left the oven on. The caller was going to make an inventory of what was stolen and call back.

June 14
Someone at St. Francis Winery called to report hearing a man yelling for help. It sounded like it was coming from the nearby homeless shelter. A deputy went out and contacted security personnel, and no problem was located.

June 14
Deputies got a call about two people at the Glen Ellen laundramat who were not wearing masks. A deputy went out and informed the two people that they needed to follow the COVID-19 health restrictions.

June 15
An employee of a winery in Kenwood called to complain that she had returned to work after being away for three months and the other employees were not wearing masks, in violation of COVID-19 health restrictions. A deputy contacted winery managers to discuss the situation.

June 15
A resident in the 15000 block of Marty St. reported that a female neighbor sounded like she was in distress and yelling at the top of her lungs. Deputies came out and talked to the woman.

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Supervisor Gorin selects members of North Valley MAC

Confirmations expected at July 14 Board of Supervisors meeting

A long anticipated advisory council for the North Sonoma Valley has taken a big step forward as nine people have accepted positions in the new group, according to First District Supervisor Susan Gorin more...

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King & Queen

Though this year Kenwood has no official 4th of July parade, Empire Runners foot race, Kenwood Community Church pancake breakfast, or Rotary Club of Glen Ellen-Kenwood picnic in Plaza Park, a King and more...


Community Calendar

Fire preparedness virtual town hall
Virtual Book Club
Cal Alumni Club dinner
Sonoma Valley groundwater community workshop