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Regional Parks will receive a $209,436 grant to study the feasibility of creating a 13-mile bicycle and pedestrian trail connecting Petaluma and Sebastopol. The award was announced April 24 by the Caltrans' Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program, which received 190 applications and chose 51 for funding, pending approval of the 2015-16 state budget.
Five Sonoma County businesses were awarded tax incentives totaling over $2.1 million through the California Competes Tax Credit Program.
The public is invited to the final master planning workshop for Tolay Lake Regional Park on Wednesday, April 22. Regional Park staff will present preferred elements of the park's draft master plan, which has been developed with public input from previous workshops and further studies.
Two positive cases of animal rabies were reported during the first week of April to the County Department of Health Services. Both cases involve bats, one found in Sebastopol and one in Windsor. These were the first two animals to test positive for rabies in 2015.
2015-01-12 Immediate The County of SonomaCommission on the Status of Women Participates in Global Movement to EndViolence Against Women Santa Rosa CA One Billion Rising The County of Sonoma Commission on theStatus of Women (CSW) is organizing a special local event as
The Sonoma County Economic Development Board (EDB) announced today that Nancy Glaze has joined the staff to provide interim leadership for Creative Sonoma, a county-wide arts promotion effort approved by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors in the summer of 2014.
The Obama Administration today proclaimed an emergency that includes Napa and Solano Counties only. At this time, Sonoma County is not included in the President’s proclamation.
On the heels of investing $250,000 in the creative arts, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors adopted the County’s first ever strategic Arts Action Plan, developed by the County’sEconomic Development Board, intended to boost the county’s creative economy.The Arts sector has emerged as an important area for economic growth potentialin Sonoma County, and until now there has been no coordinated strategy forsupporting the creative economy countywide.