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  1. Beavers or not, annual Martinez festival happens Aug. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

    ... good works that beavers do to help the overall ecology where they live. Brock Dolman of the Sonoma County-based Occidental Arts and Ecology Center's Water Institute will give a presentation about the beaver's worth in an ecosystem. That group leads ...

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  2. Our favorite must-see small towns in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | SFGate

    ... County community was a boomtown. ( With its numerous steeples, dense foliage and houses tucked into the hillside, Occidental could double for a New England village in the fall. ( With its numerous steeples, dense foliage and houses tucked into the ...

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  3. Sweet on CiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Bohemian.com

    ... experts. Local historian Gaye LeBaron and a who's who of Sonoma County's apple and cider industries gathered at Occidental's Union Hotel ballroom June 20 to talk about the future of local cider for a dinner and discussion called "Origin Stories and ...

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  4. Local firefighters help fight Muscular DystrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Community Voice

    ... they are raised. Last year, Local 1401 sent three local children to the MDA summer camp at Westminster Woods in Occidental all at no cost to their families. The MDA Summer Camp provides kids with muscular dystrophy and related muscle-debilitating ...

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  5. Gifts for dadRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Community Voice

    ... people who made him a dad in the first place. One excellent opportunity is to visit the Sturgeon Saw Mill near Occidental. More than ten years ago a group of volunteers working with the Sturgeon family, many of whom still live on the mill property, ...

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  6. 20 local secrets you might not knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... to a few refreshing waterfalls, but one of the most beautiful is located at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve near Occidental. This waterfall is so secret, the only way to reach it is through a guided hike with LandPaths through the property. Find out ...

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  7. 20 local secrets you might not knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... to a few refreshing waterfalls, but one of the most beautiful is located at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve near Occidental. This waterfall is so secret, the only way to reach it is through a guided hike with LandPaths through the property. Find out ...

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  8. Heritage Salvage Hosts Upcoming 'Big Mama Day' EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Bohemian.com

    ... County by sitting in a redwood tree for two years. Daily Acts founder and executive director Trathen Heckman and Occidental Arts & Ecology Center co-founder and program director Brock Dolman are also on hand to share their stories. In addition to ...

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  9. President Obama's favorite college professor Roger Boesche dies at age 69Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Wave

    Roger Boesche, a popular professor and renowned scholar credited by Barack Obama with sparking the future president's interest in politics when he was an undergraduate at California's Occidental College, has died at age 69. Boesche died in his sleep Tuesday at his home near the campus, university spokesman Jim Tranquada told The Associated Press. No cause of death was given, but the professor had been afflicted since childhood with rheumatoid arthritis and had undergone numerous surgeries throughout his lifetime.

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  10. President Obama's favorite college professor dies at age 69Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | SFGate

    In this 1977 photo provided by Occidental College shows Occidental College professor Roger Boesche at the start of his career as a professor at Occidental College. Boesche, who was credited by Barack Obama with sparking the future president's interest in politics, died on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at age 69. He had retired from Occidental just last Sunday after 40 years on the faculty.

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  11. Roger Boesche, Occidental professor who sparked Obama's interest in politics, dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Occidental College politics professor Roger Boesche, a former professor of President Obama, in his home office in 2008. Obama often cited Boesche as influential.

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  12. Olympians Matthew Centrowitz, Mo Farah put on a show at Occidental meetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Wave

    ... to a brief, impromptu conversation shortly before they stepped to the starting line at Jack Kemp Stadium on the Occidental campus. Centrowitz delivered, knocking off Farah and capping a night of stellar middle and long distance running with a ...

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  13. Portugal's Salvador Sobral Quietly Wins Eurovision Song ContestRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    His victory upends the traditional Eurovision formula of more-is-more, and marks a step away from the plastic, radio-friendly pop that has come to dominate the contest. It's been described as a cultural Chernobyl and a freak show fantasy, where music frequently takes a backseat to camp tomfoolery.

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  14. Portugal singer wins Eurovision contest with tender balladRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Portuguese singer representing Portugal with the song "Amar Pelos Dios" Salvador Vilar Braamcamp Sobral aka Salvador Sobral reacts as he speaks during a press conference after winning the final of the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 Grand Final at the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev, on May 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Genya SAVILOVGENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images Portuguese singer representing Portugal with the song "Amar Pelos Dios" Salvador Vilar Braamcamp Sobral aka Salvador Sobral reacts as he speaks during a press conference after winning the final of the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 Grand Final at the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev, on May 13, 2017.

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  15. Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision contest with tender balladRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | KMIR 6

    The final of The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held on M... . Blanche from Belgium performs the song "City Lights" during rehearsals for the Eurovision Song Contest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, May 12, 2017.

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  16. Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision final brings glittery funRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | KMIR 6

    The final of The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held on M... . Blanche from Belgium performs the song "City Lights" during rehearsals for the Eurovision Song Contest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, May 12, 2017.

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  17. Rookies get moving at the first day of Rams' rookie minicampRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... chill, man. Like, he's just right there trying to get you better." Bryan Scott played quarterback at Division III Occidental, but it was his performance while throwing to receivers at USC's pro day workout in March that helped him earn an ...

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  18. Former Occidental quarterback Bryan Scott making most of opportunity with RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Bryan Scott played quarterback at Division III Occidental, but it was his performance while throwing to receivers at USC's pro day workout in March that helped him earn an opportunity with the Rams . "That helped get me some exposure to NFL teams," Scott said Friday after a rookie minicamp workout.

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  19. Eurovision finalists include the gorilla song but, alas, not Braid ManRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Sprinkle the sequins, spark up the disco lights and get ready for battle - it's time for the Eurovision Song Contest, a celebration of kitsch and cheesy pop with an undercurrent of politics and patriotism. More than a singing contest, it's diplomacy in dancing shoes.

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  20. Sturgeon's steam powered saw millRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | The Community Voice

    ... You will find details of the mill and the weekends they are open to the public. The mill is near Occidental, the drive is forty-five minutes and easy to find, the price is also reasonable, Free! Bill Hanson is a Sonoma County native and a lifelong ...

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