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  1. Abscess warns us that something's wrong with bodyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Community Voice

    Ernest Hemingway, one of the great American authors of the 20th century, was ahead of his time when he recognized the connection between his health and his productivity. The irony of Hemingway's quote is that at age 61, he shot himself, committing suicide after his health had broken down.

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  2. Notable acts bring close to summer at Green Music CenterRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Community Voice

    Sonoma State University's Green Music Center finishes its 2016 Summer Season with an eclectic mix of performances throughout the month of September at Weill Hall and Lawn. The Summer 2016 MasterCard Performance Series starts off September with rock icon, cancer survivor and activist Melissa Etheridge in concert Saturday, September 3, at 7:30 p.m. Singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw fans can expect to hear songs from his 10-plus year career including classics "I Don't Wanna Be" and "Not Over You," Sunday, Sept.

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  3. Norma Watkins to give talk in Petaluma Aug. 18Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Community Voice

    Norma Watkins grew up in Mississippi and left in the midst of the 1960s civil rights struggles. Her award-winning memoir, "The Last Resort: Taking the Mississippi Cure," tells the story of those years.

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  4. Fabulous Women of Sonoma County to host bike-riding celebration on Aug. 21Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Community Voice

    Imagine having an incredible impact on the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired? The Fabulous Women of Sonoma County are presenting an opportunity to do that with a bike-riding celebration on Aug. 21 from 1-3 p.m. Show up at this family event and help change lives and do something cool for the community. Experienced bike riders take people who cannot see on an encounter of gliding through nature.

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  5. Japanese students soak up American cultureRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Community Voice

    A group of young students from Japan immersed themselves in American culture for just a little more than two weeks but will return home with a lifetime of memories. The students hail from Aiko Gakuen High School in Matsuyama, Japan, which is a private high school with exceptional national ranking in academics.

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  6. Merchants measure Walmart's impactRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | The Community Voice

    It was terribleyou could shoot a cannonball off through the parking lot and wouldn't hit anybody," she said. "You could count on two hands the number of cars in the parking lot."

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  7. County schedules marijuana town hall meetingsRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Community Voice

    The County of Sonoma will be holding a series of town hall meetings and conducting an online survey to receive input on marijuana regulation in unincorporated Sonoma County. Led by the Medical Marijuana Ad Hoc Committee of Supervisors Efren Carrillo and Susan Gorin, the county is currently in the process of developing ordinances and policies to create a comprehensive regulatory scheme for the marijuana industry.

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  8. Penngrove celebration, thankfully, changes very little over its 40 yearsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Community Voice

    What started out simply as a barbeque to purchase a piece of land in 1951 has morphed into one of Sonoma County's grand summer traditions. Locals know the first Sunday of July means one thing the Penngrove Parade, which bills itself as "The Biggest Little Parade in Northern California," goes right through the heart of downtown Penngrove at 11 a.m. sharp.

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  9. Hlebakos ends chosen career with no regretsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Community Voice

    It's hard to imagine anyone loving a job as much as Cheryl Hlebakos loved hers. It's equally hard to picture someone finding their calling at such an early age in life.

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  10. Cotati to have a National Night Out in AugustRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Community Voice

    This event is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police and community partnerships as well as camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer. The National Night Out program culminates annually on the first Tuesday of August .

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  11. Community Events Calendar June 24 through July 7, 2016Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Community Voice

    The Rohnert Park Farmers' Market, 28 p.m., Rohnert Park-Cotati Library, 6250 Lynne Conde Way. Live music by Mr. Blackwell and the MBAs.

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  12. Hoping to teach girls all that jazzRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Community Voice

    Millard, a music teacher at Music To My Ears in Rohnert Park, one day was combing through Downbeat magazine, which is one of the top jazz music magazines around. What she saw was that all the high school solo jazz award winners were boys.

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  13. Police carry Special Olympics Flame of HopeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Community Voice

    Rohnert Park and Cotati's police forces could be seen in stride with members of California Highway Patrol, Sonoma County Probation and Special Olympics athletes as they completed their leg of the relay to bring the Flame of Hope to the 2016 Northern California Special Olympics. On Wednesday, June 15, runners carried the torch from Mary's Pizza Shack in Rohnert Park to Applebee's in Petaluma.

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  14. Paint night in Petaluma on June 24Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Community Voice

    An opportunity for friends to celebrate summer with fabulous women and help local families in need occurs June 24 at 6:30 p.m. at a countryside home in Petaluma. It will be a night of socializing and creative fun at 919 Eastman Lane in Petaluma.

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  15. Sacramento man jailed for string of robberiesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Community Voice

    A Sacramento man has been arrested on suspicion of a string of robberies, including Subway restaurants in Rohnert Park, Vacaville and Petaluma as well as others in Sacramento and Placer counties. Frank Solorzano, 28, was booked into Sonoma County Jail for the robberies.

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  16. Cotati council OKs 2016-17 budgetRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Community Voice

    Cotati's City Council unanimously approved its budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17 at its meeting Tuesday night, marking the eighth consecutive year it has passed a balanced budget. By the end of Fiscal Year 2016-17, the city expects to have an operating surplus of $463,704 and more than $1.8 million in total reserves.

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  17. Would you like to help with The Walk to End Alzheimer's?Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Community Voice

    The North Bay Alzheimer's Association is preparing for its annual walk, which is aimed at raising awareness and money for a cure for Alzheimer's Disease, support and more research. The walk is scheduled for Oct. 15 at Petaluma's Shollenberger Park.

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  18. Local children celebrate completion of VIP programRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Community Voice

    A total of 35 preschool children from Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa and Petaluma celebrated the successful completion of the Value in Preschool program on June 9. Value in Preschool is a scholarship program funded by First 5 Sonoma County, in partnership with the Community Child Care Council . VIP provides scholarships to preschoolers from low-income families to attend high quality preschools with the goal of increasing school success and narrowing the achievement gap in Sonoma County.

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  19. Students to hear Holocaust stories at SSUJune 14Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Community Voice

    Dr. Martin Luther King Kr. said, "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."

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  20. Attendance lags for RP, Cotati market openersRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Community Voice

    Foot traffic was slower than usual for the opening of the Cotati and Rohnert Park farmers markets last week, as patrons could move easily from booth to booth, and practically no one was waiting in long lines to buy or sample the items up for sale. Some of the vendors on hand blamed the lull in attendance on two factors.

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