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A monster emerges from the wilds of Glen Ellen

Local artist creates new work for this year’s Burning Man festival

Lord Snort, the latest creation of Glen Ellen artist Bryan Tedrick, will make its public debut later this month at the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. Burning Man, a weeklong celebration and experiment in community and art, has become the perfect venue for Tedrick’ more...

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Crime Watch

July 30
Numerous calls were received between 9:30-11 p.m. about a large loud wedding on Campagna Lane. Things eventually quieted down.

July 31
Deputies got a call at 3:30 a.m. from a resident in the 900 block of Madrone Road about a excessively loud party going on nearby. A deputy drove out and handled the situation.

August 1
A resident in the 5000 block of O'Donnell Lane reported that a relative had shown up on the property that the caller did not want there. A deputy drove out and talke to the parties.

August 4
A car was broken into on the Arnold Dr. side of Sonoma Valley Regional Park. The vehicle owner had parked and gone on a hike. A purse that was left in the car was stolen.

August 5
A motorist had pumped gas at Kenwood Fast Gas. When she swiped her credit card she noticed an additional piece attached to the swiping mechanism. She alerted the clerk who agreed that the piece was odd. The motorist said she cancelled her card to be safe. According to the sheriff's office, thieves will fit portable scanners over the card swipe unit and are thus able to obtain your credit card and/or PIN number. Crooks will usually install these scanners at night at stations that do not have any surveillance cameras.

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SVUSD seeks bond approval

$120 million for priority maintenance, including Dunbar School

Sonoma Valley Unified School District’s Board unanimously agreed to place a $120 million bond issue on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. The General Obligation bonds will be specifically targeted to physical improvements at the District’s high school, two middle schools, four elementary more...

Recreational drone use prohibited in local parks

The popularity of hobby drones has soared within the last year. It is estimated that close to one million consumer drones were sold in the U.S. last holiday season. All new drones between 0.55 and 55 pounds must be registered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). An FAA report es more...


Community Calendar

Meet Jack London’s literary mentor
Look to the sun, stars at Sugarloaf
Polo match benefits veterans
Rotary Club of Glen Ellen-Kenwood
A good ol’ fashioned Labor Day picnic
Understanding the roots of a world in crisis
Sixth-grade Spaghetti Feed
Newcomer’s Club highlights fall fashion
Listening to the soundscape of Sonoma Valley
California Naturalist Program offered at Sugarloaf
Flu shots offered in Oakmont