OVA election recount; new pickleball courts may be doomed
After what has been an unusually volatile, month-long election for four open seats on the seven-member Oakmont Village Association (OVA) Board of Directors, an election recount has been requested and scheduled for April 17. The recount will be held at the West Recreation Center at 9 a.m. R more...
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at 12:30 a.m., deputies got a call about a suspicious white van parked in the 100 block of Cavedale Road.
A motorist in the area of Dunbar Road and Sonoma Highway called to report what looked like a man pouring paint into a creek. A unit went out and saw paint on the road. A deputy went and spoke with a nearby worker who said a can of paint had fallen out the back of the a truck and spilled on the roadway.
Deputies received a report at 8 a.m. about a dog that attacked a young buck in the area of Slattery Road. The matter was referred to Animal Control.
A resident of the 100 block of Riddle Road called to report that someone had poured something on the side of her car. She thought it was a neighbor with whom she’d been having a dispute. A deputy drove out and saw what looked like coffee on the side of the car. The deputy gave the caller information about how to obtain a restraining order.
A resident in the area of Marty Dr. And Madrone Road reported that a motor home with someone living three had been parked for two weeks.
GE Fire Dept. taking a step into the future
After more than a year of discussions and negotiations, the Glen Ellen Fire Department (GEFD) is entering into a contract with another valley department to provide emergency fire and medical services. GEFD isn’t going away at all, far from it. But the decreasing number of volunteers has e more...
Take out the broom – now!
Photo by Alec Peters French broom along Lawndale Road, April 11. French broom dots many areas in Sonoma County, including Lawndale Road in Kenwood. French broom (Genista monspessulana) was brought to California in the mid- to late-1800s from the Mediterranean area of Europe as an easy-t more...