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News: 10/01/2018

October 2017 and today



It’s been a year of disaster cleanup and recovery for Glen Ellen and Kenwood, with varying degrees of progress. On some residential lots, foundations are being poured and houses framed, while on others progress can be measured by the return of greenery and vegetation on still-vacant land as homeowners struggle with insurance companies and decide whether to rebuild or sell and relocate. A new Kindergarten play structure was installed at Dunbar School in April, with the cost covered by school district insurance. The Glen Ellen Fire Department’s messages bookend the past year.



This was the scene looking down O’Donnell Lane in Glen Ellen last year and now.

glen ellen october 2017

glen ellen october 2018



Treehaven Lane in Kenwood is a mix of cleared properties, homes being rebuilt, and RVs.

treehaven october 2017

treehaven october 2018



Oh to be a kid again! Dunbar School Kindergarteners were thrilled with their brand new play yard installed in the spring to replace the one that burned.

dunbar october 2017

dunbar october 2018



Take these Glen Ellen Fire Department messages to heart.

ge message october 2017

ge message october 2018


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Community Calendar

Simulated emergency drill in Oakmont
10/18/2018
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Meditation retreat at Zen Center
10/18/2018
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World Religions classes in Oakmont
10/18/2018
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SIR #53 to hear about issues facing Santa Rosa
10/18/2018
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Cal Alumni Club of Oakmont Annual Fall Dinner
10/19/2018
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34th annual Sonoma County Art Trails
10/20/2018
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Free bookmobile visits Kenwood
10/20/2018
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Sugar Shuttle: Sugarloaf to Hood
10/20/2018
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Honoring an ancient maple
10/20/2018
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Walk into Fall
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