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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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Al Anon meeting
Glen Ellen-Kenwood Rotary meeting
Cal Alumni Club dinner
Disaster preparedness talk at BV Guild
Food Bank comes to Sonoma Valley
Funky Fridays concerts at Hood Mansion
Oakmont Farmers Market
Sierra Garden now open near Oakmont
Oakmont artists open studios
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