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W E Farmers Market now in RR Square, Shower Trailer Kickoff

Feb 11, 2016 in Animals, Lost Pet, Events, West End Farmers Market

W E Farmers Market now in RR Square, Shower Trailer Kickoff

The West End Farmers Market is pleased and excited to announce our new location in Historic Railroad Square. Join us every Sunday from April 3rd to November 27th 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.- your favorite farmers, food producers and artisans look forward to seeing you. Enjoy a concert every Sunday on our North Bay Hootenanny Stage. February 12th, Friday at 3:30 p.m.- Host Program’s Mobile Bathroom-Shower Trailer Kickoff. Meet with City officials and Catholic Charities to learn more about the Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) Program and its mobile bathroom-shower trailer pilot. The trailer will be on-site for the event at the First Street bus turnout near Santa Rosa Avenue. More information about HOST can be found at srcity.org/HOST or by contacting Kelli Kuykendall at kkuykendall@srcity.org or 543-331 Location: S R City Hall, First Street bus turnout February 14th, Sunday 3 to 4:15 p.m.- West End Poodle Party is always on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. All Poodles, Poodle-fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited. Rain will cancel party. Facebook Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Would you like to sponsor the West End Neighborhood Association? West End Neighborhood Sponsors are West End resident owned or West End/Railroad Square area businesses. As sponsors, they support our neighborhood’s activities and events and as loyal customers we help their businesses prosper. That’s Micro Local success. Contact Lea Barron-Thomas for more information. For information about our email updates or website- contact Lea Barron-Thomas westend@sonic.net The West End Neighborhood home of the West End Farmers Market, where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together! For the latest updates, crime alerts, full calendar of events and photos- go the West End Neighborhood website. Click Here!...

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BoDean Update, Creek Cleanup & Tour

Feb 4, 2016 in Clean-up, Events, Neighbor News

BoDean Update, Creek Cleanup & Tour

BoDean Asphalt Co. Update: Questions cloud debate over asphalt plant BoDean Co. in Santa Rosa– Press Democrat February 6th, Saturday 10 to Noon- First SATURDAY Cleanup Join neighbors and youth in the care of Prince Memorial Greenway the first Saturday of every month. Clean-up supplies provided. Organized by Stan Gow & City of SR Storm Water Team .   Meet at 10 a.m. at Olive Park NEW! First Saturday Prince Greenway Tours (all ages) First SATURDAY of each month (February to August) at 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Location: Meet at Olive Park near 105 Olive St. Contact: Alistair Bleifuss at 543-3845 or creeks@srcity.org Following the cleanup this Saturday (details below) Bill Montgomery will launch his first historical and botanical stroll through the Greenway. Bill served as the City’s Parks Superintendent when construction began on the Greenway in 2000. An avid historian, Bill will share tales of Santa Rosa before and after the Greenway and how Santa Rosa Creek influenced Santa Rosa’s development. These leisurely one hour walks will take place monthly from February through August. February 14th, Sunday 3 to 4:15 p.m.- West End Poodle Party is always on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. All Poodles, Poodle-fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited. Rain will cancel party. Facebook Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Want to serve on a City of SR Board? Council Member Erin Carlstrom is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the following Boards to fill current vacancies with terms expiring December 31, 2016: Board of Community Services (One At-Large Position) & Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board (One At-Large Position). For more information regarding the City’s boards, commissions and committees and to apply online, please visit: http://srcity.org/government/boards/Page… or call (707) 543-3015. Applicants must be registered voters of the City of Santa Rosa. Interested persons are encouraged to apply by 5:30 p.m., Monday, February 22, 2016. Chops Teen Club’s Spring Activity Guide is out. Check out their offering of fun programs like Ceramics and Rock Wall. They also offer daily Tutoring and Homework Help and programs such as The Awesome Pretzel Cart & Work Ready Programs. Special Spring Break hours offered March 21-25. More info at www.chopsonline.com Would you like to sponsor the West End Neighborhood Association? West End Neighborhood Sponsors are West End resident owned or West End/Railroad Square area businesses. As sponsors, they support our neighborhood’s activities and events and as loyal customers we help their businesses prosper. That’s Micro Local success. Contact Lea Barron-Thomas for more information. For information about our email updates or website- contact Lea Barron-Thomas westend@sonic.net The West End Neighborhood home of the West End Farmers Market, where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together! For the latest updates, crime alerts, full calendar of events and photos- go the West End Neighborhood website. Click Here!...

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Bo Dean Asphalt Co. at SR City Council 2/2/16

Feb 1, 2016 in Development & projects, Public Meetings

Bo Dean Asphalt  Co. at SR City Council 2/2/16

 S.R. City Council will review BoDean Asphalt Co. ATTEND: February 2nd, Tuesday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Study Session at Council Chambers, SR City Hall to voice your concerns about BoDean’s: 24 hour operation, Noise Ordinance Violations and negative impacts to the surrounding community. or EMAIL: Email City Council at citycouncil@srcity.org 3.2 BACKGROUND AND INFORMATION ON LEGAL NON-CONFORMING LAND USE AND CURRENT STATUS ON CODE COMPLAINTS REGARDING BODEAN ASPHALT PLANT OPERATIONS Study Session items are items for in-depth discussion and possible direction to staff. No action will be taken. This study session provides an overview of the designation of Bo Dean Asphalt Plant as a legal non-conforming land use, recent code enforcement history and the status of the current complaints. BACKGROUND At the August 18, 2015, City Council meeting, Council requested to receive a report regarding the current code enforcement complaints and other activities and findings with regard to the BoDean certificate of legal non-conforming use. For information about our email updates or website- contact Lea Barron-Thomas westend@sonic.net The West End Neighborhood home of the West End Farmers Market, where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together! For the latest updates, crime alerts, full calendar of events and photos- go the West End Neighborhood website. Click...

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The West End Neighborhood is located in the heart of Santa Rosa, California. It’s a vital, small community that embraces old fashioned neighborhood living.

We are a living example of what today’s urban planners are trying to recreate- a small downtown neighborhood with local businesses easily accessible without a car. Our vintage way of life has once again become in vogue.

The West End folks are always participating in fun neighborhood events ranging from art gallery openings, summer bocce matches and picnics, historic walking tours and local improvement activities.

Please take a moment to browse our site and see why we love our little neighborhood. The West End where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together.

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