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Five Little Foxes

Mendocino artist Erica Fielder has had to look no farther than her own backyard lately for compelling wildlife images.She recently discovered a mother fox and five kits living under her home. Unfortunately, on May 27 the mother fox was killed by a car. Daily online bulletins about the foxes drew in Fielder's online community, which [...]

Become a Tule Elk Docent

Point Reyes National Seashore is accepting applications for the tule elk docent program this summer. Volunteers promote awareness and protection of the elk by helping park visitors view and appreciate the animals during the rut, or mating season. The also educate visitors about deer populations and provide general park information and assistance.The tule elk docent [...]

Annual Pride Comedy Night

What's so funny about being gay? Why are same sex marriages, Barack Obama, being Filipino, Cuban or Puerto Rican all hilarious subjects? Whether you're gay, straight or something else entirely, find out what's so funny at the 15th Annual Pride Comedy Night at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 8 p.m. on June 6. [...]

Free Gospel Concert – June 10

Hospice of Petaluma will present a free concert by the Inspiration Choir led by Patty Graham of Petaluma's Wings of Glory gospel choir. The June 10 a capella performance begins at 7 p.m. and will include gospel, hymns and popular songs.The concert concludes the 2009 series of events intended to increase public exposure to the [...]

Kittens coming out of their ears

The Sonoma Couny Humane Society & SPCA is seeking volunteers to temporarily raise kittens in their homes. Participants must have some knowledge of animals and their care, a safe and secure indoor location and enough time to feed, clean and socialize kittens. Orientation is on 5:30 p.m., June 10. The Humane Society is located at [...]

Way to go, Joe!

Joe Noriel is the new board president at Petaluma Museum Association, succeeding Katherine Rinehart.A native of Petaluma, Noriel has a long history of volunteerism as a former member of the City of Petaluma Recreation, Music and Parks Commission and Tree Advisory Committee. He has served on the World Affairs Council of Sonoma County and on [...]

North Bay Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger”

Men and women who deliver the mail in the North Bay set a new record for food collections during the recent 17th annual National Association of Letter Carriers' "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive.In central Sonoma County, the letter carriers collected 52,250 pounds of canned and packaged food for the Redwood Empire Food Bank, exceeding last [...]

Bike Safety Rodeo

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is co-sponsoring a Bike Safety Skills Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 13 at the Santa Rosa Veteran's Memorial Building. This free event features a bike safety skills course and education stations, bicycle safety inspections and adjustments by experts. Officers from the SRPD traffic bureau will distribute [...]

Carlyn Kerney takes off for Africa

Last year Carlyn Kerney, 21, of Rohnert Park spent four months volunteering at an orphanage and teaching in schools in Tanzania, Africa. At The Good Hope Orphanage, home to children who have lost their parents and family members to illness or violence, she helped cook, clean and wash dishes and clothes. She also taught and [...]

Reddy the Redwood enjoys community fiesta

Redwood Credit Union was a sponsor of the annual Roseland Cinco de Mayo Celebration, a community gathering that celebrates the history and culture of the Hispanic community.Volunteers from Redwood Credit Union, including mascot Reddy the Redwood, greeted visitors and provided bilingual information on financial literacy. "We have been a proud sponsor of the Cinco de [...]