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SRJC to host green jobs conference March 1

Santa Rosa Junior College will host a day-long conference entitled “How Green Jobs Can Rebuild California” on March 1 in the Bertolini Student Center on the Santa Rosa campus. Speakers include Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, SRJC President Frank Chong, Sonoma County Supervisor Mike McGuire, as well as representatives from the California High Speed Rail Authority, Union Bank of Switzerland, Sonoma County Job Link, Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART), PG&E, and the Sonoma County Water Agency. Topics include green job… Read More »

West Side School fundraiser on Saturday

Festival of the Autumn Moon is this Saturday and all proceeds benefit West Side School in Healdsburg. The event is 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday night at Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville. Tickets are $50 per person. A DJ will play and food from Scopa, Costeaux Bakery, Jimtown Store, Vintage Valley Caterers and J Young Culinary Events will be served. Sonoma County Supervisor Mike McGuire will help host the event. For a list of live and silent auction… Read More »