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|2018-10-01Oct 1, 2018
Homeless is Graton continued…As I suspected this is a huge and complicated topic. As one person wrote “The working poor are not the same as the lazy poor, disabled poor, mentally unstable poor, and drug/alcohol addicted poor. It’s a very broad range of reasons why people end up homeless.”
|2018-08-30Aug 30, 2018
In the last publication, I asked for readers to send me their suggestions, concerns or questions regarding the expanding homeless population in Graton. I received a lot of feedback. Some from e-mails, some calls and then some just passing conversations on the street.
|2018-08-01Aug 1, 2018
Graton has been a bustle of summer activity. The Graton Green Village housing is coming along and downtown is looking different. I am so excited to see the blackberries starting to ripen. Looking forward to making pies, jams and syrup! I hope that everyone is feeling well and enjoying all the bounty of local fruits and vegetables.
|2018-06-28Jun 28, 2018
Please be on the alert. Small Fires. Recently, someone noticed the Graton Fire Dept. investigating a series of small fires along the Joe Rodota Trail between Bowers St. and Occidental Road that appear to have been set intentionally. Please keep your eyes open and report this activity immediately.
|2018-06-22Jun 22, 2018
The Sonoma County Water Agency (Water Agency) has developed a proposal to reduce flooding on Green Valley Road west of Graton by removing sediment from the adjacent Green Valley Creek and restoring the creek banks with native vegetation. Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, the Water Agency released a Draft Initial Study and Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for the project on June 22. The public is invited to provide comment on the project before July 24.
|2018-05-31May 31, 2018
My house has been a flurry of activity as we prepared for not one but two graduations! We held one great big party inviting friends and family from all over.
|2018-05-03May 3, 2018
I have walked the neighborhood, asking my locals, neighbors and visitors “What do you love about Graton?” And “Who do you wish a special valentine heart to?”
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