Apr 21 by GJEL Staff

A foolish outcome for Novato’s SMART stations

As the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) corridor nears opening day this fall, the City of Novato is having buyer’s remorse on the placement of its stations. Although SMART has already built two stations in Novato, the Novato City Council recently approved adding a third station to serve Downtown. While Downtown Novato warrants a station,…

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Oct 29 by jason

92-year-old Sonoma motorist collides with two teens using crosswalk

On Saturday afternoon 92-year-old motorist Levon Arkelian was cited for failing to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk after he struck and injured two 14-year-old boys who were crossing Fifth Street West at Sassarini Elementary School. Neither alcohol nor speeding played any role in the collision, and the driver claimed he simply didn’t notice the…

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Aug 16 by GJEL

Healdsburg Named California Bicycle Hot Spot

California has no shortage of bicycle-friendly cities. Since many California residents promote healthy lifestyles and a “green” attitude, it’s no surprise that cities like San Francisco, Berkeley, Davis, and Oakland are consistently ranked among the country’s best cities for cyclists. We can now add Healdsburg to that list, as Bicycling Magazine recently named the Sonoma County destination one of the country’s “Six Best Cities for a Bike Vacation.”

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