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PAGE 6- WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2010 CLOVERDALE REVEILLE CLOVERDALE, CALIFORNIA' Stephen Tice Electrical "Let there be light/" 894-8423 (TICE) cell: 479-4046 e-mail: steve tice@juno.com Lic. #310393 ' THE __1t: somt:}lin S lCor cvcrlonc :h;5 [-lolicla9 ,_eason at a 1Craction o C t price!!! We specialize in liquidating big box store inventory at discounted prices...shop with us and SAVE! Location Electronics Bed & Bath 449 Center St Healdsburg LCD/Flat Panel TVs Kitchenware 707.473.9720 1{ " Popular Toys , Appliances Store Hours  Game Systems .] Tools Mon-Sat loam--6pm  HomeclothingDGCor  PursesPet Supplies/Makeup Sun 11am--5pm Holiday Gifts/Decor Furniture.....etc. PA00CljRJC Tune-Ups All Work Timing Belts CV Joints G1BO31"a]IlI Oil Change & Lube Fuel Injection Service A.C. Repairs & Conversions ASE Master Tech 8943614 101 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Michael Nixon Financial Planning . Education Planning Insurance Planning ImTestment Planning 140 B S. 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Access hours: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. Everyday & Holidays 120 SANDHOLM LN., CLOVERDALE - 894-3100 empireclo@earthlink.net www.empireministorage.com m CO.,.O...T.' l ECK OUT OUR CALENDAR ON PAG Lady Eagles win big tournament in Antioch FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF NORM BUCHIGNANI worked to finish the labor of love which Norm started before his recent death. Pictured are, back row from the left, Jon Pappas, Bud Lickey, John Flneran, crew organizer Frank Teuschler; lana Paris-Buchignani and Frank Crivello. In the front row from the teft are Larry Ono, Karen Crivello, Derek Weaver, Brian Weaver, Mechelle Buchignani, Tracy Buchignanl- Panse, Mike Sutton and Bob Randolph. REMEMBER 2009- CONT. of DireCtors for the Council on Ag- ing has announced that the search for their new President and CEO has concluded with the selection of Cloverdale resident, Marrianne McBride. Cloverdale mourns loss of K9 officer Marko - On Thursday, July 16, Mar- ko, Cloverdale's beloved Police K9, passed away. Movie Night on the Boulevard next Tuesday - the City of Cloverdale is presenting the second of three Mov- ie Nights on the Boulevard on Tues- day, July 28 starting at dusk. New bathroom closing hours in city parks - Starting Friday, July 10, the bathrooms at Furber Park and City Park will be closing at 4 p.m. July 29, 2009 Police officers worried about interim budget - The Cloverdale Police Of- ricers Assoc. (CPOA) has submitted a second letter and document to the Cloverdale City Council, express- ing concerns about the city's bud- get and asking for "surgically removing wasteful spending." Wildfire destroys historical Vadon- Hill Family hunting camp - An al- ready torrid afternoon (105.7 F needed to increase its water pro- duction to meet eventual demand and fulfill the regulatory require- ments from the California Depart- ment of Public Health. Three Conditional Use Permits ap- proved - The Cloverdale Planning Commission, at their last week's meeting, approved three applica- tions for Conditional Use Permits. In all cases the approvals were unanimous. A Labor of Love transforms Asti Church - With the spirit of an old- fashioned barn raising, 20 plus peo- ple converged on the Asti Mission Church (Our Lady of Mount Car- mel) on Saturday, July 25, begin- ning at 7 p.m. They did it for Norm Buchignani who was painting the Church and had died before he could complete the work that he had planned on doing. Cloverdale fire district replaces old engine - The Cloverdale Fire Protec- tion District purchased an older re- tired fire engine from the City of Healdsburg recently. Search warrant nets marijuana grow operation - The Sonoma County Sheriff's Department Narcotics The Cloverdale Eagles varsity girls' basketball team traveled to Antioch the weekend after Christ- mas for the West Coast Jamboree, one of the biggest tournaments for girls' basketball in the state, with over 250 teams participating. The teams are divided into differ- ent divisions and Cloverdale took home the championship for their division. The Eagles' first victory came on Monday, Dec. 28, against Capitol Christian of Sacramento. "We played tough," commented coach Rick Berry. The final score was 53- 48 with some crucial moves by players like Laura Furlong, Britta- ny Vandagriff, Cherise McEnery and Sara Gambetta. With one minute left in the game, the Eagles ran a set play, with Laura Furlong hitting a baseline jump shot off of an in-bounds play. Cher- ise McEnery was fouled with a minute left in the game. She made the,two free throws which put the Eagles up by four. Next, Capitol Christian had a foul shot, missed one and made one. Then Brittany Vandagriff was fouled; she made her two free throws which "iced the game," the coach said. Sara Gambetta had 17 points; Whitney Edens and Laura Furlong both had 11 points; Cherise McEn- ery had six, Brittany Vandagriff, five; and Taylor Spaulding hit a three-pointer. Marycruz Lopez had seven re- boundst Whitney Edens, five; Cher- ise McEnery, three; Taylor Spaulding, two; Hanna Hunt, Britt- any Vandagriff and Laura Furlong each had one. Whitney Edens had four assists, and Sara Hernandez had two. The next game was on Tuesday, Dec. 29 against Fresno Christian. The Eagles started off slow and were down 28-15 at halftime. Then the Eagles out-scored Fresno 19 points in the third quarter and nine points in the fourth. The final score was Cloverdale, 43, and Fresno 39. Whitney Edens had 20 points; Sara, Gambetta, nine; Laura Furlong, seven; Marycruz Lopez, four; and Brittany Vandagriff, three. In rebounds, Laura Furlong had nine; Sara Gambetta, six; Marycruz Lopez, five; Whitney Edens, four; Cherise McEnery and Michaela. Lawson both had three; and Hanna Hunt, one. Next came the championship game on Wednesday, Dec. 30. The Eagles played Lassen School from Susanville. "We never trailed and beat them 50-41," reported coach. Berry. Leading scorer was Whitney Edens with 22 points; Sara Gambet- ta had 10; Brittany Vandagriff, eight; Cherise McEnery, five; Mary- cruz Lopez, three; and Laura Fur- long, two. Marycruz Lopez had eight re-- bounds; Cherise McEnery, six;' Whitney Edens, five; Laura Fur- long, four; Michaela Lawson, two; Hanna Hunt, one; Sara Gambetta three; and Brittany Vandagriff, one. Not only did the Eagles win the championship, but Sara Gambetta was named All-Tournament player" and Whitney Edens captured the Most Valuable Player honor. Last Saturday the Eagles downed Middletown 52-9 in an interlock game. Leading scorer in that game was Laura Furlong with 19 points; Whitney Edens had 12; Sara Gam- betta, six; Marycruz Lopez, five; Taylor Spaulding, four; and Cher- ise McEnery, six. "It wasn't that great of a game. I felt sorry for them," the coach noted. "They just weren't ready for our defense." This week the Eagles met Lower Lake on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at home and play away this Friday, Jan. 8 at Kelseyville. The Kelseyville game starts at 6 p.m. The Tuesday, Jan. 12 game will be at home against Will- its starting at 5:30 p.m. degrees in Cloverdale) got even hotter July 18, near mile-marker 44 on Highway 128 northwest of town when a careless cigarette or acci- dental spark set dry grass ablaze. Economic development task force - The Cloverdale City Council re- cently formed a special task force to recommend short-term economic Task Force executed a search war- rant last Monday, July 27 at the Pine Mountain Road home of Gary and Cheri Nicholson. August 12, 2009 Realtors dealing with sale of bank owned properties - The Cloverdale real estate market is following the trend of many areas in California Eagles rebound after losses Following two losses in the Sono- eight minutes and teammate Ryan ma County Classic tournament Cousins added the first six points of held at Piner High School, the boys the fourth quarter to put them up varsity basketball team recovered by seven points. Just about when it' to open North Central League in- looked as the Eagles may be swept- strategies to address the impacts off with lots of houses in foreclosure or the current recession on Cloverdal,'ybank-owned, and a fair number of businesses. Last week, Economi''T%hOrt-sale," properties as well. Development Consultant Carla Howell gave a brief update on the task force's work. Local man invited to Berlin Airlift's 60th anniversary - Local resident Dan Bunting who has served on the CUSD board of trustees and is pres- ident of the Cloverdale Rotary Club, and his wife, Ann, were invit- ed to Berlin to participate in the 60th anniversary celebration com- memorating the Berlin Airlift, which took place from June 24, 1948 through May 11, 1949. August 5, 2009 City test well proves to not be pro- ductive - It was determined over a year ago that the City of Cloverdale ,:ii i :i Toy B Ville toy store victim of rob- bery - Toy B Ville, the Cloverdale toy store which recently moved to Furber Ranch Plaza from the Penny Fair Plaza, was robbed on Thurs- day, Aug. 6 at about I p.m. Plan for DowntownStation Area be- ing refined - The second of three public input sessions regarding the future of Cloverdale Depot and sur- rounding area was held last Wednesday, Aug. 5. Property blight ordinance to be en- forced by city - The City of Clover- dale adopted an "Abandoned Residential Property Registration and Property Maintenance Ordi- nance on May 13 and it became ef- terlock play with a convincing win over the Middletown Mustangs. The busy week had Cloverdale playing four games in six days, with bookend victories over E1 Molino and Middletown while fac- ing their first two setbacks against Cardinal Newman and Acalanes High School from Lafayette. The Sonoma County Classic fea- tured some of the top teams in Sonoma County with Analy High School and Cardinal Newman both entered. The Eagles hoped to con- tend for their fourth straight tour- nament tftle this season starting the Classic off with a 61-21 drubbing of E1 Molino High School. The defend- ing Classic and North Bay League champions from Cardinal Newman had aspirations of their own how- ever, and the second round match up between the two ended the Ea- gles 11 game winning streak and any hopes Cloverdale had of claim- ing the title. The Tuesday evening semi-final contest was a seesaw battle from the beginning. New- man opened a 2-point advantage after the first period of play and Cloverdale outscored the Cardinals 12-10 in the second period to knot the score at 29 going into halftime. Cardinal Newman's Xavier McCall hit seven third quarter points that helped give the Cardinals a four point advantage entering the final out of the gym, Jerod Domenichelli connected on four long range three' point shots to get Cloverdale back. into contention at 58-56. But, withl under a minute to play the Eagles could not put any: more points on the board and dropped their first game of the seasorl 59-56. For the first time ;this season, Clo- verdale played the final night of a tournament for something other than the championship on Wednes- day against Acalanes High School. Despite a 31-point performance by senior Robby Rowland, the Eagles lost their second consecutive game 61-56. Rowland earned all tourna- ment honors and was joined by jun- ior point guard Beau Gastineau on the 2009 Sonoma County Classic all tourney team. The loss dropped Cloverdale's record to 11-2. To open the new decade Clover- dale hosted Middletown for a Sat- urday night NCL I interlock game. The Eagles began the New Year with a bang scoring a season high 31 points in the opening quarter to get back on track for the 2009-10 season. Robby Rowland and Jerod Domenichelli led all scorers in the 75-46 victory over the Mustangs with 31 and 17 points respectively.. The Eagles continue interlock: play this week as they travel to Lower Lake on Tuesday and wel- come Kelsyville Friday, Jan. 8. Mike Lightell from Rohnert Park, won the Best of Show with his 1949 Mercury two-door coupe. The Street Celebration's main sponsor was Eagle Tech Collision and Towing along with the City of Cloverdale. The Chamber of Commerce thanks the many local businesses who also contributed financially to the event. fective June 12. August 19, 2009 CUSD is looking forward to an up- beat new year - Despite the fiscal cri- sis facing school districts throughout the state, Cloverdale Unified School District (CUSD) of- ficials and leaders are starting the new school year with optimism. Hit and run fatality investigation still ongoing after six months - Today, Aug. 19, marks the sixth month an- / THYME SQUARE CONDOMINIUMS were one of the many properties In Cloverdale In the process of foreclosure. niversary of the hit and run acci-" dent which resulted in the death ofl 19 year old Kody Williams of Or-- land, CA. Swine flu precautions important -" The Sonoma County Department of' Health Services released informa- tion late last week regarding how to minimize the potential spread of  HIN1 2009 virus, also known as' Swine Flu as over 71,000 Sonoma. County students go back to school.- Rotary's 19th Annual Golf Tourna- ment and BBQ - Next Saturday, Aug. 2% join the Cloverdale Rotary Club: at their annual Golf Tournamentl and BBQ at Tayman Park Golf Course in Healdsburg. August 26, 2009 Casino project update will be pre- sented to council - At tonight's Clo-: verdale City Council meeting, i Wednesday, Aug. 26, the council' will be provided with a summary I of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. (BIA) activities regarding the Indi-! an Lands Determination and the: Fee-to-Trust application. Downtown business hit by armedl robber - cash taken - Bali Liquor and' Food, located downtown at 109 N., Cloverdale Blvd., was robbed at ap-'! proximately 10 p.m. last Wednes- I day, Aug. 19. Annual Street Celebration Car and: MC Show Sept. 11 and 12 - Mark I your calendars for this year's annu-, >PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 7