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PAGE 12--WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2010 i CLOVERDALE REVEILLE CLOVERDALE, CALIFORNIA I REMEMBERING 2009- CONT. cation program in the Cloverdale Unified School District (CUSD) has been reviewed and a report was presented to the board of trustees at the Oct. 15 meeting. CPD hosts a day of law enforcement demonstrations for CHS students - The Introduction to Law Enforce- ment/Xtreme Responder class at Cloverdale High School attended a day filled with many different sce- narios encountered in law enforce- ment at Lake Sonoma recently. November 4, 2009 Utility User Tax seen as way to re- duce city funding deficit - As the city continues to grapple with state funding cuts and its own looming budget deficit, serious consider- ation is being given to reinstating a Utility User Tax (UUT). Moving forward on Performing Arts Center - After working for months, the non-profit Cloverdale Perform- ing Arts Center is getting ready to move forward on the new theatre located on Cloverdale Blvd. in the former Clover Fitness Center. Drunk driving charged in death of local woman - A 26-year-old Clover- dale resident, Crystal Cabrillo-Mar- tinez, was killed Friday night by a wrong way driver on Highway 101 near Healdsburg. New speed limit on Citrus Fair Dr. - If you are one of those folks who has a tendency to "put the pedal to the metal" when driving on Citrus October through May Two Sundays each month* June 13th, 2010 Final Table Play-off Champion will take all $15,000 Prize Package WSOP entry fee and spending money See Poker Room for details I' POKER PLAYERS , . I $30 Buy-in gets you $50il l J THE o POKER ROOM Minimum 2 hours play j AT COYOTE V One Per Person PerDay CASINO'--- ........... .... Management reserves the right to modify (w cancel promotion. aim air  aumm amlmJ Imam am - aim   lm am , T ,,, Fair Drive, you might want to take note that there is a new posted speed limit of 40 mph. November 11, 2009 City of Cloverdale files brief in casi- no lawsuit - The City of Cloverdale, along with Petaluma and Sebasto- pol has filed a "Friend of the Court," or Amicus brief with the Ninth District Court of Appeals in regard to a lawsuit filed by the Stop the Casino 101 Coalition: Stop the Casino 101 et al v. Salazar et al. A VRMC gets $45,000 in assistance for six months - Alexander Valley Regional Medical Center will re- ceive $45,000 in mutual aid over the next six months under an agree- ment with the North Sonoma Coun- ty Healthcare District, operator of Healdsburg District Hospital. General Plan implementation sub- ject of joint study session - A Joint Study Session of the City Council and Planning Commission was held Nov. 3 to discuss the General Plan implementation plan. The time before Armistice Day was changed - Before World War II No- rice has stepped up patrols on the Highway 101 corridor. November 25, 2009 Task force wants city to support plan for car lot - Members of the City's Economic Development Task Force are hoping that City of Cloverdale officials will do everything they can to help Nader Safaie, of Santa Rosa, put in a pre-owned car lot on the south end of town in an area that is zoned Highway Commercial. Redevelopment plan consultant re- views goals - At their Nov. 18 regu- lar meeting, the Cloverdale City Council heard a presentation from Libby Seifel of Seifel Consulting re- garding Financial Planning as it re- lates to Redevelopment Plan Priorities. Joins effort to stop state fund grab - Cloverdale has passed a resolution prepared by the League of Califor- nia cities expressing solidarity with the League's efforts to keep the state from raiding local govern- ment funds. December 2, 2009 Snack Shack replacement proves to be complicated - The Cloverdale Uni- fied School District (CUSD) board of trustees heard numerous reports at its November meeting. Clover- vember 11 was called Armistice dale High School principal, Mary Day and was celebrated natiofl*Black, reported on the progress of wide as a patriotic holiday to honor the school's Snack Shack that was veterans of World War I. November 18, 2009 Cloverdale offcers zrrest two men for alleged crimes - Cloverdale Police officers had a busy morning on Thursday, Nov. 12 and arrested two suspects, after responding to calls. Eagles clinch league championship; home play-off game is Saturday - The Cloverdale Eagles varsity football team clinched the league champi- onship last Friday night with a sol- id win over their perennial rival, St, Vincent of Petaluma. Christmas Wish Trees are comzng/ - The Christmas Wish Trees will start appearing in businesses on Tues- day, Nov. 24. If you are ready to begin your holiday shopping, stop by one of the local businesses dis- playing the Christmas Wish trees, choose a tag and make a local child's wish come true. Our community healthcare is dis- cussion topic - Cloverdale's Alex- ander Valley Medical Center (AVRMC) invited the new Execu- tive Director of the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Sonoml County, Rick Ventura to a commu- nity healthcare needs discussion at- tended by local business, czwc leaders and residents last Tuesday, Nov. 10. damaged by fire several months ago. PD earns first place in statewide challenge - Last Tuesday, Nov. 24, Leslie Witten-Rood, Assistant Di- rector of the State of California Of- rice of Traffic Safety, presented Cloverdale Police Chief Mark Tuma and the Cloverdale police Depart- ment with an award commemorat- ing the department's first place award for the 2008 California Law Enforcement Challenge. Native American tobacco shop opens on Santana Dr. - A Native American tobacco shop has opened on San- tana Dr. off of Asti Rd. with visibil- ity from Highway 101. According to manager, Chuck Gerken, of Phoenix, Arizona, the smoke shop is a business venture between a group of partners and the local San- tana family. December 9, 2009 Spirit of Sonoma award presented to Reveille newspaper manager - Neena Hanchett, co-owner of the Clover- dale Reveille, advertising manager for the paper, as well as photogra- pher and writer, was honored last iFriday with other Sonoma County notables for her contributions to the Cloverdale community as part of the 9th annual Spirit of Sonoma County Awards program. Sheriffs are searching for contraband , SMART rail vehicle workshop to- - The Sonoma County Sheriffs Of- night - Bikes on board? How about y THERE WAS A STRONG CLOVERDALE CONTINGENT showing up in.i early December for the 9th Annual Spirit of Sonqma County Awards Program. Neena Hanchett, Advertising Managewith the Cloverdale Reveille was honored for her many contributions to the City of Clover* dale. From loft In back: Roberta Lyons, edltor,loverdale Reveille EIIssa Morrash, business' consultant; Bruce ReuSer, owner of Reuse[ Inc.; Joe Palla, mayor of Cloverdale; Sydney Sclalnl, owner of Antiques and Unlques; In front from left: Neena Hanchett, award recipient! Carla Howell, CEO of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce; and Mike Nlxon, chairman of the Cloverdale Chamber board of directors. bagels, black coffee or Maybe even beaujolais? The public will have its first opportunity to weigh in on the types of on-board amenities that should be included on SMART's new passenger rail vehicles at a workshop scheduled for 7 p.m., Dec. 9. Mardi GroVel New Year's party to raise funds for second K-9 officer - The Cloverdale Canine Association is hosting Mardi Growl for New Year's Eve. It will be a festive evening of food, live music, danc- ing, drinks and plenty of auction items. December 16, 2009 City faces gloomy budget forecast for coming years - Like their counter- parts in other cities, Cloverdale's leaders continue to be called upon to make tough financial decisions that not only meet current needs, but also speak to the long term needs of the community, as well. Pine Mt. Road man arrested again on pot charge - According the event press log of the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department, Pine Moun- tain Road resident, Gary Nicholson, 57, was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 12, as the result of an probation search of his home on Pine Moun- tain Road north of Cloverdale. Parcel to be acquired by city via Em- inent Domain - A Resolution of Ne- cessity to file Eminent Domain Proceedings on a parcel of land off of Asti Road where the city oper- ates a series of waste water treat- ment ponds has been approved by the City Council. / Vice Mayor arol Russell to serve asl Mayor for 2010 - The City Council has unanimoqsly chosen Vice May a or Carol Russell to serve as Clover- dale's Mayor for 2010. Jessalee Raymond wilt serve as Vice Mayor.. December 23, 2009 Hard times ahead for school district budget - Despite continuing cut- backs and efforts to save money,: the Cloverdale Unified School dis- trict (CUSD) is facing grim budget news as the Sate of California con- tinues to grab funding and defer payments. Two signifiqmt pot busts last iveek , Two marijuana raids on Tuesday, Dec. 15, resulted in significant sei- Zures of processed marijuana. Open spacelgrant- applied for local park - The City of Cloverdale has submitted a igrant to the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservationl Open Space District to fund the pro- posed Asti Road Park, according to private consqltant, Karen Mantele. Junior Lady Eagles take another tournament title - For the second time in as mqny weeks the lady Ea- gles went in Search of a tournament title and came home with just that in the recent lsie Allen Junior Var- sity tournament. Volunteers needed for American Cancer Society Relay For Life - Walk, ers, cancer survivors (anyone who has ever been diagnosed with can cer), community leaders, team capri rains and lard workers are all, needed to m#ke the American Can d cer Society Relay For Life a reality in Cloverdalg. Refinance & Save! Discover how much you can save by refinancing your home, auto, credit card, business or other loans with RCU! 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