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www.cioverdalereveille.com July 25, 2019 The Cloverdale ReveiUe Page 9 Map courtesy IRONMAN Santa Rosa CYCLERS -- The bicycle portion of the IRONMAN Santa Rosa will affect traffic and travel throughout the north county on July 27. Continued from Page 1 Square off of 4th Street in Santa Rosa. The swim portion will be 1.2 miles, the bike course is 56 miles, and the final run is 13.1 miles. For the swim portion, racers have 1 hour and 10 minutes to complete the swim without being disqualified, and the start will be staggered by groups. For the bike portion, racers have five hours and 30 minutes to complete. Racers have 8 hours and 30 minutes to complete the entire course. In Windsor, traffic control equipment will begin getting installed around 7 a.m. and Windsor police will be managing athletes and vehicles at Old Redwood Highway and Shiloh Road, Skylane Boulevard and Shiloh Road and Windsor Road and Shiloh Road. There will be road closures and delays along this route. Eastbound Shiloh Road will be closed from Caletti Avenue to Hembree Lane. No access to the east side of Highway 101 will be allowed, all eastbound traffic will be forced onto Highway 101 south. All businesses off of Shiloh Road and Hembree Lane will be open throughout the day. Roads in Windsor will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon. Fans who want to follow the progression of the race can check out IRONMAN on Facebook, facebook.com/IRONMA Nnow or download and athlete tracker app at ironman.com/triathlon /pages/resources/app- tracking- information.aspx#axzz5 mmlFDpM1. For race day traffic assistance, organizers suggest downloading the WAZE GPS navigation app for real- time fastest traffic routing during the race. The IRONMAN Santa Rosa will offer 40 qualifying spots for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in, Taup6, New Zealand. The slots are allocated according to the sizes of the event's age groups and by placement of athletes within those groups. County working to repair issues that have kept pool closed since mid-July By Zo~ Strickland was expected to be reopened The county first repaired a Reveille Editor on Saturday, July 27, break in a sewer line that zoe@sonomawest.com according to County of runs parallel to the building Sonoma Assistant Facilityon the deck of the pool. In Cloverdale's pool has faced Manager Eric Herrman. order to repair the line, the its fair share of issues this Hermann will be providingconcrete pool deck was cut, summer, ranging in cause an update to the city on the Herrmann said in an update from lack of lifeguard staffing state of the pool on July 25. sent to the city. The line was to work being done to install The county manages all ofrepaired on July 19, and solar panels. Most recently, the pool maintenance, with concrete was poured on the two more items were added the exception of minor daily morning of July 23. to the list -- a sewer line clean-up, which is performed Additionally, the county break and leaks causing by the YMCA per an found that pool was losing water t0ss in the pool. As a agreement with the city (the water and the device that result: of the last two items, agreement details the maintains its water level the pool has been closed since YMCA's pool operation wasn't able to keep up with July 14. between Memorial Day and replenishing it. This led to an As of press time, the pool Labor Day). investigation regarding the possible cause of the low levels, and three leaks in the pool were found. As of press time, the leaks had been repaired and the pool still needed to be refilled and the chemicals still need to be rebalanced. According to Michelle Ling, senior communications manager for the County of Sonoma, the county is continuing to investigate what may have caused the issues and the cost of the repairs have yet to be calculated. 4 " ~ ~ ' ' --~ ~='- Qua'at Windsor event ranged from vaccinations, to PG&E accountability to education By Heather Bailey Staff Writer heather@sonomawest.com On July 15, District 2 State Sen. Mike McGuire stopped in at Mattie Washburn Elementary School in Windsor to discuss his achievements and plans, and answer questions from constituents. The evening started off with Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli answering a few questions, primarily regarding the planned installation of a roundabout at the intersection at Windsor Road and Windsor River Road, in preparation for the arrival of the SMART train. Foppoli pointed out that since he owned a business near the intersection, he had actually been recused from any discussion or action on the roundabout, but several incorrect statements or misconceptions were corrected by Town Manager Ken MacNab. MCGuire then shifted into the spotlight, discussing both the various initiatives which had already been passed, and those he wished to attack in the coming session. "District 2 contains some of the bluest and some of the reddest counties in the state," McGuire said. "So I've had to learn to work with all sides. And, I've one of the few Democratic but also rural districts in the state." He went on to tout the state's strong economy, which represents 25% of the nation's Gross Domestic Product. It has the fifth largest economy in the world, and the Bay Area alone would rank 19th in the world economy, according to McGuire. However, he did point out some liabilities to the state's economic foundations, including the changes to the Affordable Care Act, which he said is costing the state approximately $450 million a year. He also cited unfunded pension liabilities and a lack of affordable housing. "Housing is our biggest liability, and since the fires it's worse," he said. "Between 2015 and 2025 there's a need for 1.5 million affordable Continued from Page I upstairs portion of the history center, get an idea of what people had to do to accomplish even simple tasks. More specifically, she sees it as a way to help bridge the gap between generations -- where a grandparent can take their grandchild and discuss how things used to be, and how things have changed. While Gray doesn't think the exhibit will be up forever, it currently has no official end date. Those looking to take a gander at the collection, or at the historical society's other exhibits (on the history of the Citrus Fair, a small one on local Pomo, as well as a few others) can do so during the museum's hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For current hours, call 707-894-2067. The Cloverdale Historical Society is located at 215 N. Cloverdale Blvd. ADDING MACHINE SCHOOL: Long-term program rounds out study options Continued from Page 1 short-term independent study program, as well as "home and hospital" for students who have a temporary disability and need individual instruction at their house or in the hospital. However, neither program allows students with prolonged issues or life situations to receive academic instruction that's flexible when it comes to scheduling. This program will also set Cloverdale apart in the educational sphere. It's not often that unified school districts offer online, homeschool-oriented options i!' COMMENTARY for students, Decker said. Rather, similar independent study routes are more likely to be found at charter schools. Since the program has yet to be rolled out, Decker said that the district doesn't have anyone enrolled. However, he said that he's spoken to parents who have expressed interest in having their student use the program. This independent study program, along with another :~ program that will only be open to students outside of the " district interested in going on independent study, were ~ ~. unanimously approved at a March school board meeting. Ripe Rewards Peach season Gayle Okumura Sullivan Our first peach season in 2001 was our biggest harvest on record. Historic amounts of fruit were produced and I often found myself working late into the night. That first summer when Patrick, a toddler at the time, had gone to sleep, I was busy ::~:: experimenting with anything and everything to do with peaches and stone fruit-- pies, : cakes, ice creams, sorbets, syrups, jams, '-~ chutaeys, mustards, salsas, sauces, drinks You name itA~ ;~,; ~j 1 pr0babiy tried it. Once the season was over and we returned to San Francisco, I started working in the pastry department of Postrio, a beautiful restaurant with a grand sweeping stairway entrance, in the category of Stars, though a different vibe and location. It was a destination, a special occasion restaurant, a politician's hangout and a rock star favorite. I was very impressed with the entire operation. Bread was baked daily, stocks always simmering in the early hours, cooking done seasonally and top notch ingredients sourced both locally and internationally. Christine Law was the Pastry Chef at the time. Culinary Institute of America-trained, precise, serious and creative. It was great to work with her, creating seasonal menus, recipe testing, ingredient sourcing, plating, etc. All the work and preparation that goes into one dish. Remarkable really. I admire everyone that works in a restaurant. The commitment, organization, preparation, staffing and hard work that goes into serving great meals in a fast-paced and sometimes crazy environment is truly remarkable. One of our favorite recipes that we make here on the farm all summer long is a fresh peach pie. We try to eat dinner together whenever we can, like when growing up, and at the end of every meal is dessert. This recipe combines a bit of Postrio and some down home cooking. Nothing quite screams of summer like a peach, and the nice thing about this recipe is that you can make it all year long, with whatever fruit is in season. Fresh Peach Pie Ingredients: Baked 9-inch pie crust-- Downtown Bakery is a great source for this or let me know if you'd like my lard based crust recipe Fresh ripe peaches -- six or so medium-sized ~/2 cup fresh berries for sprinkling- we pick blackberries along Photo Heather Bailey the border of our winter creek. COFFEE AND CONVERSATION -- State Sen. Mike McGuire swung through Windsor to update Cream cheese- 8-ounce package, set out to room temperature. Sonoma County on the initiatives and plans for his district, which encompasses the California coast V2 cup sugar from Marin County to the Oregon border. 4 heaping tablespoons or 1 cup peach jam In a bowl, combine one 8-ounce package of cream cheese with rental units, and we have the the crumbling bones of a as well as a fund which would 1/2 cup sugar. Taste and adjust to your liking. lowest homeownership rate former railway line. be kept as a trust fund for Spread cream cheese mixture evenly onto base and up sides of in decades." "It's abandoned and falling paying out claims, baked and cooled pie crust. Use less mixture if it feels like too He announced the state's apart and we are going toMcGuire stated his supportmuch. budget includes $10 billion in turn it into the longest trail in was based on the fact thatIn a small sauce pan, warm peach jam on very low heat. Thin additional funding statewide the country," he said. victims and their out with a little water or even lemon juice. You will brush the jam to deal with the need for Then it was time for the compensation would come to coat peaches at the end. additional affordable housing, audience to have their say, first in all dealings under AB Peel and pit peaches, then slice. To prevent oxidation and McGuire's was keen to and questions covered a wide 1054. discoloration, you can place peach slices in sugar water while you announce some new range of topics. While the audience tone inwork with the fruit. educational initiatives, Concerns expressed general was supportive, some When done, spread peach slices on top of cream cheese including an enrollment included monitoring and less than pleased constituents mixture. If you used sugar water technique, be sure to drain slices. increase of 10,000 slots at regulation of ground water grilled McGuire on his Brush fresh peaches thoroughly with warmed peach jam. California State colleges and and private wells, fears about support for stricter Sprinkle with fresh berries of choice. 5,000 at University of both earthquake insurancevaccination requirements for Eat right away or chill until ready to serve. California campuses. In and renewal (or in some cases school-age children, angerPlum Sorbet, adapted from Chez Panisse Desserts addition, two years of full- non-renewal) of homeowner's over PG&E's decision to doCookbook time enrollment at insurance due to fires and pre-emptive power shutoffs1 pounds plums - Santa Rosa plums are in season now, great community colleges will now PG&E's liability and and a desire to scrap the high- varieties coming be free. McGuire's support for AB speed rail project, cup sugar According to McGuire, 19% 1054, which some in the McGuire was respectful, of the nation's homeless live audience were against, but held his ground on the~ cup water in California, and he is eager AB 1054 is an adjustment vaccination issue, agreed that Wash plums and remove pits. With skin on, cook plums over to implement a program to the California Public PG&E had significant issues, low to medium heat until tender, about 10 minutes, stirring to modeled on a Utah program Utilities Act and it would but that the shut-offs were keep plums from sticking. Add water if necessary. which will provide 14,000 tiny establish, among other necessary, and said he was in Puree plums in blender. homes "wrapped in services" things, a seven member favor of plans to halt andBoil sugar and water for simple syrup. to help end chronic Wildfire Safety Advisory reassess the current iteration Add simple syrup to puree. homelessness. Board, which would of the high speed rail project, Chill sorbet base thoroughly and freeze according to instructions with your ice cream maker. He's also interested in a bit determine when utilities'but that long-term it was a of a pet project, creating the actions had contributed to a solution that was necessary Next Month: Summer Salads Great Redwood Trail from wildfire (and make them to manage traffic and Gayle Okumura Sullivan is co-owDer, with husband Brian, o Dry Humboldt to the Bay Area, on ineligible for compensation) greenhouse gas emissions. Creek Peach & Produce in Healdsburg. !,