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erchants' Open House This Friday Published weekly since 1879 1879 118 years of serving the community Sonoma County, CA o f December 3, 1997 Vol. CXVIII, Issue 49 50 Cents State report findings reduce impact of CUSD cash shortfall (ncreased enrollment offsets projections l_j. Ooverdale Unified School The state is revamping its entire Officials from the Sonoma rlistrict has received a prelimi- systemofproviding:hoolsfunds County Office of Education sat nl report from the State Fiscal to serve special education stu- down with the district on Nov. 18 Crisis and Management Assis- dents and some of this new plan and the one thing that everyone tance Team regarding its1997-98 brings in money while other parts agreed on was that there were still budget, will cost districts severely. Spe- many questions that needed to be The team was called in to do a cial education programs in Clo- asked about the preliminary re- study as a result of a joint decision verdale are presently costing the port, according toSuperintendent made by the district and the Sono- district almost $100,000 above Cary. ma County Office of Education what the state provides, p tom to  (SCOE) after the discovery in Au- gust that the district had over- Popular events due projected its 97-98 revenues by $670,000. The initial information is heart- ening, according to Superinten- this week in Cloverdale dent Mike Care},. "The most important news, and the best Merchants Open House 6-9 p.m. StewarteftandViaGrvesweremng$everammbemftcverda$nrentrwh news, is that the state team has declared that the actual shortfall ! many hours this week preparing the Survey for the propoaed new Senior Center for mailiN. The month of December holds, with many special gift ideas and ,seeksinputfromallresidentswhohaveorwillhaveeninterestinthlsproJectendesksthem for this year is $150,000. Even the questions presented. The Building Committee is eage to have public participation when the mistake was first dis- many txciting events for Clover- discounts to help you with your ;ling how the new Center should be developed, covered in early August, we had a dale. This week downtown mer- Christmas shopping during the - hunch that the actual impact chants plan to stay open foIlowing Open House. the traditional Christmas Tree Ace Hardware is offering sav- ior project survey in mail Lighting Ceremony Friday, Dec.5 ingsof20% off on all regularly port, while still sketchy, baresthat, thatwilltakeplaceat6p.m.inthe priced merchandise other than out." The biggest shift in the district's Plaza. sales goods and power tools. The ...... "tk...,--' was the .,,,a --_ TheLio r__C|ub will offer re- Natural Look will feature 10% off ,staffaddSeifior ingmailed tldsan S. pq=aomua - *'''''"=' '"'   onHoUyYerridjew- Center building nior Center and all residds who ered tltclude the Senior Center instudem. -.4"-a'fpopular elry. Giftcatesarealsoavail- are moving forward now have, or in the future possi- (Grange Hall) 2nd & conunercial, Thebudget adoptedinJune was to buUd a new center blywillhave, an interest in Center Monday. throughlCridayfroml0 based on an"average daily atten- 13 & B Tour sponsored by the Clo- able. Stuff & Such Antiques & lot on North activitiesarere.uestedtonUitout a.m. to 2 p.m. or the Reveil of- dance" of S24 students The ac- verdale Wine and Visitor Center Cotibleshasacouponwth2S A request for a pro- and return it either by ma or to a fice, 207N. CloverdaleBlvd. tual ertrollment at this time is l.632; from S to 8 p.m. off6-9p.m, only. NancyClalre's, for design services will be drop box at the uOlity payment Your input is needed by the a conservative estimate is that th. The Crafts Fare wm be an event Cloverdale' newest gift shop on window in City Hall, 124 N. Clo- BuildingCommittee, citystaffand would translate into an "average Dec. 6 & 7 at the Fairgrounds. the Plaza, features antiques, topi- in such building de- verdaleBlvd. Monday through Fri- the architect in order to design a daily attendance" of 1590. Each of The following merchants willbe aries, and gifts for the home and day 8 a.m.. to 5 p.m. building that wiIl best meet future those numbers triggers revenue open6to9p.m, onFridayevening Imse turn to back page questionnaires are be- Otherlocationswhereyourcom- needs, from the state, the primary source Ofschools.funding for California public Holiday B & B tour Eagles Varsity The state is also providing pub- team .. with additionalfunds an event December 4th this year in "equalization", "deft- in championship play cit reduction" and"specialedu- This Thursday, Dec. 4, from S-8 tures Fume's and Champagne; cation deficit reduction." p.m. the second annual Clover- Vintage Towers, 302 N. Main, of. Based on its actual funding av- dale Holiday B & B tour will be fers Chardonnay's; The Tea Gar- erage over the years, Cloverdale held featuring local kitchens and den, 119 W Third will pour Zin- was our ]ast home game, and we made it a good one/" willnot receiveasmuchequaliza- wines, fandel's, and the Perrault Victori- tion as most California districts, EachoftheB&B's, the Victorian an, 117 Oakbrook Lane will taste Lyons in the semifinal-round game last League I champs, the Kelseyville but these adjustments would ap- residence and the Del Webb rood- special reds and whites. The Del the second year in a row the Friday night at Cloverdale High Indians, were defeated in their pear to bring in an additional els will feature different combina- Webb models will feature Sono- rfootball School, the Eagles will meet Mid- first-round playoff game by St. $130,000. tions of food and wine varietals, maandMendocinobrandies. made it to the champi- dletown this weekend. Vincent. Not all of these dollars are cer- Again this year, Cloverdale's Ticket(S10) will be on sale game in the North Coast Middletown defeated Tomales In Friday nighfs game withSt, rain; about half is "given" but localkitrhemhaveoffemduptheir through the Cloverdale Chamber Class A football playoffs, in their semifinal-round game on Vincent, T.J. Bird scored the first won't be received until the spring, holidaybestwith unique treats for of Commerce, and at the B & B's St. 'incent 49-8 Saturday; and North Central touchdown that was set up by a 46 The other half, coming from the the ficket holders. This year's re- the night of the event. The ticket is yard run by Brady Cox who also state to offset schools" special ed- freshnumts are provided by the good for admission to all of the kicked the extra point, ucationcosts, is still questionable. Blvd.Deli, Nom's DelL Hamburg- locations. Proceeds will benefit Next, T.J. returned a punt for 78 . er Ranch; Quilan's, Pappa's Pizza the Cloverdale Wine and Visitor Lo'- host xmas yards for another touchdown; BGC will not sell  is your opportu, to Montano then scored or= a pass Special wi aptmets have kick-off the holiday season. Join beenmadetoeachofthelocations, your friends and neighbors and lighting Dec 5 from Brady Cox; with another trees; opts for good kick the score was 21-0 by Abrams House, 314 N. Main, will meet the families who own these the end of the first quarter, have Cabernet Sauvignons; Shel- gorgeous and historic homes. In the second quarter T.J. Bird coupons books ford House, 29955 River Rd. fea- i community tree lighting ceremony is planned for this Friday scored again on a 78yard run and Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Following the tradition of years past, the the kick was good. Brady Cox The Boys & Girls Club 'of Lions Club will provide hot chocolate and donuts to all made a one yard run and kicked Cloverdale(BGC) will not sell The public is invited, the PAT to run up another 14 Christmas trees this year. Clover- and will be on hand to play Christmas carols and points, dale coupon books wiU be offered sing-along is also planned. Following the tree lighting, In the third quarter the Eagles instead. to visit the downtown stories that plan to be had a nice 12 play drive that set up Traditionally, the Club has sold 9p.m. as part of a Cloverdale Merchants Christmas Open a one yard run quarter back sneak Christmas trees to raise femds in event, by Brady Cox. Once again the December. Winter is a hard sea- kick was good. son financially for the Club and Sean Montane had a nice inter- every penny is crucial according nual schools concert ception to retrieve the ball for the to theBoardofDirectors. Eagles and T.J. Bird ran it for 52 This year, with the addition of yards for a touchdown with eight twonewbttsinessessellingChrist- event December l Oth o= trees, the Club's Directors T.J. Bird finished the game with have reluctantly decided against 26 carries, 275 yards and four trying to compete. As the Club '.hoo| and Cloverda[e High School mUSiL[ groups touchdowns. Brady Cox was three cannot afford this loss of income ".armualwinterconcertWedneday, Dec.10 at 7 p.m- for six for 50 yards in passing, without replacing it with another "qashington multi-purpose rom. Mike Castrillo, David smith, and fund-raiser, they will be selling free and the public invited. Sean Montane all had intercep- Clovetdale Coupon books with featured include the 6th grade intermediate band, the tions and Castrillo also recovered discounts limited to the Clover- grades District Band, the CHS Ghorus and guitar Ensemble, a fumble, dale area businesses. and various small ensembles. The defensive line put a lot of It is hoped that the community of styles, including some seasonal selections and music pressure on the St. Vincent quar- wiIlpurchasethesebooksandsup- era to Rock and the Blues will be performed to cater terback; Chris Lands finished with port the club as well as the local Cloverdale Police Officer Mike Davis swarded Christopher Dale ; musical taste. Director Ken collins welcomes one and all 10 tackles and Kevin Cookman businessesparticipatinginthecou- Meek, Ibytnt-oM, a cmtiflcate for a pizza lunch at Papa's Pizza and of festive entertaimnent- had 11 tackles. Chris Lands was a pen book. an ice cream oon at Pick's Drive Inn, for his exemplary bicycle safety highlight of the defense with six For further information call the skills.  P m to II  Club at 894-5063.