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i 1 PAGE 14- W DNESDAY, DEC. 29, 2010 CLOVERDALE REVEILLE CLOVERDALE, CALIFORNIA - According to offici~:~l records of the Sonoma County Re~order's office, part of the property~ purchased by )or~ the Amonos Corl~ tion as a pro- posed site for a gamirlg facility to be operated by the Cloverdale Ranche- ria, is in default. Cloverdale's Valdez Wine served at White House state dinner - Cloverdale vineyard and winery .owners Ulises Valdez and his wife Adelina, were notified that their 200~B Ulises Val- dez Family Winery Chardonnay Would be served at the White House state dinner honoring Mexican Pres- ident Felipe Calderon and his wife Margarita Zavala. CCOC continues to help homeless - The Cloverdale Community Out- reach Committee (CCOC) a long- standing service group in Cloverdale is continuing to grow and expand its mission. Memorial Day remembrance Mon- day, May 31 - Cloverdale will honor Memorial Day on Monday, May 31 at 10 a.m. at the comer of W. First St. and Commercial St. Washington School student ingests marijuana laced toffee - On Wednes- day, May 19, at approximately 2:50 p.m. officers from the Cloverdale Police Department responded to Washington Middle School, 129 S. Washington Street, for a report of a student ingesting food laced with an illegal substance. According to school officials, a student went home ill after ingesting candy laced with marijuana. June 2, 2010 Review of engineering services - Un- der new business at the May 26, City Council meeting, the focus was on the services performed and costs of service under the Engineering Services contract the city has with Coastland. City Manager Nina Re- gor, with help from city staff em- ployee Laurie Smith prepared a cost comparison for years 2008/2009 and 2009/2010. Subcommittees keep city business moving - There were no proclama- tions or presentations, nor were there any hearings or subcommit- tee action items during the May 26 city council meeting but that doesn't mean councilmembers haven't been busy. Build your own sculpture at the Clo- verdale Downtown Plaza, Saturday, June 5 - Now in its eighth year, the Cloverdale Annual Sculpture Ex- hibit brings the work of talented sculputors from the region to the Cloverdale Downtown Plaza. The juried exhibit runs from June 5 to sept. 30. Friday Night Live summer line-up - CONT. Friday Night Live, Cloverdale's summer-long, free concert series is pleased to announce the lineup of bands scheduled to appear every Friday from June 11 through Sept. 3, 2010 in partnership with the Clo- verdale Certified Farmers Market. June 9, 2010 Wine grape growers are close to ap- proval of new viticulture area - Since 2005, wine grape growers on Pine Mountain have been working to have their unique wine grape grow- ing area identified officially as a separate American Viticultural Area (AVA) named Pine Moun- tain/Mayacmas. An AVA is a des- ignated winegrape growing region in the United States distinguishable by geographic features such as cli- mate, topography and soil, with de- fined boundaries. Cloverdale's oldest bank building is to be vacated - The doors of Clover- dale's oldest bank building will be closing on June 11, 2010. West America Bank, which has occupied the building for over 30 years, is closing its Cloverdale Branch. For the first time since its construction, in 1907, the historical building will be vacant. "Zigaboo" Modeliste starts Friday Night Live - New Orleans Legend, Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste, opens Friday Night Live on June 11 in downtown Cloverdale. Modeliste has been called "the most brilliant American Funk percussionist of the contemporary era." Street Fair or Farmer's Market is the question - Despite the objections of several non-profit groups in Clo- verdale who have enjoyed the Fri- day Night Live, Farmers Market venue on Cloverdale Blvd the Clo- verdale Certified Farmer's Market organization is holding to its deci- sion to restrict the presence of non- profit groups at the event. June 16, 2010 Youths and adult arrested for steal- ing cars - On Thursday, June 3, at approximately 3:45 a.m Clover- dale Police Officer Rachel Cardin was dispatched to the Cherry Creek subdivision on a report of four or five juveniles trying to get into parked vehicles. Finances are focus of council discus- sion - Under the heading of Sub- committee Actions, City Manager Nina Regor reviewed the Updated General Fund Five-Year Forecast, focusing on the current and next years for the Finance Subcommit- tee. Action sought to combat park dam- age - In other city business; the June Congratulations to the Cloverdale High School graduating class of 2010. i~ i% Bank employees closing down the WestAmerica Bank in Cloverdale. 9 Consent Calendar was approved in total. In addition to previous minutes, it included a River Park Maintenance recommendation, and a resolution amending the City Per- sonnel System to revise the Utility Maintenance Worker 1/11 posi- tions. An open letter from the Boys and Girls Club - The Boys & girls Club of Cloverdale is open for business. Due to the economic downturn and fundraisers that did not meet our expectations, coupled with delayed payments from Federal and State grants, board members were faced with the difficult decision of closing the boys & Girls Club for the sum~ NOTICES BAR & GRILL OR STEAKHOUSE MENU INCLUDING BUFFET OFFERINGS. One coupon per person per day. Offer not valid with any other coupons, offers or Rromotions. Hopland Sho-Ka-Wah Casino reserves the or discontinue RE(~UIRED. mer. Fortunately, the Club will re- main open through the summer, under the supervision of the Boys & Girls Club of Central Sonoma County. Rowland brothers chosen by Dia- mondbacks - Last week was a memo- rable week for the Rowland family of Cloverdale, the pinnacle of 20 plus years of hard work and persis- tence, marked by both sons, Richie, 21, and Robby, 18, being selected to play baseball by the Arizona Dia- mondbacks. June 23, 2010 What does economic development mean ? - From the north end of Clo- verdale Blvd through the main part of town, there are an alarming number of empty storefronts and retail office spaces. It's down right scary, and the idea of putting up displays in the vacant windows to pretty up the place isn't going to do the trick, in many peoples' opin- ions. Resort annexation approved - Ac- cording to Bob Sexton, president of the Tyris Corporation, developers of the proposed Alexander Valley Resort (AVR) south of Cloverdale, the development is continuing to move forward. Jack Dudley Howell - 1927-2010 - Jack Dudley Howell, founder of the Cloverdale Historical Society; long time contributor to this newspa- per's, "Glimpses of the Past,;" and 47 year resident of Cloverdale passed away on June 15. Lions Club annual July 4th fireworks needs support - July 4, 2010 marks the 34th annual fireworks display NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON JANUARY 17, 2011 AT09:15 A.M. AT CLOVERDALE MINI STORAGE, 35 INDUSTRIAL DR, CLOVER.DALE, CA. COUNTY OF SONOMA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, THE UNDERSIGNED CLOVERDALE MINI STORAGE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC SALE BY COM- PETITIVE BIDDING, AND FOR CASH ONLY, PUR- SI/ANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1988, AND/OR BUSINESS & PRO- FESSIONAL CODE SECTION 21700 THRU 21716, THE PERSONA[, PROPERTY HERETOFORE STORED WITH THE UNDERSIGNED. INCLUDING MISC. HOUSE- HOLD ITEMS, TOOLS FURN- ITURE, TOYS & BOXES. THE LANDLORD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO BID AT THE SALE. THE SALE ]~S SUBJECT TO PRIOR CANCELLATION IN THE EVENT OF SETTLE- MENT BETWEEN LANDI ORD & OBIJGATED PARTY. ALL GOODS ARE SOLD "AS IS" AND MUST BE REMOVED ON DAY OF SALE. ACKERMAN, TERRI E-9 BRYAN ADRIENNE S-21 DEBENEDICTIS, MARIA K-43 CORDOVA, JOEL N-20 CUMMINGS, BAMBI D- I EBERT, DEBRA K-46 & X-19 F1GUERO, MARIA H-8 GENERO, KRISTINA W-17 LOUPY, STEPHEN Z-7 MC CLOUD, SHILOH Y-17 MERRELL, MARK P-9 MORO, MARTA Y-I NICHOLS, KIRA T-44 RICHARDSON, MICHAEL W-9 SAUDER,RANDY A-2 STEHLE, COLLEEN G- 12 STEHLE, COLLEEN G-9 TRULIN, BRAD X-43 CLOVERDALE MINI STORAGE AUCTIONEERS: JOHN CARDOZA LIC # A-1140 BOND #5860870 PUBLISH DATES: 12/29/2010 & 01/05/2011 General Administration Subcom- mittee input continues on property maintenance ordinance - Mayor Rus- sell aptly summed up the biggest challenge in developing the lan- guage for the Property Mainte- nance Ordinance at the subcommittee meeting on June 22. "We all know blight when we see it, bu~ it io ha~dor to describe it." Winnie-the-Pooh production has lo- cal cast - Summertime is keeping a lot of local students busy, along with a few recent high school grad- uates, in the current rendition of "Winnie the Pooh," presented over three Saturdays at the Grange Hall Theater by Cloverdale Performing Arts. Kick off the holiday weekend at FNL - California's hottest dance band, Bill Noteman and the rockets, kick off the holiday weekend July 2 Fri- day Night Live in downtown Clo- verdale. presented by the Cloverdale Lions Club. The show, which is put on by professional pyrotechnists, takes place at dusk on July 4 at the Clo- verdale High School football field, Allen Memorial Field. Courtyard building owners set an example for the community - The owners of the Courtyard mall, adja- cent to the old West America Bank building downtown, set a great ex- ample for other downtown busi- ness owners and landlords to follow. June 30, 2010 Council reviews UGB and L&L con- troversy - Central to the Cloverdale City Council meeting of June 23, were hearings on the topics of the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) and the Lighting and Landscape (Land L) District. A capacity crowd heard and participated in the dis- cussions. CONTINUED NEXT WEEK Jack Howell NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF CLOVERDALE CITY COUNCIL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Cloverdale City Council will conduct a Public Hearing on the 12th day of January, 2011, on or about 6:30 p.m. at the Cloverdale Senior Center, 311 N Main Street, Cloverdale, CA 95425, for consideration and possible approval of the Five Year Capital Improvement Program, Fiscal Years 2010 - 2014. The Five Year Capital Improvement Program describes the approximate location, size, timing and estimated cost of proposed public improvements in the areas of airport, civic facilities, drainage, police facilities, parks, sanitation, streets and water. All interested citizens will have an opportunity to give written and oral comment at the public hearing. Copies of all draft Five Year Capital Improvement Program are on file with the office of the City Clerk and are available for public inspection at City Hall, 124 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Cloverdale, CA, Monday through Friday, during normal working hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Paul W. Wade, City City of Cloverdale #676 Dec. 29, 2010 Engineer