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  1. Artists Julian Billotte and Anna Wiziarde Celebrate Recent Public Art Installation at City Hall

    The dedication ceremony, hosted by the artists, for Rosa californica will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., in front of the artwork at City Hall, 100 Santa Rosa Avenue. The public is invited to attend the ceremony. Read on...
  2. Santa Rosa City Council Selects Teresa Stricker as New City Attorney

    After a national recruitment, the Santa Rosa City Council selects Teresa Stricker as the new City Attorney for Santa Rosa. The formal contract will be approved by the City Council on August 22, 2023, and Stricker is expected to start on November 6, 2023. Read on...
  3. Santa Rosa Unveils Draft General Plan Update; Requests Public Feedback

    Review the draft general plan update now or attend one of several in-person meetings this summer from Aug. 7 through 17 Read on...
  4. Applications Now Being Accepted for the DEIB Spaces Mini-Grant Program

    Up to $5,000 for each eligible, approved application may be awarded. First round of funding will close on July 31. Read on...
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  1. City Connections: Sept. 28, 2023

    Stormwater Protection Awards | Nationwide Emergency Alert Test | $21.8M Roadway Recovery Project | Ridgway Pool Slide Restoration | Summer Rec Report Out | And More Additional Info...
  2. City Connections: Sept. 21, 2023

    Merit Awards Winners | Highway 12 Closure | Blood Drive | Boards, Commissions, and Committees | Storm Water & Creeks Team Spotlight | And More Additional Info...
  3. City Connections: Sept. 14, 2023

    Downtown Housing $9.5M State Grant | SRPD Beat Newsletter | Finley Aquatic Center Upgrades | Firefighter Story Hour | Evacuation Zones | And More Additional Info...
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