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  1. Live at Juilliard 2023 lineup announced; summer concert series starts July 16

    Performances go each Sunday for six weeks, and the 2023 lineup includes Carlitos Medrano & Sabor de mi Cuba, The Real Sarahs, The King Street Giants, Burrows and Dilbeck, Erica Ambrin & The Eclectic Soul Project, Dylan Black Project Read on...
  2. 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...
  3. Applications Open for Small Business Façade and Parklet Improvements

    Applications are now open for the City of Santa Rosa’s Small Business Support Program focused on façade improvement, placemaking, and parklet build-out grants in qualifying commercial districts within the city. Read on...
  4. Natalie Rogers Selected as Mayor of the City of Santa Rosa

    Mayor Natalie Rogers is the City’s first Black mayor and will serve through December 2024 Read on...
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  1. City Connections: June 8, 2023

    Safe Parking Program Update | City Manager Smith Wins Award | WaterSmart Expo | Park-A-Month | MySantaRosa | And More Additional Info...
  2. City Connections: June 2, 2023

    2023 Wildfire Season Declared | City Action Plan for Vegetation Management | Section 8 Housing Vouchers | Live at Juilliard Lineup | Free Compost Giveaway | Spray Ground Open | And More Additional Info...
  3. City Connections: May 25, 2023

    Caritas Village Receives $5 Million | Wildfire Ready Tips | Senior Expo Sponsors & Exhibitors | CA Welcome Center Open House | Bird Nesting Season | And More Additional Info...
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Meet the Team

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    Lon Peterson

    Director of Communications

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    Scott Alonso

    Intergovernmental Relations & Legislative Officer

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    Kristi Buffo

    Communications Coordinator

    Recreation, Housing and Community Development, Homelessness Services

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    Kevin King

    Communications Coordinator

    Planning & Economic Development, Parking, City Clerk

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    Elise Miller

    Communications Coordinator


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    Alexa Popplewell

    Communication Coordinator


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    Jaime Smedes

    Communications Coordinator

    Transportation and Public Works, Transit, Parks

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    Brayden Jaco

    Community Outreach Specialist

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    Katy Oceguera

    Community Outreach Specialist