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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Shelter-in-Place Order In Effect for COVID-19

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The Sonoma County Public Health Officer issued a Health Order, effective 12:00 a.m. on March 18, 2020, that directs all individuals living in the County to shelter at their place of residence, with the exception that they may leave for essential services,...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Online Services and Phone Numbers

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Effective Tuesday, March 17, the City of Santa Rosa will transition to providing only essential city services. This means the City will reduce public-facing interactions to slow the spread of the coronavirus and protect the health of our citizens and our ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

NEWS RELEASE: 3/12 Coronavirus Update

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Santa Rosa Suspends Most Public Gatherings Through March

City decision follows expanded recommendations from California Department of Public Health

Today, the City of Santa Rosa announced that it will suspend many of its public gatherings throughout the Cit...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

NEWS RELEASE 3/11: Coronavirus Update

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Some City-Organized Public Events and Meetings Postponed to Prevent Spread of CoronavirusPostponements to Help Protect Most Vulnerable Residents 

Santa Rosa, CA – Today, the City of Santa Rosa announced postponement of some City...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Recreation Scholarships Now Available for 2020

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City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks to provide up to $16,000 in recreation scholarships to local families in 2020.Recreation program scholarships are now available for families who qualify through the City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Depart...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Summer Work Experience Program for Teens

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Applications for the 2020 Summer Work Experience Program (WEP) are now available! All applications are due by 5pm on 4/3.To download an application, click here.About the ProgramTeens age 13-17 can learn valuable on-the-job skills through our Work Experien...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Santa Rosa Seeks Input to Improve Parks for All

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*EVENT POSTPONED*This event has been postponed (date TBD) following recommendations from the state to slow the spread of the coronavirus. For updates from the City of Santa Rosa, visit srcity.org/PreventTheSpread.---On Thursday, March 26th, the City of Sa...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Hiring Now for Fun Summer Jobs

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Hundreds of seasonal staff to be hired in the next couple months!The City of Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks Department is hiring over 300 seasonal employees for spring and summer jobs. Job positions are available in several areas of the department includ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: January 16, 2020

The NEW Spring/Summer Activity Guide is here!

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Start planning your spring and summer adventures now! The pages of the new Activity Guide are bursting with ways to spice up your schedule with new activities for adults, exciting summer camps for youth, fun events suitable for all ages and more!Click her...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Coffey Neighborhood Park Construction Underway

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Great News!The contractor has started work on the reconstruction of the new Coffey Neighborhood Park. The project will construct the neighborhood’s vision as captured in the recently approved Coffey Neighborhood Park Master Plan. The first phase...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Playground Design Selected for Coffey Neighborhood Park

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The new playground at Coffey Neighborhood Park will be nature-themed with soothing colors and pops of bright color for fun. Representatives from the Coffey Park neighborhood and Coffey Strong recommended the proposal from Ross Recreation Equipment, which ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

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The October 2017 firestorm damaged 10 Santa Rosa City park sites. Damage was sustained within Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, Open Space and Landscape Areas. Total damage is estimated at $7-$14 Million. The City’s most severely damaged park is Coffey...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Public Art Walk

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Santa Rosa’s public art is calling you downtown! See a gorgeous horse statue, a colorful mosaic fish, a gigantic mural underway and plenty more. View this video preview (or click on image below), then come see for yourself!     ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Recovery Update: Coffey Neighborhood Park

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The City of Santa Rosa’s plans to rebuild Coffey Neighborhood Park are moving forward with several key items of progress occurring this month. Earlier in October, staff with the Recreation & Parks Department learned that the Federal Emergency Manageme...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Bayer Neighborhood Park Reservations

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Good news! Picnic Reservations (under 100 people) for Bayer Neighborhood Park & Gardens are now handled at Finley Community Center and no longer require a Park Permit. A Park Permit may still be required if your event has an attendance of over 100, is...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Digitization Project Preserves Historic Image Collection of Famed Horticulturalist Luther Burbank

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The Sonoma County Library and City of Santa Rosa are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitize over 1700 images belonging to Santa Rosa’s famed Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. The project preserves the locally and nationally significa...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Recovery in Parks, Open Spaces & Public Landscaping

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Recovery is underway in the City’s fire-impacted parks, open space and public landscaping. For answers to some frequently asked questions on issues related to these areas, please visit the FAQ section of the City’s Rebuild website and follow the options a...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Hopper Ave Trees Removed

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Efforts to replace the burned wall along Hopper that leads to-and-through Coffey Park are now a step closer. This video shows City crews from Parks and Public Works making way for new construction. Take a look…Return to Recreation & Parks homepage.

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