Maria Carrillo junior advances to state finals of “Poetry Out Loud”

Maria Carrillo High's Brynna Thigpen will represent Sonoma County at the state finals of the “California Poetry Out Loud” competition next month in Sacramento.

By | February 23rd, 2012|0 Comments

Discount Deals for SRJC/ Sonoma State Students and the Woman Behind the Idea.

Emily Fernandez grew up in Rohnert Park, graduated from Rancho Cotate High School in 2007; attended Sonoma State University for two years before attending the Santa Rosa Junior College. In January of 2011, she began MyCollegeDiscounts.com with partner Kacee O'Daniel. The site lists the Sonoma County restaurants, beauty shops, and other retailers that offer special discounts to college students.

By | October 26th, 2011|2 Comments

Chance to Appear in Music Video with Singer Jake Walden

Jake Walden, a Sonoma County native and Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter, is coming back here Oct. 1 to shoot a music video, and he’s inviting young and old to be a part of the filming.

By | September 21st, 2011|0 Comments

SC High School Newspaper Winners

Healdsburg High’s Rebecca Friedemann, a senior who in September will attend the University of Pennsylvania, was named the outstanding high school journalist Thursday at the 62nd Annual Redwood Empire Excellence in Journalism Contest. Included are all the winners from the region's high schools. The photo is by my colleague, Beth Schlanker.

By | May 20th, 2011|0 Comments