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On a rocket ride of a life: Ruth “Noni” Halleck

May 24, 2017

Longtime Sebastopol resident Ruth Halleck—“Noni” to her 67 grandchildren and great-grandchildren (and one great great-grandchild)—wanted to ride on a rocket for her 90th birthday, but Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic project has not kept up with …..

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Women’s History Month: helping girls develop grit

February 27, 2017

Dr. Lynn Stauffer, 52, Dean of Sonoma State University’s (SSU) School of Science and Technology, says it takes “grit” for a woman to succeed in fields more commonly associated with men, such as science, technology, …..

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COA information referral: your first call

February 24, 2017

Seniors and their family members calling Council on Aging (COA) seeking information will usually get to make the acquaintance of Information and Referral Specialist Rebecca Aliotti, who helps them navigate the often confusing waters of …..

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Finding value in volunteering

January 25, 2017

On any given day in one of Sebastopol’s downtown watering holes, one can find the slim figure of local luthier Bill Iberti with a beer in one hand and his trusty pool cue in the …..

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Researching your roots: local genealogical resources

January 23, 2017

Who doesn’t have an intriguing family story about an ancestor’s past escapades, that sparks heated debates about its veracity at family gatherings? At some point, a family member may want to delve deeper into family …..

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Top 10 Tips for making and keeping resolutions in 2017

January 3, 2017

The types of New Year’s resolutions that we make might change as we age (not many of us resolve to climb Mount Everest but we might pledge to spend more time with our grandkids), but …..

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