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Monday, May 19th, 2008
8:54 pm
Hello. I am a San Diegan who is looking to move up to Santa Rosa to attend school. I was wondering if any of you could guide me with what you would consider to be a safer area in Santa Rosa. Then I can start from there with looking for a place to stay. Any other tips on your area would be extremely helpful too. Thanks a bunch!
Wednesday, October 24th, 2007
11:58 am
Repost from Craigslist.
We are leaving on Friday to help those in need in the LA fires. We plan on going to areas where many people's homes were burned. We will be taking clean clothing such as t-shirts and socks to the firemen on duty and clean freshly washed or new clothing to those who are displaced. Basic items such as toothbrushes, canned goods, socks, and other types of clothing are GREATLY NEEDED. Blankets especially. We need these items brough to LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR in Graton on Wednesday October 24th between noon and 6 PM. Please mark these items seperately from those donations that we normally receive for our programs that meet local basic human needs. Thank you Sonoma County! Your donations could be the exact item that individuals receive that makes them feel loved! Please help us to help others. We are collecting these items as a combined effort with R.A.V.E.N.Westcoast. (www.ugo4god.com). IF you live in Santa Rosa we will be accepting these items also in Santa Rosa from 7PM until 9 PM at our new second location at: 2150 Bluebell in Santa Rosa (Off Piner and Coffey). Call 543-6466 for more information.Cash for helping to carry out this mission is greatly needed. Those who are going are stepping out in faith....

OP: http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/com/457964711.html
Saturday, September 15th, 2007
12:53 am
Love horses?
Under 21 years old or know someone who is?

We’ve been waiting for you!

Pony Club is one of the leading junior equestrian organizations in the world, represented throughout 30 countries! The United States has over 600 individual Clubs spread throughout 48 states and the Virgin Islands, with more than 12,000 members.

It is not necessary for a child to own a horse or pony, but they must have access to one when required. Programs are offered in dressage, eventing, show jumping, mounted games, tetrathlon, quiz, vaulting, foxhunting, and polocrosse.

During "unmounted" meetings members learn about feeding, shoeing, veterinary care, and other areas of horse management. Under adult supervision, the more experienced Pony Club members instruct and assist younger members.

Want to learn more?

Come join us in Sonoma, California!

Contact Kelley by either replying to this message, heading to my personal journal at zephoral39 or emailing me at kmwick@sfsu.edu! I look forward to hearing from you!


Current Mood: content
Monday, October 16th, 2006
2:40 pm
ATTN: Those looking to get pierced at a discount
Skut, at Subculture Industries, is putting together his portfolio and is looking for people who want simple piercings done. All you would have to pay for is jewelry.

So if you're interested give them a call, or just show up during store hours.

Phone: 707-576-0177
Address: 316 Santa Rosa Avenue
Saturday through Sunday 12pm - 8pm

If you're under 18 you will need a willing parent with you, it's state law y'know.
Thursday, September 7th, 2006
3:06 pm
bridal expo!

* Sonoma County's Premier Bridal Show
* Featuring over 100 of the Wine Country's Top Wedding Professionals
* Sunday, September 10, 2006 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
* At the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
* Register online and be eligible to win thousands of dollars in prizes!
* Tickets purchased online are at the discounted rate of $8.00
* Tickets at the door are $10.00

click here for all the details!
Tuesday, September 5th, 2006
11:55 pm
I was wondering if I could ask you all to please fill out this VERY short poll (only one question, I swear!). I'm just trying to get as many people as possible take this small poll. I would very much appreciate it.

If this isn't allowed, MODs, please feel free to delete. Cross posted.

( Follow me .. )
Thursday, August 24th, 2006
7:45 pm
Taste Of Japan
There's a new(ish) sushi place across from the JC in the Oddfellows hall. 11:30a to 1:30p Monday - Thursday (I'm not certain about Fridays)

I had lunch there yesterday, it was good! He's trying to get his business going and he's a chef from Japan. Go check it out!
Friday, July 7th, 2006
8:02 pm
HUGE barn sale!
Hey Everyone!

My family is having a huge barn sale this Saturday (tomorrow) and Sunday.

We'll have a ton of antiques, collectibles, plus size clothing (2x tops, 22/24 pants)

plus harry potter merchandise (games, books, etc.) tons of vhs's and dvds, and books.

we're spring cleaning, so take advantage!


6500 Faught Road in Santa Rosa
2:05 pm
Have you seen me?

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Monday, April 24th, 2006
10:01 pm
Good City Lie Still
We Attack at Dawn
The Val Papadins
The Deadly Rhythm
Bright White Noise

Epiphany Music
640 Fourth Street
Santa Rosa
8 pee emm
Five Dolla.

"This is Spencer's last show before departing to becoming a great fatherand husband. If you know Spencer, please come out and support him. Ifnot, come out anyway and show us the love that we know you all have inyour hearts. Sonoma County shows are a rare occurance.

Mucho amor,
Friday, April 7th, 2006
9:12 am
Bodega Bay Fisherman's Fesitval
Hey, all, this weekend is the Fisherman's Festival in Bodega Bay. Plenty of live music on Saturday and Sunday, booths of all sorts, bathtub races, lamma parades, and other fun with some occasionally delightfully kitchy stuff thrown in for good measure. BML tours, too! Pray for no rain. Admission $5.
Tuesday, March 14th, 2006
12:05 am
I started a Last.FM group for those of us from Santa Rosa.

The name is a little lame, but whatcha gonna do?

Santa Rosan Rockers
Wednesday, March 8th, 2006
12:04 am
Hey just letting everyone know that there's a show in Santa Rosa this coming Saturday, March 11. It's a house show; the address is 2179 West College Ave. The show starts at 6:00.

The Line up for the night is:
Are Black
Exasperation Missionary

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006
11:03 am
hotel information
Hello, fellow santa rosians,

I'm getting married in July and am currenty trying to research hotels to recommend for out-of-town guests. I've only lived here for 2 years and I've never stayed in a hotel here myself.

Here's what I'm looking for --

The wedding is going to take place on Schoolhouse beach in Bodega. Obviously, the closet hotel is The Inn at the Tides. As it is fairly pricey, I wanted to offer alternate hotels in a lower price bracket. HOWEVER, as these people will not know the area as well, I'd like for any other hotel they stay in to be not far off of either Highway 12 or 101, so that the directions from their hotel to Bodega Bay are as simple as possible.

I'd love some suggestions.


Tuesday, January 17th, 2006
9:33 am

This bridal fair is coming up in 2 weeks!

It's in Santa Rosa, at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts on Jan 28th. It's supposed to be HUGE, with a ton of vendors and booths to help everyone planning their wedding figure out what they need and where to get it. Personally, I need to price the tent rental companies and also look into renting a dance floor. I'm not going to mind sampling the cakes from different bakeries, either!

I highly recommend anyone in this area check it out. I'm bringing 4 of my bridesmaids and also the girl who is marrying us. It's going to be a blast. More details are at: http://winecountrybride.com/. I'm already preregistered. :)
Thursday, December 29th, 2005
12:27 am
Hey! Turns out theres going to be a fest in Sonoma County this week! CRAZY, I KNOW. OMFGWTFBBQ, THERE WILL ACTUALLY BE SHOWS IN SANTA ROSA. There ended up being a lot of bands touring and loosely-planned shows that all fell into place semi-last minute, but heres our chance to prove just how awesome kids are in Sonoma County. Take some time out of your day, check out some rad bands from all over and SUPPORT YOUR FUCKING SCENE.

Its cold outside, so come in and dance.


Antlers (WA)
Your Colleagues Are Dead (WA)
Are Black
Seeing Means More (So. Cal)

Bring a few dollars because bands that are touring need your help, ya cheap bum.

FRIDAY THE 30TH, 5:30PM 419 SOUTH E STREET (Look for a pirate flag out front)

Antlers (WA)
Your Colleagues Are Dead (WA)
Are Black
Seeing Means More (So. Cal)
My Youth In Arcadia

Bring a few bucks for touring bands and if you wreck or injure or disrespect my house you will get punched in the face. Dont be a drunk jerk, misogynist, racist or fag-basher, either.


Youll have to fend for yourselves for this one, Ive got hella weddings to go to.

SUNDAY THE 1ST, 3pm 419 SOUTH E STREET (Look for a pirate flag out front)

Happy New Year!

THIS IS THE BIG ONE, ITS A BENEFIT FOR PETER YOUNG! Theres going to be a $5-10 (sliding scale, please give as much as you can!) donation enforced at the door.

Go to www.supportpeter.com if you havent heard of him! Peter was recently captured by the state after nearly eight years in hiding. He and his accomplice, Justin Samuels, were charged with liberating minks at several fur farms across the Midwest in 1997. Justin Samuels was captured in 2000 and snitched out Peter. Peter was captured earlier this year and was facing 87 years on Animal Enterprise Terrorism charges, yet he did not testify against anyone and received the same deal as Justin, approximately two years. On top of paying his legal team, the $300,000 punitive damages awarded by the court and various court fees, the only way for Peter to receive vegan food in prison is through commissary. Needless to say, this is going to be expensive, but remember, HES IN THERE FOR THE ANIMALS, WE ARE OUT HERE FOR HIM.

Plus, theres a buncha rad bands on tour!

- Lovesongs (Illustrious lads from Livermore)
- Acts Of Sedition (Mustachiod men from Oakland. We forgive them for looking creepy.)
- Modern Problems (Rumor has it, they fuckin rule.)
- Bafabegiya (Angry duders from Reno. Id be mad if I lived there, too.)
- Archeoptryx (They will make your ears hurt and you will fuckin love every second of it.)
- Shortchanged (The drunkest pyrates this side o Oakland)
- Are Black (The hardest working band in Santa Rosa, no shit.)

Once again, if you cant be respectful, youll be punched in the face.




Originally written by ijustwannariot
Thursday, December 1st, 2005
4:59 pm
Dining Out For Life - Tonight!
Dining Out For Life® is an annual fundraising event involving the generous participation of volunteers, corporate sponsors and restaurants. In exchange for their financial support, restaurants are listed in a city wide marketing campaign in an effort to increase customer traffic.
In 1991 Dining Out For Life® was created by an ActionAIDS volunteer in Philadelphia. In 1993, ActionAIDS made it an international event offering licenses to AIDS Service Organizations around the country.
More than 2,500 restaurants a year donate a portion of their proceeds from this one special night of dining to the licensed agency in their city.</i>

Don't feel like cooking tonight?
Eat at a participating restaurant, have a great meal and help a great cause!

x-posted to santarosa_ca
Monday, November 28th, 2005
6:27 pm
looking for a good café
Hey, all, I'm relatively new to the area, and had a question (and this happens to be the largest santa rosa area community on lj)- I'm looking for a good working café around the area. Somewhere with a mellow atmosphere, not too loud, a good tea selection and lovely chocolate beverages, and possibly even with wireless. Coffee Katz in my native Sebastopol is great, but it closes early, and has erratic weekend hours, whereas I often need to work late and through the weekends sometimes in order to grade students papers, write, code, etc.
Monday, September 26th, 2005
1:59 am
Koncert for Katrina


Band List:
It'saWhale - Rock - www.itsawhale.com

Ancient Mystic and the Real Far Band - Reggae

Craig's Brother - Rock - www.craigsbrother.net

JD LimeLights - Junkyard Cabaret - www.lemonlimelights.com

Mumbo Jumbo - Jazz - www.mumbojumbotunes.com

The Accidentals - Rock, Blues, Funk - www.accidentals.net

Matthew Stewart - Blues- (he is amazing, beautiful voice, style, wow!)

The Skegs - Surf / Rockabilly - www.theskegs.com
Sunday, September 11th, 2005
6:03 am
Katrina Fundraiser
I have been planning a Katrina Relief concert for about a week now and the community has been great. They have offered to donate everything I've needed until now. Now I need a venue. I have been told that the Cotati Plaza in Cotati, CA would be a great location but I have to ask the city council for permission. I need your help!

Wednesday I will be going in front of the City Council. I could really use some community support. Please support the concert and Katrina Survivors by sending a short email to the Cotati City Council. In case you don't know, I am just one person, planning this. I don't have any savings or extra money so I can't afford the permits and insurance. I'm hoping the city will consider sponsoring the event so I don't have to try to come up with the funds. I need people to put the screws to them.

If you would please call, email or show up at the meeting, I would be so greatful!

If you could please, in your emails or phone calls say something like:

I would love to see this fundraiser at the plaza
I would attend
People in NOLA, Mississippi, etc really need our help
I would be disappointed if it didn't happen
Great for surrounding businesses
Do your part to help Katrina survivors
Wave the fees
Help with insurance costs
Great city!

The council, the mayor and vice mayor's email addresses are:
gfox@ci.cotati.ca.us, pgilardi@ci.cotati.ca.us, lmoore@ci.cotati.ca.us, jorchard@ci.cotati.ca.us, pminnis@ci.cotati.ca.us

Please CC or BCC me if you remember.

The meeting:
Wednesday, September 14th,
7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers,
201 W. Sierra Ave.,
Cotati, CA

Their phone number is:
Phone: (707) 792-4600

Their web address is:

Please tell your friends and family and ask them to do the same.
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