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RESEARCHING YOUR HISTORIC HOME

Free Webinar: Oct. 21, 6pm-7:30pm 

Have you ever wondered about the past life of your historic home or of older buildings around Santa Rosa?  If so, this webinar is for you!  You will learn about the Sonoma County Library’s numerous, free resources available to assist you in researching a structure’s history.  Online resources include maps, newspapers, and digital images.

Please join the Historical Society of Santa Rosa and Simone Kremkau as she presents resources and techniques to research your historic home or building using the Sonoma County Library’s website.  Simone Kremkau is a librarian at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library.  She holds a Masters Degree in English and German Language and Literature from Heidelberg University, a Master of Library and Information Science from Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin and a PhD in English Literature from the University of Gottingen.  She has been with the Sonoma County Library since 2015.

This webinar is free, but registration is necessary at: https://tinyurl.com/HSSROctober

 

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On Thursday, 9/16 the Avenue 320 Apartments proposed for the west end of Lincoln Street got the go ahead from the City’s Design Review Board.

Next it goes to the City’s Cultural Heritage Board for review (possibly sometime in November).

The project is slated to have 37 residential units.

 

 

Thursday, 9/16 at or after 4:30pm – Review of the Avenue 320 Apartments by the city Design Review Board:

Up for a second time for design review – the Avenue 320 Apartments. The applicant worked with several residents of our neighborhood to re-design his project  resulting in a height reduction and a design more compatible with the surrounding homes and neighborhood. See details below regarding how to access the meeting and provide comments.

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Thursday, 9/16 at 6pm-7:30pm: Historical Society of Santa Rosa September Webinar

SANTA ROSA RURAL CEMETERY BOOK:

FASCINATING STORIES OF 5,500 LIVES!

Authors Sandy Frary and Ray Owen devoted more than 13 years and went to incredible lengths to unlock the stories of the more than 5,500 individuals buried in the Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery, which was established in 1854. Their painstaking research techniques revealed many untold stories of Santa Rosa’s past.

Please join the Historical Society of Santa Rosa and Frary and Owen as they explain their diverse and sometimes unconventional methods used to uncover the smallest details about thousands of lives, compiled in their new book Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery. You’ll have a chance to add to local knowledge by sharing information about your ancestors buried at the rural cemetery.

  • Sandy Frary is a retired civilian of the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office who worked closely with County Coroner records in her research.

  • Ray Owen is a retired U.S. Army Intelligence Corp agent and investigator with the Civil Service Commission.

They are both long time volunteers at the Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery.

To watch online via Zoom  register here:  https://tinyurl.com/HSSRSeptWebinar

 

City Survey for Neighborhood Residents

The City just released the following survey in conjunction with the launch of their SR Neighborhood Corner program. (A space where community members can share information about their neighborhood and meet other neighborhood groups.)


Ways to Participate in SR Neighborhood Corner

There are many ways to participate. Use all the tools provided to share information about your neighborhood and to get to know other neighborhoods:

  • Take a moment to tell us who you are and what neighborhood you live in by signing the Guestbook.

  • Use the Polling feature to tell us what issues are most important in your neighborhood.* (The St. Rose Neighborhood is in District 5.)

  • Tell us what you love about your neighborhood, or share your fondest memory or favorite Story about your neighborhood.

  • Share neighborhood resources using the Ideas feature.

  • Use the Map feature below to show us where your neighborhood is and places important to your neighborhood.

  • Ask us a Question about this site, neighborhood organizing, or a City specific topic.

*Survey Link: https://letsconnectsr.com/srneighborhoods?tool=survey_tool#tool_tab

 

Homeless Service Center at 600 Morgan Street

Catholic Charities Meeting , Wed. 8/25, 6pm

This meeting is regarding a temporary (approximately 1 year) move of the Homeless Service Center on Morgan Street to Wilson Street. There will be another regular meeting with our neighborhood in September.

From Catholic Charities:

We look forward to seeing you at our August 25th, 6pm Zoom meeting! Representatives from Catholic Charities and the City of Santa Rosa will share updates about Caritas Village and homeless services in the St. Rose/West End neighborhood. At this meeting, we will focus on Catholic Charities’ temporary relocation to 610 Wilson Street. 
 
To accommodate the construction of Burbank Housing’s Caritas Homes, Catholic Charities will temporarily relocate its Homeless Services Drop-in Day Center to the former Saint Vincent de Paul site (610 Wilson Street) to minimize interruption to client day services.  To learn more about the Homeless Services Center, CLICK HERE
 
Barring any unforeseen construction delays with Caritas Center, Catholic Charities will only occupy the West End facility until early Summer 2022. 
 
Have questions in the meantime? Contact Catholic Charities neighbor liaison John Pavik by writing jpavik@srcharities.org

When/Where: WednesdayAugust 25th from 6-7pm via Zoom
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Meeting ID: 823 2300 4057
Passcode: 711519
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inRESPONSE Mental Health Support Team to Launch in Santa Rosa in Late Fall

Introducing inRESPONSE: Santa Rosa’s Mental Health Support Team

To take action on community needs and feedback, a new crisis response team has been formed – inRESPONSE: Mental Health Support Team. inRESPONSE is designed to respond to calls for service with a mental health first approach. The team is comprised of a licensed mental health clinician, a paramedic, a homeless outreach specialist, and supported by a wrap-around support services provider.  inRESPONSE will be trained in de-escalation and social work interventions as well as physical and mental health evaluations. While inRESPONSE works in partnership with the Santa Rosa Police Department, the inRESPONSE team is unarmed and best equipped to support and provide mental health resources to individuals and families experiencing crisis.

How will inRESPONSE provide support in the community?

The inRESPONSE team will respond to calls in which individuals are experiencing a mental health crisis, and are unarmed.  If there is any indication of violence or a weapon, an SRPD officer will initially respond first, but then transition service response to the inRESPONSE Team, once it is deemed safe.  The goal is for the inRESPONSE Team to handle all calls for service where mental health is the primary concern.  inRESPONSE will also partner with the City’s Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) to identify unsheltered community members who may be experiencing a mental health crisis.  The dual approach will provide the unsheltered community with additional resources, in an effort to get individuals into a more stable living environment with ongoing, wrap-around support services.

inRESPONSE will provide service with a single team working 10-hour shifts, seven days a week. As part of a three year-phased plan, SRPD hopes to secure the necessary resources and funding needed to support a 24/7 mental health response model and is actively exploring grants and other state and federal funding opportunities, as well as private funding to help expand the capacity of inRESPONSE.

Types of Calls for Service inRESPONSE will Address:

  • Individuals with suicidal ideations
  • Sheltered or unsheltered individuals experiencing a mental health crisis
  • Individuals or families in need of mental health support and resources
  • Individuals who are intoxicated or under the influence of a controlled substance
  • Individuals struggling with mental health stability and in need of emergency shelter resources
  • Welfare checks (when no crime is suspected)
  • Requests for non-emergency medical evaluations and transports, including prescription drug refill transport and transportation to medical appointments
  • Deliver emergency or death notifications to next of kin

If there is any indication of violence or weapons, inRESPONSE would stage while Santa Rosa Police Department officers de-escalate the situation for inRESPONSE to then take over. 

For more info visit: https://srcity.org/3627/inRESPONSE-Mental-Health-Support-Team

A MOVING STORY: Homes on the Move and the St. Rose Preservation District 

Starting in 1903 and continuing through 1979, more than 20 historic homes and other structures were “saved” by being moved into the St. Rose neighborhood, just north of downtown Santa Rosa. In this webinar, you will hear the story of how and why so many structures were moved into the neighborhood, which is now designated as the St. Rose Preservation District, one of Santa Rosa’s eight preservation districts. Sponsored by the Historical Society of Santa Rosa.

If you missed this presentation, it is now available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmuNNnmj8Ag&t=2428s

 

 

Green Pen Cannabis Dispensary Public Meeting – July 22, 4pm

For more info see:///C:/Users/Hill/Downloads/Agenda%20(11).pdf

A MOVING STORY: Homes on the Move and the St. Rose Preservation District 

Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Starting in 1903 and continuing through 1979, more than 20 historic homes and other structures were “saved” by being moved into the St. Rose neighborhood, just north of downtown Santa Rosa. In this webinar, you will hear the story of how and why so many structures were moved into the neighborhood, which is now designated as the St. Rose Preservation District, one of Santa Rosa’s eight preservation districts. This Zoom webinar is sponsored by the Historical Society of Santa Rosa.

Registration is free! To register visit: https://tinyurl.com/HSSRStRose

A MOVING STORY: Homes on the Move and the St. Rose Preservation District 

Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Starting in 1903 and continuing through 1979, more than 20 historic homes and other structures were “saved” by being moved into the St. Rose neighborhood, just north of downtown Santa Rosa. In this webinar, you will hear the story of how and why so many structures were moved into the neighborhood, which is now designated as the St. Rose Preservation District, one of Santa Rosa’s eight preservation districts. This Zoom webinar is sponsored by the Historical Society of Santa Rosa.

To register visit: https://tinyurl.com/HSSRStRose

 

 

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Monday’s with the Mayor (Free) Zoom Meeting- Monday, July 5, 5:30-7pm

Get updates and have your questions answered by Mayor Rogers:

Register here: Mondays with the mayor

 

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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

With the temps headed to triple digits next week and the brush tinder dry, there’s no better time to check out the City of Santa Rosa’s evacuation zones, routes, checklists and more:

https://srcity.org/3254/Ready-Santa-Rosa

Monday’s with the Mayor (Free) Zoom Meeting- Monday, June 14, 5:30-7pm

Get updates and have your questions answered by Mayor Rogers:

Register here: Mondays with the mayor

 

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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

With the temps headed to triple digits next week and the brush tinder dry, there’s no better time to check out the City of Santa Rosa’s evacuation zones, routes, checklists and more:

https://srcity.org/3254/Ready-Santa-Rosa

WEBINAR ON SANTA ROSA’S FIRST HOME – Thurs., June 17, 6-7:30pm

The Carrillo Adobe, the oldest (partially) standing building in the Santa Rosa Valley, built in 1838 has had many identities – identities that not only changed with the function of the structure, but with the perspectives of the people around it. Hear about several chapters of the Carrillo Adobe’s rich past and how its fluctuating history has, perhaps, blunted efforts to preserve or restore it. The Carrillo Adobe has been the subject of restoration and preservation efforts since at least 1937.

Please join the Historical Society of Santa Rosa and Eric Stanley, Associate Director and Curator of History at the Museum of Sonoma County for a comprehensive and fascinating look at the history of the Carrillo Adobe.

This webinar is free, but registration is required to view on the Zoom platform. The Historical Society of Santa Rosa also hopes to show simultaneously on Facebook. However, if technical difficulties prevent us from doing that it will be available at a later date via YouTube.
To register for this virtual event on Zoom, follow this link:https://tinyurl.com/HSSRCarrilloAdobe

Monday’s with the Mayor (Free) Zoom Meeting- Monday, June 7, 5:30-7pm

Get updates and have your questions answered by Mayor Rogers:

Register here: Mondays with the mayor

 

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Pick up a FREE water saving kit at the City’s Drought Drop By event on June 12 from 9am-1pm at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.

June 12 | 9am to 1pm | Sonoma County Fairgrounds – Lot B

The drought is here, and Santa Rosa Water wants to support your water-saving efforts by hosting a Drought Drop-by event to hand out FREE WaterSmart kits to Santa Rosa residents. Join us on Saturday, June 12 from 9am-1pm at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds Parking Lot B (corner of Brookwood and Bennett Valley Rd) to pick-up FREE showerheads, faucet aerators, hose nozzles, a shower timer, water reuse bucket and water-saving resources. The event is first come, first served and masks are required.

For additional drought information, please visit: srcity.org/SaveWater

 

 

 

Monday’s with the Mayor (Free) Zoom Meeting- Monday, May 17th, 5:30-7pm

Get updates and have your questions answered by Mayor Rogers:

Register here: Mondays with the mayor

 

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Historical Society of Santa Rosa (Free) Webinar – May 20th, 6-7:30pm

STORIES OF THE PAST REVEALED: A VIRTUAL STROLL THROUGH THE SANTA ROSA RURAL CEMETERY

The Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery was established in 1854 and is Santa Rosa’s oldest cemetery, with more than 5,500 burials.  Its 17 acres are a local landmark in the heart of Santa Rosa, holding innumerable stories of early Santa Rosans.

Please join the Historical Society of Santa Rosa and local historian Bill Montgomery to stroll virtually through the cemetery. You’ll learn about interesting people buried at the Rural Cemetery or related to early Santa Rosa, including the town’s first doctor, a friend of John Brown, and many others! You’ll also hear about early Santa Rosa residents’ connections to historic events including the Civil War and the 1906 earthquake.

Join through Zoom (registration required in advance) or Facebook: Historical Society of SR Facebook page

To register on Zoom for this virtual event, follow this link:

https://tinyurl.com/HSSRVirtualStroll