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Weekly Roundup for May 17, 2024

Published: May 17, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following:

  1. Latest issue of SoCo Correspondent now available
  2. REMINDER: Westbound State Route 37 closed for roadwork
  3. UC Master Gardeners, La Luz Center event May 18
  4. Fire and Earthquake and Safety Expo May 19
  5. Other Sonoma County news of note

Latest edition of SoCo Correspondent available now

The latest issue of the SoCo Correspondent, Sonoma County’s digital newsletter is now available.

Highlights include:

  • Deadline approaching for new rules on vacation rentals
  • Local leaders celebrate start of Tierra de Rosas project
  • Plan ahead – summer roadwork season is coming
  • Gone but not forgotten
  • Get the inside scoop at the Regional Parks blog

To read the newsletter and subscribe, visit:

Caltrans reminds road users of Highway 37 closure

Westbound State Route 37 will be shut down from 10 p.m. on Friday, May 10, until 5 a.m. on Monday, May 13, between State Route 29 (Vallejo) and State Route 121 (Sonoma). Please slow down, follow detour signs and seek alternative routes or destinations to ease your commute.

Learn more about the SR-37 Paving Project at

Master Gardeners of Sonoma County event happens May 18

Master Gardeners of Sonoma County and La Luz Center invite the public to a hands-on portable container gardening event on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Springs Community Garden inside Larson Park, located at 329 DeChene Ave. in Sonoma. Participants will craft their very own home veggie and herb oasis. All supplies will be provided.

Please register by calling (707) 938-5131.

Fire and Earthquake Safety Expo May 19 in Cloverdale

Residents are invited to participate in the Fire and Earthquake Safety Expo this Sunday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds.

At the Expo:

  • Hop into a fire engine
  • Run the firefighter obstacle course
  • Meet adorable animals
  • Learn life-saving tips from first responders
  • Witness the awe-inspiring Henry 1 and Sonoma County 1 helicopters in action

For more information, please visit:

Other Sonoma County news of note

Board of Supervisors strengthens penalties for illegal cannabis, establishes grace period for zoning violations by permitted operators

Board of Supervisors adopts language access policy

Sonoma County awards $14.8 million contract to build infrastructure for mixed-use development in Roseland

Sonoma County bans sale of e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco in unincorporated areas

Evacuation exercise planned for Cloverdale areas of Clover Springs, Palomino Lakes and Highland Ranch