Annual homeless census shows fire impact on local communities
Due to many factors including unemployment, lack of affordable housing, poor physical or mental health and drug and alcohol abuse, homelessness appears to be on the rise in Sonoma County. Full Story.
SSU introduces new VP of Student Affairs
Greg Sawyer, the new vice president for student affairs starting April 1. Read the STAR'S Q&A with Sawyer here.
Athletic director brings professional experience to collegiate level
Following the October retirement of 20-year Sonoma State University veteran and Senior Director of Athletics Bill Fusco, the Seawolves officially welcomed their 10th athletic director, Gail D. Barksdale. Full Story.
University ordered to pay $2.9 million in asbestos case
Sonoma State University must pay faculty and staff who worked in Stevenson Hall and other buildings a total of $2.9 million in damages for violations of occupational health and safety laws concerning the improper handling of asbestos, a Sonoma County judge has decided. Full Story.
In 1996, much took place in the realm of sports. Major League Baseball crowned the New York Yankees as World Series champions for the first time in nearly two decades; the Dallas Cowboys secured what would be their last championship until further notice, and Sonoma State University played its final game as a collegiate football program.
The Sonoma State University softball team traveled down to Southern California expecting a sunny weekend with two doubleheaders, but ended up only playing one Friday afternoon. The team finished the weekend one for one against the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes.
She is the one who nursed you, cradled you, stood by you, supported you, played with you, pushed you to do your best, looked up to you and loved you. You call her mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, aunt, girlfriend, next door neighbor, homecoming queen and bookworm. There are an innumerable amount of adjectives and nouns to describe a woman.
Most people who visit Best Buy do so with the intention of purchasing a brand new flat screen television. When the FBI does so, it is for child porn. That’s right; the FBI acquired an unlikely but informative ally in its fight against child abuse after a number of computers were discovered containing multiple accounts of indecent material by members of Best Buy’s tech support group, Geek Squad.
I first learned how to drive in a 1990 black Nissan pickup, which was so unremarkable they didn’t bother naming the model. If you happen to type “‘90s black Nissan pickup” into Google images, you will see not only the truck, but the pinnacle of the driving experience.