New Point Reyes Management Plan Suggests Killing Native Elk on Behalf of Cattle Ranching

New Point Reyes Management Plan Suggests Killing Native Elk on Behalf of Cattle Ranching

In early August, the Point Reyes National Park Service released a draft management plan to address the future of its most controversial aspect: commercial cattle ranching. The draft includes potential plans to eradicate some of its native Tule elk: a locally beloved species which has existed on the California coast for over 10,000 years.

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Santa Rosa Health Center reopens

Santa Rosa Health Center reopens

Santa Rosa Community Health’s Vista campus, which burned down during the devastating 2017 Tubbs Fire, has reopened after two painstaking years of rebuilding. The local health clinic was completely destroyed in the fire, leaving a lasting impact on the 180 employees and 24,000 annual patients who depend on its services. Santa Rosa Community Health provides a plethora of resources to the community.  These include women’s reproductive healthcare, STI screening, an annual food distribution drive, a program known as “Baby Closet” which provides new mothers with essential supplies, and specialty services including Opioid addiction counseling, gender affirmative therapy, and so much more. Many Sonoma State University graduates have found employment opportunities with SRCH. On Monday, Aug. 19th, the facility reopened its doors and will be hosting an official grand opening in October to commemorate the two year anniversary of the disaster which caused so much pain and destruction.

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13 Reasons Why does more than just film

13 Reasons Why does more than just film

Students and faculty returned to an atmosphere of excitement and a number of campus refurbishments this fall as a result of filming that took place over the summer on the Sonoma State University campus for the third season of the Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why. Preparations for the filming of Paramount Pictures’ popular teen drama based on the book of the same name took place two weeks before the filming dates of Wednesday and Thursday, July 24 and 25, according to Paul Gullixson, the Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications at Sonoma State.

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