Healdsburg bakery for sale + Bad River seaweed + live music on weekends
Yo, the people of Healdsburg! Simone here with your weekend edition of the Healdsburg Daily. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s going on in the city.
First, your weather forecast for the weekend:
- Friday: Hot as hell, with widespread haze and smoke from three large fires across NorCal. Air quality notice still in force. High: 98 Low: 54.
- On Saturday: Sunny with possible clouds in the morning and at night. High: 95 Low: 54
- Sunday: Partly cloudy. High: 88 Low: 50
Here are the top 5 stories in Healdsburg today:
- Great news for fans of Healdsburg’s beloved downtown bakery. After 35 years, bakery owner and operator Kathleen Stewart, 72, is retiring and put it on sale. “I decided I had to move on to the next chapter in my life,” she says. “It’s someone else’s turn.” Stewart tells the PD that she hopes whoever buys the bakery will keep it community oriented and “keep an eye on maintaining those relationships” with vendors, farmers and local customers. (Press Democrat; paying wall)
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- The Stark family of restaurants, which manages Willi and Bravas in Healdsburg, would be experimenting a “vaccine lottery” for their employees, in the hope of achieving a staff immunization rate of 100 percent. How it works: employees can participate to win one of three $ 1,000 gift cards in each of the seven Stark restaurants – but only if they are vaccinated. “We will make an appointment with them, we will drive them to their appointment, we will bring them back to work or home or wherever they need to go“, says owner Terri Stark. (KCBS Radio)
- Of them entertainment venues in Healdsburg just received an infusion of federal COVID relief funds: $ 43,598 goes to the Alexander Valley Film Society, and $ 98,406 goes to Raven. And just down the 101, $ 2.1 million goes to the Luther Burbank Center. (Press Democrat; paying wall)
- Three other people have died of COVID in Sonoma County over the past week – including two residents vaccinated who allegedly had underlying health issues. The county’s case count continues to rise: we are now at a seven-day average of 129 cases per day, which is a six month high and double the account just a few weeks ago. (New York Times & Press Democrat; paying wall)
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This weekend in Healdsburg:
Friday August 6
- Summer Sunday music with Wesley Woo at the VML cellar (11 am-4pm)
- Solid air Living at Truett Hurst Winery (11 am-4pm)
- Live at Duke’s fiery cocktails: Lara Louise (5 pm-8pm)
- Here is a roll call of mask requirements in various chain stores with locations in and around Healdsburg including CVS, Starbucks and McDonald’s. (Healdsburg crest)
- A new Variant of the “Delta-plus” coronavirus reportedly appeared in the Bay Area. Santa Clara County health officials reportedly counted 46 cases to date. “We think it’s at least as bad as Delta,” says an expert from UC San Francisco. And “Delta-plus is not the end of the story. Until more of us are vaccinated, we will have these reports of other strange Greek letters and combinations of Greek letters – we might even miss the Greek alphabet. “(CBS SF Bay Area)
- In other surprising COVID News from the Bay, SF General Hospital distributed “additional Pfizer or Moderna shots to people who have received the Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine. “(ABC7)
- It’s the last weekend of the “Picturing Healdsburg” exhibition at the Healdsburg Museum. “Come before he’s gone!” Said the museum. The exhibition is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Facebook)
- The life of Healdsburg High School “counselor, athletic coach, mentor and teacher” Celso Rosales was celebrated at the end of last month. Rosales died in December of complications from COVID. Learn more in the Trib on his incredible contributions to our community. (SoCoNews Healdsburg)
- Have you ever spotted any of these beautiful white birds resembling raptors in the treetops above Healdsburg? Neighbors of the Facebook group “What’s Happening Healdsburg” identified them as “white tail / black shoulder kites”. (Facebook)
- WC Trowbridge, the ‘Russian River Canoe Tsar’ from the 90s, made an appearance in the “Flashbacks” section of the Trib this week. On August 7, 1996, he filed an application for a permit “at Jimtown Bridge area in Alexander Valley include camping facilities for tents, motorhomes and trailers. “(SoCoNews Healdsburg)
- I am certainly a kind of sucker for local products, but these Jazz Healdsburg Dad Hats are so awesome. (Healdsburg Jazz)
- Fascinating neighbor’s question in the Facebook group “You Know You’re from Healdsburg, CA if …”: “Does anyone know how I can get in touch with a Member of the Shultz family? My grandfather has memory loss and he doesn’t remember where he left his bulldozer 20 years ago and I’m trying to find it for him. “(Facebook)
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– Simone wilson
About me: I was born and raised in Healdsburg, California where I was the editor of Healdsburg High School Hound’s Bark. Since then, I have worked as a local reporter for publications in San Diego, Los Angeles, New York and the Middle East. I am currently a Senior Product Manager for Patch.
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