August 2020 Edition

The Story Behind the Monument

Cemeteries are history repositories, filled with real life stories, many of which have been lost or forgotten over the course of time. An obelisk shaped monument at Cloverdale’s Riverside Cemetery holds one such story.

Experience the Joy of Cloverdale Fairy Doors & Painted Rocks

Experience the Joy of Cloverdale Fairy Doors & Painted Rocks

Have you been walking around Cloverdale and you look down and see a little decorated door in a corner or a brightly painted rock left in a surprising place? That’s the joy spread by the Cloverdale Fairy Door and Painted Rocks group. They find creative places and with...

Be Prepared – Protect Your Estate

Have you wondered “should we get a living trust for our estate” rather than a Will. Living Trusts have become the “go to” estate planning device.A Trust is a legal relationship that involves three parties: the trustor, the trustee, and the beneficiary. The trustor...

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CPAC Fundraiser

CPAC Fundraiser

This beautiful Mini Cooper was generously donated to the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center by Maeta Emmons to sell as a Fund Raiser. This 2004 Mini Cooper S, 2 door hatch back has only 25,600 miles and the interior and paint are like new, and has new tires and a 6...

Gas BBQ Tip

Gas BBQ Tip

Gas BBQ Tip: Want to know how full your propane tank is without weighing it? Pour hot water down the side, and use your hand to feel where it’s cool. The hot water warms the empty area and stays cool where there’s propane. This will let you know if you’re...

National Weather Service Monitors in Cloverdale

National Weather Service Monitors in Cloverdale

Last year, Raymond Pesce and Dana Johnson of Cloverdale were chosen to be official National Weather Service Observers. The NWS Cooperative Observer Program, created in 1890 is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. More than 8700 volunteers take...

New Plant Sharing Shelves

New Plant Sharing Shelves

Now installed just inside the gate at the Cloverdale Community Garden are plant-sharing shelves. You can leave plants for adoption or take a plant and give it a new home. The Cloverdale Community Garden is located on Cloverdale Blvd. just south of Pick’s.

Cloverdale Community Garden

  Thank you to the wonderful people and businesses listed who have contributed to make the Cloverdale Community Garden the treasure that it is. Pat & Cindi BuellJane & Ron PavelkaBett CarlsonDave DelgardoKendra Beltran (birdhouses)Neena HanchettSavanah...

The Creative Corner

The Creative Corner

by Christy Latchford In a time when technology has seemingly become king, there is a rebellious band of us running the other direction. Pictured is the little free library for kids that I recently crafted as a gift to Cloverdale. “When you read a book as a child, it...

2020 Oktoberfest Cancelled

Recently the Kiwanis Club of Cloverdale reluctantly made the decision to cancel the 2020 Oktoberfest scheduled for October 3rd. The Oktoberfest relies on sponsorships anddonations and the Kiwanis club felt it would be difficult and insensitive to ask in this current...

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