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Stories written by sgross
About Me Born in NYC, early achiever, worked the Boardwalk, Department Store Exec, mind-altering exposure to terrific music, incomparable art, endless rivers of opinions, points of view, the World of Drugs. Morphed in SF in the late 60's,, U.S.P.O. graveyard shift, Human Be-ins, Diggers & Panhandle, Haight Clinic Vol, incarceration, exoneration, rapture and exhilaration leading to immigration to the West County. Photos, Gloria, pooches, chickens, goats and geese, a paradisical ' crate' on the river, moonlit meadows, sea breezes, trips to Europe, Alaska, Santa Fe, NYC, work as a photojournalist - jazz fests, local media, sundry publications. Massaged ego, skinny wallet. Alan Freed, the Apollo, realized dream with "The Mystery Train" , my personal, air-conditioned, vista domed luxury spa with room for everyone. I still write - satire, memoirs, diatribes, soliloquys, short stories, shaggy doggerel, nasty critiques, take pictures, indulge my fantasies , and enjoy hanging with fond memories of Gloria, and my poodles, Vinny Schwartz and Chloe
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“You should live and be well” Free Health Screenings

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Free health screening, dental, general health, housing and employment assistance, help with applications plus Zumba, music, games, food “and more.”

Symptoms of acute HIV infection

Best Bets around Guerneville October 6 to October 12

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Free screenings at a health fair, Jungle Book bingo, Terry Anne and Lane at Main Street and home-baked pies! Another happy-to-be-here week on The River.

Monte Rio Fire Chief Steve Baxman

Monte Rio’s Steve Baxman receives Jefferson Award

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Monte Rio’s Chief Baxman receives prestigious “Jefferson Award” for public service.

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Ghosts: Getting into the spirit of our latest poll

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Our latest poll asks that you get into the spirit….and decide whether it exists for you….or not!

Mary Robertson "Fall"

Best Bets around the River September 29 to October 5

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Fall Fling crafts and gift fair, Wednesday night family friendly fun at Buck’s, Give Back Tuesday buffet and other autumnal delights welcome the new season on The River. Painting r., Mary Robertson

The Rex Foundation's brand: Deliver or I'll Eat You

“Jungle Book” Bingo not for the timid

Monday, September 29th, 2014

TLC Child and Family Services hosts, along with the R.R. Sisters, Jungle Book Bingo as it strives to get the children out of the city and into a healthier more loving environment

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Pasta-farians dip into sauce at Roadhouse

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Saucy, Saucier, Sauciest – who is it this year? The Rio Nido Roadhouse is hosting the Great Spaghetti Cook off and a pot full of pride is at stake. You can dance off the extra calories after dinner with Betty and the Side Effects

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River Jewish Community gathers for Yom Kippur

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Yom Kippur, the Jew’s Day of Atonement, will be celebrated on October 5 on the beach behind Riverlane Resort in Guerneville. Everyone is welcome.

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Nitsa studies West County Flora

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Nitsa studies West County Flora

Da Poll! Da Poll!

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Have you voted in our latest Poll yet?

You’re not SCARED are you?

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Stephen Gross, The River correspondent

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