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What's Up Sonoma County

Infer One Thing, Gain Everything By Daniel Sullivan •

SANTA ROSA, CA. ~ Movies are one of the most all encom- passing art forms, engulfing its viewer with sound, nar- ration, and constantly mov- ing images. The skeptic could argue that the bombardment of all senses at once deprive a viewer of use of their imagi- nation; I feel it’s the exact opposite. If the story teller can truly captivate all senses, then the slightest depriva- tion in any facet, allows your viewer's imagination to work like it never has before. Stephen King once said: “Nightmares exist outside of logic and there’s little fun to be had in explanations; they’re antithetical to the poetry of fear.”

reference was specifically to nightmares, truer words could not have been spoken regard- ing both the viewer and the storyteller. Both must fully be involved for the story to truly take flight.

Now, even though King’s released

Odyssey” and to this day chal- lenges the viewers ability to infer. Most of us can remem- ber the first time we saw this. Some of us remember the first few times we saw it, but all of us remember what we took away from it. The film offered so much and challenged all of our senses but when you reflect on it, provided so little, just enough to get the engine started. The film centers around a

In 1968 Stanley Kubrick “2001: A Space

SANTA ROSA, CA. ~ A new county park – the Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve - Is now open! The approval of the property’s transfer from the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District to Sonoma County Regional Parks is complete. The 1,100-acre site in southeast Santa Rosa was opened Saturday, Feb. 23. The Public will longer need permits to visit the property and an interim entrance on Kawana Terrace will be open daily from 8 a.m. to sunset. The Board of Supervisors, acting concurrently as direc- tors

of the Open Space

District, unanimously autho- rized the transfer of fee title from the District to Regional Parks. The District will retain a conservation easement that generally limits use of


property to natural resource protection, recreation, edu- cation and agriculture. The

large black rectangle, popular- ly referred to as the monolith. Little information is given about it other than it seems to be influential in human evolu- tion, and those who come in contact with it are influenced drastically in some way or another. The viewer spends a great deal of the movie staring at the monolith in several different

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(707) 823-8661 Winter Hours: 8:00am-7:30pm 1691 N. Gravenstein Hwy Sebastopol, California 95472 Establishing goals is all right if you don't let them deprive you of interesting detours. ~Doug Larson UPBEAT TIMES • March 2013 • 13

UPBEAT TIMES • March 2013 • 13

New 1,100 Acre Sonoma County Park Now Open!

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District also will retain a rec- reation covenant that obligates the county

provide pub-

lic access to the property in perpetuity. "The action rep- resents a long, collaborative effort to deliver this beauti- ful setting to the community,” said Supervisor Shirlee Zane, whose 3rd District

most of Taylor Mountain. "More than 1,100 acres are being preserved as open space forever. There is no doubt that residents of Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park and the rest of the county will consider Taylor Mountain a place of respite and recreation for gen- erations to come.” Taylor Mountain consists five

of contiguous parcels

acquired by the Open Space District between 1995 and 2011 with funding from a voter-approved sales tax. A prominent county landmark, Taylor Mountain provides sweeping views of the Santa

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Farmed fish include: Catfish, salmon, striped bass, rainbow trout, sturgeon, tilapia, carp, crawfish, shrimp, oysters, mussels, and clams.

About 50% of world fish production is farmed.

Carp is one of the most widely distributed freshwater fishes in the world. Originally from Asia, the were probably introduced into Europe by the 13th century, and brought to the United States by 1876. The carp family also includes

goldfish and minnows. In the Middle Ages monks raised them in ponds

to provide food for fast days when they could not eat meat. It is frequently raised in

ponds and lakes today.

Andy’s Produce Market Wishes you a Prosperous 2013!

As the largest open air fresh farm produce market in Northern California, we pride ourselves on being able to offer our customers the best selection of locally

grown fruits and vegetables all year round. Our relationships with farmers is unmatched in the area, and we invite you to come sample the bounty of Sonoma County and beyond. Remember us when preparing Holiday meals!

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