The Oak Leaf

In the 1870s, Santa Rosa’s Chinatown took up a couple blocks along the creek in between where D Street and the Roxy Theater now sit.

Centennial Series: New Burbank, new name?

April 19, 2018

*The Oak Leaf incorrectly listed Burbank as secretary of the Anti-Chinese Committee based on information from Gaye LeBaron’s Press Democrat articles published in 1999 and 2004. Since this article was first published on April 19, 2018, the author and ...

The flyer for the 2018 Petaluma Cinema Series.

Petaluma Cinema Series celebrates 10th anniversary

February 13, 2018

The Petaluma campus isn’t the cultural epicenter of the Santa Rosa Junior College experience. The Santa Rosa campus boasts the brick buildings, the sports, the art and theater productions. And while the “community feel” of the main campus is sparse, i...

The book details a life of love, devastation and activism that inspired a movement. For those who don’t understand the hashtag or are interested in recent history,

When they call you a terrorist, write a book

February 1, 2018

Biographies are easy reads. It’s inherently interesting to read about a life that produced intellect, heroism or art. But a good biography is insightful, with the power to contextualize history and reframe the present. Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ new memoir, "When T...

Student Government Assembly President Evelyn Navarro is spearheading efforts to help SRJC students get their voices heard by SGA and SRJC administration as well.

From low GPA to President of SGA

December 12, 2017

There is a common misconception that successful Santa Rosa Junior College students follow a linear academic path straight from high school. Student president Evelyn Navarro, 24, seeks to challenge more than one convention in her role at SRJC. “The...

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Julia Modell