of the April 28, 2002 "A Walk to the Park"
Photographs by Yigal Toister
Starting up Sonoma Mountain Road.
Filmmaker Jonathan Blease.
Continuing up Sonoma Mountain, with a view of the Petaluma Valley in the background.
A closeup from the same vantage point as the preceding photo. Julia and Larry Modell lead the group up the road.
View of the Petaluma Valley, through some haze, from just below the Lafferty gate.
Cresting the small rise just before the Lafferty Gate.
Marching up to the Lafferty gate.
Our welcoming committee at the gate includes friendly neighbors Mary and Robert ("Mac") McChesney. Mary is holding the peace flag.
Bruce Hagen addresses the group at the gate, with the Lafferty's hills and canyon visible in the background.
Two children who are growing up in the struggle to keep and open Lafferty Park, Julia Modell and Kim Nadeau's daughter Hollister ("Hollie"), pose with Lafferty park behind them. Their badges read:
rather be WALKing
TO in LAFFERTY PARK