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Pro skaters perform at Snoopy’s Home Ice event

From 1986 to 2003, Charles Schulz’s Redwood Empire Ice Arena in Santa Rosa, now better known as Snoopy’s Home Ice, presented annual holiday shows starring such top skaters as Dorothy Hamill, Scott Hamilton and Robin Cousins. Local skating fans still remember those shows fondly. After Schulz’s death in 2000, that tradition eventually faded away, but it continues on a smaller scale at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, with skaters performing at the ice arena’s ninth annual free tree lighting ceremony.… Read More »