SOURCE: Sonoma College

January 30, 2006 12:46 ET

Sonoma College, Inc. Announces Effectiveness of SB-2 Registration Statement and the Commencement of Trading of Its Common Shares

SONOMA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 30, 2006 -- Sonoma College, Inc. (OTC BB: SNMA), a provider of post-secondary education, announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission declared effective the Company's Registration Statement on Form SB-2. The purpose of the Registration Statement was to register the resale of up to 10,925,707 shares of the Company's common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, by certain shareholders. The Company will not receive any proceeds from any sale by the selling security holders of any shares covered by the registration statement.

The Company also announced today that its common stock has commenced trading on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol SNMA.OB.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities.

About Sonoma College, Inc.

Sonoma College, Inc. is a private for-profit post-secondary career preparation college that offers associate degrees, certificates, and continuing education in the allied health and homeland security disciplines. Sonoma College is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. It is also approved by the Higher Education Division of the California Bureau of Private Post-Secondary Vocational Education and is a member of the Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management Institute. Sonoma College serves both full-time and part-time students offering daytime, evening, and Saturday classroom schedules "blended" with Internet classes. Portions of Sonoma College's academic programs are offered online in an advanced college Internet learning management system and the balance of the curricula is offered in standard residential college classrooms or in off-site residential clinic externships.

Sonoma College currently operates two campuses. Its main campus is located in Petaluma, California (about an hour north of San Francisco) and its second campus is located in the downtown financial district of San Francisco.

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this press release regarding the Company's strategies, plans, objectives, expectations, and future operating results are forward-looking statements. Although Sonoma College believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable at this time, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Actual results could differ materially based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, the state of economy, competition, unanticipated business opportunities, availability of financing, market acceptance, government regulation, dependence on key personnel, limited public markets and liquidity, shares eligible for future sale, continuation and renewal of contracts and other risks that may apply to the Company, including risks that are disclosed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, from time to time, which we strongly urge you to read and consider, including our Registration Statement on Form SB-2 that was declared effective January 25, 2006, all of which are available free of charge on the Securities and Exchange Commission's web site at Subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or to persons acting on the Company's behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements set forth in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

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