Donate

Tag: Sonoma County

News Pix: Twitter IPO, S.F. Votes, Santa Rosa Grapples with Teen’s Death

November 8, 2013 | 4:05 pm

News Pix: Twitter IPO, S.F. Votes, Santa Rosa Grapples with Teen’s Death

Posted by

And while news was happening all over the place, San Francisco residents celebrate Dia de Los Muertos.

Continue Reading

Andy Lopez Killing Exposes Rift in Sonoma County Community

November 7, 2013 | 11:06 am

Andy Lopez Killing Exposes Rift in Sonoma County Community

Posted by

Last month’s police shooting has raised issues of exclusion, disrespect for Latinos in North Bay.

Continue Reading

Graton Casino Opens With Massive Crowd, Epic Gridlock

November 5, 2013 | 4:15 pm

Graton Casino Opens With Massive Crowd, Epic Gridlock

Posted by

Opening day of huge casino was expected to draw a big crowd and cause traffic problems — and it did.

Continue Reading

Andy Lopez Protests Continue in Santa Rosa With Appeal to D.A.

November 5, 2013 | 4:01 pm

Andy Lopez Protests Continue in Santa Rosa With Appeal to D.A.

Posted by

Demonstrators denounce killing of teenager and demand a grand jury investigation into the case.

Continue Reading

FBI to Investigate Deputy’s Killing of Santa Rosa Teenager

October 25, 2013 | 11:45 pm

FBI to Investigate Deputy’s Killing of Santa Rosa Teenager

Posted by

As protests continue in the North Bay city, federal investigators say they will review the shooting.

Continue Reading

Blowin’ in the Wind: Sonoma’s Great Leaf-Blower Debate

October 25, 2013 | 4:36 pm

Blowin’ in the Wind: Sonoma’s Great Leaf-Blower Debate

Posted by

Town struggles to balance desire for quiet with needs of gardeners and resistance to new regulations.

Continue Reading

Hundreds Protest Police Killing of Santa Rosa Eighth-Grader

October 24, 2013 | 8:45 am

Hundreds Protest Police Killing of Santa Rosa Eighth-Grader

Posted by

Crowd chants ‘We want justice’ as police explain why officers opened fire on boy carrying replica gun.

Continue Reading

May 2, 2013 | 3:12 pm

Hot Dry Conditions Raise Fire and Drought Fears in the Bay Area

Posted by

It didn’t rain very much. It’s unusually hot. And now the state is literally on fire. Up on Echo Summit in the Sierra, Frank Gehrke, chief surveyor for the California Department of Water Resources told the Associated Press he wasn’t finding a snowpack. “I’m finding nothing,” he said. “Seriously, there is no snow on the […]

Continue Reading

May 1, 2013 | 2:28 pm

Wildfires Scorch 200 Acres in Napa and Sonoma Counties

Posted by

(BCN) Hundreds of firefighters are continuing to battle three large vegetation fires in Sonoma and Napa counties this afternoon. The biggest of the three blazes is the Yellow Fire in Sonoma County, which has burned at least 125 acres of oak woodland and rolling hills east of Healdsburg, according to Cal Fire. It started around […]

Continue Reading

Why Monterey Beat Napa as California’s Top ‘Wine Destination’

January 28, 2013 | 2:39 pm

Why Monterey Beat Napa as California’s Top ‘Wine Destination’

Posted by

Growing up in Berkeley, I never had any doubt about which direction to head for the wine country: North. I went either to Sonoma County, where years ago I helped my family put in 35 acres of Sauvignon Blanc, or to Napa County, where some wineries have long made tastings into an adult theme park […]

Continue Reading