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Driver arrested on DUI after crashing into Petaluma pond along Highway 101

A Santa Rosa woman was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after she veered off Highway 101 in Petaluma and into a seasonal pond on the north end of town. Lauren Forest-Knowles' white Honda sedan became stranded for several hours in knee-deep water in a low-l

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-23 05:27:00

Petaluma Woman Stole $350K In Elder Abuse Case, DA Says

SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA - A Petaluma woman accused of electronically transferring roughly $350,000 out of her grandmother's bank account pleaded no contest Wednesday to felony elder abuse, according to San Mateo County prosecutors. Between April 2014 and January 2017, 38-year-old Kristen Deann Capella

PATCH - 2018-03-23 21:25:23

Ex-Raiders Aldon Smith arrested again in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Former Oakland Raiders' Aldon Smith has been arrested again, KRON4 confirmed with the San Francisco Police Department. This time, Smith allegedly violated a domestic violence restraining order by contacting the victim of a March 3 domestic violence incident. Earlier this week

KRON4 - 2018-03-23 16:33:05

Petaluma couple updates former bed and breakfast for family living and photo shoots

(1 of )Caroline Hall The exterior of Carolne Hall's restored 1905 Queen Anne Victorian on Galland Street in the heart of Petaluma that she also rents out as a location for film, photo and commercial shoots.Period details and some modern elements as well. 3,800+ square feet on a landscaped quarter ac

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-23 22:31:00

Petaluma's potential first legal pot dealer steps forward

Editor's note: This is part two in a series about Petaluma cannabis entrepreneurs. A Casa Grande High School graduate has high hopes of becoming the first local entrepreneur to open a cannabis delivery service in Petaluma. Jay Donnellan, 25, is poised to submit an application to score a place as o

PETALUMA 360 - 2018-03-23 15:41:00

Police arrest three Santa Rosa men suspected of running drug operation

Santa Rosa police on Wednesday arrested three men suspected of operating a major methamphetamine distribution network allegedly controlled by members of a Santa Rosa family, a police sergeant said. The arrests made at two different Santa Rosa residences resulted from an investigation launched in Jan

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-22 15:43:00

Service to be held today for Marin County sheriff's deputy killed in crash

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - A service will be held today for a Marin County sheriff's deputy who died in a solo-crash last week, officials said. The service is being held at the Marin Center in San Rafael at 11:00 a.m. Ryan Zirkle, 24, who is being remembered as an enthusiastic, positive man who alwa

BAYINSIDER - 2018-03-23 17:43:00

Petaluma's Past: Will we lose our historic fair grounds in five years?

There has been some closed-session talk, recently, about the City of Petaluma turning our Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds/Kenilworth Park over to developers. Perhaps for condos. Or apartments. Or more mall shopping. Have I fully grabbed your attention yet? Apparently, the 108-year-old property's lease will

PETALUMA 360 - 2018-03-24 07:01:02

FBI to discuss fiery death at California Air Force base

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) - The FBI says it will offer the first update on its investigation of a bizarre security incident at a Northern California Air Force base that ended with a motorist's vehicle bursting into flames at the main gate. Air Force and FBI officials have provided few details about the

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-23 21:53:22

1 detained after reports of student with gun at Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo

SAN LORENZO (KRON) - Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo is on lockdown on Friday afternoon after a report of a student possibly having a gun, sheriff's deputies said. Deputies say they located the student in class and detained him. A gun was found. Stay with KRON4 for updates on this breaking news st

KRON4 - 2018-03-23 22:45:08

Trump issues order to ban most transgender troops from serving in military

President Trump gestures to people cheering him across the tarmac as he, arrives on Air Force One with first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump at Palm Beach International Airport. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump is issuing an order to ban transgen

KRON4 - 2018-03-24 01:49:37

Crash involving Tesla on Hwy 101 in Mountain View

MOUNTAIN VIEW (KRON) - A crash involving a Tesla is causing major delays Friday on southbound Highway 101 in Mountain View. The accident happened in the southbound lanes of Hwy 101 at 85. Two lanes of southbound Hwy 101 are currently blocked. The Tesla Model X caught fire after hitting a barrier.

KRON4 - 2018-03-23 18:39:08

Highway 101 in Santa Rosa reopened after crash

At least one patient was transported from the scene of a three-vehicle crash that blocked traffic on Highway 101 in Santa Rosa for most of an hour Thursday afternoon. The roadway was cleared at 4:39 p.m., about 45 minutes after the collision occurred, blocking at least two northbound lanes and backi

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-22 23:23:00

Suspect dies after shootout with San Francisco police

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A suspect shot in Wednesday's officer-involved shooting in San Francisco has died, according to police. The suspect, identified as 21-year-old Lehad Eid of Suisun City, died at the hospital following the shooting. At around 4:34 p.m., officers were called to the area of Gene

KRON4 - 2018-03-22 17:15:48

Sonoma County extends shut down deadline for Roseland homeless camps to April 3

Homeless people living in two tent villages behind the Dollar Tree store in southwest Santa Rosa can stay about a week and half longer, an extension which Sonoma County officials hope will allow residents to find a shelter bed or long-term housing through a nearby government-sponsored services hub.

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-23 01:53:00

Photos show crazy flooding, stuck cars around Northern California

The clouds might be breaking around the Bay Area and the heaviest rainfall over, but parts of Northern California are still underwater. The moisture-rich atmospheric river that has slowly moved across the region this week delivered copious amounts of rain overnight and into the morning, causing stre

SFGATE - 2018-03-22 19:24:00

Major storm makes a mess of Bay Area traffic, numerous accidents reported

Heavy rain blanketed the region early Thursday, causing flooding and high wind advisories in some areas while traffic delays and accidents were widespread across Bay Area roadways. A hit-and-run involving a Toyota Corolla occurred before 6 a.m. just off the Bay Bridge, near the Seventh Street on-ram

SFGATE - 2018-03-22 13:31:00

Propane Heater Fire In Petaluma Causes $18K In Damage

PETALUMA, CA - A Petaluma man was injured Wednesday when a portable propane heater caught fire inside an outbuilding. The Petaluma Fire Department responded at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday to reports of a structure fire at a residential property at Vallejo Street and Marin Way, where it was determined that t

PATCH - 2018-03-22 23:13:19

Lights, Camera, Corkscrew: The Sonoma International Film Festival

Kevin McNeely works the phones prepping for the Sonoma International Film Festival Kevin McNeely is simultaneously answering the phone, reading a text, solving a logistical problem and politely chatting away about how great this year's Film Festival, on now through March 25, will be. The ice truck i

SONOMASUN.COM - 2018-03-22 16:13:44

Highway 101 crashes near Petaluma slow wet commute

Three crashes snarled travelers on the Cotati grade early Wednesday as commuters faced rainy weather and slowed traffic, according to the CHP. None of the crashes included major injuries. Northbound traffic was backed up at least to Corona Road in Petaluma, CHP Officer Steve Fricke said. The first t