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Fatality Reported In Sonoma County Crash
SONOMA COUNTY, CA — At least one person died and another was transported to a hospital with major injuries after a multiple-vehicle collision Wednesday morning in unincorporated Sonoma County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Santa Rosa man who recently visited Eureka identified as body found in Eel River
The following is a press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:. On Tuesday 12/11/18 an autopsy was performed on the previously unidentified human remains located in the Eel River in Piercy CA, on 12/05/2018. The Mendocino County Coroner’s Office was able to positively identify the dece
Fake money results in $1,000 Windsor store theft
A man and woman used $1,000 in phony money to steal gift cards from the Windsor Walmart and Windsor police are hoping for help in catching them for the suspected felony crime. The two went into the Hembree Lane store Sunday, about 30 minutes apart. They went through the same check‑out lane, giving t
Windsor’s top two administrators resign
Windsor has lost its two top executives, following the resignations of town manager and John Jansons and assistant town manager Camille Kazarian. According to a statement from the Town of Windsor, Town Manager John Jansons has announced his resignation, effective Thursday, Dec. 6.
Santa Rosa's Fox Hollow subdivision wins Top Real Estate Projects in the North Bay for 2018
The Fox Hollow development is bringing 143 single-family homes to northwest Santa Rosa with six floor plans ranging in size from 1,690 to 2,466 square feet. The property encompasses 22 acres plus the 15-acre Fox Hollow west conservation preserve, set aside as endangered California tiger salamander h
Sonoma County faithful celebrate Virgin of Guadalupe in predawn procession
The sound of blowing conch shells filled Windsor’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Wednesday morning, announcing the arrival of hundreds of people who had walked from Santa Rosa to attend the 5 a.m. mass.
Study: Homelessness crisis in Bay Area is worse than many think
WALNUT CREEK (KRON) - The homelessness crisis in the Bay Area is worse than many think, according to a new study published by Zillow. The study says there were an estimated 25,951 people living without homes in the Bay Area last year, which is over 6,000 more than were officially counted by the U.S.
Santa Rosa's Magnolia Place Apartments wins Top Real Estate Projects in the North Bay for 2018
Magnolia Place is a 20-unit, three-story urban-infill apartment complex in Santa Rosa. Hedgpeth Architects identified the underutilized 1.2-acre site as an ideal parcel for developing a medium- density housing project that could be seen as an urban-housing archetype for professionals and families th
Students have options at North Bay Met Academy
Alternative high school gives Windsor students choices. Editors note: In the interest of juvenile privacy, we have not identified the student whose meeting we sat in on. The student is quiet and shy in her seat, but she meets North Bay Met Academy principal Susan Nystrom’s eyes when she asks her wha
Healdsburg community corner, Dec. 13 - 20
Join the Healdsburg Library for drop in homework help Thursday, Dec. 13 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All grades and subjects are welcome to this first come, first serve study session. The library is located at 139 Piper St.
Santa Rosa warehouse complex Billa Landing wins Top Real Estate Projects in the North Bay for 2018
Billa Landing, adjacent to the Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport, is one of the newest industrial developments in master-planned Westwind Business Park in Santa Rosa. Located off Highway 101 via Airport Boulevard, between Copperhill Parkway and Slusser Road, there is also easy access to west S
Dense Tule Fog impacting millions in Bay Area, Central Valley
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- It's not smoke, but fog covering the Bay Area this time. VIDEO: Bay Area AccuWeather forecast. The fog has made for a treacherous commute around the Bay Area, especially on the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge.
Bay Area transit changes for 2019
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Some Bay Area transit agencies are changing fares and schedules to start 2019. Read below to see if your commute is affected. Transbay fares will rise by $1 on January 1 for both cash and clipper card riders from $4.50 to $5.50. The upgrade fee from local to transbay buses wil
The SF Bay Area Peninsula: 2018’s most dazzling holiday light displays
Holiday lights are illuminating homes and businesses across the San Francisco Bay Area. But while some of us just hang a strand or two and call it done, others go all out, decorating their homes, roofs, gardens and patios in such exuberant fashion, crowds flock to see.
Multi-Session Performance Review Led to Resignation of Windsor Town Manager
Photo courtesy of the Town of Windsor. A Windsor councilman says a performance review that lasted several months is what preceded the Town manager abruptly leaving his post last week.
Sonoma County Man Critical After Vehicle Plunges Down Cliff Off Highway 1
A 55-year-old man suffered major injuries Sunday after his vehicle plunged 200-300 feet down a cliff off Highway 1 in Sonoma County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Santa Rosa man gets 12 years prison time for sex assault
A Santa Rosa man was given a maximum prison sentence for his sexual assault conviction involving an attack on a sleeping, intoxicated woman, according to the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office.
Sonoma County man's designs for student loan empire fall apart amid federal charges
This story originally appeared on PressDemocrat.com. Brandon Frere was a man with grand plans for his various student loan debt relief companies. Combining bravado and relentless determination, the Ameritech Financial CEO envisioned expanding his primary company from a single office in Rohnert Park
Former town CFO takes job at Summit State Bank
The former chief financial officer and assistant town manager for Windsor in Sonoma County has been appointed as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Summit State Bank, based in Santa Rosa.
Bay Area entrepreneur hitting it big with new future for recycling
MANTECA, Calif. (KGO) -- Tons of cardboard that would have been dumped in the trash are being turned into a first-of-its kind product - a paper bottle. The bottles were created by Oakland entrepreneur Julie Corbett, whose story sounds like an episode of the TV show Shark Tank.