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Windsor Town Council Regular Meeting, Oct. 17

When and Where: Oct. 17. The meeting takes place at the Town Hall Council Chambers, 9291 Old Redwood Hwy., Bldg. 400, Windsor.


County cancels deal for 867 new housing units in Santa Rosa

Sonoma County supervisors unanimously decided Tuesday to unwind their sale of a sprawling northeast Santa Rosa property where a developer wanted to build 867 housing units, opting to scrap the controversial plan they backed last year and put the site back on the market.The vote puts an end to develo


Sonoma teen, Jake Paine, killed in Napa car accident

Jacob Patrick Paine, a 2016 graduate of Sonoma Valley High class, died this week after suffering injuries in a car accident in Napa late Sunday night.


Driver, dog rescued after crash down embankment near Rohnert Park

Around 7:30 p.m, a woman driving with her dog westbound on Crane Canyon Road near Alta Monte Drive when she lost control of her car, said Rancho Adobe Fire Battalion Chief Mike Weihman.


Body found in Sonoma County identified as a Napa man

A body found in a Sonoma County creek on Sunday was that of Aaron Winokur, 51, of Napa, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday afternoon.His cause of death is still unknown, but the Coroner's Office found no signs that he was killed, according to a sheriff's statement. Toxicology results


Humane Society of Sonoma County - Healdsburg Activity Log Oct. 1– 7

Oct. 1: Mina Mystique, a 1 1⁄2 year old, spayed female DSH lilac point cat was adopted.


Photos show 200 years of Latino history in Sonoma County

Sonoma County can trace its Latino history back to 1823, when the Mission San Francisco Solano was established in Sonoma. Twenty-three years of Mexican rule followed, with Gen. Mariano Vallejo doling out 24 Mexican land grants in the valley that is now Sonoma County.


Injury Accident Blocks Traffic On Highway 101 In Novato

NOVATO, CA – An accident involving injuries blocked traffic Thursday morning in Novato. The accident happened on southbound Highway 101, south of Rowland Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol and Novato police.


Sonoma County Supervisors OK Plan For Region's Largest Park

SANTA ROSA, CA -- The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors this morning approved a master plan for what will be the county's largest park when it opens later this month. The 3,400-acre Tolay Lake Regional Park southeast of Petaluma has been in the planning phase for the past decade.


Russian River Brewing’s grand expansion to Windsor

The eagerly-awaited new Russian River Brewing Co. production brewery and brewpub opened its doors on Oct. 11 in Windsor. (Courtesy Jay R. Brooks)All was serene a day before Natalie and Vinnie Cilurzo’s Russian River Brewing opened its new Windsor Brewery on Oct. 11. (Courtesy Natalie Cilurzo)The fir


Windsor High School Volleyball hosts Cardinal Newman, Oct. 16

Root on the Jags as the Windsor High School Volleyball team hosts Cardinal Newman High School for a preview game Tuesday Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Windsor High School. Windsor High School is located at 8695 Windsor Rd., Windsor.Photo by Michael LucidWhen and where: Tuesday Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Wind


Pliny fans: Russian River opening craft brewpub Thursday in Windsor

The much smaller downtown Santa Rosa brewpub will continue to operate but the Cilurzos hope more longtime customers will be able to find more seats at the typically packed Fourth Street locatio, which has a capacity of 135, while tourists flock more towards the Windsor site.


Giant hammer artwork stolen in Northern California

HEALDSBURG, Calif. - Authorities in Northern California are looking for a hammer. A really, really big one.Police in Healdsburg in California's wine country are looking for an enormous artwork that vanished over the weekend.The artwork was an 800-pound ball-peen hammer made of metal with a long redw


Chris Smith: Sonoma County loses one of its most ardent volunteers

“I was becoming concerned because my lungs hurt and I had developed a nasty cough,” she wrote in the journal that became a book, “A Flag at Half-Mast: A Personal Account of the Attack on America.”


Body of man found in Kenwood creek

The Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies received a call around 10 a.m. on Oct. 7 from residents in the area of Griswold Avenue and Highway 12 saying that they had found the body. Deputies responded and, according to the Sheriff’s report, “found the man’s body lying on his back fully clothed.”


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800-pound hammer missing from Healdsburg's community center

The hammer, a massive piece of art, disappeared sometime Friday night into Saturday morning, apparently with no witnesses.


Sonoma Teen Killed In Crash Identified

NAPA COUNTY, CA -- Officials on Tuesday identified the person who was killed in a solo-vehicle crash. Jacob Patrick Paine, 19, of Sonoma, was found lying in the street in the 1200 block of McKinstry Street at 10:51 p.m. Sunday, according to Napa Police Department.


Santa Rosa neighborhood celebrates and reflects year after North Bay Fires

A Santa Rosa neighborhood, called the Larkfield Estates, celebrated their recovery Monday night with a block party, on the one-year anniversary of the North Bay fires.


Rohnert Park-Cotati 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Map

ROHNERT PARK-COTATI, CA – Before your kids go out trick-or-treating on Halloween, it may be a good time to take an inventory of who is living in your neighborhood and what houses or apartments to possibly avoid. Rohnert Park and Cotati currently have 40 registered sex offenders listed on theCaliforn