.Bay City News Service

NWS Flood Watch Map
Jan 3, 2023

Bay Area under flood watch ahead of ‘brutal’ rain storm

On Monday, a meteorologist warned "The impacts will include widespread flooding, roads washing out, hillside collapsing, trees down (potentially full groves), widespread power outages, immediate disruption to commerce, and the worst of all, likely loss of human life."
Lake Mendocino - California Department of Water Resources
Apr 28, 2021

Sonoma County Supervisors Declare Drought Emergency

Lake Mendocino is at 43 percent of target capacity and Lake Sonoma is at 62 percent of capacity, both the lowest they have been on this date.
Apr 26, 2021

Sonoma Grant Program Targets Areas of High Fire Risk

As fire season draws near, Sonoma County this week announced a vegetation management grant program for high-risk areas and key ecosystems.
Anna Trunnell, Santa Rosa School District
Apr 23, 2021

Santa Rosa School District Selects Finalist for Superintendent

Anna Trunnell, the Santa Rosa City Schools District assistant superintendent of human resources, has been selected as the finalist for district superintendent.
George Floyd, Derek Chauvin verdict - New York Times
Apr 20, 2021

Bay Area Leaders, Activists React to Verdict in Chauvin Trial

Tuesday's guilty verdict to all three counts against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd drew swift reactions.
Apr 16, 2021

State Oversight Agency Places PG&E Under ‘Enhanced Oversight’

PG&E has not made adequate progress in utilizing risk management tools to determine where vegetation management efforts should be directed.
Police Car Lights Flickr
Mar 31, 2021

Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run Death of Santa Rosa Woman Arrested

Clifford Adams was wanted in connection with the March 23 death of 43-year-old Kellie Jones of Santa Rosa.
Santa Rosa Sonoma County library
Mar 31, 2021

Santa Rosa City Manager Sean McGlynn Resigns

Sean McGlynn, who has served in the role since 2014, accepted a city manager position with the city of Escondido in Southern California.