.Bay City News Service

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May 2, 2023

Report: Majority of Sonoma County students unprepared for kindergarten

Communities all over the state are reporting impacts on enrollment and test scores for school-age children in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but...
Police car lights California
Mar 2, 2023

DEVELOPING: 16-year-old boy fatally stabbed at Montgomery High School

UPDATE - Thursday, March 2: School district offers mental health services Santa Rosa City Schools is offering mental health services to students and the broader...
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.