China Camp - King tide - Chelsea Kurnick
Jan 24, 2023

King tides offer North Bay residents a preview of sea level rise

On Sunday, Jan. 22, a group of hikers stood on a hillside in China Camp State Park near San Rafael watching, not wildlife thriving...
@iliketuleelk/Twitter - Point Reyes National Seashore fence
Jan 17, 2023

Point Reyes Fence Killer Confesses in Anonymous Letter

An anonymous vandal is drawing attention to the historic plight of hundreds of Tule elk trapped behind a wire and post fence at the...
Bill Mead/Unsplash
Dec 20, 2022

California regulators update metering rules for solar panel

In a long-awaited vote, California regulators last week unanimously approved a policy which critics argue may reduce installation of new solar arrays on homes...
Sonoma Developmental Center - JessaDMay/Wikimedia Commons
Dec 13, 2022

As Sonoma Developmental Center decisions near, groups push for public benefits

After years of public meetings, the future of the 945-acre Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC) property may be determined in the coming months.  The state agency...
Santa Rosa Mobile Home Parks
Dec 13, 2022

Santa Rosa strengthens mobile home park rent control rules

The Santa Rosa City Council last week finalized a legislative effort to shield residents of the city’s mobile home parks from significant rent hikes. Santa...
Vines - Daniel Salgado/Unsplash
Dec 7, 2022

Napa Valley landfill faces $619,400 Water Board fine

A family-owned landfill serving Napa County is facing a $619,400 fine for allegedly polluting a nearby creek in 2019. A proposed settlement agreement, announced by...
Santa Rosa teacher housing - Google Maps
Dec 6, 2022

Sonoma County moves ahead with teacher housing project following COVID delays

With teachers struggling to afford housing, Sonoma County last week unveiled a partial solution in a long-delayed project: publicly-financed housing dedicated to public employees. On...
Sonoma Developmental Center building - Will Carruthers
Nov 23, 2022

Sonoma Developmental Center plan heads to Board of Supervisors

On Dec. 16, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors is set to consider a plan to sell off 945 acres of state-owned land to...