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Will Carruthers ATTENTION Petaluma tenants and their supporters gathered in front of Petaluma City Hall on May 2 to advocate for additional protections for renters.
May 4, 2022

Activists Push Petaluma for Eviction Protections

By Will Carruthers The Petaluma City Council on Monday, May 2, unanimously selected passing stronger protections for renters as one of the council’s legislative priorities...
PG&E building, Petaluma
Apr 20, 2022

PG&E Settles Wildfire Cases With $55 Million Deal

For better or worse, California’s largest utility company is here to stay. Last year, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s office filed numerous charges against...
The Last Great Wilderness - Lenny Kohm
Apr 5, 2022

Refuge Defenders: Sonoma Activists’ Role in Preventing Oil Drilling in the Arctic Refuge

Reading Finis Dunaway’s Defending the Arctic Refuge: A Photographer, an Indigenous Nation, and a Fight for Environmental Justice, it’s hard not to think about...
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Mar 23, 2022

Sonoma County Applies for More Rent Relief Funding

With the end of a state eviction protection law fast approaching, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, March 22, directed staff to...
Santa Rosa High School - Wulfnoth/Wikimedia
Mar 9, 2022

Community Forum Calls for Extension of School Mask Mandates

On Tuesday, a coalition of Sonoma County medical professionals, parents, teachers and students called for an extension of local mask mandates in order to...
Save Our Sonoma - Sundari Mase
Feb 28, 2022

Anti-Mandate Group Tipped Press Democrat to Health Officer’s Charges

A Sonoma County anti-vaccine mandate group, Save Our Sonoma, took credit for tipping the Press Democrat off to Sonoma County Health Officer Dr. Sundari...
Feb 22, 2022

Marc Levine Pushes for Transparency at Department of Insurance

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, Assemblymember Marc Levine announced legislation which would require the state’s Department of Insurance to regularly disclose staffers’ communications with insurance...
Garrick Byers - Sonoma County
Feb 22, 2022

Sonoma County Seeks Community Input on Hiring Next IOLERO Director

Sonoma County is asking for community feedback to guide a nationwide search to select the next director of the County’s Independent Office of Law...