Crabbing Groups Oppose Legislation Requiring ‘Ropeless’ Gear

"As we move into the future, we can have both productive crabbing operations and oceans that are safe for whales and sea turtles," the bill's author says.

Ravitch Presses Criminal Charges Against PG&E for Role in Kincade Fire

The complaint charges PG&E with 5 felonies and 28 misdemeanors, including unlawfully causing a fire that resulted in great bodily injury.

California Sets June 15 Goal for Full Reopening

The move would eliminate the complex web of county-by-county tiers and replace it with a statewide reopening of businesses.

Open Mic: School Districts Must Support LGBTQIA+ Community

"White supremacy and hatred toward LGBTQIA+ people are alive in Sonoma County," a group of local leaders writes.

Is the Music Over at Mills College?

On March 17, Mills College announced that ongoing financial problems, exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, would mean the end of its history as a degree-granting institution.

Newsom Allocates $81 Million to Bolster CAL FIRE Crews

The $80.74 million will enable Cal Fire to hire 1,256 seasonal firefighters through the end of the fiscal year on June 30.

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.

Anti-Asian Sentiment Nothing New in North Bay

Sonoma County officials and activists have denounced anti-Asian racism in a flood of public statements over the past two weeks.
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