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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 a private bidder.  Known as the Sonoma Developmental Center since 1986, the Glen Ellen property was used as one of the state’s numerous mental hospitals beginning...
Food For All/Comida para Todos volunteers 2020
Oct 19, 2022

Rising food and gas prices spell trouble for North Bay nonprofits

In the North Bay, as across the country, the price of doing good is rising. In 2018, two years before...
Sara Aminzadeh and Damon Connolly
Oct 11, 2022

Two Democrats spend $1.2 million in fight for North Bay Assembly seat

Two Democrats are waging a costly fight to represent the North Bay in the state Assembly. In the June primary,...
Oct 4, 2022

SMART agrees to expand role of community oversight group

Following years of criticism for a lack of transparency, the North Bay’s public rail agency has agreed to expand...
National Union of Healthcare Workers - Sept. 2022 - Will Carruthers
Sep 27, 2022

Kaiser Therapists’ Strike Over Staffing Levels Continues

Mental healthcare workers across northern California have been on strike for over a month, pushing Kaiser Permanente to staff...
Sonoma Developmental Center - California
Aug 16, 2022

Sonoma County Publishes Report on Impacts of Development at Former State Hospital Site

Sonoma County moved closer to developing a plan for the former site of the Sonoma Developmental Center, releasing a draft environmental impact report on Aug. 10.
Sonoma County Sheriff's Office - Aug. 14, 2022
Aug 16, 2022

Sonoma Sheriff’s Office Releases 11-Minute Edited Video of Fatal Shooting

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, Aug. 14, released an 11-minute, edited video on Facebook showing a portion...
Jun 22, 2022

Clouded by Coho

Last winter’s coho run spawns hope By Cole Hershey The rains of 2021 were a soothing balm to the drying lands...
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