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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 of California, filling reservoirs to the edges of dams across Marin and Sonoma counties. During and proceeding these heavy downpours, many in the media noted the season as a miracle for...
Apr 19, 2022

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Sonoma Developmental Center Main Building
Jan 4, 2022

Debate Over Future of Sonoma Developmental Center Heats Up

Since the state announced plans to close the Sonoma Developmental Center several years ago, the potential of the sprawling...
Farallon Islands - cricketsblog/Wikimedia
Dec 21, 2021

Coastal Commission Approves Plan to Poison Mice on Farallon Islands

The California Coastal Commission signed the death warrant for tens of thousands of house mice living on the South...
Petaluma City Hall
Dec 14, 2021

Petaluma Takes Step Toward Establishing Community Police Oversight

The Petaluma City Council recently took a step towards establishing community oversight of the city’s police department during a...
Ray Tilton portrait
Nov 30, 2021

World AIDS Day: The State of Treatment and Prevention in Sonoma County

“In the beginning, we had to pull every resource together in order to take care of each other,” says...
Nov 23, 2021

SMART Projected to Lose at Least $400,000 per Year Hauling Freight

Among its critics, SMART, the North Bay’s passenger rail service, has gained a reputation as an opaque money-pit of...
Beaver pond - Sonoma Valley, California
Nov 16, 2021

Sonoma Valley Advocates Push for Reintroduction of Beavers

On the southwest side of the City of Sonoma, a small stream named Fryer Creek cuts through a quiet...
Memorial - October 2020
Oct 19, 2021

Remembering Andy Lopez: Pain Lingers 8 Years After Shooting Death of 13-year-old

From her second-floor window, Concepción Dominguez Galvan watched the neighborhood children play in the open field right next to...
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