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Feb 2, 2023

Ranches Poisoning Point Reyes National Seashore with Manure

January storms lashed a hilltop cattle feedlot at J Ranch in Point Reyes National Seashore. Tons of E. coli, ammonia, and nitrogen laden manure liquified and flooded downhill across a popular hiking trail, splashing into Kehoe Creek, which drains into the Pacific Ocean. A hiker photographed the catastrophe and emailed...
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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...
Jan 9, 2023

County names Dave Kiff director of Homelessness Services Division

Dave Kiff, a Healdsburg resident with more than 40 years of experience in state and local government, has been...
Jan 5, 2023

Dog Down: Novato police officer shoots neighbor’s dog

On a drizzly Sunday morning in September, a tragic series of events unfolded in Petaluma that ended with two...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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