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Aug 22, 2023

A.I.rony: State Sen. Bill Dodd automates resolution writing

Add lawmakers to the list of workers whose jobs could be threatened by artificial intelligence. Weighing in on one of the hot topics of the year, the California Legislature last week unanimously adopted a statement expressing the state’s commitment to examining and possibly regulating AI, the headline-grabbing technology. The twist? The...
Steve Jaxon - Photo by Daedalus Howell
Jun 6, 2023

Radio Daze: Steve Jaxon, ‘The Drive’ plan next moves

Avid listeners of KSRO will notice an unfamiliar sound coming through the drive-time airwaves this week. As was announced last...
May 30, 2023

Tick Talk: Blood-sucking arachnids spread disease in Northern California

What the heck is that thing in the photo? A hazelnut? A small dumpling with eight legs? Perhaps an...
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May 2, 2023

Report: Majority of Sonoma County students unprepared for kindergarten

Communities all over the state are reporting impacts on enrollment and test scores for school-age children in the wake...
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May 1, 2023

Petaluma Copperfield’s Books workers win union election

Just in time for Independent Bookstore Day (April 29) and May Day (May 1), workers at Copperfield’s Books Petaluma...
Chris Smalls at Santa Rosa Junior College - Photo by Chelsea Kurnick
Apr 25, 2023

Amazon Labor Union leader Chris Smalls tours Sonoma County

Chris Small’s rise to fame came quickly and for an unexpected reason. As a teenager, Smalls was a rapper, arranging...
Apr 18, 2023

Petaluma-based mobile crisis intervention program expands to San Rafael

The “subject down” call came into the San Rafael police dispatcher on Thursday morning at 10:22 a.m. A passerby...
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Apr 11, 2023

Maria Carrillo High School journalists cover protests, campus gun scares

Adults might imagine the work of a high school journalist as relatively frivolous, with time spent covering school dances,...
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