Sep 19, 2022

Petaluma Council strengthens eviction protections with split vote

The Petaluma City Council last week approved additional protections for renters in the face of opposition from property owners. Petaluma’s new rules, known as the Residential Tenancy Protections, will extend “Just Cause” protections to a far broader array of rental properties than a current state law governing evictions, including covering...
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Aug 30, 2022

California Air Resources Board aims to phase out gas cars

New gasoline-powered cars will be banned in California beginning with 2035 models under a new groundbreaking regulation unanimously approved...
Sebastopol Urgent Care
Aug 23, 2022

Sebastopol Urgent Care doctors tirelessly serve West County

It has been a long year for Sebastopol Urgent Care.  Founders Drs. Libby Flower and Kathleen Whisman have worked themselves,...
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Aug 10, 2022

Localuma Workshop Offers More Inclusive Approach to Sustainability

Last Friday I sat down with a couple of hundred other bright-eyed optimists at Petaluma’s much-loved Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds...
Aug. 5 Vigil - Santa Rosa, California
Aug 10, 2022

Family, Activists Hold Vigil After Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots, Kills Man

On Saturday, July 29, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office issued a public statement revealing that a deputy had shot...
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Aug 10, 2022

Bohemian Interviews Former SF DA Chesa Boudin

On Sunday, Aug. 14, former San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin will visit Sonoma for a talk hosted by...
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Aug 3, 2022

UCSF study finds 4/5ths of COVID cases going unreported

Roughly 80% of current COVID-19 test results go unreported due to the widespread availability and use of rapid at-home...
Santa Rosa City Council - July 2022
Aug 3, 2022

Santa Rosa Council delays request for raise, Measure O renewal to ballot

With forecasts of a recession looming large, the Santa Rosa City Council last week opted not to request a...
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