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Report: Wildfires caused by power lines

Posted on June 9, 2018
Report: Wildfires caused by power lines

The state firefighting agency said Friday that downed PG&E power lines caused 12 Northern California wildfires in October, including... Continue

What’s on your bucket list?

Posted on June 8, 2018
What's on your bucket list?

By Kelsey Maddox By now everyone has heard bucket lists: the unfinished business of our lives and what we want to accomplish while... Continue

Sonoma history: The war before the revolt

Posted on June 8, 2018
Sonoma history: The war before the revolt

By George McKale | From The Sun archives Here in Sonoma, the Bear Flag Revolt takes on a life of its own. Like many, I agree that... Continue

Free range sculpture

Posted on June 8, 2018
Free range sculpture

The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art opens a second season of public art in Sonoma Plaza this summer with the official unveiling of outdoor... Continue

Heat on PG&E as fire investigations continue

Posted on June 7, 2018
Heat on PG&E as fire investigations continue

By Dan de la Torre The October fires in Sonoma and Napa counties claimed the lives of over 40 people; thousands of homes and structures... Continue

Election notes, Tuesday fire wrap, and blanket coverage

Posted on June 7, 2018
Election notes, Tuesday fire wrap, and blanket coverage

The new Sonoma County Sheriff will be the force’s Capt. Mark Essick, who had the endorsement of outgoing Chief Rob Giordano, elected... Continue

Petitioning for legal cannabis

Posted on June 6, 2018
Petitioning for legal cannabis

Jon Early delivers to City Hall signed petitions backing a ballot measure allowing the controlled retail sale of cannabis within city... Continue

Cowpunks gone wild

Posted on June 6, 2018
Cowpunks gone wild

The Surreal McCoys, the best cowpunk band to ever come out of Notre Dame Law School, play a benefit gig Friday, June 8. Its signature... Continue

UPDATE: Evacuation canceled for Fremont Drive/Hwy 12 fire area

Posted on June 5, 2018
UPDATE: Evacuation canceled for Fremont Drive/Hwy 12 fire area

Sheriff’s Alert, 3 p.m. EVACUATION LIFTED, ALL CLEAR Sheriff’s Alert, 1:04 p.m. “Everyone within a half-mile radius... Continue

Sonoma police chief to retire

Posted on June 5, 2018
Sonoma police chief to retire

After a 28-year career with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, the last 11 as chief of police for the city of Sonoma, Bret Sackett,... Continue