Quaint towns in the Wine Country and along the Russian River are seeing a flood of weekend vacationers. And that’s leading to headaches.
Four men wearing masks broke into a Guerneville home and tied up and beat the residents in a suspected marijuana-related home invasion robbery early Friday morning, a Sonoma County sheriff’s sergeant said.
Residents near the Guerneville Bridge are taking things in stride and have been under a voluntary evacuation order following Thursday’s heavy rains, but only low-lying areas are affected.
Sonoma County officials are advising residents in low-lying areas near the Russian River to evacuate in advance of expected flooding.
At least four local rivers including the Napa, Russian, Navarro and Sacramento Rivers are forecast to peak above flood stage late Thursday or early Friday, adding up to 32 feet of water to their nearly dry banks as torrential rain reaches the watershed, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration charts.
A video has surfaced of a Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy punching a man he was trying to restrain in Guerneville.
An American Indian tribe in the North Bay has made a dramatic change following a KPIX 5 report on members being disenrolled.
A downed power pole has blocked the roadway of state Highway 116 in unincorporated Sonoma County Monday morning. Roughly 3,900 customers in that area are without power.
A woman suspected of assaulting a roommate with a baseball bat at a marijuana grow house in Inverness Park was arrested late Monday night in Guerneville, a Marin County sheriff’s lieutenant said.
A deputy sheriff fatally shot a kidnapping suspect following a vehicle pursuit in an unincorporated area of Sonoma County near Guerneville late Thursday night.