Exactly ten years ago, a young couple camping at a Sonoma County beach near Jenner was shot to death while they slept in their sleeping bags; the case remains unsolved. Their victims’ families will visit the site Friday where it all happened.
An oil tanker overturned on state Highway 1 Tuesday morning, spilling 5,600 gallons of oil onto the roadway and into a dry creek bed north of Jenner in Sonoma County, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Transportation officials say a section of Highway 1 through Sonoma County closed because of storm damage will remain closed indefinitely.
State Highway 1 between Meyers Grade Road north of Jenner and Timber Cove Road north of Fort Ross on the Sonoma Coast will remain closed for at least a week.
A mud- and rockslide has closed state Highway 1 north of Jenner on the Sonoma Coast until at noon on Friday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mendocino County man for robbery and other offenses after a pursuit along state Highway 1 on the Sonoma Coast Friday afternoon.
UPDATE: A motorcyclist who died after he drove off state Highway 1 near Jenner on Tuesday afternoon was identified Wednesday morning as 48-year-old Douglas Scott Fennell, of Santa Rosa.
A Southern California woman who went missing over the weekend was found dead inside her car in the Russian River in Sonoma County on Monday afternoon, authorities said Tuesday.
Rescue teams in Sonoma County were set to search the Russian River Monday morning where a 62-year-old woman is believed to have driven off the road south of Jenner late Saturday night, according to the sheriff’s office.
A 60-year-old man died when a crab fishing boat containing four other people capsized Tuesday morning off the Sonoma County coast near Jenner, a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant said.