Mudslides, School Closures As Storm Smacks Bay AreaHeavy rain continued to deluge the Bay Area early Friday, turning creeks into raging torrents of water, triggering school closures in Sonoma County and mudslides that closed Highway 1. Meanwhile, authorities have canceled flood warnings for the Russian and Napa rivers.
Debate Over Homelessness Grows In GuernevilleIn the normally quiet west Sonoma County town of Guerneville, the debate over homelessness is getting downright loud.
Home Partially Collapses Onto Truck Below In Russian River Community Of Monte RioPart of a home’s retaining wall collapsed onto a truck when the land underneath the home began sliding in west Sonoma County Monday.
Untreated Water Released Into Russian River Tributary To Protect FishThe Camp Meeker Recreation and Park District near Occidental in western Sonoma County is releasing untreated water from its treatment facility into a tributary of the Russian River to protect the summer rearing of coho salmon and steelhead.
Swimmers Urged To Avoid Russian River After Dog Dies From Toxic AlgaeSonoma County public health officials are asking people to stay out of the Russian River this Labor Day weekend after a dog death was tied to a toxic blue-green algae bloom in the area.
Russian River Visitors Warned About Possibly Toxic AlgaeSonoma County officials began posting signs Friday at public beaches along the Russian River, warning swimmers of possibly toxic algae blooms.
Actor James Franco Posts Facebook Selfie About Film Being Shot In Sonoma CountyActor and Palo Alto native James Franco shared a selfie from the North Bay as he is filming a new movie in Sonoma County’s Russian River area.
Man Drowns In Monte Rio, Body Found At Bottom Of Russian RiverA man drowned Saturday afternoon after he went missing in the Russian River near Monte Rio Beach.
Narsai David Food News: Two Wines That You Should Be Drinking This SummerOur food and wine expert Narsai David has two wine recommendations that should find their way on your dinner table this summer.
CHP Investigating Friday Night Crash That May Have Killed Cloverdale Teen Found Beside Russian RiverThe CHP is investigating a car crash on Friday night they believe may have killed a 16-year-old Cloverdale High School student whose body was found Saturday by the Russian River.
Rowdy Vacation Renters Cause Headache For Guerneville ResidentsQuaint towns in the Wine Country and along the Russian River are seeing a flood of weekend vacationers. And that's leading to headaches.
20.5-Foot Rise In River Levels As 10 Inches Of Rain Set To Hit Bay Area MountainsThe massive storm bearing down on the Bay Area will dump up to 10 inches of rain on the highest local mountains, triggering a rise in the Russian River of a whopping 20 feet, 6 inches by 3 p.m. Saturday, according to National Weather Service river forecasts.

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