October Rains Push Russian River Flow Way Above Average, Helping SalmonMuch of the Bay Area received above average rainfall during the month of October.
Young Sisters Die After Truck Plunges Into Russian RiverAt least two people were dead after a vehicle careened off Highway 1 near Jenner early Tuesday, crashing into the Russian River and submerging below the waters, authorities said.
Toxic Algae Blooms Spurred By Fertilizer Runoff Plague CaliforniaFertilizer runoff, combined with the ongoing drought, is contributing to toxic blue-green algae blooms in California.
Warning Issued For Blue-Green Algae In The Russian RiverSonoma County health officials say there's been another toxic algae bloom on the Russian River and are urging people to be careful.
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.