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Sonoma County

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Driver Killed In Triple Fatal Highway 1 Crash Near Sea Ranch Had Alcohol In System

The driver of a vehicle involved in a crash that killed him and two other family members on state Highway 1 in the Sea Ranch area of Sonoma County last month had alcohol in his system, California Highway Patrol officials said Monday.

07/28/2014

Delia Garcia-Bratcher listens during a court hearing in Santa Rosa, May 22, 2014. (CBS)

No Filing Decision Yet In Santa Rosa Mom’s Alleged Assault Of Bully

A Santa Rosa woman will have to wait until late August to find out if she will be prosecuted for allegedly injuring a schoolboy she believes bullied her daughter at school.

07/17/2014

Delia Garcia-Bratcher listens during a court hearing in Santa Rosa, May 22, 2014. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Mom Accused Of Assaulting Daughter’s Alleged Bully Due In Court Thursday

California prosecutors are expected to disclose whether they are charging a mom accused of attacking a 12-year-old boy alleged to have bullied her daughter.

07/17/2014

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters Call For Removal Of Sonoma D.A. After Decision To Not Charge Deputy In Andy Lopez’ Fatal Shooting

Dozens of protesters rallied at the Sonoma County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon to denounce District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s decision to not charge sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus with the murder of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.

07/08/2014

The deal will connect Pole Mountain to two adjacent preserves, Jenner Headlands (pictured) and Little Black Mountain. (Photo by Ryan DiGaudio/PRBO/Creative Commons)

Sonoma County’s Highest Peak Protected Under New $2.3 Million Deal

Pole Mountain, Sonoma County’s highest peak, will be protected and preserved for public use as part of a $2.3 million sale to the Sonoma Land Trust.

07/01/2014

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3 Teenagers Killed In Crash Along Winding, Coastal Highway 1 In Sonoma County

A third teen has died in a car crash early Sunday morning on state Highway 1 in the area of Sea Ranch in Sonoma County, a hospital spokeswoman said.

06/30/2014

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Activists Call For Justice Dept. Investigation Of Sonoma Co. Law Enforcement’s Use Of Deadly Force

Civil rights activists and a group of surviving family members of police-related deaths are calling for a U.S. Department of Justice investigation of Sonoma County for what they call “an epidemic of deadly force by police”.

06/24/2014

An emissions-producing diesel tanker truck passes non-polluting windmills along the 10 freeway on December 8, 2009 near Banning, California. Sustained global warming shows no sign of letting up according to new analysis by the World Meteorological Organization made public at the climate talks in Copenhagen. Although global temperature fluctuates from year to year, overall the decade of the 2000s is likely the warmest decade in the past 150 years covered by the report. This decade is warmer than the 1990s which were warmer than the 1980s, and so on. The conclusion meshes with independent analysis by the National Climatic Data Center and NASA. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Overturned Tanker In Sonoma County Spills 5,600 Gallons Of Oil, Closes Highway 1

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.

06/24/2014

Windsor Shooting

Gunman Remains At Large In Windsor House Party Shooting That Killed Teen Boy, Injured 3 Others

Deputies were seeking information about the suspects who fatally shot a 15-year-old boy and injured three others at a party in Windsor early Sunday morning.

06/23/2014

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Wild, High-Speed Chase In Sonoma County Ends With Suspected Meth Dealers’ Arrest

Two men who led authorities in a high-speed chase in Sonoma County on Thursday afternoon were arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine valued at over $10,000.

06/21/2014

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