Sonoma County

A man shows a type of marijuana at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. A bicycle ride against drug trafficking and in favour of the legalization of self-cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes took place in Medellin on October 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

High & Dry: California’s Drought Prompts Crackdown On Marijuana Farmers

As the drought worsens, water managers are drafting new rules to mitigate the impact of pot farming with Marijuana being one of the biggest cash crops, from Santa Rosa north.

05/08/2015

(L-R) A funnel cloud seen over Sebastopol, the same cloud dissipating and showing the circular structure. (Kathy Munch/CBS)

Funnel Cloud Spotted In Sebastopol As May Storm Moves Through Bay Area

A KPIX Weather Watcher spotted a funnel cloud from Sebastopol Thursday morning.

05/07/2015

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Body Of Third Missing Marin County Fisherman Found Wednesday

A Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter crew on Wednesday found the body of one of the two men who remained missing after a fishing boat overturned on the rocks near Tomales Point in Marin County last week.

04/23/2015

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Deputies Shoot Wrong-Way Driver Who Struck 3 Deputies In Sonoma County

Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputies shot a driver that drove a car into three deputies Wednesday night in Sonoma County.

04/23/2015

Pinot Noir grapes (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Grapevine-Killing Pest Turns Up In Sonoma County

Sonoma County agriculture inspectors are on high alert after discovering a pest that has been the scourge of the wine grape industry in tree shipments from Southern California.

04/13/2015

Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit/ SMART Train (sonomamarintrain.org)

Sonoma, Marin County Residents Get First Glimpse Of SMART Commuter Train In Cotati

Marin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.

04/07/2015

Police Investigation

Sonoma County Man Arrested After Bizarre String Of Burglaries, Threats

A Sonoma County man was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of burglary, home invasion robbery, vehicle theft, and criminal threats to a Knights Valley family over the weekend and a woman Monday.

04/06/2015

22-ounce wooden-handled framing hammer with milled head and "straight" claw (Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 ca via Wikimedia Commons)

Corte Madera Man Allegedly Tailed Driver Who Cut Him Off, Assaulted Him With Hammer

Sean Exter allegedly got angry when a box truck cut in front of him on Bodega Highway and hit the driver on the back of the head with a carpenter’s framing hammer.

04/04/2015

Missing. (CBS)

12-Year-Old Boy Missing Overnight Found In Santa Rosa

A 12-year-old boy who went missing from his home outside of Santa Rosa Tuesday evening has been found Wednesday morning.

03/18/2015

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Marijuana Grower Must Pay Santa Rosa Landlord Almost $13,000 In Back Rent

A 23-year-old man was ordered to pay $12,614 in restitution to his former Santa Rosa landlord on Monday for lost rent after police uncovered an illegal marijuana grow operation there, according to the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office.

03/17/2015

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