The new Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park had to shut its doors shortly after opening for business at 10 a.m. Tuesday because of the crowds that flooded the casino, the parking lot and nearby roadways.
A Jaguar driven by a suspected drunken driver veered into a Toyota on state Highway 121 in Sonoma County Tuesday evening, killing the passenger in the Jaguar and injuring the other three occupants of the two cars—including a 5-year-old girl.
Authorities say an abalone diver who disappeared off the coast of Sonoma County is presumed dead.
Three wind-fueled fires burning Friday sent thick clouds of smoke across most of the Bay Area. The largest fire was burning near Suisun City, with another burning in Bencia and a third near Rohnert Park.
A Northern California jury has convicted a man of being in possession of money from a pot deal after police discovered the marijuana-scented cash, but no drugs, in his car’s trunk.
A man suspected of assaulting a woman after their dogs got in a fight on Sunday turned himself in to Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies in Santa Rosa on Tuesday evening.
Bow hunters are being asked to take aim to help control the deer population in a 5,000-acre wildlife preserve near Lake Sonoma in northern California.
A 40-acre brush fire that destroyed six structures in an area south of Sonoma was extinguished early Monday morning but a power line was destroyed and many residents remain without power as PG&E crews work to restore it, fire officials said.
A former San Francisco assistant police chief apparently committed suicide Wednesday evening outside a Sonoma County sheriff’s substation, a sheriff’s lieutenant said Thursday morning.
Deputies have located a minimum-security inmate who escaped while on a work crew at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on Wednesday,