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,
The body of 14-year-old Ryan Kinney was found several miles from the family’s camp site on a private logging property off Annapolis Road near the town of Gualala, said California Highway Patrol Officer Jon Sloat.
A Sonoma County official arrested on suspicion of prowling and burglary at a woman’s house has made his first court appearance.
A look at two wines from 2010, a Russian River Valley Pinot Noir and a Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley.
Two Sonoma County girls under 15 years old have won national weightlifting championship titles in Missouri. The girls, Julia McKairnes, 12, of Santa Rosa, and Chloe Tacata, 13, of Rohnert Park are members of the Myles Ahead Weightlifting Team of Petaluma.
Nathaniel Ridgway Schmidt, 20, of Cazadero, was sentenced Thursday in Sonoma County Superior Court to five years’ probation and one year in the Sonoma County North Detention Facility.
The California Department of Parks and Recreation was appealing the Sonoma County Board of Zoning Adjustment’s denial of its plan to install self-pay boxes at 14 beach parking lots from Salt Point to Bodega Head on the Sonoma Coast.