Sonoma County

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Contracts Approved For Officer Body Cameras In Sonoma County Following Andy Lopez Sheriff Shooting

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved three five-year contracts totaling $1.1 million to equip 241 sworn county sheriff’s officers with body-worn cameras.

12/09/2014

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Former Petaluma Female Firefighter Files Discrimination And Harassment Lawsuit

A former female firefighter has filed a discrimination and harassment suit against the Petaluma Fire Department.

12/09/2014

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Petaluma Farm Heeds Omnivore’s Dilemma For A Personal Approach To Thanksgiving Turkey

You’ll probably shop for your Thanksgiving turkey at the supermarket, but Mike Sugerman went About The Bay to meet his meat at Tara Firma Farms in Petaluma.

11/24/2014

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Santa Rosa Woman Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For 5th DUI Offense

A Santa Rosa woman with four previous DUI convictions was sentenced to four years in prison Monday for her fifth DUI offense, Sonoma County prosecutors said Tuesday.

11/18/2014

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4-Year-Old Boy Who Fell Off Cliff At Bodega Head In Intensive Care

A 4-year-old boy who fell off of a cliff while visiting Bodega Head with his family on the Sonoma Coast on Monday afternoon is in serious condition at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland.

11/11/2014

Crews pull a 4-year-old boy to safety after he fell more than 230 feet off a cliff at Bodega Head on November 10, 2014. (CBS)

4-Year-Old Rescued, Taken To Hospital After Falling 230 Feet Down Cliff Off Bodega Bay

A 4-year-old boy was rescued after he fell more than 230 feet down a cliff at Bodega Head off Bodega Bay on Monday.

11/10/2014

Oakland anti-police brutality march, October 22nd, 2014 (photo courtesy: Chris Filippi)

Oakland Anti-Police Brutality March Coincides With 1-Year-Anniversary Of Andy Lopez Shooting Death

About 200 demonstrators took to the streets in downtown Oakland on Wednesday as part of a rally and march against police brutality. The event coincided with the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of 13-year-old Andy Lopez from Santa Rosa, by a sheriff’s deputy.

10/22/2014

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Healdsburg City Officials Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

The Healdsburg City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that will ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 making it the first city in California to do so.

10/22/2014

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Cyclist Injured After Squirrel Fatally Jumps Into Spokes During Charity Race

A small squirrel sent a cyclist in the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike ride in Sonoma County to the hospital on Saturday.

10/07/2014

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Dozens Of Rattlesnakes Released Into Wild After Being Captured In Bay Area Neighborhoods

Dozens of rattlesnakes found in residential neighborhoods and captured were set to be released into the wild Friday in Northern California so they could prepare for a winter hibernation.

10/03/2014

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