Folks living outside Sebastapol have been getting sightings of an animal that isn’t normally seen much in these parts: a big brown bear.
Sebastian Miranda, 28, of Santa Rosa, was arrested in front of the Sonoma County Courthouse in Santa Rosa on Tuesday morning after he parked his van on Administration Drive, police Sgt. David Linscomb said.
An 88-year-old woman was found injured on Monday morning after she spent the weekend trapped inside an overturned vehicle down an embankment in Sonoma County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Fugitive and alleged serial car thief Dimitri Storm pleaded not guilty to nine charges in Oakland Monday in connection with attempted auto burglaries in Berkeley last week.
Sonoma County residents will soon have the option for greener electricity, but officials said the program wouldn’t completely replace PG&E.
State health officials are investigating a possible security breach involving 2,000 California birth records.
Firefighters have contained two vegetation fires in Napa County but are still battling one other blaze in that county and one in Sonoma County Thursday, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said.
Hundreds of firefighters were battling three large vegetation fires in Sonoma and Napa counties Wednesday afternoon.
Authorities say three abalone divers died in separate incidents over the weekend in Northern California, where powerful rip currents were reported.
Fugitive Dimitri Storm, who is suspected of stealing vehicles in at least five Bay Area counties, might have picked up a hitchhiker in San Mateo County Monday.