'We Feel Alive Again;' BottleRock Napa Valley Attendees Soak In the New NormalIt almost felt like old times for attendees at BottleRock Napa Valley as the festival finally kicked off Friday after being canceled last year because of the pandemic.
COVID: Sonoma County Correctional Lieutenant Dies From Virus ComplicationsA correctional lieutenant who has been with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office for 14 years has died from complications due to COVID-19.
Crews Have Lassen Fire In Lucas Valley-Marinwood Almost Completely ContainedCal Fire reported early Thursday morning that a grass fire started in the Lucas Valley-Marinwood community the afternoon before was still burning but fire crews had it 90% contained.
UPDATE: Firefighters Halt Grass Fire Near San Rafael; Evacuations Lifted In Lucas Valley-MarinwoodA grass fire in the Lucas Valley-Marinwood area near San Rafael forced a number of evacuations Wednesday afternoon before firefighters got it under control. 
Santa Rosa Police Seek Information In Recent Sideshow, Reward OfferedPolice in Santa Rosa are offering a reward for information in connection with a sideshow where dozens of vehicles were involved last week.
Santa Rosa Requiring Proof Of Vaccination Or Weekly Testing For All City EmployeesCity officials have announced that as of Oct. 1 all municipal employees will be required to produce proof of COVID vaccination or face weekly tests.
COVID: Vallejo Officials Adopt Indoor Masking Mandate Even For Vaccinated ResidentsDuring a special city council meeting Tuesday night, Vallejo officials unanimously approved a new mask mandate that will require face coverings at indoor activities or in public spaces for all residents regardless of vaccination status.
Marin Water District Revisiting Possible Water Pipeline Over Richmond-San Rafael BridgeThe worsening drought is forcing one Bay Area water district to revisit a possible solution and in a sense, go back in time. 
Evening Fire At Petaluma House Displaces 4A Petaluma home caught fire Monday night and the smoke made it too dangerous to live in, displacing four people, fire officials said.
COVID: CDC Report On Outbreak At Marin School Is A Primer For In-Person LearningAn in-depth report from the Centers for Disease Control highlighting a major COVID-19 outbreak at one Marin County school is giving a clear picture of the do’s and don’ts for schools that are fully reopening.
Cluster of Small Quakes Rattles Lake County Sunday AfternoonMore than a dozen small quakes struck west of Cobb in Lake County on Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Volunteers Carry Water Miles to Help Struggling Point Reyes Tule Elk Survive DroughtOn Saturday at Point Reyes, dozens of volunteers trekked 6 miles round-trip, carrying gallons of water, to replenish a watering hole used by tule elk trying to survive the drought.
Lake Mendocino Water Level Drops to Nearly Historic LowThe water level in Lake Mendocino on Thursday fell below 20,000 acre feet despite earlier state orders preventing hundreds of water rights holders from drawing from the Russian River.
COVID: Unvaccinated Marin County Teacher Infected Students in May Delta Variant OutbreakAn unvaccinated elementary school teacher in Marin County appears to have been at the center of a COVID delta variant outbreak last May, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
UPDATE: Boil Water Notice Lifted for Areas of Healdsburg Affected by Water Main BreakA boil water notice has been canceled after affecting a large portion of Healdsburg since Wednesday when a water main broke at a construction site, city officials said Friday.