SMART Train Board Looks To Extend Sales Tax To Fund Transit SystemAt a meeting last week, the SMART transit board revealed that if it doesn’t get a long-term extension of its sales tax hike, the agency will be broke in five years.
Forestville Teachers Union On Strike Two Days Before School Year Starts16 teachers in the Forestville Union School District are on strike after an agreement was not reached during six hours of negotiations Monday.
San Rafael Mayor Orders Flags At Full-Staff, Vows Action On GunsCity flags in San Rafael are flying at full-staff again Monday.
3 Arrested After Raw Sewage From RV Dumped Into Santa Rosa Storm DrainThree people were arrested after allegedly pouring an entire tank of raw sewage - approximately 50 gallons - from a recreational vehicle into a storm drain on Saturday night.
Sonoma Co. Teachers, School District To Negotiate Once More Before StrikeThe Forestville Teachers Association will sit down with the school district for a final round of contract negotiations at 6:30 a.m. Monday morning before their planned strike begins.
Sausalito Marin City District Agrees To Desegregate School In Settlement With StateA school district in wealthy Marin County has agreed to desegregate a flailing school that state officials found was intentionally created for low-income minority children.
Mill Valley Homeowners Push Back Against New Fire-Prevention OrdinanceThe Mill Valley city council just passed an ordinance requiring homeowners to take more measures to protect their homes against fire. This time, though, not everybody is on board with the plan.
Feds Give Golden Gate Transit $5.9 Million To Buy New Ferry BoatFederal transportation officials awarded the Golden Gate Transit District $5.9 million Thursday, money that will be used to purchase a new boat to enhance the system's ferry service to San Francisco.
Creek Through Muir Woods Set For Restoration ProjectA species of salmon on the brink of extinction is getting a second chance at Muir Woods as park officials work to restore the fish's habitat.
Sebastopol Officials Working To Ban Vacation Rental PropertiesSebastopol officials are working to place a moratorium on vacation rental properties because the city doesn't feel it has a single house to spare.
Passenger Killed, Driver Hospitalized After Napa County Police Chase Ends In CrashOne person has died following a police pursuit and crash in Napa County on Monday night.
Rohnert Park's Parkside Project Is Bay Area's Largest Affordable Housing ProjectA new development under construction in Rohnert Park is the largest affordable housing project in the Bay Area.
Man Arrested After Firing Assault Rifle Inside Santa Rosa Home, Clubbing Family MemberA man armed with an assault rifle allegedly shot 12 rounds inside his Santa Rosa home and then struck a family member with the gun early Friday morning, police said.
Vallejo Draws Would-Be Homeowners Looking for Affordable Bay Area HousingVallejo is one of the few places in the Bay Area where a buyer can shell out less than a half million dollars to own a home.
Suspect Shot After Climbing Into Sheriff Deputy's Car in Santa RosaA Sonoma County sheriff's deputy shot a suspect at least three times after the man brandished a knife and climbed into the officer's car.