Poor Conditions at Lake Sonoma Lead to Relocation of Coho SalmonDrought and poor water conditions at Lake Sonoma prompted the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to move young coho salmon from Warm Springs Fish Hatchery in Geyserville to a conservation facility in Petaluma, in order to avoid heat stress.
Drought Emergency: State Water Board Orders Reductions In Russian River Minimum Flows, DiversionsThe California State Water Resources Control Board ordered reductions this week on minimum instream flows and diversions from the Russian River as drought conditions worsen in the river's watershed.
Historically Low Water at Lake Sonoma Points to Potentially Devastating DroughtSonoma County is facing a historic drought after two dry winters and, on Tuesday, county supervisors are expected to proclaim a drought emergency.
Photos: Sonoma County Sheriff Marine Rescue Unit Officers Save Horse Stuck Deep in Lakeside MudA horse mired in mud along the shore of Lake Sonoma Wednesday afternoon was freed by nearby boaters working together with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office marine unit
Not Guilty Plea To BUI Charges In Lake Sonoma Wakeboarding DeathA Southern California man pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon to misdemeanor charges of boating under the influence in July when a Santa Rosa man died while wakeboarding on Lake Sonoma.
Man Injured Wakeboarding At Lake Sonoma Dies; Boat Operator ArrestedA Santa Rosa man who was injured while wakeboarding on Lake Sonoma Sunday died at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Thursday night, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said.
Best Bodies Of Water To Visit In Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco is fortunate enough to be surrounded by the bay with easy access to the Pacific Ocean. There are also plenty of lakes, bays, ponds, creeks and marshes among others that are also in and around San Francisco. Birding, boating and bicycling are all activities that can be enjoyed at these underrated water destinations. Whether you want to spend a lazy day on the water or have a picnic by the shore, these bodies of water will have you exploring these lesser known gems.
Crews Find Body Of Teenage Boy Who Fell Off Inner Tube On Lake SonomaThe body of a 14-year-old boy was recovered from Lake Sonoma Monday afternoon, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said.
Search For Boy Who Fell From Inner Tube On Lake SonomaA 14-year-old boy is missing in Sonoma County after he fell from an inner tube on Lake Sonoma Saturday afternoon.
‘Popeye’ The Mussel-Sniffing Dog Visits Northern County Lakes Memorial Day Weekend Authorities are warning boaters at Lakes Sonoma and Mendocino to expect a visitor over Memorial Day weekend. Popeye, the mussel-sniffing dog, will be checking for pesky invasive species.
Underwater Robot Searching For Human Remains In Lake SonomaDivers and an underwater robot are searching Lake Sonoma Tuesday afternoon after a recreational diver reported seeing possible human remains in the water on Friday, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
Bow Hunters Asked To Help Control Deer Population Near Lake SonomaBow 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.
Best Spots For A Picnic In North BayRustle up a picnic blanket, some wine glasses, a loaf of bread and that main squeeze for a North Bay picnic like none other. Whether you crave wide open spaces or seclusion, breaking bread as a two-some or in a crowd, these spots are guaranteed to make you stop and smell the roses or the beach ... or whatever yummy dessert you've brought to share.
Eye On The Bay: Water AdventuresWe splash our way around the bay area to show some exciting water adventures. From great fishing spots in Half Moon Bay, Lake Chabot and even Lake Sonoma to dragon boat racing and windsurfing in Foster City we dive right in and cover them all.
Guns, Drugs Found During Sonoma County Speeding StopA pickup truck driver who was pulled over for speeding near Lake Sonoma on Saturday afternoon was found with several unregistered guns in his truck, according to the California Highway Patrol.