Dry Spell Prompts Sonoma County to Inflate Russian River Rubber Dam EarlyThe Sonoma County Water Agency has begun inflating its rubber dam on the Russian River near Forestville in response to a month of dry weather, officials said Friday.
Woman Rescued After Car Plunges Into Russian River Near Sonoma County CoastA woman was taken to a Santa Rosa hospital late Saturday afternoon after her vehicle veered off state Highway 1 into the Russian River.
Sonoma County Dive Team Finds Body Of Swimmer Who Went Missing In Russian RiverThe Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office’s dive team found a deceased man Wednesday morning who disappeared a day earlier while swimming in the Russian River at Monte Rio Beach, fire officials said.
Petaluma Man Drowns In Russian River In GeyservilleA Petaluma man became separated from his family and drowned in the Russian River in Geyserville Sunday evening, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said.
Russian River, Still Running High, Slows Start of Summer SeasonUnseasonable May rains have the Russian River running too high and fast for many boating operations. It's another, if minor, setback for an area still struggling to fully recover from February flooding.
Inflatable Dam on Russian River Lowered to Prevent DamageThe Sonoma County Water Agency is lowering the inflatable rubber dam on the Russian River to prevent damage from raised river flows caused by heavy rain this week.
Sheriff's Helicopter Rescues Fremont Family From Russian River After Inner Tubes Get Stuck On BushesA Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office helicopter rescued a Fremont family when their inner tubes got stuck on bushes in the middle of the Russian River Tuesday.
Illegal Dumping Plagues Russian River Residents Still Cleaning Up After FloodingAs if they didn't have enough to contend with, neighbors who are still cleaning up from the recent flooding at Russian River, now have to deal with illegal dumping by outsiders.
Free Curbside Collection of Flood Debris Starts Monday in Russian River CommunitiesCurbside debris collection will begin Monday for Russian River communities affected by recent storms and flooding, Sonoma County officials said.
February Storms Triggers Explosion Of Colorful Desert Flowers
Sonoma County Officials Approve $2.5 Million For Flood Debris RemovalThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Thursday unanimously approved $2.5 million that will be used to remove toxic debris from flood-damaged areas.
Flood-Damaged Property Owners In Sonoma Co. May Get Property Tax ReliefThe Sonoma County Assessor’s Office is advising owners of business property, structures and land that sustained more than $10,000 damage in last week’s storm and flooding to file a Calamity Damage Reassessment Form.
Fast-Flowing Russian River Left Huge Piles Of Debris On California CoastThe floodwaters that crested in Russian River towns like El Nido, Guerneville, and Monte Rio have also altered the Sonoma County coastline.
Sonoma County Declares Household Hazmat Emergency In Wake Of FloodingThe Sonoma County Department of Health Services issued a household hazardous waste warning on Tuesday in the aftermath of last week’s storm and subsequent widespread flooding.
Guerneville Flood Victims Urged To Dispose Of Debris, Hazardous Waste ProperlyAs Guerneville residents work to dig out and clean up from last week’s flood, officials are reminding people of the proper ways to dispose of debris. But for many, the advice is falling on deaf ears.