North Bay Community Builds Its Own 'Micro-Grids' In Case Of PG&E Wildfire BlackoutThe firestorms in the North Bay have added a lot of insecurity to California’s power grid and that’s leading many to build their own tiny power systems to keep from being left in the dark.
Sonoma County Authorities Shut Down Unpermitted Cannabis Grow With 63,000 PlantsSonoma County inspectors shut down the largest non-permitted commercial cannabis cultivation ever in the county last week.
Woman Arrested Following Standoff On Santa Rosa Restaurant RoofAn Indiana woman who was screaming on the rooftop of a restaurant in Santa Rosa Thursday morning was arrested on suspicion of vandalism after a citizen and police safely removed her from the roof, police said.
Santa Rosa Presses On With Plan To Remove Homeless EncampmentsLike so many Bay Area cities, Santa Santa Rosa is grappling with more and more people living on the streets. Amid protests, the city has cleared several homeless encampments. Now more are slated for July.
2 Adults, 1 Child Injured In Possible Gang-Related Shooting At Santa Rosa ParkThree were injured, including one child, after a possible gang-related shooting at a Santa Rosa park on Wednesday evening, police said.
Coughing Attack Sends Driver Backing Out Driveway 'Flying' Into Neighbor's Front WindowAn SUV slammed through the window of a home in Santa Rosa after the driver was hit with a coughing attack, according to police.
Double Amputee Veteran's Resilience Sparked By YogaA special yoga class in Santa Rosa was offered to help show veterans and their supporters that even life’s most difficult problems can be overcome--the man leading the class was living proof of that.
Scammer Impersonating Santa Rosa PD Calling Sex Offenders For Private InfoA man impersonating a Santa Rosa Police Department employee is targeting registered sex offenders.
East Coast Crime Crew Pleads Guilty To Targeting Bay Area Homes For Pot RobberiesThree men from Virginia and North Carolina, arrested in connection with violent home invasion robberies in Petaluma last year, have pleaded guilty to federal charges connected to a scheme to obtain marijuana for resale on the East Coast.
2-Alarm Santa Rosa Apartment Building Fire Sends Woman To Hospital, Displaces 5 OthersA woman was transported to a hospital and five others displaced following a two-alarm fire at a near-century-old, six-story apartment building in downtown Santa Rosa early Wednesday morning, according to fire officials.
Santa Rosa Residents Get Chance To Give Feedback On Downtown Development PlanSanta Rosa residents will have two opportunities to provide feedback on plans for development in the downtown area, starting with a meeting Wednesday evening.
North Bay Jolted By 4.1 Earthquake Near GeysersA 4.1 magnitude earthquake centered near the Geysers jolted North Bay residents awake early Monday morning.
Grand Canyon Plunge Kills Man From Santa RosaAuthorities say a man who died April 3 in a fall over the edge of the Grand Canyon while alone at the national park was from Santa Rosa.
Santa Rosa Junior College Plans To Build $43M Student Housing ComplexAfter many students dropped out after wildfires took their homes, Santa Rosa Junior College is now planning to build a $43 million, five story student housing complex.
Battle Over Plan To Open Pot Dispensary Next Door To Santa Rosa PreschoolA group of Santa Rosa preschoolers was caught in the middle of a battle over a pot dispensary that wants to set up shop next door.