Forward Spread of Brush Fire Near Downtown Sonoma Stopped; Limited Evacuations Still in PlaceA brush fire burning near downtown Sonoma early Wednesday evening forced some limited evacuations, but authorities say forward spread has been stopped.
State, County Officials Issue Harmful Algae Warning For Sonoma RiversSonoma County health officials posted 'Toxic Algae Alert' signs along Salmon Creek Tuesday, warning swimmers and fishermen of the potential dangers hidden below the waterway.
Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Approves $2 Billion BudgetThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted on Friday a $2 billion budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
Russian River Inflatable Dam Replacement To Close Boating In Area Through SummerThe Russian River's inflatable rubber dam near Forestville is being replaced for the first time since 1995, with construction starting Monday and continuing until mid-October.
Drought Emergency: Valley Of The Moon Water District, Sonoma Urge Limiting Groundwater Use By 20%As the region faces its second dry year in a row, the Valley of the Moon Water District and the city of Sonoma are asking residents to cut back their water usage by 20 percent.
Cal Fire Units Contain Brush Fire in Santa RosaCal Fire units have contained a vegetation fire that started burning in Santa Rosa late Wednesday morning.
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.
Sonoma County Approves Plan to Speed Up Cannabis Cultivation PermitsSonoma County supervisors approved the use of $370,000 in one-time funds last week to deal with the backlog of cannabis permit applications and gather input from the public as it develops cannabis policy goals for a revised ordinance.
Man Rescued 2 Days After Becoming Stuck Inside Farm Equipment In Sonoma CountyAuthorities in Sonoma County rescued a man Tuesday morning after he was found stuck inside a piece of farm equipment since the weekend.
North Bay Crews Knock Down Structure and Vegetation Fire Near Santa RosaCrews in the North Bay early Monday evening knocked down a fire outside Santa Rosa city limits that destroyed a structure and consumed about a half acre of vegetation, according to authorities.
5 Sonoma County Governments Reach $31M Settlement With PG&E Over 2019 Kincade FireSonoma County, the town of Windsor and the cities of Healdsburg, Cloverdale and Santa Rosa announced Wednesday that they have reached a joint $31 million settlement with PG&E over damages caused by the 2019 Kincade Fire.
UPDATE: All Westbound Lanes of Hwy 37 in Sonoma County Reopen Following RV FireAll westbound lanes of State Highway 37 east of CA-121 in Sonoma County have reopened after an RV fire shut down traffic and triggered a grass fire, according to authorities.
California Drought: Santa Rosa Officials Make 20 Percent Cut In Water Usage Voluntary For Now In the grip of an extreme drought, the Santa Rosa City Council has asked residents to voluntarily reduce their water consumption by 20 percent.
North Bay Cal Fire Crews Respond to Vegetation Fire in CloverdaleSonoma County Cal Fire crews are responding to a vegetation fire in Cloverdale Monday afternoon, according to authorities.
9th Circuit Court Upholds $25M Award In Sonoma Man's Monsanto Cancer CaseA federal appeals court on Friday upheld a $25 million award against agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. in a lawsuit that alleged a North Bay man developed cancer from exposure to its best-selling weed killer, Roundup.