Judge Reduces $80M Award In Roundup Case; Cancer Patient, Monsanto Both Consider AppealA federal judge in San Francisco on Monday reduced an $80 million award levied against Monsanto Co. to $25 million for a Sonoma County man who claimed the company’s Roundup weedkiller caused his non-Hodgkins’ lymphoma.
Confessed Jenner Beach Killer Given 3 Life Sentences Without Parole A 40-year-old Sonoma County man, who confessed to killing two engaged camp counselors as they camped on Jenner Beach in 2004 and his brother in 2017, was sentenced Monday to three life terms without parole.
Inmate Charged With Attempted Murder For Attacking Sonoma County Sheriff's DeputiesA Sonoma County jail inmate has been charged with attempted murder after he attacked two deputies with a crudely-made jailhouse shank inside his cell, authorities 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.
Drums Of Deadly, Toxic Acid Dumped On Side Of Sonoma County RoadsThe mystery of who left two 55-gallon drums containing a toxic and deadly acid on the side of the two roads in northern Sonoma County remains unsolved, Healdsburg’s fire marshal said Thursday.
Sonoma County Bargain Cabin Comes With A Catch That Leaves Potential Buyers GaspingA cabin for sale along the Russian River is creating a lot of buzz in the real estate market, and it’s not just the low price that has people gasping.
Driver Swims From Burning Wreckage After Car Plunges Off Cliff Into Ocean Near BodegaA driver swam to safety after crashing over a cliff into the ocean near Bodega Tuesday morning, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Hits Rural Sonoma CountyA 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck rural unincorporated Sonoma County early Tuesday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Body Found On Rock In Gualala River In Unincorporated Sonoma CountyA man’s body was found on a rock in the middle of the Gualala River in the Annapolis area of unincorporated northern Sonoma County Wednesday night, according to the county sheriff’s office.
Sonoma County Launches Surprise Fire Safety Inspection Of PropertiesJune has arrived, and for homeowners across the Bay Area, fire inspection season has come with it. That is the case for property owners in unincorporated Sonoma County, where after months of notices and warnings, fire safety inspections are now officially underway.
Sonoma County Launches Surprise Fire Safety Inspection Of PropertiesJune has arrived and, for homeowners across the North Bay, fire inspection season has come with it.
Skeletal Remains Of Woman Wearing Hospital Wristband Found Near WindsorThe Sonoma County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify a woman who was found dead in a mostly dry creek bed in April.
Sonoma County Winery Fire Causes At Least $500K In DamageRags, brushes and rollers used for wood staining are suspected of causing a fire Tuesday night at a winery near Windsor, a Sonoma County Fire District spokeswoman said.
Thousands Of Inspections To Begin In Sonoma County In Effort To Reduce Wildfire DangerFire inspections are about to begin for more than 3,000 residents of unincorporated Sonoma County as part of an expanded effort to reduce wildfire danger that has grown with a wet winter.
Police Find Explosive, Stun Gun, Drugs, Burglary Tools In Wanted Felon's PossessionA wanted felon in the Rohnert Park area was arrested for an outstanding warrant and a search of his belongings yielded an explosive device, a stun gun, narcotics and burglary tools.