Sonoma Enacts Mandatory 20% Water Use Reduction, Limits Irrigation to 2 Days a WeekThe Sonoma City Council declared a Stage 2 water shortage Tuesday, requiring city residents to reduce their water usage by 20% and limiting residential and commercial watering to two days a week.
Man Arrested After Allegedly Trying To Shoot Sonoma County Deputy, Park RangerA man who allegedly pulled the trigger on a gun that did not fire while pointing it at two officers and a park ranger was arrested after a short pursuit, an encounter the sheriff's office called "an extremely difficult situation."
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.
California Drought: Sonoma City Council Declares Stage 1 Water ShortageCity officials in Sonoma on Tuesday declared a Stage 1 Water Shortage and are seeking voluntary conservation from residents and businesses.
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.
Truck Rolls Down Sonoma Cliff, Driver Arrested on Suspicion Of DUIA pickup truck rolled down an embankment near the unincorporated Sonoma County community of Asti on Saturday morning, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Audit Finds Two Bay Area Universities Provided Inaccurate Crime StatsSanta Clara University and Sonoma State University were among four California universities that failed to submit accurate or complete crime statistics as required by federal law, according to a state audit whose findings were released Thursday.
California Drought: Water Board Issues Mandatory Restrictions for Upper Russian River BasinThe California Water Resources Control Board announced new restrictions Wednesday on water diversions in the Upper Russian River basin, in order to protect fish habitat and drinking water supplies as drought conditions worsen across the state.
North Bay Homeowners Scramble to Prepare Properties for Long Fire SeasonThe North Bay is one of the hot spots dealing with extreme fire danger and residents are busy clearing space around their homes in preparation for a drought-driven wildfire season.
Woman Arrested In Sonoma Bank Robbery, Attempted Getaway On Local BusA woman was arrested Wednesday following a bank robbery in Sonoma where police say the suspect tried to make her escape on a county transit bus.
Sonoma-Marin Water Committee Calls On Residents To Reduce Water Use By 20%An advisory committee for water agencies in the North Bay passed a resolution Monday asking residents to voluntarily reduce water usage by 20%.