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Tempers flare at Lopez protest, 2 arrested
Two people were arrested during Tuesday demonstrations largely fueled by a deputy's return to work nearly seven weeks after he shot and killed 13-year-old Andy Lopez in Santa Rosa.
Santa Rosa seeks reopening of armory shelter
The Santa Rosa City Council will pursue the reopening of the National Guard Armory as a homeless shelter this winter.
Police search for suspects in attempted Petaluma break-ins
Responding officers found a smouldering door and a broken window at two Petaluma businesses overnight.
Suspect tagger arrested in Santa Rosa spree
Santa Rosa police Tuesday arrested a man suspected of 100+ acts of vandalism.
Fountaingrove woman shot at during home burglary
A woman reported being shot at after interrupting a burglary at her Fountaingrove home Tuesday.
Supervisors pick appointees to oversight task force
Sonoma County supervisors took further steps Tuesday in their response to the Andy Lopez shooting.
Funding OK could extend SMART to airport
A regional panel will decide on the funding request Wednesday.
Supervisors oppose change to library hours
The unanimous decision denied differing operating hours to keep the regional library system uniform.
Couple flee fire, rural home destroyed
More than two dozen firefighters battled the Franz Valley Road blaze early Tuesday.
House fires on the rise with cold weather
Four Sonoma County homes have caught on fire in the last two days, including two that were seriously damaged.
SSU students build, deploy tiny satellite
The physics students at SSU launched 'T-LogoQube,' a satellite that can read the earth's magnetic field.
Fatal crash victim ID'd as Santa Rosa woman
A Santa Rosa woman who died after losing control of her pickup on an icy stretch of Highway 101 in Healdsburg was identified Monday.
Mystery skeleton in Windsor park may have been there a year
Skeletal remains discovered at Shiloh Ranch park in Windsor over the weekend appear to have been there for at least a year, authorities said Monday.
Local hackers plead guilty to cyberattack
A Santa Rosa man and a Napa woman were among 13 who have pleaded guilty to a 2010 attack.
Beloved Bodega Bay surfer dies after house fire
Steve Wayne McAlpin, 'The Excellent Kahuna,' died Monday while escaping a fire at his coastal home.
Motorcyclist suffers major injuries in Santa Rosa crash
A 22-year-old man with a history of convictions for driving without a license crashed his motorcycle into another vehicle Monday.
Fire damages century-old Santa Rosa farmhouse
The estimated structural damage to the home after Monday's fire was $75,000 to $100,000.
Petaluma merchants question downtown business tax
Several business owners are challenging self-imposed taxing district.
Needle-wielding man robs Santa Rosa gas station
Masked man used a hypodermic needle as weapon in Sunday afternoon robbery.
1,000+ celebrate snowmen in Sonoma
More than 1,700 turn out for the annual Lighting of the Snowmen Festival at Cornerstone Gardens in Sonoma on Sunday.
Family farms vital to local wine industry
While big wineries such as Kendall-Jackson and E&J Gallo have made Sonoma known around the world, independent growers like Richard Mounts farm two-thirds of the vineyards in Sonoma County.
Arguments in Petaluma asphalt plant lawsuit to be heard next month
Oral arguments in an appeal challenging county approval of the Dutra Materials asphalt plant just south of Petaluma will be heard next month in San Francisco.
Cyclists seek obstacle course for Santa Rosa park
Dirt obstacle course for bicycles is known as a pump track.
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens dressed in holiday finest
The open house for the landmark at the corner of Sonoma and Santa Rosa avenues continues until 4 p.m. today.
Kelseyville man killed in crash
Man's car hit by another vehicle in Saturday collision on Highway 29.
Month after opening, Rohnert Park casino's impact hotly debated
Early reports likely provide fodder for both critics and supporters.
Big players dominate Sonoma County vineyard holdings
Increasingly, largest wineries and small group of big growers taking control of vineyards.
Vineyard owners shape environmental policy
Companies frequently have played weighty role in shaping land-use policies in region.