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To craft what some say is a more democratic election system for City Council seats, Santa Rosa has begun drawing voting districts. It needs residents’ input.
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Local fire relief fund wraps up after paying out $32 million

The North Bay Fire Relief Fund raised and distributed $32 million in 120 days, one of the largest disaster relief efforts in Northern California history.

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This new Old Courthouse Square spot offers up everything from burgers to octopus and it may be just be one of the most promising spots in town.
This 1940s Mission-style estate has a main residence, guest studio and 16 distinct spaces permitted for business use.
The town of Cloverdale has been celebrating its long-gone citrus fruit industry since 1892. Click through our gallery of Cloverdale Citrus Fair fun and games from the 1890s until today.
From Netflix miniseries '13 Reasons Why' to the Bruce Willis classic 'Die Hard 2,' Sonoma County's served as the backdrop to some of America's favorite movies.
With a new baby on the way, Steph and Ayesha Curry are doing their best to keep the child's gender a secret — from themselves and prying talk-show hosts.
Sonoma County is heaven for beer fans. For those who missed tasting this year's Pliny the Younger, here are five other local brews that are definitely worth seeking out.
When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a high school in Florida, the 17 dead included students and school workers, young and old.
The video for the song, ‘Love Is Stronger Than Smoke and Fire,’ was shot among the fire ruins in Sonoma County. See it here.
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