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  • SRJC lands federal grant to aid students

    With a five-year, $2.5 million grant, Santa Rosa Junior College will soon roll out a new program to boost retention and graduation rates among its growing population of Latino students, who now comprise more than a third of the student body.
  • Deputies hurt after Santa Rosa chase ends in crash

    Sonoma County Sheriff's deputies pursued a reckless driver through southern Santa Rosa and northern Rohnert Park early Friday morning in a high-speed chase that ended with four smashed cars and two injured deputies.
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Concerts, special events help Sonoma County's state parks succeed

The Funky Friday concert series at Sugarloaf Ridge is one of many special events nonprofits have run to help keep parks open.



Seafood, art, wine and the blues

The 20th annual Bodega Seafood Art and Wine Festival will feature blues musician Robben Ford.


Sebastopol backyard transformed into 3-tiered haven

Once a steep slope, the newly designed backyard of a Sebastopol bungalow is now split into three levels with eye-pleasing elements.


Gray, A's hold off Angels to win 5-3 (w/video)

Coco Crisp hit his 15th career lead-off home run and Stephen Vogt added a solo shot in the opener of a three-game series.


I’m a cop. If you don’t want to get hurt, don’t challenge me

Here is the bottom line: if you don’t want to get shot, tased, pepper-sprayed, struck with a baton or thrown to the ground, just do what I tell you.


Gas prices at seven-month low in state

Statewide average price for a gallon of regular was $3.87 Friday; $3.90 in Santa Rosa.

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