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A Sonoma County resident contracted the Zika virus after being bit by mosquitoes while on a recent trip to Central America, county health officials said Thursday.
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Man suing SSU over asbestos speaks out
Judge: DA’s Office did not retaliate in Lemos case
Santa Rosa sex offender arrested after attack on caseworkers
Big names coming to Weill Hall
New director for conservation group
Hidden Valley Lake home destroyed by fire

Lake County man could get record payment for wrongful imprisonment

A Lake County man who was wrongly convicted 18 years ago is almost certain to receive a nearly $1 million state compensation payment — the largest ever. But the ailing man must survive to collect.

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Popularized in the late 1800s, postcards were the perfect way to cheaply and easily share what day-to-day life was like in Sonoma County. Check out some favorite postcards from the past.
11 local athletes have gotten the call on NFL draft day, a memorable experience for all of them. Cardinal Newman graduate 'Scooby' Wright hopes to join that elite club this week.
The annual February release of the popular Russian River Brewing Co. offering brought more than 16,000 people to the downtown Santa Rosa pub.
An artist’s colorful remodel of business facades in Boyes Hot Springs has sparked a cultural backlash and political spat in a community transformed by demographic change.
The Warriors were just fine under Shaun Livingston’s watch Wednesday night, beating the Rockets 114-81 to advance to Round 2 of the NBA playoffs.
The candidates debated Wednesday how to address the county’s crumbling roads, fast-track the annexation of Roseland into the city of Santa Rosa and rein in rising pension costs.
The Graton casino hotel project, halfway finished as of Tuesday, includes what casino leaders say is the largest event space linked to a North Bay hotel.
Philanthropists Sandy and Joan Weill on Monday announced a $185 million donation for a new neuroscience institute at UC San Francisco, the largest donation in the school’s history.
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