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'I’m not trying to salvage anything except for memories,' said Michelle Poggi, one of the thousands of Santa Rosa residents allowed onto fire-ravaged properties for the first time on Friday.

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Online petition to GoFundMe: Drop fees for fire relief
Trump pledges biggest tax cuts ever as Senate paves way
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Kelly gets emotional defending Trump's call to soldier's widow
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Key outdoors events across Sonoma County cancel due to fires
Federal officials target harassment in National Park Service
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Fires postpone Bay Area Michelin Stars
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Warriors star buys Bay Area mansion for $3.6 million 
Benefield: Cardinal Newman hoping football's return helps healing process
Barber: The drive that might save the Raiders' season
NCS to discuss tweaks to football playoffs in wake of wildfires' disruption
North Bay cannabis farms devastated by fires
Santa Rosa pot dispensary opens space to Red Cross volunteers
Cannabis harvest heats up in Sonoma County
Panel to discuss news media and marijuana
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Heartache as thousands of residents return to burned neighborhoods
California billionaire launches ads urging Trump's impeachment
Tell us: How are you approaching cleanup of your burned property?
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