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Willi’s Wine Bar, the iconic restaurant destroyed in October's wildfires, will rise again in northeast Santa Rosa.
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Homeless camp along Joe Rodota Trail to be cleared
Petaluma man to face trial for helping wife kill herself
Fence-leaning dummy prompts 911 call in Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa hones rebuilding rules
Downtown Santa Rosa district to be put to vote
Healdsburg businesses, city continue clash over roundabout delays
CHP: Repeat DUI driver pours out beer in view of officer, gets arrested in Santa Rosa
Middle-of-the-night sun shade on oddly parked car leads to Sonoma arrests
County to seek delay of controversial septic system changes

Over-excavation amid cleanup? There’s help

At least 260 sites across Sonoma and Mendocino counties are now enrolled in a state program aimed at fixing over-excavation of fire-damaged properties.

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