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A Potter Valley man is in jail for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman and burning her 9-year-old son with a hot metal tube.
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State gas prices lowest in 6 years
Lake County fire burns 215 acres, third area fire in one day
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Homeless man killed in stabbing homicide in downtown Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa police are investigating the stabbing death of a man believed to be a transient, found dead early Monday in a bloody scene on a downtown Santa Rosa sidewalk.

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A consortium of private builders seeks to turn Highway 37 into a toll road. It wouldn’t be the first time. PD columnist Gaye LeBaron shares the history of the traffic-clogged route.
Amid a regional housing crunch, Santa Rosa is teeming with homeless people who have been pushed from hidden encampments into startling public view.
A last lap maneuver in Turn 11 stole the lead from Denny Hamlin and probably launched Tony Stewart to a berth in NASCAR’s Chase.
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Stunning seaside villages along with the region's remarkable cool-weather wine country along Highway 1 are worth discovering.
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