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Authorities are investigating the death of a man found inside a burned truck in a Windsor vineyard.
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Hiker airlifted to hospital after Taylor Mountain fall
Santa Rosa gun control rally: ‘You hope it never happens here’
Cold snap brings freeze, frost warnings to California
Santa Rosa students designing home for teacher who lost hers in wildfire
‘Sideshow’ car rally in Santa Rosa prompts arrests
Budget crisis hits local schools, spelling deep cuts, layoffs
Roy Memeo, WWII vet and local business owner, dies at 91
Driver says armed men stole his van in Santa Rosa
Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

Sonoma County drug testing program faces budget ax

Federal revenue shortfalls will mean the end for the program that is key to drug court and other services.

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From the basketball court to the Olympic podium, here are 19 star athletes and how they've fared since they said goodbye to their playing days.
This 1940s Mission-style estate has a main residence, guest studio and 16 distinct spaces permitted for business use.
Elizabeth Swaney is not bad at skiing. But she is not very good, either, and certainly not Olympic-caliber in the halfpipe. So how did she manage to make her way into the Winter Games?
Sonoma County emergency dispatchers were unprepared and understaffed for October’s unprecedented disaster. New plans are ready should it occur again.
'I'm a risk taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn't strike the intended tone,' the Grammy winner said after her much ridiculed All-Star Game performance.
Midori, the only one of 20 Persian cats to survive the fires, appeared at the Call of the Wild Cat Show.
Nine days before she was shot and killed by Mendocino County sheriff's deputies, the armed robbery suspect delivered a dead skunk to a Ukiah Walmart manager.
The North Bay Fire Relief Fund raised and distributed $32 million in 120 days, one of the largest disaster relief efforts in Northern California history.
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49ers hire former FAU defensive coordinator Chris Kiffin
Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid
Guess co-founder steps aside amid misconduct investigation
Number of homes for sale in county ‘has never been this low’
Viticulture briefs: Truett-Hurst reports lower sales
Trump slams FBI over Florida shooter; ‘too much time’ spent on Russia
Report: Ex-Playboy Playmate claims she had an affair with Trump
13 Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race
California man pleads guilty to identity fraud in Russia probe
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How a skier managed to compete at the Olympics despite not being very good
What they're doing now: 19 star athletes and how they've dealt with retirement
Mikaela Shiffrin pulls out of downhill to concentrate on combined
Fergie says 'tried my best' after national anthem blowback
Convicted of a pot crime in California? You can fix that
Seattle clears pot convictions, following San Francisco's lead
Cannabis legalization revives nearly defunct California pot ID Card
Girl Scouts looking into whether cookie seller near California pot shop broke rules
Cold snap brings freeze, frost warnings to California
Sonoma County drug testing program faces budget ax
Hiker airlifted to hospital after Taylor Mountain fall
Santa Rosa students designing home for teacher who lost hers in wildfire
Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat
Joe Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run
Will Florida enact gun-control laws in aftermath of deadly school shooting?
Grand Canyon copter crash survivors still critical
Santa Rosa flea market offers plenty of bargains and surprises
Nathanson Creek bears name of pioneer family with tragic tale
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