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Fire crews this weekend extinguished up to 13 small grass fires across southwest Santa Rosa.
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Hard lessons and hope: Fire survivors share advice on rebuilding homes
Coffey Park reaches milestones: 1st new home rebuilt, last burned lot cleared
Fountaingrove’s troubles hamper rebuilding efforts
Starting over in Sonoma Valley a slow process after fires
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Another record for Sonoma County home prices
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Marvelous mid-century Healdsburg home listed for $4.5 million
Trump announces 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports
Trump claims FBI 'plotting' though report found no bias
AG Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families
Comey 'insubordinate,' but watchdog finds no bias in Clinton email investigation
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Mexico celebrates win against Germany, generates false earthquake reading
Brooks Koepka becomes first repeat U.S. Open champion in 29 years
A’s rally with two runs in ninth inning, beat Angels in 11th
Giants muscle up to salvage last game of road series against Dodgers
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Mexico shocks defending champion Germany at World Cup
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'Let’s get higher': Cannabis Cup rolls out new event model in Santa Rosa
Poll shows Sonoma County sharply divided over cannabis cultivation
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Department of Homeland Security: About 2,000 minors separated from families at border
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Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota voter clothing restrictions
From floor-length skirts to short shorts: 100 years of women’s fashion in Sonoma County
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