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  • County stream protection rules advance

    Planning commissioners Thursday signed off on a controversial ordinance spelling out a wide set of regulations that limit ag and development along 3,200 miles of streams and rivers.
  • Napa quake damage estimate rises

    Napa County officials increased the damage estimate of Sunday’s shaker to $362 million Thursday and formally sought federal financial assistance to help begin rebuilding the crumbled structures, shattered windows and damaged economy.
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Fire scorches west Santa Rosa warehouse

Fire broke out Thursday at a shuttered warehouse in a neighborhood of industrial yards and residences near Olive Park in west Santa Rosa.

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Costello anything but ordinary

With inspiration from Americana, bluegrass, folk and hip-hop, Elvis Costello is hard to put in a box.

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Vacation misadventures

Sometimes what goes wrong on a vacation makes a better story than what goes right.

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Rookie QB Carr throws 3 TDs in Raiders’ win over Seahawks

The second-round pick dazzledin Thursday's 41-31 win over Seattle.

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PD Editorial: Taking stock of California’s water

For more than a century, policymakers have tip-toed around a seminal question about California’s water supplies: How many straws are in the cup?

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Dolan, Mendocino Wine partners settle bitter legal battle

Wine executive Paul Dolan and his former partners at Mendocino Wine Co. have agreed to drop their dueling lawsuits against each other, ending a more than two-year bitter legal battle that shocked much of Wine Country.

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