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Three men were arrested early Monday on suspicion of fleeing police after causing a disturbance outside a Petaluma convenience store.
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Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions
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Hundreds of people crowded Old Courthouse Square Monday morning hoping to see a rare eclipse of the sun, but dense clouds obscured the experience. “It’s turned out to be a bust,” said one attendee.

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After a racist scrawl on a family’s garage, dozens of neighbors and strangers showed up Sunday to break bread and spread tolerance.
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The Cloverdale brewery’s new location will feature an expanded menu, pairings and craft spirits.
State Fish and Wildlife agents have raided at least 15 Emerald Triangle cannabis farms that had been seeking local permits, cannabis advocates say, dealing a blow to local efforts to legalize marijuana operations.
Advocates say a different model is needed, one that treats mental health patients with the same dignity afforded to patients with physical illnesses.
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County’s advisory panel for cannabis business outlines agenda
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Santa Rosa cannabis dispensary worker robbed
Golden Gate Bridge daredevils charged with trespass
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Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penalty
Moon blots out sun in historic US eclipse
Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions
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