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Police report no injuries illegal car racing and stunts in Santa Rosa that draw a crowd.
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Budget crisis hits local schools, spelling deep cuts, layoffs
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Trump slams FBI over Florida shooter; ‘too much time’ spent on Russia
Smith: A well-traveled U.S. flag settles for good in Kenwood
Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting
Sunny days ahead for Cloverdale Citrus Fair
Santa Rosa housing project would transform downtown block
Dead skunk delivery one sign of troubled life for woman shot dead by deputies
Lopez shooting, gun violence fuel lively sheriff’s debate

Overwhelmed in fires, 911 dispatchers rewrite script for next inferno

Sonoma County emergency dispatchers were unprepared and understaffed for October’s unprecedented disaster. They have drawn up new plans to serve 911 callers when the next big wildfire erupts, and their work could affect dispatch operations across the U.S.

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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.
This 1940s Mission-style estate has a main residence, guest studio and 16 distinct spaces permitted for business use.
The town of Cloverdale has been celebrating its long-gone citrus fruit industry since 1892. Click through our gallery of Cloverdale Citrus Fair fun and games from the 1890s until today.
Also Saturday, Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell put on a show to win the slam dunk contest.
This new Old Courthouse Square spot offers up everything from burgers to octopus and it may be just be one of the most promising spots in town.
From Netflix miniseries '13 Reasons Why' to the Bruce Willis classic 'Die Hard 2,' Sonoma County's served as the backdrop to some of America's favorite movies.
With a new baby on the way, Steph and Ayesha Curry are doing their best to keep the child's gender a secret — from themselves and prying talk-show hosts.
Sonoma County is heaven for beer fans. For those who missed tasting this year's Pliny the Younger, here are five other local brews that are definitely worth seeking out.
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American skier Ligety fades in giant slalom
Jamaican beer company buys new bobsled for country's Olympic team
Vonn's late mistake proves costly in Super-G race
Japan's Hanyu claims men's figure skating gold; Chen bounces back from disastrous opener
Reuben Foster, a costly decision by 49ers and now a lose-lose situation
Sonoma live/work compound the picture of bohemian chic
Reuben Foster the latest 49er to have brush with law
49ers hire former FAU defensive coordinator Chris Kiffin
Viticulture briefs: Truett-Hurst reports lower sales
Number of homes for sale in county ‘has never been this low’
Dog food brands recalled over concerns about euthanasia drug
Carneros Brewing Co. sold to Hanson Spirits
13 Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race
California man pleads guilty to identity fraud in Russia probe
Mitt Romney makes it official: He's running for Utah Senate seat
Senate rejects immigration bills, leaving 'Dreamers' in limbo
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Birds, dragonflies and whales, oh my! Animal nature walks you’ll love
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Where to see whales along the Sonoma Coast
Barber: Fear Factor, Warriors edition
Nevius: Foster's run-ins with law put 49ers in tough spot
American skier Ligety fades in giant slalom
US short-track speedskater claims silver to end medal droght
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
‘Sideshow’ car rally in Santa Rosa prompts arrests
Overwhelmed in fires, 911 dispatchers rewrite script for next inferno
Trump slams FBI over Florida shooter; ‘too much time’ spent on Russia
Will you participate in Santa Rosa’s major election shakeup?
FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida school shooting suspect
Did the FBI miss a warning before the Florida school shooting?
Detailed timeline emerges of Florida school shooting
Sheriff's report: Suspect confessed to deadly Florida school shooting
Santa Rosa flea market offers plenty of bargains and surprises
Nathanson Creek bears name of pioneer family with tragic tale
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Sunday’s Letters to the Editor
Golis: Trump’s assault on 50 years of coastal protections
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Nocera: The gun business needs this gun-control measure