The woman killed last week on a Santa Rosa street corner when a vehicle rolled over onto her went to extreme efforts in life to protect herself and stay out of harm's way, say acquaintances.
Sonoma County law enforcement task force is recommending a watchdog agency to review investigations of officer-involved shootings, field complaints, monitor trends and recommend new policies for the sheriff.
Geep Chryst, it is being reported, will become the 49ers offensive coordinator basically because no other sap wanted the job. Chryst is offensive coordinator by default, by lack of interest.
The deal, announced Thursday, will give the Sonoma-based snack maker the financial resources to expand, founder and CEO Jon Sebastiani said.
When flowers and bonbons aren't enough, here are some local retreats, restaurants and outings sure to light the fire.
Upcoming events include the Sebastopol Guitar Festival, live music and dance performances, and a chance to attend an event with a former president.