Guy Kovner - Staff Reporter

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A woman driving on Highway 116 in Forestville early Tuesday was seriously injured after crashing into a power pole and trees, bringing live lines down onto the highway and closing it for several hours.
Sheriff’s office says 30-year-old victim had ‘minor visible injuries’
A Fort Bragg man was arrested for allegedly punching his brother in the face during an argument at the victim’s home, authorities report.
Clearlake men with an alleged history of pimping and pandering could get life sentences, District Attorney Don Anderson said.
Saturday is the day to take precautions for plants, animals and water pipes, forecasters said.
It’s been five years since the St. Helena congressman introduced his universal background checks bill. It has broad support but has never been allowed a vote or hearing.
The freight hauler Northwestern Pacific makes no direct payment for use of the track, part of a contract that officials concede must be renegotiated.
‘Our coasts are for everyone,’ said Assemblywoman Kathy Baker, the lone Republican to address the crowd of about 700.
A Congregations Shomrei Torah documentary program aims to ‘get people involved.’
Activist and lawmakers plan to rally against the Trump administration’s expansive offshore oil plan before a hearing Thursday in Sacramento.
Travel heavyweight Lonely Planet put the coast atop list of ‘underrated, rejuvenated’ destinations in the U.S.
A county supervisor faulted FEMA for failing to explain what residents can expect from the government program.
The subcontractors sending the notices are guaranteed payment for government cleanup services.
Front and center Tuesday will be a man who won the presidency as a brash and showy real estate developer and reality TV star and whose politics are anathema to most North Coast voters.
Rep. Thompson wants to near from constituents at meeting Wednesday night
California scored the top anti-tobacco grade nationwide, but smoking remains a leading killer in the state.
State lawmakers, regulators, power company officials to convene at SR city hall
Workers will receive nearly $300,000 in back wages and damages under an agreement between their employer and the government.
Save the Redwoods League is giving out free passes to state parks in honor of its 100th anniversary.
The utility has trimmed or removed 30,000 scorched trees, clearing a major hazard to its power lines.
After 2020, your old California driver’s license will not get you through airport security gates.
Signatures can change over time, and leave mail-in voters with rejected ballots.
A letter sent Thursday to Interior Secretary Zinke cites the $42 billion value of state’s coastal economy, one Democrats say would be imperiled by expanded offshore oil drilling.
Officials foresee no major short-term impacts from the federal government shutdown in Sonoma County.
College officials cite market forces for unexpectedly high cost of renovating Burbank Theater; construction industry leader suggests competition was blunted by the labor pact.