Randi Rossmann - Staff Reporter

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The man brandished a handgun wrapped in white cloth and demanded the clerk give him money from the cash drawer.
A woman was arrested, suspected of using a baseball bat and knife to seriously damage utility trucks at the community’s fire department.
The goggles‑wearing burglar had to break out of the closed store to leave, smashing a glass entry door.
The CHP said the 21-year-old Forestville driver lost control of his car and ran off Mill Station Road.
Officers arrested the 21-year-old driver, suspecting he was under the influence of marijuana when he crashed in the west county.
Six engines and two ladder trucks with 29 firefighters and fire officials responded to the blaze.
A Bay Area man was killed after a landslide sent his vehicle careening down an embankment Tuesday evening.
The crash temporarily blocked an east Petaluma intersection early Tuesday.
A man who fired shots in front of the Rohnert Park police station Sunday night and demanded officers kill him was shot and wounded by an officer after an 80-minute standoff in the city plaza.
The owner of the property where the crash occurred went to investigate and saw the driver shoot himself Monday afternoon.
The man was suspected of several felony crimes including sex acts with a child under age 10.
Police are investigating a shooting which wounded a 17‑year‑old Santa Rosa teen.
The clerk and would‑be robber both tried but couldn’t open the locked cash drawer.
Detectives began investigating the man last month when a phone, believed to be his, was turned into police containing obscene pictures of children, authorities say.
The Santa Rosa crash sent three people to the hospital.
Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a woman Wednesday morning found in Bodega Bay.
The victim told Santa Rosa police the tailgating driver was holding a handgun.
The man is suspected of setting fire to an Albion garage and assaulting a 73-year-old man while in the company of his two children.
There is a chance for light rain Wednesday or Thursday and another storm could arrive early next week.
The shark bit a surfer’s foot over the weekend, said a Point Reyes National Seashore spokesman.
The man drove off Bodega Avenue, northwest of Petaluma, and crashed into a drainage culvert.
The season's first significant storm brought 2 inches of rain to downtown Santa Rosa but no major problems.
Two Santa Rosa suspects, 19, and 16, were arrested in connection with the robbery of a knockoff designer purse.
The CHP said the victim crossed into oncoming traffic and caused a head‑on crash.
Henry 1 had a busy long weekend rescuing two families of lost hikers, one who fell off a trail at Point Reyes.