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Petaluma police warn of fake gold scam

Authorities are warning residents of a series of scams they say are occurring in front of large discount stores.

News Briefs

Helicopter rescues hikers near Lake Berryessa

The pair had run out of water seven miles into a 14-mile hike when they called for help Tuesday.

News Galleries

Chris Smith

Smith: Decision day coming for Carmina

Carmina Salcido, once the miracle child of Sonoma County after surviving her father's murderous rampage in 1989, has launched an online appeal for help as she battles to regain custody of her daughter.

Gaye LeBaron

LeBaron: Redwood Highway's rich, winding backstory

In the early years of the 20th century, progress was spotty and sporadic. But each new section of the Redwood Highway was celebrated. Here's why.

Around the State

Crews work to keep Yosemite fire from sequoias (w/video)

Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park from reaching a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.

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