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  Santa Rosa man charged in father’s sledgehammer death

A lawyer was appointed Tuesday for a Santa Rosa man who police say broke into his family home in the SRJC neighborhood, strangled, then hit father with a sledgehammer on Monday.

News Briefs


  Man’s body found near Petaluma River

The man, believed to be a transient, was found Tuesday night and police say there were no signs of foul play.

News Galleries

Chris Smith


  Smith: The buffalo’s milk of local politics?

When a retired Bennett Valley doctor went searching online for some information on bison milk he got an eyeful of one of the candidates for Santa Rosa City Council.

Gaye LeBaron


  LeBaron: Glory days of North Coast railroads

With a centennial celebration of the Napa to Eureka train approaching, a look back at the history of railroads on the North Coast.

Around the State


  PD Editorial: Wood and Dodd for Assembly

Among the many local races and ballot measures to be decided on Nov. 4, North Coast voters will be choosing a slew of new state legislators for the region.

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