Santa Rosa would spend an estimated $3.5 million annually on services, offset by revenue from the area, and invest nearly $80 million in the long term on infrastructure.
According to the White House, 99 percent of Americans can obtain some version of broadband. But almost half of rural America has no access to connections that offer at least 25 mbps.
Golden State stretches win streak at home to 19 games
Sonoma County’s surging economy finished 2014 on a strong note as the jobless rate declined to 4.7 percent in December. The county has added 6,000 jobs in the past year.
Children's author Jonathan London collaborated on a book with his son, Sean, who drew all of the illustrations.
Things to do this weekend and beyond include whale watching at the coast, a retro Alice in Wonderland showing, many music concerts and more.