Press Democrat Home RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ ]]> ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:27:29 PDT <![CDATA[ LIVE UPDATES: More Sonoma County fire evacuees allowed to go home ]]> Here’s the latest news on the fires in Sonoma County and surrounding areas.5 p.m.The following evacuations have been lifted effective immediately:Highway 128 between River Rock … ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:35:28 PDT <![CDATA[ The story of Tubbs, Safari West’s newest baby ]]> On Oct. 13, amid wildfires and uncertainty, Safari West welcomed the newest member of the wildlife preserve, a newborn baby Nile lechwe named Tubbs. Read … ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:08:58 PDT <![CDATA[ The pony express? No, just an evacuated pony in the back seat ]]> When evacuating a raging wildfire, you have only minutes to decide what the most important possessions in your life are to take with you. Most … ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:38:17 PDT <![CDATA[ Sonoma County fire maps indicate growing containment lines ]]> 3:35 p.m. — Maps hanging on the press briefing board at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds Monday of the area fires now mostly are ringed with … ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:30:19 PDT <![CDATA[ Interpreter keeps deaf community informed during local wildfire crisis   ]]> When you tune into the news coverage of the North Bay Wildfire briefings, you are bound to see her. She’s the one in the glasses … ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:25:40 PDT <![CDATA[ Video: See when Sutter evacuated hospital amid firestorm ]]> On Monday, Oct. 9, Sutter Hospital in Santa Rosa quickly ushered patients and hospital workers from their Mark West Springs Road facility under a mandatory … ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:26:55 PDT <![CDATA[ New details in deadly firefighter crash in Napa County ]]> A firefighter driving a water truck on the Nuns fire near Oakville crashed Monday morning off Oakville Grade and was killed in the wreck, according … ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:26:38 PDT <![CDATA[ Pickup 'bursting' with pot slams into firefighter vehicles outside Penngrove station ]]> The 2 a.m. wakeup call Monday for sleeping firefighters at Rancho Adobe’s Penngrove station came not from a fire bell but from screeching tires, crumpling … ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:03:55 PDT <![CDATA[ Suspected arsonist arrested in Sonoma ]]> A man suspected of arson was arrested at Maxwell Farms Regional Park in Sonoma on Sunday afternoon after he was seen leaving a creek bed … ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:41:38 PDT