Randi Rossmann - Staff Reporter

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At least six gunshot holes were found in the home, according to Santa Rosa police.
A gang of would-be robbers may have been targeting an old marijuana farm outside Petaluma but went to the wrong house in the middle of the night.
The man wasn’t wearing a seat belt when he crashed into a tree on Tuesday, according to the CHP.
A pickup truck rolled Wednesday morning in a Highway 101 crash in downtown Santa Rosa, stopping in the wrong direction.
The man was arrested Friday evening and Sunday afternoon, according to the CHP.
Lake County sheriff’s detectives are investigating the shooting of a possible trespasser.
Police say the suspect threatened to kill deputies, their police dogs and himself before he was taken into custody by a SWAT team Wednesday morning.
The driver missed a sharp turn, ran off the road and hit a tree Monday afternoon, the CHP said.
Firefighters from three agencies stopped flames before the fire consumed the double wide mobile home in Rohnert Park.
The man failed sobriety tests and preliminary tests estimated he was more than three times the legal limit for drinking and driving.
Police are seeking a driver who struck an elderly bicyclist last week and didn’t stop.
The Wednesday afternoon crash happened at the entrance to Wright’s Beach, according to the CHP.
The man asked for cigarettes and when the clerk turned to help him, the suspect grabbed two large racks of Scratcher tickets from the counter, police said.
A Daly City man who struck two vehicles Saturday was wanted on a grand theft case and suspected of trying to pass himself off as his brother, as well as suspected hit and run, police said.
Multiple crashes along Highway 101 early Monday included one that launched a boat from a trailer into a vehicle and a second that left a pickup on top of a sedan, according to the CHP.
'Plaintiffs failed to use and exercise ... the proper care and precautions which a reasonable prudent person under the same or similar circumstances would have exercised,' attorneys wrote in their Feb. 20 response to the lawsuit.
The weekend rally, involving 100 cars and a few hundred people, resulted in three arrests and dozens of traffic citations.
Soon after the carjacking, Santa Rosa police found the van abandoned and partially burned.
A motorcyclist and pickup driver collided Tuesday morning near the Charles M. Schulz‑Sonoma County Airport.
A woman’s car ran off the roadway and crashed into a tree, according to the CHP.
‘We have to increase our pace and scale of everything we’re doing,’ said Mark Ghilarducci, director of the state Office of Emergency Services.
A woman driving on Highway 116 in Forestville early Tuesday was seriously injured after crashing into a power pole and trees, bringing live lines down onto the highway and closing it for several hours.
'These fires were moving so quickly, in today’s world we need to get mutual aid quicker on the road,' said Santa Rosa Fire Chief Tony Gossner.
The woman drove into a power pole Tuesday, and repairs kept Highway 116 in Forestville closed almost 12 hours.
The man was burned in a weekend fire but whether it was the fire or something else that killed him remains under investigation.