Eloisa Gonzalez - Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter at The Press Democrat


The Latest Stories By Eloisa Gonzalez

District officials decided to seek a waiver from the state’s standardized tests this spring after losing three weeks of class instruction in the wake of October’s wildfires.
Hundreds, many of them teens, attended Sunday’s gun violence summit at Dominican University in San Rafael.
Two drivers were sent to the hospital with minor injuries Sunday morning after crashes on Highway 101.
Sonoma State University failed to follow worker safety regulations while it removing an athletic track that contained asbestos, Cal-OSHA said.
Victims suffered 'significant' injuries in the Sunday incident.
Thousands of Sonoma County students joined others across the nation on Wednesday for a coordinated school walkout calling for stronger action to curb gun violence.
Santa Rosa City Schools is the first K-12 school district in Sonoma County to switch to district elections.
The teen admitted to Sebastopol police he wrote the threat that caused the school to be dismissed Tuesday early.
Santa Rosa City Schools board president Jenni Klose urged local business and community leaders to support public schools.
Bellevue Union school board trustees are calling for the closure of Stony Point Academy, a growing charter school in southwest Santa Rosa.
'I’m sorry,' board president Stephanie Merrida-Grant said to a shouting mother Monday night. 'This decision didn’t come lightly.'
Santa Rosa High students by the hundreds joined many more across Sonoma County and the nation in a large walkout Wednesday to call for action to curb gun violence.
Families hunted for gowns, cakes and DJs at the annual Miss Quince y Novias Expo at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.
Ginger Parish, who teaches the popular Music Together curriculum, holds a weekly ‘Generations’ class at a Santa Rosa assisted living facility.
Books will be handed out to fire victims during the Welcome Roseland Community Celebration Jan. 20.
Despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s pledge to provide an additional $3 billion to K-12 schools for the coming year, Sonoma County school districts face millions in spending cuts.
Santa Rosa City Schools has approved a plan to eliminate teaching positions to close a multimillion dollar deficit.
Classes are set to resume Wednesday a day after graffiti indicating a ‘specific threat’ prompted the early cancellation of classes at Analy High and two other west county schools.
Santa Rosa City Schools board members will do away with its districtwide election system by voting on new trustee boundaries Wednesday.
Cesar Chavez Language Academy parents are raising money to buy plaques for an instructional aide and a first-grade student who died a month apart.
School officials say there’s a growing problem on campuses of students abusing the anti-anxiety drug.
Cesar Chavez Language Academy could relocate to the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School campus by 2019 under a plan proposed by Santa Rosa school officials.
Redwood Adventist Academy officials had to get creative with recess after the Tubbs fire destroyed their campus, forcing them to move into a Santa Rosa church.
Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior College are giving away free food to students. Their new pantries are an attempt to address hunger on their campuses.
Sonoma County schools are already seeing students struggle with attendance, grades and behavior due to stress, the inability to focus in class and having nowhere to do homework.