Kevin Fixler - Staff Reporter

Kevin Fixler is staff reporter at The Press Democrat


The Latest Stories By Kevin Fixler

What started in a Santa Rosa home in the 1980s grew to Community Baptist Church before moving to Santa Rosa High School.
A federal fraud probe led to the arrest and indictment of former Marin car dealership employees, including a Santa Rosa woman.
The long-awaited blueprint will identify areas at high risk of wildfires and guide electric companies in public safety precautions for years to come.
Investors are wading in as homeowners in Fountaingrove decide they will not rebuild. The median lot price among listings: $350,000.
Sebastopol will allow its two current dispensaries, SPARC — formerly Peace in Medicine — and Solful, to sell to anyone 21 years of age or older starting Jan. 1.
From empty beer cans to an old toilet, people are dumping trash in the rubble of burned-out neighborhoods. Authorities are stepping up patrols.
Retirees from Pacific Bell, the couple of 27 years enjoyed retirement on a property that offered them a perfect slice of the outdoors.
Housing voucher-holders struggle to find rentals 2 1/2 months after fires
Ahead of their holiday break, grade schoolers visited Riebli Elementary School for the first time since the October fires. They resume classes Jan. 8.
Rohnert Park prohibits all marijuana sales as its neighbor leads Sonoma County on adult use.
Four people were injured when a pickup truck turned in front of a motorcycle Saturday evening west of Petaluma, authorities said.
The commission will require utility companies to improve overhead electric maintenance and develop annual prevention plans.
Rohnert Park is in the early stages of a massive downtown redevelopment plan that aims to create a new central hub for Sonoma County’s third-largest city.
At least two dozen empty lots are now listed for sale in Coffey Park, Fountaingrove and Larkfield-Wikiup. A growing number of property owners are deciding not to rebuild.
The $800,000 regional transit grant will help fund a new program to provide loaner bikes at SMART stations in Sonoma and Marin counties.
The recommended set of rules, which the City Council must approve, would merge existing regulations for medical cannabis and new ones for recreational marijuana.
The City Council will hold a public discussion Monday on limiting future lodging near the downtown plaza.
The California Public Utilities Commission rejected San Diego Gas & Electric’s request to hike rates to cover $379 million in uninsured legal damages from three 2007 fires.
Individuals with project ideas, whether brand new and seeking seed capital or already underway and in need of continuation funding, are eligible for a $10,000 grand prize.
The nonprofit is expanding its potential pool of aid recipients and making new partners to expand its homebuilding efforts after the fires.
Emergency crews used the Jaws of Life to pry a woman from her SUV Sunday in Petaluma after an accident left her trapped in the crumpled vehicle.
The dump west of Cotati is the main disposal site for what local and state officials are calling the biggest debris removal from a wildfire in California history.
As of Nov. 8, residents have filed 4,700 claims for disaster unemployment benefits.
A woman was killed and a 15-year-old girl wounded shortly before dawn Sunday outside Manchester when someone peppered their crowded house with bullets as they slept.
A Lakeport man drove nearly two miles through a closed construction zone along Highway 101 before crashing into a concrete structure south of Petaluma. Alcohol played a role, according to the CHP.