Hannah Beausang - Staff Reporter

Hanna Beausang is a staff reporter at The Press Democrat


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A $5,000 reward is being offered for tips that help police arrest and convict the person who started the June 16 fires.
A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for tips leading to the man suspected of sticking up two pizzerias in the last week.
Police said they arrested a 28-year-old man who shot at officers Thursday in a Napa park.
The CHP is investigating a Friday morning crash that killed a motorcycle rider in unincorporated Mendocino County.
The 18-month-old boy was left alone in a car in the backseat of a sedan while his mother 'socialized with people' inside a Willits home, authorities say.
A cooling center will open at the Finley Community Center Saturday, providing residents a refuge from temperatures expected to reach as high as 100 degrees.
Officers will be stopping vehicles to check for valid driver’s licenses and signs of drunken or drugged driving, police said.
Thousands of butterflies and some very ugly dogs are converging on Petaluma this week for the Sonoma-Marin Fair.
A 58-year-old kayaker badly injured himself Monday morning and had to be flown from the Sonoma Coast to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.
A reward is being offered to help police arrest and convict the person who started13 grass fires in Santa Rosa on Saturday night.
Two teens were arrested Sunday after allegedly using a pellet gun to hold up victims in at least two incidents in Santa Rosa, police said.
The 70-year-old Fort Bragg man is suspected of stealing merchandise from a gas station and attempting to hit an employee who confronted him, sheriff’s officials said.
Santa Rosa police were seeking a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in a Santa Rosa apartment complex late Sunday.
The three bats, stolen off the front porch of a Rohnert Park home, were worth a total of $1,000, police said.
The Santa Rosa man is suspected of swerving into another lane, setting off the three-car crash that temporarily closed Highway 101 near Cotati on Sunday, the CHP said.
The nearly $200 billion budget invests in recovery for fire-ravaged counties and future disaster response.
Firefighters Tuesday afternoon fought a large fire at a Schellville wooden pallet factory that forced neighborhood evacuations, blew up a propane tank and drew almost 100 firefighters from Sonoma, Napa and Marin counties.
The woman, 24, was arrested early Monday after leading officers on a chase through Coffey Park, police said.
Citing legal constraints, Petaluma police said they are prevented from answering key questions that would shed light on the growing controversy over sex assault allegations made by a Petaluma High grad.
After October’s firestorm community members and first responders are touting the value of neighborhood preparedness programs.
A crowd blasted the Petaluma school board Tuesday over Petaluma High School’s decision to cut a valedictorian’s mic during her commencement speech.
SSU President Judy Sakaki said the year, marked by October’s devastating fires, was 'especially challenging' for the campus and broader community.
The microphone cut off four minutes into Petaluma High valedictorian Lulabel Seitz’s speech after she deviated from the script she originally submitted to school officials.
The Sebastopol home robbery on Saturday is the seventh in the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction to be hit with a cannabis-related break-in.
After a yearslong struggle to enforce its vacation rental rules, Petaluma is cracking down on unlawful hosts with the help of an outside company.