Press Democrat News RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Wed, 08 Apr 2020 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ ‘Never been so scared in my life’: Retired Windsor police chief recounts long fight to survive COVID-19 ]]> Former Windsor Police Chief Carlos Basurto is recovering after a life-or-death battle with the coronavirus that for 20 days left him hospitalized in intensive care, … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:18:19 PDT <![CDATA[ Coronavirus adds new layer of hope, fear to birth in Sonoma County ]]> Brenna and Jim Paustenbach have been trying to get pregnant for years. When the pair found out they were due in August, they were over … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:24:52 PDT <![CDATA[ Sonoma County reaches 120 coronavirus cases as swab shortage hinders testing ]]> Results from roughly 200  tests for the coronavirus are now coming in daily in Sonoma County, revealing a handful of new cases each day and … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:21:26 PDT <![CDATA[ ‘Need to do it’: Face masks the new must-have item around Sonoma County to curb coronavirus ]]> No one is trying to suggest they look chic, but the growing prevalence of face masks in every color and style shows that citizens are … ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:38:43 PDT <![CDATA[ Tell us: Show off your coronavirus mask ]]> Face coverings are becoming a common sight around Sonoma County after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendation to wear one to prevent the … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:50:43 PDT <![CDATA[ Hundreds of young Americans have now been killed by the coronavirus, data shows ]]> Two weeks after her husband died alone in an intensive care unit in Fort Myers, Florida, Nicole Buchanan is quarantined at the home they shared … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:17:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Kenwood Press goes up for sale after publishers decide to retire ]]> The owners and publishers plan to retire at the end of 2020 and sell the community paper if there is an interested buyer. Read the … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:39:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Tell us: How is the shelter-in-place order affecting your sleep schedule? ]]> Is the Sonoma County shelter-in-place order affecting your sleep schedule and patterns? What about your teenager or toddler? Are older kids sleeping until noon and … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:27:34 PDT <![CDATA[ Glimmers of optimism in California about bending coronavirus curve ]]> LOS ANGELES — California officials are offering glimmers of optimism that the state is seeing progress in its fight against the coronavirus, even as people … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:20:44 PDT <![CDATA[ Petaluma realtor gains following on Facebook for nightly story time ]]> The owner and founder of Barton Smith Real Estate has been hosting "Bedtime Stories with Barton” every night at 7 p.m. on Facebook. Read the … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:51:01 PDT <![CDATA[ A coronavirus test for anyone? In Iceland, it's happening ]]> In coronavirus hot spots around the globe, hospitals are so overwhelmed with sick patients that they're running out of lifesaving supplies. And in many places, … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 11:23:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Virus-stricken Southern California nursing facility evacuated after staff doesn't show up for 2 days ]]> RIVERSIDE — A skilled nursing facility in Southern California where nearly three dozen residents are infected with the coronavirus was being evacuated after staff members … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:09:40 PDT <![CDATA[ World Health Organization on defensive after Trump slams it on coronavirus ]]> GENEVA — The World Health Organization was on the defensive Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump blasted the U.N. health body over its recommendations on … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:57:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Mayor says coronavirus has hit black, Hispanic New Yorkers hard ]]> NEW YORK — New York City's death toll from the coronavirus has been disproportionately high in black and Hispanic communities, and the city is starting … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:40:26 PDT <![CDATA[ Petaluma mom accused of fleeing to Maui with son jailed, faces kidnapping charge ]]> A Petaluma mother who authorities say violated a court order and fled with her 9-year-old son to Maui is back in Sonoma County to face … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:47:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Sunken Southern California tall ship will be demolished ]]> DANA POINT — A tall ship that sank at its dock in Dana Point will be demolished because there is no safe way to lift … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:15:01 PDT