Christi Warren - Staff Reporter

Christi Warren is staff reporter at The Press Democrat


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Crews recently tore away the last of the humanities building’s inch-thick cement facade, moving forward with reconstruction on the fire-ravaged campus.
Flames crept to within feet of Glen Ellen’s Olea Hotel and burn marks still scar its hillside, but after nearly a year of planning and renovating, it finally reopened to the public on Aug. 28.
For the 22 Cardinal Newman High School seniors whose families lost their homes in the Tubbs fire, it was a school year like no other.
In a swell nod to this state’s beach culture, the California Legislature this month declared Sept. 20 'California Surfing Day.'
The campaign to a bring a white wine emoji to keyboards worldwide is gaining steam as Kendall-Jackson Winery looks for ways to keep social media users engaged — and precise.
The West County school district was one of the last in the county to offer traditional, in-class summer school.
The suspect was agitated and confrontational, and appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance, police said.
Police said the 19-year-old admitted to starting the fire while smoking meth inside a building near the Clearklake Safeway.
A massive rainbow flag now graces a triangle of public roadway near downtown Santa Rosa.
When detectives arrived at the house, they said they discovered a damaged outbuilding and a melted garbage can of marijuana.
While investigating a fatal shooting at a ranch near Petaluma, detectives discovered an arena with 15 live roosters and 10 dead ones. Many had spurs attached to their legs.
The 30-year-old could not give authorities a reason for why he was in an area under mandatory evacuation, police said.
A Santa Rosa man died Thursday after a truck crashed into his scooter on Bennett Valley Road, the CHP said.
'I’m not going to lie to you, I was shocked,' said one witness who said he saw a bear walking near West College Avenue in Santa Rosa.
Tim Gillaspie, 43, died protecting his family during a shooting Sunday at a neighbor’s house.
Like with human flu, the canine flu is spread when dogs come into contact with infected dogs. The virus is a fairly new one and a vaccine is available.
The space will be transitioned to serve low-income Sonoma County residents, who otherwise couldn’t afford veterinary care.
Barbara Phelan’s appointment fills the seat vacated by the retirement of Judge Raima H. Ballinger.
Downed power lines forced PG&E to cut power to 164 customers in the area.
Calling for an end to sanctuary policies and the construction of a border wall, Susan Tully was part of the group’s speaker series.
Campers enjoyed their first week at 'Newman by the Bay' after October fires razed the Sonoma County campus.
Today's first day of summer marks the start of a heat wave that will linger through Sunday across the North Bay, bringing triple-digit temperatures to the area for the first time since September.
'People along the trails during fire season should keep an eye out if they see anything out of the ordinary,' said Santa Rosa Assistant Fire Marshal Ian Hardage.
'I refuse to let it die,' said Steve Johnson, who displayed the vehicle at a car show in Juilliard Park on Sunday. 'That’s kind of who I am. I’m never going to give up.'
The 27,000-acre property straddles the Mendocino and Trinity county lines, and was formed in 1942 by stock market titan Dean Witter.