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Hannah Beausang - Staff Reporter

Hanna Beausang is a staff reporter at The Press Democrat

hannah.beausang@pressdemocrat.com
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The Latest Stories By Hannah Beausang

A Willits man with a history of groping women and girls in Sonoma County was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of violating his parole.
A Santa Rosa man and a Willits woman died after their vehicles collided head-on in Mendocino County Wednesday morning, the CHP said.
An injured driver and witnesses to the three-car crash rushed to aid the most severely injured, including an 8-month-old girl who died and five others in the same SUV.
The Thursday morning collision along Highway 116 at Bonness Road caused major injuries, the CHP said.
The deadly Ranch fire grew overnight as crews worked to defend communities threatened by the blaze, with containment now at 69 percent.
Santa Rosa artists are creating a robot sculpture for Burning Man using relics from a burned Coffey Park home.
After months of harsh criticism for Sonoma County’s response to October’s firestorm, the Board of Supervisors has OK'd a slate of changes designed to improve the county’s ability to handle future disasters.
The Redwood Empire Food Bank offers free lunch to those in need under age 18 at 29 locations during the summer months.
Free classes in basic construction skills is helping to prepare workers who will help rebuild Sonoma County from the October wildfires.
The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria’s $280,000 donation to the Redwood Empire Food Bank will support hunger-relief programs in Rohnert Park for a year.
A four-month investigation ended Wednesday with the arrests of four men, suspected of transporting and distributing large quantities of heroin in Santa Rosa.
Containment of the 328,226-acre blaze reached 67 percent, Cal Fire said, but full containment isn’t expected until Sept. 1.
More than a quarter of the Mark West Youth Club Little League lost homes in October’s fires. Now, they’re giving back to those affected by the Carr fire.
José Andrés’ World Central Kitchen is feeding Mendocino Complex evacuees and first responders from its Middletown kitchen. For volunteers, some past fire victims themselves, it's a labor of love.
The larger Ranch fire grew by more than 2,000 acres overnight, while crews made progress on containment, Cal Fire said.
Two wildfires bearing down on Clear Lake doubled in size again Monday, forcing thousands more residents to flee their homes as flames that have torched more than 68,000 acres of rugged, rural landscape encroached on more populated areas of Lake County.
The firefighter resigned after admitting to having sex at the city’s three fire stations, according to documents from an internal investigation.
Rescue efforts are underway for animals in evacuation zones as the Mendocino Complex fire rages on.
The event, now in its 82nd year, opened Thursday in Santa Rosa for an 11-day run. From concerts to carnival rides, here’s what to look forward to.
Sheriff’s officials believe it might be the same big cat spotted earlier this month.
Two men driving on the highway, pulled over, jumped a fence into the backyard of a home and used a garden hose to keep the fire from spreading, according to officials.
A major, controversial change would eliminate language instructing officials to ignore economic impacts when determining how wildlife and plants should be protected.
The National Weather Service issued a coastal hazard warning from Monday to Wednesday morning.
From road closures to the race route, here's essential information about the event expected to bring up to 4,000 people to Sonoma County.
'The windows shook ... it was just a big boom,' said a witness inside the Kaiser Permanente building north of Santa Rosa, after an explosion involving a tanker truck delivering liquid oxygen prompted evacuation of patients and staff on Wednesday.