Inmate escapes from Sonoma County Jail
An inmate serving time for a large-scale fraud conviction escaped from custody in Santa Rosa on Monday, authorities said.
Woman Arraigned for Leaving Kids in Car Outside of Casino
A San Jose woman was arraigned on two felony child endangerment charges in Sonoma County Superior Court Tuesday for allegedly leaving her two young children in a parked car while she visited the Graton Resort & Casino near Rohnert Park last month.
The Business Journal
North Bay joblessness rises, job growth slows in June
The proportion of North Bay residents seeking jobs edged upward and job growth rates slowed in all six counties in June, according to preliminary state figures released Friday.
Tiny houses big with consumers seeking economic freedom
Oct. 14, 2010 - Jay Schafer, owner of Tumbleweed Tiny Houses, exits a tiny house he built for himself in Graton, Calif.
Fire departments reap casino rewards
Some of Sonoma County's struggling fire agencies are starting to cash in on profits from Sonoma County's newest casino.
Free Bet blackjack variation is exciting for gamblers
Generally speaking, casinos aren't in the business of giving bets for free. In the case of two Northern California casinos, however, free bets are part of a new table game that has been a hit with players and floor managers alike.
Contra Costa Times
San Jose woman arrested after deputy finds her children inside car at Rohnert Park casino
A San Jose woman faces misdemeanor child endangerment charges after she left her two children inside a car with the keys in the ignition while she went into Graton Casino, authorities said.