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Inmate escapes from Sonoma County Jail
Zephyr Malik Carter , 41, ran away from a work crew at theSonoma County Jail in Santa Rosa where he was serving a two-year, eight-month sentence for his role in a wide-ranging credit card fraud and identity theft ring, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Judicial Council Backs Off Deficit Budget
Senator Noreen Evans on Tuesday urged the Judicial Council not to waste good will between the courts, the Legislature and the governor's office by assuming legislators will make up for the projected shortfall of $22.7 million in court fee revenue.
Interview: Executive chef Bryan Jones of Santa Rosaa s St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
After nearly a decade, Bryan Jones has left his job as chef and general manager of the Fig Cafe and Winebar in Glen Ellen.
The Bold Italic
Palo Alto Wins #1 Snobbiest Small City
This morning SFGate called our attention to a list of the snobbiest small cities according to Movoto , a company whose tagline is "starting conversations about cities," which seems like their way of saying that they're shit stirrers and they know it.
Contra Costa Times
Baby delivered by Marin dad on Highway 101 offramp 'a gift'
Luis and Lucia 'Lucy' Renteria hold their new son Jesse on Monday in Novato. The couple were on their way to the hospital in Santa Rosa but the baby came early.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Health News Digest
VoiceAmerica Radio Launches 'The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today'
SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014 -People today are deluged with information about health-some of it is accurate and valuable, while some of it is misleading, erroneous, self-serving and just plain wrong.
Calif. drinking age lowered under 'sip and spit' law
A Russian River Brewing Company customer takes a sip of the newly released Pliny the Younger triple IPA beer on February 7, 2014 in Santa Rosa, California.
Santa Rosa kayaker drowns in Russian River
The Sonoma County coroner's office has identified a kayaker who drowned in the Russian River in west Sonoma County on Saturday afternoon as 23-year-old Edgar Mejia of Santa Rosa.
Harley rider killed in Santa Rosa collision
At 9:43 a.m., the rider was heading north on Stony Point Road when the driver of a Jeep Cherokee moving in the opposite direction make a left turn on Lazzini Avenue in front of the rider, police said.
CA: Plan to Cut Slow Bus to SF, Add Express Trips
July 28--Would you sit on a public bus for three hours between Santa Rosa and San Francisco? Golden Gate Transit bus riders are increasingly saying "no."
Fri Jul 25, 2014
NBC Bay Area
School Fight Caught on Video Sparks Debate
Parents of a 16-year-old girl who was suspended for fighting said their daughter had no choice but to defend herself.
Man shot near Santa Rosa
Sonoma County deputies responded around 11 p.m. to a call about gunfire near the 3200 block of Moorland Avenue.
California county sues over subdivision slide
Lake County officials say the Lakeport residents and their homeowners' association are to blame for the slide because they failed to maintain their landscaping, vegetation and irrigation system.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
California drinking age lowered for some students
FEBRUARY 07: Russian River Brewing Company customers clink their glasses while drinking the newly released Pliny the Younger triple IPA beer on February 7, 2014 in Santa Rosa, California.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
NBC Bay Area
Hidden, Loaded Shotgun Found by Kids at Santa Rosa School
Kids at a summer camp program at Lincoln Elementary School reported seeing the weapon on Tuesday.
Ukiah Daily Journal
Ukiah will try again to host Amgen Tour bicycle race
The city of Ukiah was again invited to try to host the Amgen Tour of California, which staff described as the most important bicycle race in the United States.
Drink Here Now: National Tequila Day and Lemonade Press Cocktails
We know you don't need an excuse to drink tequila, but here's one anyway. National Tequila Day is this Thursday, July 24, and a few Bay Area bars will be celebrating with drink specials.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Santa Rosa company to add air ambulance base in Rancho Cordova
Santa Rosa-based REACH Air Medical Services said it plans to expand its Northern California operations with a new air ambulance base in Rancho Cordova, possibly by October.
No Parole for Sonoma County's 2002 Attempted-Murder-By-Machete Inmate
A man convicted of burglary and attempted murder and mayhem with a machete has been denied parole by The California Board of Prison Terms, the Sonoma County District Attorney's Office said Monday.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Woman Accused Of Leaving Baby, 10-Year-Old In Car While At Rohnert Park Casino
SANTA ROSA - 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.