10 hrs ago
Sebastopol votes to consider public power agency
Sebastopol's green-minded City Council will consider joining the Sonoma County Clean Power Authority in two weeks, leaving room to make the latest deadline for participation in a plan aimed at providing communities with an alternative to PG&E.
14 hrs ago
Windsor man linked to 17,000-plant Lake County pot grow held
A Windsor man is in custody in connection with a large Lake County marijuana operation from which authorities have seized more than 17,000 plants over the last three weeks, the county sheriff's office said.
14 hrs ago
The Press Democrat
County gives thumbs up to plastic bag ban
The 4-1 vote, with Supervisor David Rabbitt dissenting, constitutes the county's direction to its appointee on the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency, the joint county-city body that has been studying and developing the ban for two years and would adopt and enforce the ordinance.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Cloverdale newspaper acquired by Sonoma West
The 134-year-old Cloverdale Reveille will change owners July 1, purchased by the company that publishes weekly newspapers in Healdsburg, Sebastopol and Windsor.
The Press Democrat
Sonoma may reject joining public power agency
Sonoma appears to be the latest city on track to reject joining the Sonoma County Clean Power Authority after a divided City Council on Monday all but turned out the lights on the idea.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Sonoma Index Tribune
Council mulls clean power issue
Sonoma Clean Power, the proposal for a countywide Community Choice Aggregation program , will come before the Sonoma City Council Monday night with hopes that Sonoma will join a consortium of other cities to pursue an alternative energy option.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
PD Editorial: More input on 'clean power' plan is warranted
"An extra set of eyes is not a bad thing on something this critical. We need someone that can help us see any potential land mines that we can't see."
No major damage from North Bay lightning storm
Hundreds of lightning strikes lit up the night sky like daylight and rolling, cracking thunder shook the North Bay early Monday, resulting in a few reports of local strikes and possible fires but no major damage.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Windsor police fatally shoot stabbing suspect, 48
Sonoma County authorities say police fatally shot a 48-year-old man after he allegedly stabbed his son's mother and charged officers with a knife in Windsor.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Windsor stabbing leads to officer-involved shooting
Paramedics and fire personnel load a stabbing victim onto a stretcher for transport to Memorial Hospital, Saturday June 8, 2013.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Sonoma Valley Sun
'Clean Power' agency coming to Sonoma
Officials from Sonoma Clean Power told the city council Monday that though the price for power would be about the same, the new provider will use more renewable resources, such as solar, wind and geothermal, than PG&E.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
RG Recordings Releases Music Video of 'Beast Within' by Rapper Jesse...
Hot LA Independent Studio RG Recordings releases Music Video Premiere of "Beast Within" June 4, 2013.
Sonoma City Council hears final clean power pitch
With little comment, the Sonoma City Council scheduled a vote in two weeks on a resolution on whether to support the county's vision of supplanting PG&E as the county's chief supplier of electricity and provide a greener energy portfolio.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Drug suspect jailed after Windor chase
Sonoma County sheriff's deputies who patrol in Windsor had been looking for local resident Steven McDonald, 48, for several months.
The Business Journal
Construction: RedBuilt exits Windsor plant
Idaho-based engineered lumber maker RedBuilt , which acquired equipment and processes from Standard Structures in August 2011, finally wound down operations at the Windsor plant at the end of May.
The Business Journal
Startup bets on bamboo panel construction
As construction with factory-built wood and light-gauge steel panels gains popularity for reducing labor costs, project timetables and waste, a 5-year-old company is betting demand will grow like a weed for studless, highly strong and energy-efficient walls made of bamboo panels.
Fri May 31, 2013
Dragonfly Farm, Noshing with Criminals, Hog It Up, and a Vineyard Dinner
Criminal Baking Co. & Noshery hosts a kvetch and craft event on the first Thursday of each month.
Tue May 28, 2013
Harry Adams, a Santa Rosa home builder and solar company owner who co-founded a longstanding Napa Valley chamber music festival, has died.
Smith: Allyson takes her Threads on the road
The nationally acclaimed and simply extraordinary Santa Rosa kid celebrated turning 18, graduated from Cardinal Newman, attended the all-night grad party and worked on final details of today's launch of a 48-state charitable summer road trip.
Mon May 27, 2013
Windsor's budget in good shape
That's the modest assessment that emerges as the town begins its biennial exercise of adopting a two-year budget.