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  • Air Quality Update

    Air Quality Update

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    First map shows North Bay and Bay Area air quality by hour. Unhealthful air across the North Bay caused by the Camp Fire can be tracked using this tool.  Red […]

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  • Camp Fire Interactive Map

    Camp Fire Interactive Map

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    Use this map to zoom in on the Camp Fire near Chico and the Hill and Woolsey Fires in Southern California for current information and fire perimeters.

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  • Camp Fire Update

    Camp Fire Update

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    The Camp Fire near Chico has now grown to more than 70,000 acres, with 5 percent containment as of Friday morning.  These photos show the extent of the blaze, which […]

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  • Hopper Wall Coming Down

    Hopper Wall Coming Down

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    In an emotional milestone, community leaders gathered in Coffey Park to mark the start of demolition and replacement of the fire-ravaged Hopper wall. As Karl Van Amburg reports, the new […]

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  • Live update on Smoky North Bay Skies

    Live update on Smoky North Bay Skies

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    Live update on the Camp Fire, causing smoky skies and unhealthful air quality across the North Bay region.  

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  • Midterm Election Update

    Midterm Election Update

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    A minute and a half update on midterm election results in Sonoma County.

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  • Election Live – Registrar of Voters

    Election Live – Registrar of Voters

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    Live with the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters

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  • Thompson Town Hall

    Thompson Town Hall

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    With the crucial midterm election just around the corner, U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson hosted a Sonoma Valley town hall. As Karl Van Amburg reports, Thompson is determined to find ways […]

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  • Measures in a Minute – Santa Rosa Measure N

    Measures in a Minute – Santa Rosa Measure N

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    Will Santa Rosa voters approve a new tax to support affordable housing?  That’s the question posed by Measure N, a ballot measure to be decided on November 6th. Here is […]

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  • Science Discovery Day

    Science Discovery Day

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    Thousands of young people, parents in tow, converged on the Sonoma County Fairgrounds this weekend to do hands-on science. As Karl Van Amburg reports, the annual North Bay Science Discovery […]

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  • Measures in a Minute – Sonoma County Measure M

    Measures in a Minute – Sonoma County Measure M

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    To help Sonoma County voters better understand the issues, News of the North Bay is posting a series of short, one-minute videos, explaining key measures on the November 6th ballot. […]

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  • Measures in a Minute – Santa Rosa Measure O

    Measures in a Minute – Santa Rosa Measure O

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    To help Sonoma County voters better understand the issues, News of the North Bay is posting a series of short, one-minute videos, explaining key measures on the November 6th ballot. […]

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  • Culinary Talent Nurtured at SRJC

    Culinary Talent Nurtured at SRJC

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    Sonoma County has long been famous for its world-class wines and fine dining.  But it takes an army of culinary talent to keep the region’s restaurants among the nation’s best. […]

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  • Russian River Brewhouse Opens

    Russian River Brewhouse Opens

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    The North Bay beer landscape changed in a big way this week, as Russian River Brewing unveiled their long-awaited Windsor brewhouse. The expansive new brewery and restaurant is sure to […]

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  • Angel is Home

    Angel is Home

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    The beloved Sonoma County longhorn named Angel is back home.  And that’s good news for her owners, and for thousands of her fans.

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  • Life after the Firestorm – How we’ve Changed

    Life after the Firestorm – How we’ve Changed

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    Sonoma County has changed in fundamental ways since the October 2017 Firestorm. But have those changes helped to prepare us for the next major catastrophe? In part one of a two […]

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  • Fountaingrove Anniversary Gathering

    Fountaingrove Anniversary Gathering

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    Former residents of Santa Rosa’s Fountaingrove neighborhood gathered on the first anniversary of the October 2017 Firestorm to greet neighbors, and look to the future. Karl Van Amburg has more.

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  • Coffey Park Remembrance

    Coffey Park Remembrance

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    On the one year anniversary of the October 2017 Firestorm, residents of the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa gathered for remembrance and celebration, in an event that lit up […]

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  • Firestorm Anniversary Gatherings

    Firestorm Anniversary Gatherings

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    On the first anniversary of the October 2017 Firestorm, Santa Rosa and Sonoma County gathered at events large and small, to remember those lost, and look to the future. Karl […]

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  • Glen Ellen Kids Create Stars of Hope

    Glen Ellen Kids Create Stars of Hope

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    In the midst of disaster, small gestures can make a big difference. On the first anniversary of the North Bay Firestorms, students and teachers in Glen Ellen gathered to send […]

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  • Live at Stars of Hope in Glen Ellen

    Live at Stars of Hope in Glen Ellen

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    On this one year anniversary of the October Firestorm, children at the Dunbar School in Glen Ellen painted stars of hope, to prove that healing, and love can come from […]

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  • Museums of Sonoma County

    From the Fire – At Museums of Sonoma County

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    On the one year anniversary of the October 2017 Firestorms, the Museums of Sonoma County unveiled a groundbreaking new exhibition designed to capture the experience of the disaster, from an […]

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  • Coffey Park Neighbors – One Year Later

    Coffey Park Neighbors – One Year Later

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    A group of Coffey Park neighbors and friends reflect on their lives one year after being separated by the October 2017 Firestorm.

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  • Sonoma Vita Event, downtown Santa Rosa

    Sonoma Vita, Food, Fun, Cycling Downtown

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  • Christine Blasey Ford

    Kavanaugh Impact on North Bay Women

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    The emotionally charged confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has triggered a surge in the number of women calling Sonoma County crisis counselors. Karl Van Amburg reports on […]

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  • SMART Headed to Windsor

    SMART Headed to Windsor

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    SMART rail service is headed north, after the train system’s board of directors approved money to begin the long-awaited extension to Windsor. As Karl Van Amburg reports, the city of […]

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  • Safari West Rally for Parks

    Safari West Rally for Parks

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    Backers of Measure M, a Sonoma County tax to support parks, turned out at Safari West to rally support and energize supporters. As Karl Van Amburg reports, park advocates need […]

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  • New Teachers Priced Out

    New Teachers Priced Out

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    In the face of skyrocketing housing costs, Sonoma County is struggling to find ways to attract and keep quality teachers. One plan being proposed, is to build subsidized housing for young […]

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  • Dry Creek Restoration Showcased

    Dry Creek Restoration Showcased

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    Sonoma County’s work to protect the land and water was the theme that brought a group of delegates from the Global Climate Summit up to the Dry Creek Valley this […]

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  • Sustainable Vineyards Showcased

    Sustainable Vineyards Showcased

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    Sonoma County’s vineyards don’t just produce world-class wine.  Many are also leaders in sustainable agriculture and adaptation to climate change. Sonoma County winegrowers took that message to those attending this […]

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