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  • Coffey Park Ribbon Cutting Live – First Home Rebuilt

    Coffey Park Ribbon Cutting Live – First Home Rebuilt

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    Friday, May 25 was an important day in Santa Rosa.  The first new home was completed in Santa Rosa’s Coffey Park neighborhood.  News of the North Bay was live at […]

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  • A Walk at Paradise Ridge Winery

    A Walk at Paradise Ridge Winery

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    The iconic Paradise Ridge Winery high above Santa Rosa was beloved for its stunning sunset views, and friendly family ownership.  Now, eight months after fires destroyed many of the winery […]

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  • Paradise Ridge Rises

    Paradise Ridge Rises

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    Although Santa Rosa’s popular Paradise Ridge Winery burned in last October’s firestorms, the land and vineyards remain, and so does the dream of the winery’s family owners. News of the […]

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  • Sonoma County Kids Gran Fondo

    SOCO Kids Gran Fondo

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    NNB was live at the Sonoma County Kids Gran Fondo with event organizer Steven Cozza.

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  • Downtown Housing

    Downtown Housing

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    October’s firestorms and the loss of critically needed housing has forged a unity of purpose across Sonoma County not seen in decades. From government, to business to conservation groups, all […]

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  • Airport Expansion Accelerates

    Airport Expansion Accelerates

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    New flights, new airlines, and a surge of passengers is fueling rapid growth at Sonoma County Airport.  In fact, the county has been hard pressed to keep pace with the […]

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  • Sonoma County Airport

    Airport Expansion

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    Coming up on News of the North Bay, the Charles Shultz Sonoma County Airport is bursting at the seams, and county supervisors have approved a loan to pay for expansion […]

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  • Home Affordability Crisis

    Home Affordability Crisis

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    A critical housing shortage, made worse by the October fires, is putting home ownership out of reach of a majority of Sonoma County’s families.  In fact, figures show just one […]

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  • Housing Crunch

    Housing Crunch

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    Coming up on News of the North Bay, Sonoma County’s housing crisis is among worst in the nation.  Made worse by the October firestorms, the shortage of affordable homes and […]

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  • The Human Race 2018

    The Human Race 2018

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    Thousands in the North Bay turned out on a cool Sonoma County morning to walk and run in support of local non profit organizations .  The Human Race is both […]

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  • Safari West Rebounds

    Safari West Rebounds

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    Six months after being scorched by the Tubbs fire, Sonoma County’s Safari West Wildlife Preserve has been nominated for recognition as the top safari park in the nation.  The honor […]

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  • Sonoma-Marin Area Transit

    SMART Train Rider Experience

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    In just it’s first eight months in operation, the Sonoma-Marin SMART Train is building a growing following with simple service, comfortable trains, and a top-notch user experience.  We hopped on […]

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  • Pupping Season at Marine Mammal Center

    Pupping Season at Marine Mammal Center

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    Along hundreds of miles of California Coast, pupping season is now underway as thousands of young seals and sea lions take to ocean waters.  It can be a stressful time, […]

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  • Santa Rosa Greenway

    Santa Rosa Greenway

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    The battle to preserve an important open space greenway in eastern Santa Rosa is nearing completion, with important milestones on the horizon. As Karl Van Amburg reports, the Southeast Santa […]

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  • Santa Rosa JC Debate Team

    SRJC Debate Team

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    The Santa Rosa Junior College Debate Team has made history, becoming the first-ever group from a 2 year college to capture the national debate season sweepstakes.  We caught up with […]

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  • Fire Art

    Fire Art

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    A Sonoma County artist is using her skills in the studio to turn charred debris from October’s firestorms, into works of art.  As Karl Van Amburg reports, Helena Donzelli hopes […]

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  • Santa Rosa JC Debate Team

    Debate Champions

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    Coming up this week on News of the North Bay, we profile the champion Santa Rosa Junior College Debate Team.  This group of young people recently accomplished what’s never been […]

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  • Southeast Santa Rosa Greenway

    Santa Rosa Greenway

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    Coming up on News of the North Bay, it was destined to be a freeway.  Now the long-awaited green corridor connecting Santa Rosa’s east side to the city center is […]

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  • Coffey Park Reimagined

    Coffey Park Reimagined

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    As winter turns to spring, the first new homes are springing up in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa. But despite encouraging signs, most property owners still face a […]

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  • The Secret Life of Mrs. London

    The Secret Life of Mrs. London

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    In her first novel, Sonoma County author Rebecca Rosenberg explores the fascinating life of Charmian London, wife of renowned author Jack London.  As Michon Sardella reports, the novel describes a […]

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  • Sonoma County author Rebecca Rosenberg.  Author of "The Secret Life of Mrs. London"

    Mrs. London

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    Coming up on News of the North Bay, we profile Sonoma County author Rebecca Rosenberg and dive into her first novel, which showcases the amazing life of famed novelist Jack […]

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  • Acorns to Oaks

    Acorns to Oaks

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    A unique effort is underway to help restore North Bay oak woodlands damaged in the October firestorms. The project’s success is a testament to the dedication and hard work of […]

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  • Sonoma County Fires

    Coffey Park Reimagined

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    Coming up on News of the North Bay, as spring approaches, the sounds of construction are beginning to be heard in the fire ravaged Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa.  […]

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  • Oak Recovery

    Oak Recovery

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    Coming up on News of the North Bay.  Spring is not far away, and North Bay oaks are beginning to burst forth. We visit a place where thousands of young […]

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  • Goguette Bread

    Goguette Bread

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    In a very short time Santa Rosa’s Goguette Bread has built a large, and devoted following among North Bay food connoisseurs.  As Michon Sardella reports, the secret for success lies […]

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  • Green Building Options

    Green Building Options

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    As North Bay property owners displaced by the October fires prepare to rebuild, they’re discovering a huge number of new energy efficient, green building choices.   Karl Van Amburg reports.

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  • Rebuilding Begins

    Rebuilding Begins

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    Fire debris has been cleared, and the first Coffey Park residents are quietly returning to begin the rebuilding process following the Tubbs fire in October.  We caught up with one […]

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  • Hockey and Life

    Hockey and Life

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    In the wake of October’s North Bay fires, we visit the Santa Rosa Flyers annual youth hockey tournament, where young players are learning lessons on and off the ice.

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  • Sonoma County Kids Gran Fondo

    Sonoma County Kids Gran Fondo

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    News of the North Bay is a supporter of the Sonoma County Kids Gran Fondo. The ride raises money for kids with life-threatening illnesses, and was founded by former professional […]

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  • Sugarloaf Fire Recovery

    Sugarloaf Fire Recovery

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    How are North Bay wildlands recovering from the October firestorms? The news is hopeful. We join a fire recovery walk high above the Sonoma Valley in Sugarloaf State Park.

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