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  • PG&E Announces Bankruptcy

    PG&E Announces Bankruptcy

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    PG&E, the state’s largest utility, announces it will file for bankruptcy in the face of lawsuits and billions of dollars in liability claims.  As Karl Van Amburg reports, for the […]

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  • Flooding Possible this Week

    Flooding Possible this Week

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    Get ready for more rain, as a series of storm systems are inbound to the North Bay Area beginning late on Sunday. By Thursday afternoon, we may see rises in […]

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  • Celebrity Bingo for Coffey Park

    Celebrity Bingo for Coffey Park

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    A big crowd of supporters joined cyclist Levi Leipheimer on Friday night, pitching in to raise badly needed funds to rebuild Coffey Park. As Karl Van Amburg reports, Celebrity Bingo […]

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  • More Rain Headed to North Bay Area

    More Storms Headed to North Bay

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    The weekend storms that delivered a drenching 2 to 5 inches of rain across the North Bay are headed east, but more storms are due this week. The first will […]

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  • Habitat to Launch Homebuilding Factory

    Habitat to Launch Homebuilding Factory

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    In a bold move, Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County plans to launch a Santa Rosa factory this spring to manufacture prefab components for homes. As Karl Van Amburg reports, […]

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  • Wet and Wild for North Bay

    Wet and Wild for North Bay

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    Get ready for a wet and rainy period over the next five days. In fact forecast models are now in agreement on at least three distinct storms that are headed […]

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  • Wet Weather Returning

    Wet Weather Returning

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    After a dry and cold Holiday week, wet and blustery weather is set to return to the North Bay this coming weekend.  The first storm will arrive late Friday or […]

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  • Crab for New Years

    Crab for New Years

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    For many in the North Bay, Dungeness Crab is an essential part of the Holiday celebration. But with the supply down this year, we talked to fishermen and crab lovers […]

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  • Veteran’s Tiny Home Village Dedicated

    Veteran’s Tiny Home Village Dedicated

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    A caring community came out in force today, to dedicate the much anticipated Veteran’s Village Tiny Home project in Santa Rosa. As Karl Van Amburg reports, the 14 homes dedicated […]

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  • Live at Veteran’s Tiny Home Village Dedication

    Live at Veteran’s Tiny Home Village Dedication

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  • SMART Property to Boost Housing

    SMART Property to Boost Housing

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    As part of a huge push to revitalize downtown Santa Rosa, a 5 acre parcel near Railroad Square will be developed into high density housing. Backers say the project will […]

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  • Andy Lopez Case Settled

    Andy Lopez Case Settled

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    The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office announced a 3 million dollar settlement today in the 5 year old case of Andy Lopez, the 13 year old Santa Rosa boy who was […]

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  • Veteran’s Village Healing Garden

    Veteran’s Village Healing Garden

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    In a big show of community spirit, dozens of volunteers lent a hand to create a healing garden at Santa Rosa’s soon-to-open Veteran’s Village project. As Karl Van Amburg reports, […]

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  • Rise Up Fence Project Kicks Off

    Rise Up Fence Project Kicks Off

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    More than 20 Sonoma County businesses are joining together to help two fire-scarred neighborhoods replace fencing lost in the Tubbs Fire.  Karl Van Amburg reports.

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  • Live on Giving Tuesday at Redwood Gospel Mission

    Live on Giving Tuesday at Redwood Gospel Mission

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                On Giving Tuesday, we talk with Chris Keys of the Redwood Gospel Mission about ways to pitch in across Sonoma County, by volunteering or […]

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  • Armory Shelter Opens for the Winter

    Armory Shelter Opens for the Winter

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    As winter rains arrive, another safe harbor has opened for Sonoma County’s homeless population. The National Guard Armory will provide overnight shelter for 100 or more people. Karl Van Amburg […]

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  • Thanksgiving Feast Draws Thousands

    Thanksgiving Feast Draws Thousands

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    Sonoma County showed its true heart this Thanksgiving holiday, as hundreds of volunteers braved rain and wind to deliver a hot meal to thousands in need.  As Karl Van Amburg […]

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  • Veterans’ Tiny Homes Nearing Completion

    Veterans’ Tiny Homes Nearing Completion

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    A unique collaboration of government and private industry is turning an empty Santa Rosa field, into a supportive housing community for homeless vets.  As Karl Van Amburg reports, the tiny […]

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  • Schools and Smoke

    Schools and Smoke

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    When do you close Sonoma County’s schools due to bad air quality?  That’s the question being faced these days by dozens of Sonoma County school districts, and thousands of parents.  […]

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  • Trader Joe’s Grand Reopening

    Trader Joe’s Grand Reopening

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    The mood was festive today, as Santa Rosa’s Cleveland Avenue Trader Joe’s reopened it’s doors after a long Firestorm closure. As Karl Van Amburg reports, the grocery chain’s fans were […]

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  • 2018 California Economic Summit

    2018 California Economic Summit

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    The resilience of Sonoma County was on display this week, as some of the brightest minds in the state gathered in the North Bay for the annual California Economic Summit.  […]

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  • Drone Video over Camp Fire

    Drone Video over Camp Fire

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    This drone video, courtesy of the Sacramento Bee, shows the devastation of the Camp Fire at Paradise, California.  The 135 thousand acre blaze continues to burn to the Northeast, and […]

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  • Live Update -Air Quality and Schools

    Live Update -Air Quality and Schools

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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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