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  • Fire Excavation Causing Headaches

    Fire Excavation Causing Headaches

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    Hundreds of Sonoma County residents are crying foul, claiming that federal contractors over-excavated their fire damaged lots, making it impossible to rebuild. Now local elected officials are entering the fray, […]

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  • Fire Camera Network Moves Forward

    Fire Camera Network Moves Forward

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    Firefighters across the North Bay will soon have a new high tech tool to detect and battle wildfires.  An ambitious plan to install fire detection cameras on Sonoma County mountaintops […]

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  • Spectacular Space Images – Smokey Skies this Week

    Spectacular Space Images – Smokey Skies this Week

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    The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory, saying the North Bay Area will be under smokey skies for much of the next week.  The […]

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  • Mountaintop Fire Cameras on the Way

    Mountaintop Fire Cameras on the Way

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    Coming up on News of the North Bay….new high definition, high tech cameras mounted on Sonoma County peaks could soon help North Bay agencies spot fires before they get out […]

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  • Erin Brockovich brings PG&E Case to Santa Rosa

    Erin Brockovich brings PG&E Case to Santa Rosa

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    Well-know consumer advocate Erin Brockovich appeared before a packed house in Santa Rosa to lend her support to a lawsuit blaming PG&E for the 2017 Northern California fires. She recently […]

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  • Sheep help restore Laguna de Santa Rosa

    Sheep help restore Laguna de Santa Rosa

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    Scientists have turned to an old but trusted tool to help restore ecological balance to Sonoma County’s Laguna de Santa Rosa wetlands. Karl Van Amburg reports.

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  • Firefighters defend Lakeport

    Firefighters defend Lakeport

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    The River and Ranch fires continue to spread across Lake and Mendocino counties, with the town of Lakeport on the west end of Clear Lake in harms way. As Karl […]

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  • Live at River Fire in Lakeport

    Live at River Fire in Lakeport

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    Karl Van Amburg and News of the North Bay crews are live at the River Fire, near Lakeport.

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  • Coho Salmon on the Rise

    Coho Salmon on the Rise

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    The spectacular and endangered Coho salmon is a key part of the Russian River ecosystem.  But its survival, has long been in doubt. Now a new study just released offers […]

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  • COTS Grand Opening

    COTS Grand Opening

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    In the midst of a housing and homeless crisis, longtime Sonoma County homeless services provider COTS opened a new office in Santa Rosa.  The well-attended grand opening brought further attention […]

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