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  • Startup Sonoma Thinks Big

    Startup Sonoma Thinks Big

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    A group of young high-tech entrepreneurs have big plans for Sonoma County and its future.  In fact, they’ve launched a downtown Santa Rosa business incubator, that’s one of the first […]

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  • Larkfield Home First to Completion

    Larkfield Home First to Completion

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    In an important milestone, the first new home to be completed since the fires in unincorporated Sonoma County was unveiled to the public.  As Karl Van Amburg reports, it may […]

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  • Ceres Project: Nutrition and Hope

    Ceres Project: Nutrition and Hope

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    Those suffering life-threatening illness in Sonoma and Marin Counties have a powerful ally in their battle.  A local non-profit that provides nutritious meals to hundreds of our neighbors, and experience […]

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  • Peggy Sue Car Show

    Peggy Sue Car Show

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    Come along for the ride with these images from the annual Peggy Sue Car Show and Cruise, in Santa Rosa.

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  • Wine and Food Festival

    Wine and Food Festival

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    Scenes from the 2018 North Coast Wine and Food Festival, featuring award-winning wines and top Sonoma County chefs, in Rohnert Park, CA.

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  • Balloons in Windsor

    Balloons in Windsor

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    Sights and sounds from the 2018 Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic, June 9-10 in Windsor, CA.

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  • Hot Air Balloon Classic

    Hot Air Balloon Classic

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    The Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic kicked off in Windsor today, with a stunning display and a big crowd.  News of the North Bay was there and will have […]

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  • Huge New Russian River Brewery

    Huge New Russian River Brewery

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    The epicenter of the North Bay craft brewing business heads north later this year, as the huge new Russian River Brewing facility opens in Windsor.  We checked in with co-owner […]

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  • Russian River Brewing Co preparing for Launch

    Russian River Brewing Co preparing for Launch

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  • Andy’s Unity Park

    Andy’s Unity Park

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    Andy Lopez, killed in a controversial sheriff’s shooting in 2013, was honored at the dedication of a new Santa Rosa park in his name.  For the Moorland neighborhood, it was […]

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  • Joe Rodota Homeless and Solutions

    Joe Rodota Homeless and Solutions

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    As part of our commitment to issue-oriented local coverage, News of the North Bay looks at the latest homeless encampment clearing along Santa Rosa’s Joe Rodota trail, and we talk […]

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  • Wine Business Institute Unveiling

    Wine Business Institute Unveiling

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    The new, high-tech home of Sonoma State University’s Wine Business Institute was unveiled at a festive ribbon-cutting. The event showcases Sonoma County’s leadership in educating the next generation of wine […]

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  • Live at Joe Rodota Trail

    Live at Joe Rodota Trail

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    News of the North Bay was live at the Joe Rodota trail where another homeless encampment clearing was taking place.

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  • Coffey Park’s First New Home

    Coffey Park’s First New Home

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        In a huge milestone for the city of Santa Rosa, move-in day arrived for the first new home to be completed in the fire-ravaged Coffey Park neighborhood.  As […]

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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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