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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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  • Kaiser Medical Center Mishap Update

    Kaiser Medical Center Mishap Update

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    Update on Kaiser North Mishap, and Highway 101 Shutdown, from July 18.

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  • Bring Angel Home

    Bring Angel Home

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    A beloved Sonoma County Longhorn, displaced since the October firestorms, will soon be going home. The effort to bring Angel and her family back to their Coffey Park ranch is […]

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  • Rebuilding Supervisor

    Rebuilding Supervisor

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    Sonoma County’s massive post-fire home rebuilding effort is unprecedented in the history of California.  To help address the crisis, the city of Santa Rosa has appointed a quality control supervisor, […]

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  • Fire Recovery – Community Meetings

    Fire Recovery – Community Meetings

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    The Sonoma County office of Recovery and Resiliency is hosting a series of community meetings, to gather public input about the 2017 fires and the ongoing recovery from that disaster.  […]

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  • Rebuild Website

    Rebuild Website

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    As summer home rebuilding blossoms across Santa Rosa’s Coffey Park neighborhood, the city has unveiled a new website designed to push out information, and speed construction.  Karl Van Amburg reports.

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  • A Place for Creators

    A Place for Creators

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    In Sebastopol, artists and makers of all kinds are discovering a well-equipped art space that encourages hands-on creation.  As Karl Van Amburg reports, the facility may be modern, but the […]

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  • Santa Rosa Rally for Families

    Santa Rosa Rally for Families

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    Thousands in the North Bay turned out to support immigrant families and their rights at a huge rally in Santa Rosa.  As Karl Van Amburg reports, the midday rally was […]

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  • Sonoma County to Protect Immigrant Families

    Sonoma County to Protect Immigrant Families

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    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors has voted to provide funding to a community effort to provide free legal services to immigrant families facing deportation.  The move is, in part, […]

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  • Pawnee Fire Still Growing

    Pawnee Fire Still Growing

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    The dangerous Pawnee Fire near Clear Lake grew on Monday to more than 10 thousand acres. As Karl Van Amburg reports, the blaze continued to threaten the town of Spring […]

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  • Live from the Pawnee Fire

    Live from the Pawnee Fire

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    News of the North Bay was live at the Pawnee Fire east of Clear Lake in Lake County.

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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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