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World War II explosives found in Petaluma home

PETALUMA -- World War II explosives were found at a west Petaluma residence on Saturday, the Petaluma police department announced. A concerned resident called the police when they ran into three Japanese grenades, an artillery shell and six munitions at a deceased family member's home, police said. The police department...
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Crews respond to plane crash at Petaluma Airport

PETALUMA, Calif. (KRON) — Fire crews were at the scene of a “small plane crash” at the Petaluma Airport Sunday evening around 6:44 p.m., according to the Petaluma Fire Department. The plane is believed to have crashed into a hangar (a structure where planes are stored) on airport grounds. The pilot was the only person […]
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Suspect jailed in series of Napa County burglaries

CALISTOGA -- Detectives arrested a man wanted for a series of burglaries in Napa County, the sheriff's office said Sunday. Enrique Quiros Ortiz, 26, was arrested on State Route 29 near Dunaweal Lane just south of Calistoga. Detectives found an unserialized "ghost gun" in the vehicle Ortiz was driving, according to a Facebook post from the sheriff's office.
NAPA COUNTY, CA

Woman sentenced to prison for defrauding hotel, credit union

MARIN CO., Calif (BCN) — A Petaluma woman was sentenced to 29 months in prison for defrauding a hotel and a credit union, the Department of Justice Northern District of California announced on Friday. Stephanie Simontacchi, 48, was employed as a bookkeeper at the Cavallo Point Lodge in Sausalito from December of 2009 to April […]

Watchdog agency moves to revoke license of Santa Rosa contractor

Six months after the Tubbs Fire destroyed her Coffey Park home in October 2017, Stella Agudelo signed a contract with Santa Rosa-Based American Pacific Builders to rebuild it. Agudelo, now 81, moved in two springs later. But the house had lots of problems. The garage door didn’t reach all the way down to the driveway, leaving a gap. Under the house, duct work had sagged onto the dirt of the crawl space. The fence leaned into the backyard because its posts weren’t set in cement. The list went on.
SANTA ROSA, CA
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Two crashes impede coastal traffic on Hwy. 1

A busy Sunday afternoon along the Sonoma coast led to a couple of traffic-snarling crashes on Hwy. 1. A few minutes before 3 p.m., the California Highway Patrol received calls about a car off the road and into the shrubbery near the intersection of the coastal highway and Fort Ross Road. The driver was nowhere in sight, but a dog was in a pet carrier inside the vehicle.
SONOMA, CA

Light plane crashes into airport hangar in Petaluma

PETALUMA -- A plane crashed into a hangar Sunday night at Petaluma Municipal Airport. The Petaluma Fire Department received a call at 6:44 p.m. They arrived to find a small plane had crashed and was wedged in the side of a metal hangar, the district said in a statement. The...
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Penngrove’s ‘Biggest Little Parade’ back after 2-year hiatus

“Ladies and gentlemen,” the announcer called into his microphone Sunday, “Welcome to the 44th, 45th and 46th annual Penngrove Parade!”. “The Biggest Little Parade in Northern California,” as the Penngrove Social Firemen organizers like to call it, was back in its July 3 slot after two years of pandemic disruption, and the hundreds of people lining Main Street in Penngrove couldn’t have been happier to see it.
PENNGROVE, CA
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Marin 911: 140 pounds of meth seized in big drug bust

Happy Birthday: The Novato Police Department wished a happy birthday to K9 Rookie, who has been with the force since 2018 and helped take a bite out of crime. Arson: Novato Police Officers investigated a series of commercial burglaries, vandalism incidents, and arson on Roblar Drive and Ignacio Blvd. On a Saturday, around 5:44 a.m., officers responded to a report of a fire inside a business on Roblar Drive. Novato Fire personnel determined that the fire incident was arson related and ignited intentionally. The building’s fire sprinkler system was activated due to the fire. During a building search, a second area was located that had been burned but was extinguished. During the fire investigation, NPD Officers learned two SMART Train buildings were vandalized on Roblar Drive.
NOVATO, CA
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No One Hurt After Plane Crashes Into Empty Hangar in Petaluma

A plane crashed into a hangar Sunday night at Petaluma Municipal Airport. The Petaluma Fire Department received a call at 6:44 p.m. They arrived to find a small plane had crashed and was wedged in the side of a metal hangar, the district said in a statement. The pilot, who was the only person inside the plane, managed to self-extricate and was not injured.
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