Healdsburg, CAPress Democrat

One person dies in solo rollover crash in Healdsburg

A person was killed when a gray SUV rolled over on southbound Highway 101 in Healdsburg Saturday about 7 p.m., the CHP said. The vehicle apparently either went over or hit the right guardrail in the crash, and landed on its roof, a CHP report said. It wasn’t clear what caused the crash, but no other vehicle was involved.
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Santa Rosa, CAPress Democrat

Santa Rosa woman escapes house fire unharmed

A Santa Rosa woman escaped uninjured from a burning house through a rear window Friday night, but the blaze left $200,000 damage to the home. “There was one occupant at home at the time, and she escaped through a back window into the backyard,” Battalion Chief Matthew Gloeckner with the Santa Rosa Fire Department said Saturday.
Cobb, CANBC Bay Area

M4.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Cobb: USGS

A preliminary 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Cobb, in Lake County just before midnight on Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake was centered about four miles west of The Geysers and 13 miles north of Healdsburg. The earthquake was originally reported as a magnitude 3.9 quake...
Sonoma County, CAPress Democrat

Potentially record-setting hot weather coming mid-week

Don’t let the next few days fool you. There’s a heat wave headed our way. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures will continue to be moderate through the early part of the week, but then look out. By Wednesday, the heat will suddenly soar, with estimated high temperatures running from...
Santa Rosa, CAPosted by
Santa Rosa Bulletin

Santa Rosa gas price survey: Cheapest station saves $0.54 per gallon

(SANTA ROSA, CA) For bargain hunters there may be no better target than gas, with the cheapest station in the Santa Rosa area offering savings of $0.54 per gallon. Costco at 5901 Redwood Dr was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $4.05 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Chevron at 701 Mendocino Ave, where a gallon of regular was selling for $4.59.
Windsor, CAPress Democrat

Windsor shooting injures two teens, third ID’d as suspect

Two teenagers are recovering after being shot in Windsor on Friday evening, and a third has been identified as a suspect. All of them are 15 years old and none of their names have been released because of their ages, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities received multiple 911...
Petaluma, CAPress Democrat

Transhumance Festival brings goats to downtown Petaluma streets

Goats were herded through downtown Petaluma on Saturday as part of the third Transhumance Festival. The event is a “celebration dedicated to reconnecting people to the land,” according to its website. The goats were led from Steamer Landing Park to Petaluma City Hall and back. The festivities included a picnic and live music.
Sonoma County, CAPress Democrat

Sonoma County’s hot housing market prompts buying frenzy, record prices

Sonoma County’s hot housing market Single-family home prices surged the past three months to reach a record median price in May. May 2021: $780,000 median price, 546 homes sold May 2020: $674,495 median price, 206 homes sold April 2021: $775,000 median price, 580 homes sold April 2020: $659,000 median price, 249 homes sold March 2021: $767,000 median price, 421 homes sold March 2020: $678,910 median price, 301 homes sold Source: Compass real estate brokerage, Santa Rosa.
Rohnert Park, CAPress Democrat

Goats, sheep take over RP dog park for the weekend

Rohnert Park’s Animal Shelter Off-Leash Dog Park is being “mowed” this weekend by goats and sheep. The cute additions to the city grounds crew — 239 in all — will be voraciously eating 1 acre. The city isn’t sure how long it will take to clear the field to make...
Sonoma, CAPress Democrat

At glance: Things to know about Sonoma Academy

Sonoma Academy is a prestigious private, co-ed high school in Santa Rosa. It marked its 20th year in operation in 2021. It serves a student body of about 330. When it was first opened in 2001 at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts it had only 45 students. It...