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High-Power Weaponry Seized During Santa Rosa Safeway Parking Lot Arrest

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A 29-year-old man was arrested Tuesday following an armed altercation inside a car in a Santa Rosa Safeway parking lot, authorities said. Santa Rosa police said Francisco Reyes-Quevas was being held on a variety of charges including possession of machine gun parts, possession of an assault rifle and being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to investigators, officers responded to a call of a man with a gun in the parking lot of the Safeway located at 1799 Marlow Rd. at 2:42 p.m. The officers were provided with a description of a vehicle associated with the...
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Santa Rosa Man Hit by Car in Lake County, Dies at the Scene

A Santa Rosa man has died after being hit by a car while walking on Highway 20 in Lake County. It happened on Saturday night on the eastbound side of the highway near the intersection with Hutchins Road in the town of Nice. The 58-year-old man was in the roadway for unknown reasons when he was hit by a car, dying at the scene. The driver, a 29-year-old Lucerne man, said he was unable to stop his vehicle in time. He’s not suspected of driving under the influence. The identity of the deceased has not been released.
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The Press Democrat to close its Rohnert Park printing facility

In a move that protects the long-term quality of local journalism, The Press Democrat plans to close its Rohnert Park printing facility in April and shift production to the East Bay. Steve Falk, the news organization’s CEO and publisher, told employees Tuesday evening company leaders have targeted Sunday, April 3,...
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Santa Rosa Man Struck by Driver on State Route 20 Near Nice Dying from Injuries, Says CHP

On January 15, 2022, at 2235 hours, Sullivan was driving his 2015 Chrysler, eastbound on SR-20 at Hutchins Road. As Sullivan was driving a pedestrian to be named later was in the roadway for reasons still under investigation. Sullivan was unable to stop his vehicle in time before the front of his vehicle collided with the pedestrian. The pedestrian succumbed to his injuries on scene. Sullivan was not suspected of being under the influence of drug and/or alcohol.

Help for Mental Health Crises—InRESPONSE Launched in Santa Rosa

On Jan. 11, behind the official city ceremony launching Santa Rosa’s inRESPONSE mental health crisis response program, stood a circle of first responders entrusted to execute this new paradigm of community safety. The ceremony’s elected officials and leaders of partner organizations spoke about the promise of the program. What...

Sonoma County’s Best Outdoor Dining Spots for Winter

In an ever-changing pandemic landscape, outdoor dining remains a constant. From Cloverdale to Petaluma, restaurants have created al fresco dining retreats, some with tents or artsy parklets. Most have equipped their patios and outdoor dining areas with heaters but, no matter the season, make sure to dress appropriately. During winter months and chilly nights, savvy diners know to bring a seat-warmer (an old coat will do) and wear cozy socks. Yes, it’s California, but we ain’t Palm Springs. Here are 35 favorite patios with heaters and a cozy ambiance for winter dining outdoors. Click through the above gallery for a peek at the patios.

Sonoma Attorney and Radio Host Len Tillem Passes Away

Longtime Sonoma attorney and radio host Len Tillem is dead at the age of 77. The Sonoma News reports Tillem died from a cerebral hemorrhage last week at Sonoma Valley Hospital. His wife Susan Fegan was by his side. Tillem hosted a call-in radio show offering legal advice on KSRO in Santa Rosa, KVON in Napa Valley, and KGO in San Francisco. Eventually Tillem moved his show to a podcast format. He was celebrated for his humor, down-to-earth personality and strong New York accent.

Bear sculpture installation begins in in Kenwood

Winemaker Ken Wilson has commissioned a third sculpture from local artist Bryan Tedrick. The 28’ tall grizzly bear will make its home in Sonoma Valley–the location of the Bear Flag Revolt of 1846, with the grizzly bear itself a symbolic icon of both Sonoma Valley and California. Fabricated in steel, the 15-ton bear sculpture will be installed at St. Anne’s Crossing Winery in Kenwood, taking its place among the largest sculptures in Sonoma County. Installation begins this Wednesday, January 19, and will progress in stages over the subsequent days culminating with the rotating head of the ferocious grizzly bear to be installed by crane.
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After Rain Burst, California Salmon Reclaim Old Spawning Grounds

SAN GERONIMO, Calif. (Reuters) - The heavy rains that soaked California late last year were welcomed by farmers, urban planners - and endangered coho salmon. "We've seen fish in places that they haven't been for almost 25 years," said Preston Brown, director of watershed conservation for Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN).

Tomales Bay in Line for Living Shoreline Projects

San Rafael, CA – Two locations along the Tomales Bay shoreline have been identified as possible spots for projects aimed at protecting habitat from floods, adapting to climate change, and improving public access. The Marin County Community Development Agency (CDA) is exploring the use of grant funding from the...

Shared Faith—An Asian Space for Everyone

A church new to Novato is using its origins in the Asian-American community as a way to build an inclusive space for all people of faith. The shift is captured in the church’s brand-new name, “The Community Church.”. In 1980 a group of Chinese independent Baptists from San...

Culture Crush—Garage A Tois in Mill Valley, Youth in Arts Concert, and More

Serving thousands of students across Marin County and beyond, Youth In Arts builds skills and confidence in young people, and they can’t do it alone. This week, Youth In Arts hosts its annual SING OUT! concert, a scholarship fundraiser for high school a cappella ensemble ’Til Dawn. The event will be held both in-person—with masks, proof of vaccination or negative Covid rapid test required—and online. Headlined by ’Til Dawn alums Lilan Kane (in-person) and Laura D’Andre (virtually), the concert happens on Friday, Jan. 21, at Marin Country Mart, 2401 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur and online. 6pm. $20–$30.

Getting Answers: How Many Hospitals Are Helping Fill COVID-19 Surge Needs?

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — Hospitals across the region are getting help from the state by filling the need with extra beds and staff. Marshall Hospital in Placerville has the space to care for patients, but Chief Nursing Officer Cindy Rice explained they struggle when it comes to staffing. “It’s been a long two years. Some nurses are leaving,” she explained. “We do have times where we are putting the puzzle pieces together to cover shifts to make sure we have enough staff.” The state asked Marshall for help to care for more patients, designating the medical center as a surge hospital and adding up...

Managing With Music—Peppermint Moon Keeps Playing

In April 2020, right as the Covid-19 pandemic went full tilt on the North Bay, West Marin-musician Colin Schlitt released a five-track EP, A Million Suns, under his solo project Peppermint Moon. Schlitt, who also plays bass and sings a bit in the band El Radio Fantastique, recorded that EP...