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Experience a Taste of Japan: 3 Must-Visit Restaurants in Healdsburg
This article presents three exceptional Japanese restaurants located in Healdsburg. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Perilous situation: Driver tries to forge California road that was clearly flooded, rescue needed
In yet another water-related incident, a driver faced a perilous situation this morning on Wohler Rd at River Rd near Forestville. The Sonoma County Fire District issued a timely reminder at 7:40 am, urging residents to exercise caution and abide by the well-known adage: "Turn Around, Don't Drown."
Savor the Taste of Italy: Three Healdsburg Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore three exquisite Italian restaurants in Healdsburg. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Join Healdsburg's Housing Needs Workshop at Community Center on February 22
Join City officials and the Housing Element Work Group at the Healdsburg Community Center for an interactive workshop to learn more about the findings from the Housing Needs Assessment and Downtown Housing Capacity Study. The workshop takes place on February 22, 2024 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.Visit here for more details.
How personal income has changed in Sonoma County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Sonoma County, California and how it compares to state and national levels.
West Sonoma County high schools closed from fallen tree
Two high schools in west Sonoma County are closed today due to storm-related impacts. Sonoma County's Office of Education said Analy High School and Laguna High School in the West Sonoma County Union High School District are closed. That's after a tree fell on the music building at Analy High,...
California Storm Watch: 11 p.m. Update - Feb. 20, 2024
Storm Watch Update: California faces severe weather as Sonoma County battles erosion from heavy rains. PG&E reports 10,000 without power. Hail hits Somerset, and Sacramento sees slick streets. Commuters brace for a wet morning with ongoing flood watch and winter advisories. More rain and snow showers expected. Stay tuned.
Sonoma County Is Getting Its First Shake Shack Next Week
As Shake Shack continues its California expansion, the first outpost of the burger chain is opening in Santa Rosa on February 29. Shake Shack's 12th Bay Area location to date will open next week, on February 29 at 11 am, in Santa Rosa's Montgomery Village Shopping Center. In a release,...
Healdsburg residents remain wary after drought lessons despite heavy rain
As the rain continues to fall, one Sonoma County town remembers three years ago when their water supply almost ran dry. The lessons Healdsburg residents learned from the dry times have stuck with them, and as Healdsburg's leading water conservation advocate, Brigette Mansell was out Monday taking video of the storm-swollen Russian River. It's hard to believe that just three years ago, Healdsburg nearly ran out of water.Lake Mendocino, the town's only source of water, was running so low that the state mandated a 40 percent cut in water usage for the whole town."Healdsburg is in a great place with...
🔴 Severe Weather Leads to Highway Closures in Sonoma County, CA
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Oakland, CA. TRAFFIC ALERT: Local residents and travelers in Sonoma County, CA, are advised of current highway closures due to severe flooding caused by recent weather conditions. As of February 18th, two major highways have been closed until further notice: 1. State Route 12 (SR-12) is inaccessible from Fremont Rd. to Watmaugh Rd. due to overflowing waters making the roadway unsafe for use. 2. State Route 121 (SR-121) has also been closed, with the affected section being just north of State Route 116 Arnold Dr. all the way to Eighth St. Commuters should plan alternate routes and expect travel delays in the area. The safety of the community and travelers is of utmost importance. Please stay up to date with road conditions and heed caution while planning travel in these affected regions.
License to Ill: California’s new sick-leave mandate leaves some North Bay employers feeling nauseous
With approximately 130 employees, Healdsburg-based Costeaux French Bakery is considered a small employer. Changes in employment law, and specifically for paid sick leave, have altered the way its president and CEO Will Seppi structures time off for his numerous workers. In 2015, when a California law was implemented granting employees three paid sick days per year, or 24 hours, Seppi transitioned away from the paid time off (PTO) model he had been using, and divided wages into a sick day “bucket” and a vacation day bucket.
Healdsburg Residents Invited to Participate in City Budget Workshop on February 28
Join City Staff for a presentation on the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 & 2025-2026 city budgets and give us your feedback on how the City should allocate funds for the next two fiscal years. The workshop will take place at the Healdsburg Senior Center on February 28, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Visit here for more details.
New Craftsman-Style Home in Healdsburg Listed for $995,000
A newly constructed home in a development just two miles north of downtown Healdsburg has hit the market. The four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom home at 111 Chiquita Road includes an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) and is listed for $995,000. The 1511-square-foot main home, built in 2021, takes many design cues from...
Sonoma County Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 248 Incidents and 22 Crime Stories
Sonoma County Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 248 Incidents and 22 Crime Stories. During the last week, Sonoma County reported a total of 248 crime cases. The majority of the cases were of a suspicious nature, accounting for 74 of the total crimes reported. This was followed by disturbances, which made up 45 of the cases. Thefts were the third most common crime, with 30 incidents reported. Other types of crimes, including alarms, assaults, vandalism, arrests, trespasses, and violations, comprised the remainder of the cases, with 28, 21, 16, 10, 9, 6, and 4 incidents respectively. The least reported crimes were burglary and domestic-related incidents, with only 3 and 2 cases respectively. This data provides a snapshot of the types of crimes occurring in the place, highlighting the prevalence of suspicious situations and disturbances above other types of crime.
Where is Gregory Peterson? Urgent Search Since Finding Car Ablaze
SONOMA COUNTY, CA - Where could Gregory Peterson be? The urgent search has begun since his car was found ablaze, leaving authorities and loved ones desperate for answers. Gregory Peterson's disappearance on July 16, 2022, has left the community of Cloverdale, California, deeply concerned. Despite extensive search efforts, there have been no leads on his whereabouts.
This $3.5 Million Farmhouse in Healdsburg Offers Idyllic Wine Country Living
A gracefully decorated 1920s farmhouse on a 175-acre ranch in Healdsburg’s Dry Creek Valley has hit the market. The property, which includes a main house with five bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms as well as an accessory dwelling unit (ADU), is listed for $3,500,000. Just 15 miles north of downtown...
Current Power Outages for Sonoma County
About 450 PG&E customers in Sonoma County lost power over the weekend due to the heavy rainstorm that arrived on Sunday. As of this morning, there are over 190 outages in Sonoma County with 114 south of Sebastopol around Blucher Valley Road. There are also reports of downed trees blocking Highway 128 near Knights Valley. This storm is expected to bring at least two inches of rain to most of the North Bay with up to four inches of rain expected in the higher elevations.
Sonoma County rescue crews practicing on rain-swelled Russian River
During the height of the storms on Tuesday, the Russian River was only 2 feet from flood stage in Guerneville, north of Santa Rosa.The water levels are expected to recede over the next few days as the storms move out, but the Sonoma County Fire District is using the time as an opportunity for some important training."Want to make sure you guys are cognizant of the debris that's in the waterway here," Battalion Chief Mike Stornetta said into his radio. He's with Sonoma County Fire District and is overseeing training for four teams of swift water rescue crews on the Russian...
2nd weekend storm pummels North Bay. Is there still more rain on the way?
The second of a pair of storm systems to hit the North Bay this weekend brought moderate to heavy rain and gale-force winds that are expected to last through Monday.|. Share your weather photos and videos with us. Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to tell us when and where you took the shots.
North Bay Confronts Intense Winds and Rain, Causing Traffic Disruptions and Power Outages
• North Bay residents experienced strong winds and a short, intense burst of rain as a storm passed through the Bay Area. • The weather caused traffic disruptions, including a notable incident where a Tesla spun out near Petaluma, though no serious injuries were reported.