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Police Seeking Witnesses Out In Major Injury Collision On Highway 12
The Santa Rosa Police Department is looking for witnesses of a major injury collision that occurred on May 13 at Highway 12 and Los Almost Road. At 7:39 p.m., officers responded to reports of a crash in the intersection. One of the parties' severity of injuries from the crash prompted Santa Rosa Police Department accident investigators to look into the collision.
Homelessness in Sonoma County Drops by 22% Amid Bay Area Increase
A recent report indicates a 22% reduction in homelessness in Sonoma County, contrasting with the rising numbers in the Bay Area. Contributing factors include the emergency rental assistance program and collaboration with other county jurisdictions, though concerns about undercounting remain.
Santa Rosa cemetery groundskeeper arrested after confrontation
A groundskeeper at Santa Rosa Memorial Park was arrested Saturday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after an early morning confrontation at the cemetery, police said. Alejandro Guerrero-Barragan allegedly fired a gun near a man he confronted at about 7 a.m. Saturday, police said. The man — who...
2 San Francisco women arrested in $50,000 sunglasses theft at Santa Rosa mall
SANTA ROSA – Two San Francisco women were arrested Friday in connection with an organized theft of about $50,000 in sunglasses at a downtown Santa Rosa mall that took less than 60 seconds, police said.The theft occurred May 10 when six women and a man entered the Sunglass Hut at Santa Rosa Plaza and stole dozens of sunglasses from the shelves, police said Saturday in a statement."The duration of the coordinated theft lasted less than a minute and involved approximately $50,000 in stolen merchandise," police said.The thieves fled in two vehicles. One crashed and was abandoned, and was impounded by police. The registered owner, Arianna Torrey, 19, of San Francisco, told Santa Rosa investigators her vehicle had been stolen the day of the theft, police said.On Friday, Torrey and Destiny Nisby, 22, of San Francisco, drove to the Santa Rosa Police Department to recover the towed vehicle, police said. They were detained and a search of the vehicle they drove found more than $13,000 in suspected stolen sunglasses, police said. Torrey was booked on suspicion of robbery, organized retail theft, possession of stolen property, perjury, and conspiracy, police said. Nisby was accused of possession of stolen property, perjury, and conspiracy.
Two men hospitalized after pickup truck rollover in southeast Santa Rosa
Two men were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after a pickup truck they were in rolled over while turning at a southeastern Santa Rosa intersection. No other vehicles were involved in the crash and the Santa Rosa Police Department is investigating the cause. Emergency dispatchers received a call about the crash at...
Memorial Day Weather: Unusual May Gray and Showers
Meteorologist Darren Peck shared an unconventional weather forecast for the Memorial Day weekend on Sunday night. He described the region's persistent gray skies as experiencing a 'Tupperware' effect. This unusual weather pattern is due to an area of low pressure situated directly over the region, causing clouds to linger longer than usual.
Santa Rosa Junior College graduation ceremony a closing chapter to pandemic-era education
Isaac Guadalupe Cervantes Valencia, 24, started attending Santa Rosa Junior College in 2017, just before the Tubbs Fire hit. On Saturday, Cervantes graduated from SRJC with an associate degree in fitness, nutrition and health. Like many other students of all ages, Cervantes has endured disaster after disaster in the past...
Cemetery employee arrested after shooting at Santa Rosa cemetery
An employee at local cemetery was arrested after he allegedly fired a gun while on the job Saturday morning, the Santa Rosa Police Department said.
Friends remember Santa Rosa native, who died helping ducks cross street in Rocklin, for his kindness
The man who died May 18 helping a family of ducks cross a busy four-lane intersection in suburban Sacramento grew up in Santa Rosa, where he had a reputation for helping others just like he did the birds. Casey Rivara attended Maria Carrillo High School through 2000, where he made...
Department of Labor obtains injunction against Subway franchise in Sonoma County amid investigation
“I think it’s good, because they’re getting what they deserve,” said Yanelli Vargas, one of former Subway workers who spoke to The Press Democrat in March alleging wage theft.|. The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a preliminary federal court injunction forbidding the operator of 14 Bay...
Prep track and field: Alexis Hunt, Nathan Fifer take 2nd at state in high jump; Hanne Thomsen takes 4th in 1,600 but withdraws from 3,200
All four of Sonoma County’s individual competitors placed in the top eight or better in their respective events in Saturday’s finals of the CIF state track and field championships at Buchanan High School in Clovis. Maria Carrillo senior Alexis Hunt and Montgomery senior Nathan Fifer placed second in...
Sonoma County Reports 22% Decrease in Homelessness
Sonoma County has recently reported a significant 22% decrease in homelessness, the largest reduction since 2015. The decline is attributed to collaboration with other jurisdictions and the availability of housing vouchers during the pandemic, which helped subsidize rental housing for several hundred individuals.
Sea Otter Reintroduction Plan Gains Momentum in Bay Area
The long-gone sea otter might be coming back to the Bay Area — or at least, Sonoma County. Even though the species was hunted to near-local extinction throughout the 1800s for their pelts, they were previously a crucial link in the San Francisco Bay’s food chain, according to Bay Nature. They are natural predators of urchins, which eat kelp, so they kept the kelp population strong and steady so it could provide a home for species from tiny invertebrates to harbor seals.
Two trans runners, including one from Sonoma County, withdraw from state championship track meet
The decision followed a week of widespread condemnation fueled by conservative media outlets.|. The migration began around 5:10 p.m., two dozen or so supremely fit young women making their way from the warm-up area to the track at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Clovis, site of this weekend’s California state high school track and field championships.
4 more Sonoma County residents die of COVID-19, officials say
Sonoma County health officials on Thursday reported four COVID-19 deaths, two from April and two from earlier this month. Though the official COVID-19 health emergency is over, some local residents continue to contract the virus. And the county’s most vulnerable continue to be at risk. The four deaths bring...
What to Eat Right Now in Sonoma County
With summer just around the corner, it’s been a busy time for catching up with favorite restaurants and checking out some new ones. Click through the above gallery for some of the best things I’ve eaten recently.
Santa Rosa police K-9 dies from cancer, department says
Santa Rosa police are mourning the death of one of their K-9s, which died of cancer Wednesday. Enzo, 5, had worked with Officer Nick Vercelli for three years, department officials said. The Belgian Malinois was sworn in around September 2020. Cross-trained in apprehension and narcotics detection, Enzo was “crucial” in...
Prep track and field: Sonoma County athletes eyeing state titles this weekend
A contingent of Sonoma County’s best runners, throwers and jumpers will be looking to climb the mountaintop at the pinnacle of the prep track and field season, the CIF State Championships, this weekend at Buchanan High School in Clovis. Local schools had 12 individuals and two relay teams punch...
New Montgomery High principal announced
A longtime assistant principal at Montgomery High School will become the school’s next principal. April Santos has served various roles in the Santa Rosa school over the years, including as a special education program director. She will replace Interim Principal Laurie Fong, a former Santa Rosa City Schools trustee...
Prep track and field: Four Sonoma County competitors advance to state finals
Montgomery sophomore Hanne Thomsen and senior Nathan Fifer, along with Maria Carrillo seniors Alexis Hunt and Lily Mulligan, extended their seasons with qualifying marks in prelims.|. Four local athletes and a relay team will have a chance at state titles this weekend after recording qualifying marks on the first day...
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