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Three Die from Tranq Overdoses at Petaluma Valley Hospital
Sonoma County officials are seeing a spike in overdoses from tranq-laced fentanyl. In just one week, Petaluma Valley Hospital had three patients, all in their twenties, come in after overdosing. CBS Bay Area reports that all three did not survive. Xylazine, also known as “tranq” or “tranq dope,” is usually used by veterinarians to anesthetize animals. While some lives can be saved with Narcan, a medication that can quickly reverse a drug overdose, the medication rarely ever works on those who take tranq.
Petaluma Nurse Dies in UTV Accident in Shasta County
A Petaluma nurse and mother of two has died after a camping accident. Amy Tharp died on May 26th after a utility task vehicle accident in Shasta County. She was camping with family and friends during the holiday weekend. Born Amy Preston in 1982 in Ireland, she moved to Sonoma County with her family when she was 17. She married Nick Tharpe of Petaluma and worked as a nurse for Kaiser Permanente. The family has set up a GoFundMe page to help cover medical bills and household expenses. It’s raised over $72,000 dollars so far.
Updates on Third Street Rehabilitation Project and Traffic Closures in San Rafael
The City of San Rafael will provide weekly updates on construction and traffic closures for the Third Street Rehabilitation Project. This week, construction crews laid fiber optic cable and replaced concrete curb ramps, sidewalks, and storm drainpipes along Third and Second Streets.
Hateful Graffiti Found at San Anselmo Elementary School
A swastika was discovered spray-painted on the grounds of Thomas Elementary School in San Anselmo, prompting an investigation by the Bay Area school district. The offensive symbol, found near a classroom, has left the school community both shocked and worried. Officials are working to identify the individual or group responsible for this act, which is being treated as hate-motivated behavior by the school district.
Snapshot: San Rafael's City Manager takes over, proposed Police Advisory Committee and FY23-24 budget, and upcoming community events.
San Rafael City Manager Cristine Alilovich has taken over the role from the soon-to-retire Jim Schutz. The weekly Snapshot newsletter, which provides information about upcoming City Council meetings, events, and other opportunities in the community, will continue to be distributed. The City Council will consider developing a Police Advisory and Accountability Committee (PAAC) consisting of seven community members tasked with building trust between the police and community, improving transparency and accountability, making recommendations on police department policies and practices, and building relationships with the community. The proposed citywide budget for Fiscal Year 2023-24 will also be presented at the meeting, which includes information on all City funds, the City Council’s goals and objectives, and the proposed Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for infrastructure projects. June is National Gun Violence Awareness Month, and the City is committed to promoting responsible gun ownership. The Marin Climate Justice Collaborative (MCJC) has been formed by Canal Alliance and Marin City Climate Resilience and Health Justice to empower residents to make informed decisions on which adaptation measures should be explored to respond to sea level rise. The goat grazing program, an environmentally sound way to reduce fuel loading in difficult-to-reach areas, has resumed in San Rafael to prevent wildfires.
2 suspected gang members arrested in connection with Santa Rosa shooting
Two teenagers were arrested Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a shooting in the South Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa, police said. Investigators believe the victim in the shooting, a 17-year-old boy whose injuries were not life threatening and has been released from hospital, was targeted in a gang-related attack, police said in a news release.
Mile-long RV encampment in Marin Co. symbolizes growing housing crisis in Bay Area
"These are our neighbors": Driving through Novato, it's hard to miss. Nestled between Highway 101 and a wildlife sanctuary is Binford Road.
$10K worth of items stolen from El Cerrito dispensary in overnight burglary; 6 suspects at large
(KRON) — A cannabis dispensary was broken into after an early morning burglary, the El Cerrito Police Department (ECPD) announced Thursday in a Nixle alert. Around 5:01 a.m. on May 22, The Nug had its front window smashed in by a vehicle, and a store spokesperson says approximately $10,000 worth of product from the dispensary […]
A personal drone helped police arrest a teenager accused of stealing $30,000 from a San Francisco Bay Area home, authorities say
A man flying his personal drone helped authorities arrest a teenager accused of stealing about $30,000 from a home in the San Francisco Bay Area, police said.
Victim shot in foot during San Rafael robbery
(KRON) — The San Rafael Police Department is asking for the community’s help in solving a robbery and shooting. The incident happened on April 29 just after 9:45 p.m., when callers reported shots fired in the area of Hoag Street and Mill Street. Officers arrived to find the victim, who had been shot in the […]
CHP arrest man in connection with Interstate 80 shooting
(KRON) – A Vallejo man was arrested Wednesday in connection to a highway shooting on Interstate 80 on May 6, according to California Highway Patrol. Just before 4 p.m. on May 6, a freeway shooting on westbound I-80 just west of Tennessee Street was reported to CHP. The victim said the suspect vehicle, a gray […]
Violent crimes in Richmond trending down
KRON4's Philippe Djegal reports. KRON4's Philippe Djegal reports. Student injured with knife during fight at San Mateo …. KRON4's Haaziq Madyun reports. Read more: https://www.kron4.com/news/student-injured-in-altercation-with-knife-at-san-mateo-high-school/. Young Bay Area man drowns in Feather River near Chico. KRON4's Philippe Djegal reports. Read more: https://www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/bay-area-man-drowns-in-feather-river-near-chico/. Officials: Man drowns in East Bay lake trying...
Alleged drunk driver takes out light pole in Petaluma, arrested for DUI
(KRON) — A man who police say crashed into a light pole in Petaluma and caused it to collapse early Friday morning has been arrested for DUI, the Petaluma Police Department said. Petaluma PD officers were dispatched to Petaluma Boulevard South at Crystal Lake at around 12:29 a.m. on a report of a solo vehicle […]
‘No emotion – except hatred’: A firsthand look at a prison being transformed
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (CN) — As I entered the visitation room at San Quentin’s death row, I gazed at the condemned inmates there and thought about all the awful things these men had done. California’s death row prisoners include serial killers, child abductors, white supremacists and gang...
Siblings from Northern California Champion Transgender Rights
As we enter Pride Month, a family from Novato, California is emerging as a leading force in the battle for transgender rights. In a special report, ABC7 News Reporter Tara Campbell introduces the young siblings who are at the forefront of the push for change.
Bay Area Man and Pawn Shop Owner Face Charges in Alleged Theft and Sales of Stolen Property
Authorities in San Joaquin County have announced the arrests of two people in connection to the alleged thefts and sales of stolen property. On April 1, law enforcement officials reported a vehicle burglary that took place in the Lincoln Center Parking lot in Stockton. The Sheriff’s Office swiftly initiated an investigation, leading to the identification of the primary suspect as DeShawn Leandrei Allen, who is reportedly a validated gang member from Richmond. With the involvement of the Special Services Division, a search warrant was obtained, Allen’s residence was searched, and he was ultimately taken into custody.
Galilee Harbor: A Floating Community's Struggle for Preservation
Nestled along the picturesque shores of Sausalito, Galilee Harbor is a hidden treasure facing challenges that imperil its cherished way of life. This charming floating harbor is home to maritime workers and offers a peaceful, one-of-a-kind living experience. However, issues like inflation and increasing living costs are making it harder for residents to preserve their idyllic community.
Marin County Department of Public Works to Resume $3 Million Pavement Preservation Project on 40 Miles of Roads
The Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) in San Rafael, California will resume a preventative maintenance project after it was put on hold during the winter and spring months due to weather requirements.
Marin County's Green Building Reach Codes Inspire Possible Updates for Local Green Building Code: Share Your Feedback Now!
The Town is seeking feedback on possible updates to its green building code, which would follow Marin County's green building reach codes. The updates would require increased energy savings in single-family residential renovations and more EV charging infrastructure in certain residential and nonresidential renovations.
Elk Grove man recounts saving woman from burning car in Vallejo
VALLEJO, Calif. — An Elk Grove man's drive home Wednesday night turned into a full-scale rescue when he spotted a burning car and immediately rushed toward the car. Along Highway 37 in the Vallejo area of Solano County, Boo Bitanga worked with a group of strangers to save the woman from the burning car.
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