7 million meals, a trend county officials attributed to rising household incomes for some families.It will continue as long as there is need and the food bank obtains the necessary financial support, he said.
PORT TOWNSEND — Jefferson County is looking at delving into social media, an effort its county administrator says is more complicated than one might think.During the meeting, Jefferson County Public Health health educator Karen Obermeyer told the board having a Facebook page would be a cost effective way to spread news about events and campaign efforts.
“Coco,” Pixar’s animated film about a boy whose family runs a humble cobbler’s workshop, features backgrounds photographed in great detail by the studio’s researchers two years ago.With his Benjamin Franklin rimless glasses perched on his nose and wearing a leather apron, Carnacchi is the perfect picture of the old-fashioned cobbler.
Tawny Tesconi, a former local government official and fair industry leader, has been named interim executive director of the Sonoma County Farm Bureau, the organization announced Friday.The bureau touted Tesconi’s long-running ties to Sonoma County agriculture, having grown up on a small west county family farm where she lives today with her husband.
Community Action Partnership is looking for volunteers for the upcoming tax season.Positions to be filled include tax preparer, intake coordinator and Spanish interpreter.
Even before a fateful autumn day, Sonoma County grappled with a shortage of homes and workers as the region’s booming economy continued to expand.Here are Sonoma County’s top 10 business stories for 2017:.
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(3 of ) A Christmas tree decorates a burned property on Sylvia Dr.The family and their neighbors lost just about everything as the Tubbs fire swept through, burning thousands of homes in Fountaigrove and Santa Rosa in October.
An 80-year-old Lake County man and his wife road tripping to the East Coast were arrested in Nebraska on suspicion of hauling about 60 pounds of cannabis in the vehicle, according to sheriff’s officials.The odor of marijuana tipped deputies off to the stash during a Dec.
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(4 of ) From the ashes of his Fountaingrove home, Andy Luttringer was able to salvage a western belt buckle and spurs that belonged to wife, who passed away 11 years ago.“I’ll be with my kids,” said Luttringer, who lost his late wife’s heirloom decorations in the fire.
The anticipated budget gap comes largely from a change in the way the state provides certain funds for mental health services, and it existed even before the destructive fires placed an additional strain on county resources, according to Barbie Robinson, the county’s health services director.“Sonoma County is not the only county faced with budgetary challenges related to behavioral health — this is an issue that is affecting counties across the state,” Robinson said.
The cat that might be Mack was delivered to the county animal shelter on Oct.Members of the Wallace family went to the shelter on Oct.
The cat that might be Mack was delivered to the county animal shelter on Oct.Many weeks later, the Wallaces spotted a video online of a cat at the county shelter.
(5 of ) Windsor Waterworks: If you’re a ‘90s teen, you’re probably humming the Windsor Waterworks theme song right now.The discussions of the decade included which team you were on: Team Brenda or Team Kelly, or Team Brandon or Team Luke.
Code for “exceptional service” means a great lineup of wines to uncork every night, in between celebrations.Here’s a delightful range of every day, budget-savvy wines that will keep your guests exceptionally served.
We don't just cover the North Bay.In the first 10 days of the North Bay fire, nearly 1.
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ADAMS — A 57-year-old Adams man was taken into custody after making "terroristic" comments to an out-of-state hotline, authorities said, prompting two school districts to undergo lockdown Monday.The schools made the decision to enact the lockdown, he said.
A pair of passers-by rescued two people whose car crashed and became submerged in a stream along Route 139 in Knox on Monday, WCSH-TV reports.The driver of a sport utility vehicle lost control of the vehicle on the slippery road.
In Sonoma County, families grab the kids and hot chocolates to drive around neighborhoods, and see the best home holiday lights displays.(Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)
(3 of ) In Sonoma County Santa Claus arrives by tugboat or tractor.
A local composer has written a love song to Santa Rosa for Christmas.David Benjamin Gruenbaum says he wrote "I Love Santa Rosa" as a way to lift people's spirits after the deadly October wildfires.