James Gore, a Sonoma County native whose family is in the wine industry and who returned to the area this year after leaving a senior post in the Obama administration, is jumping into the open race for the north county supervisor’s seat.
The owner of the empty lot where 13-year-old Andy Lopez died more than six weeks ago is in talks with people who want to turn it into a memorial park for the slain boy.
Sonoma County supervisors on Tuesday sought to map out their response to the Andy Lopez shooting with a robust plan of action, endorsing work on a memorial park in the Santa Rosa boy’s neighborhood and more than a dozen other proposals aimed at repairing trust in local government and law enforcement.
Temporary workers at the Sonoma County Fair will once more be eligible for overtime pay next year under the fair’s new proposed budget, but officials warn that the hours will be strictly limited to conserve money.
Critics and supporters of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo squared off Wednesday night in the first of three public meetings organized by his foes and focused mostly on whether the embattled west county supervisor should remain in office.
Two weeks after Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo was arraigned on a misdemeanor peeking charge, Santa Rosa Police Chief Tom Schwedhelm again declined to release copies or transcripts of the two 911 phone calls related to the incident.
A small Santa Rosa performing arts theater has found itself in the middle of a real-world political drama, but not one it will be staging, after all.
Critics of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo have announced they will host three public meetings next week to offer his constituents and others a chance to air their opinions of the embattled politician and discuss whether they support removing him from office.