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.
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.
Fueled by a burning need to build something enduring to remember Lopez, residents have staked their unofficial claim to the lot where he was shot and killed. With every play structure, candle and flower arrangement, they believe it belongs more to the neighborhood than to the Santa Rosa real estate agent who owns the property. Some vow to never give back the land.
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.
More than three months after his predawn arrest outside a Santa Rosa woman’s home, Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo was arraigned Friday on a misdemeanor peeking charge before dozens of onlookers.
Sonoma County supervisors unanimously endorsed a new financial policy Tuesday that will allow broader use of county open space funds to speed the opening of new local parks.