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Efren Carrillo’s return to work exposes challenges

Two days after Shirlee Zane publicly excoriated Efren Carrillo and called for his resignation, the two Sonoma County supervisors sat across from each other Thursday at Santa Rosa City Hall, barely making eye contact.

Board of Supervisors unanimously call for Efren Carrillo to resign (w/video)

In sharp and revealing comments, four Sonoma County supervisors took an unprecedented action on Tuesday and called for their colleague, Efren Carrillo, to resign in the wake of his trial on charges of peeking into the apartment of a female neighbor 10 months ago.

Efren Carrillo’s supporters grapple with mixed emotions after peeking acquittal

Six years ago, Efren Carrillo was a 26-year-old community activist who perceived his time had come.

Board of Supervisors sets time to denounce Carrillo’s conduct

When the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meets next Tuesday, 5th District Supervisor Efren Carrillo’s colleagues will likely levy their harshest public criticism yet of the shamed politician, possibly laying the groundwork for a concerted effort to pressure him out of office..

Sonoma Clean Power flips the switch

With a ceremonial flourish Thursday, officials with Sonoma Clean Power marked the launch of a new public venture in the retail electricity market, touting what they have said will be a greener and competitively priced — if not cheaper — alternative to the region’s dominant utility, PG&E.

Protesters call for Efren Carrillo to resign

About 40 people, including two Santa Rosa City Council members, called for Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo to resign at a Wednesday afternoon rally in Old Courthouse Square.

Jury in Efren Carrillo peeking trial to resume deliberations Monday

Jurors deciding the fate of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo could not reach a verdict Friday after about six hours of deliberations and will return after the weekend to continue their work.

Efren Carrillo testifies he was hoping for sex; case goes to jury

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo denied Thursday that he ever peered inside a Santa Rosa woman’s apartment but admitted he knocked on her front door and bedroom window just before dawn, clad only in underwear and socks, seeking to have sex with a woman he barely knew.

Efren Carrillo spectacle draws diverse audience to courthouse

There were high-society types. Students. Political junkies. Activists. Court lookie-loos. Unrelated attorneys. All were curious and intrigued by the Efren Carrillo peeking trial going on Thursday in Sonoma County Superior Courtroom No. 4.

Efren Carrillo to testify Thursday

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo is expected to testify in his own defense Thursday in a trial to determine whether he peeked into a Santa Rosa woman’s apartment while lurking outside before dawn in just his underwear and socks.

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