The day after the revelation that Santa Rosa Mayor Scott Bartley had filed a complaint accusing Councilman Gary Wysocky of creating a hostile work environment at City Hall, the two city leaders expressed sharply different views of the resulting investigation.
In an attempt the quell a controversy over the legal advice given to Santa Rosa City Council members in the wake of the Andy Lopez shooting, the city took the unusual step Wednesday of releasing previously confidential emails on the subject.
A Santa Rosa City Council meeting that was supposed to provide clarity regarding advice given to council members about what they could say about the Andy Lopez shooting only made things murkier Tuesday after it was disclosed that an outside law firm is conducting some type of probe into the issue.
It is no longer illegal to sleep in your car in public in Santa Rosa. Just don’t do it in a sleeping bag.
A turf war has broken out in Santa Rosa over a proposed county bag ban. The City Council found itself torn Tuesday between those supporting a countywide ban on single-use plastic bags and those who don’t want to relinquish the city’s regulatory powers to another agency.
A state appeals court has fined the city of Santa Rosa nearly $40,000 for frivolous legal filings in its effort to preserve the right of bicyclists to ride through a gated community near Oakmont.
The family of a mentally ill man shot to death by a Santa Rosa police sergeant in 2007 has settled its case against the city for just over $1 million.