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State renews bid for beach parking fees

State parks officials are likely to face another skeptical audience in Santa Rosa next week over their controversial proposal to increase the number of beaches on the Sonoma Coast where visitors would be charged for parking.

County weighs spending $375,000 on education

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today is to consider recommendations to allocate $375,000 for a trio of mentoring, career training and scholarship programs to benefit elementary to high school-aged youths.

Santa Rosa City Council OKs bond sale for affordable housing

Santa Rosa last week approved the sale of nearly $30 million in bonds to help fund three affordable housing projects, including the sale and renovation of the city’s tallest building, the 14-story Bethlehem Tower.