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Santa Rosa says no to Big Lots liquor sales

The City Council on Tuesday rejected the discount retailer’s request to sell beer and wine over fears that the sale of inexpensive alcohol was unnecessary and might create problems in the high-crime area north of Santa Rosa Junior College.

County weighs taxi ordinance

A proposal set for public review early this year would add Sonoma County to the growing list of local governments that regulate taxi companies and cab drivers.