Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo has joined the board overseeing Sonoma Clean Power, a shakeup that could give additional momentum to the supervisor’s bid to regain his political portfolio even while he remains under a legal cloud from his July arrest.
Sonoma County supervisors will re-open the public hearing on a wealthy financier’s boutique winery after project opponents complained Supervisor Shirlee Zane had improper communication with the developer before it was approved.
A planned recycling facility at the Sonoma County landfill that has been caught up in a lawsuit is set for a second round of public input after its permit hearing before the Board of Supervisors was continued Tuesday.
The southern tip of the Sonoma County Fairgrounds would be made temporarily available for homeless people to sleep in their vehicles under an emergency plan that county supervisors will consider on Tuesday.
For Sonoma County shoppers, the days of choosing between between paper and plastic bags at checkout lines are officially coming to an end.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to advance a controversial policy that would establish union rules, benefits and oversight on large county construction projects.
Plastic shopping bags could be largely prohibited countywide following Tuesday decisions by the city councils of Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park to back a law that institutes the ban but allows cities to opt out — which Santa Rosa did on a split vote.
A renewed bid by unions and their supporters to establish union rules, benefits and oversight for all workers on large county construction projects is coming back to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors next week.
The estimated cost of building a park where 13-year-old Andy Lopez died last October could be between $2 million and $3 million, according to Sonoma County officials.