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Cannabis Country - Wine, Beer and Weed: The Sonoma County Experience  Sonoma West

Jared Giammona, an energetic, affable 32-year-old-Sonoma County native, was born and raised in Santa Rosa. For a year, he has operated the Sonoma ...

Venturing Out in Sonoma County: Outdoors events for the week of March 3  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

DOCENT TRAINING, MARCH 6. Santa Rosa: Training begins for adult tour docents at Quarryhill Botanical Gardens, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Training is on ...

Miss Sonoma County profile: Lyndsey Burcina  The Oak Leaf

Lyndsey Burcina celebrated her 19th birthday the day before she competes in this year's Miss Sonoma County competition. The young politician hopes to bring ...

Elsie Allen principal retires after 16 years  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The second principal to serve at Elsie Allen since its inception in 1994, Mary Gail Stablein has retired. She's being succeeded by a former assistant principal.

Elsie Allen High School Graduation  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

See photos from the June 1, 2018, graduation ceremony in Santa Rosa.

Elsie Allen salvages football season, will start play next month  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

'We do have a football season. We do have a coach,' the school's new athletic director announced.

Report of armed man halts boys' basketball game at Elsie Allen High  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A sixth-grade boys' basketball game inside the Elsie Allen High School gym Thursday night was abruptly halted during the fourth quarter when someone ...

Santa Rosa school board election draws two young candidates from west side  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

'I knew at a young age I wanted to get into politics to make a change,' said 18-year-old Elsie Allen grad Lyndsey Burcina, one of two young women of color ...

Elsie Allen students mix with homeless adults at Santa Rosa encampment  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Recent rains left puddles and patches of mud in the tent city, a southwest Santa Rosa encampment of 130 people surrounded by chain link fences with a low ...

Santa Rosa's Elsie Allen High School Foundation hires executive director  North Bay Business Journal

Manuel Baldenegro Jr. has been hired as the executive director of the Elsie Allen High School Foundation in Santa Rosa. “Manny brings community relations ...

Elsie Allen student clinging to life a week after Santa Rosa crash  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

An 18-year-old Elsie Allen High School senior remained hospitalized Monday on life support, one week after being injured in a high-speed crash that killed the ...

Young Santa Rosa school board candidate withdraws from November race  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

One of the youngest candidates to ever run for the Santa Rosa school board has renounced her candidacy, citing personal reasons. Lyndsey Burcina, 18, was ...

Elsie Allen High School Graduation 2017  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

View photos from Elsie Allen High School's graduation, Friday, June 2, 2017.

Incumbent draws challenger for Santa Rosa school board seat  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

For the first time ever, Santa Rosa residents will pick school board members by geographic areas. The school district shifted to a new election system, and ...

Santa Rosa City Schools renews push for college-prep class requirements  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

School board members are weighing whether to require Santa Rosa high school students to complete UC-approved college-prep courses to graduate.

'Students can develop more empathy': Santa Rosa school board considers ethnic studies  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

To provide more diverse perspectives that better reflect the student body, the Santa Rosa school district is considering rolling out ethnic studies at its campuses.

Elsie Allen High School teacher Richard Conley dies at 61  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

As the 2014 school year ended, Richard Conley, a merchant mariner long before he earned a doctorate and became a foreign-language teacher at Santa ...

Mentors help success of entrepreneurial Latino CPA in Sonoma County  North Bay Business Journal

Vince A. Figueroa is principal of Santa Rosa-based CPA firm Figueroa CPA a winner of North Bay Business Journal's 2018 Latino Business Leadership Awards.

Former Elsie Allen hoops star facing felony burglary charge  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A judge Wednesday rejected a proposed plea deal for former Elsie Allen basketball star Jalen Busby.

Lockdown at Santa Rosa gym ends peacefully after gun scare  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

As many as 1,000 people were confined in the gym at Elsie Allen High School in Santa Rosa on Thursday night after a 10-year-old boy saw someone on ...

Double Punches Boxing Club gives at-risk youth a safe space to grow  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

When Richard Lopez was dismayed about a drive-by gang shooting in Roseland, he was inspired to help youth in the best way he knew: boxing.

Pugh leads in tight Santa Rosa school board race  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Incumbent Frank Pugh leads challenger Omar Medina by 178 votes for a seat on the Santa Rosa school board.

Benefield: Elsie Allen rugby squad eyes national stage  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Elsie Allen rugby isn't for the faint of heart, and players and coaches hope to show that to the nation later this spring.

Cinco de Mayo draws thousands in Santa Rosa  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Saturday's event has become one of the largest festivals for the Latino community in Sonoma County. Organizers said 7000 to 10000 people attended the street ...

Benefield: Elsie Allen football hopes to be on the rise  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Optimism is often a matter of perspective. Derek Hester, last year's junior varsity football coach at Elsie Allen High School, believes some of the athletes he ...

Sonoma County mariachi students encouraged to explore Mexican tradition, history  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A three-week program is led by Jose Soto Jr., a recent music education graduate from Sonoma State University who advocated for the camp after starting a ...

New Elsie Allen High School mural ready after lengthy journey  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Completion of 'Sonoma County Farmworkers Mural' has been a seven-year journey.

High school football: For Elsie Allen, it's a lesson in perseverance  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

For Elsie Allen football coach Bill Wight, even the small victories are important. Like when the Lobos were down “only” 20-6 in the second quarter earlier this ...

Elsie Allen's Nguyen finds safe haven on the rugby pitch  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Daniel Nguyen's lack of size doesn't stop the hard-charging junior from being a rock-solid battering ram for the Santa Rosa school.

Young artist inspired by work on Andy Lopez memorial in Santa Rosa  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

'After seeing the effect that our work has had on a community of people, being that spark of hope and joy, I want to do more,' Herbert Martinez said.

Santa Rosa City Schools gets closer to requiring college-prep classes  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Santa Rosa City Schools appear poised to require high school students to complete college-preparatory classes before earning a diploma. No decision was ...

At Elsie Allen High School, a surprise visit from runners depicted in 'McFarland, USA'  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Ninth graders at Elsie Allen High couldn't figure what was up Wednesday morning as teachers led them into the theater at the school southwest of Santa Rosa.

Mariachi band leader and teacher joins Luther Burbank Center staff  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Jose Soto Jr., founder of the Luther Burbank Center's Mariachi Ensemble, joins the staff as a music specialist.

2017 Santa Rosa wildfire response just one reason Latino business leader proud of employer, Exchange Bank  North Bay Business Journal

Ed Gomez, a senior credit officer of Santa Rosa's Exchange Bank, is a winner of North Bay Business Journal's 2018 Latino Business Leadership Awards.

Fires break out across Sonoma County  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Multiple homes were burning in Santa Rosa and the Sonoma Valley as wind-whipped fires spread through the area. Kenwood, Glen Ellen of "great concern," ...

Sole Man  North Bay Bohemian

Dominic "the Shoe Surgeon" Ciambrone has never been afraid to step out on his own. Growing up in Santa Rosa, Ciambrone was always building things by ...

Family of Elsie Allen graduate Hope Sega mourns her death after struggle with drugs, alcohol  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Hope Sega was to turn 19 Friday. But instead of celebrating her birthday her family is gathering to remember the recent Elsie Allen High School graduate.

Santa Rosa school district to open free clinic to support fire victims after school  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Santa Rosa schools officials have been worried that students this summer won't have access to support and services they need to cope with the trauma from last ...

Elsie Allen Football  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Elsie Allen's Diego Mendoza turns to catch a pass as Elsie Allen High School runs plays against Analy High School during the Santa Rosa Junior College's ...

Mark West and Larkfield recovery updates | News  Sonoma West

The following update is from Stuart Tiffen, aide to 4th District County Supervisor James Gore. Tiffen helps coordinate regular meetings of block captains in the ...

Santa Rosa's Rose Parade celebrates service, unity in fires' wake  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

First responders and other heroes from the October firestorm joined school groups, marching bands and floats on display during Santa Rosa's annual Luther ...

Former Raiders linebacker surprises Santa Rosa student with award  KGO-TV

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KGO) -- Former Raiders linebacker Jerry Robinson visited Santa Rosa's Elsie Allen High School to make the surprise announcement to ...

PD Editorial: Frank Pugh, an experienced leader for Santa Rosa school board  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Santa Rosa's school board is making the transition from at-large to district elections, beginning with the upcoming vote Nov. 6.

Tribute to military veterans in Santa Rosa examines toll of war  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Three combat veterans of twice that many wars sat before a large luncheon crowd in Santa Rosa on Thursday and spoke of some of the historic constants to ...

Fire damages Cardinal Newman High, destroys Hidden Valley Satellite  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Two schools were destroyed and Cardinal Newman High School suffered major damage in the overnight fires.

Route to recovery  The Oak Leaf

She recovered from drugs. She wanted to recover from being average. She is still recovering from herself. At 24, Nicolette Gottuso, a speaker at Santa Rosa ...

Santa Rosa police put high school students through lifelike arrest scenarios  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A daylong program of drills and enacted scenarios, aided by a high-tech simulator, showed local students some of the quick decisions law enforcement must ...

10 Sonoma County high school seniors honored for community service  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Ten high school seniors from eight Sonoma County high schools were honored Wednesday for their leadership and civic contributions at the 29th annual ...

Sonoma County schools prepare for student walkouts  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Santa Rosa High students by the hundreds joined many more across Sonoma County and the nation in a large walkout Wednesday to call for action to curb gun ...

Elsie Allen vs. Analy Girls Soccer  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Analy's Claire Brown, left, kicks a goal into the opposite corner of the net, past Elsie Allen defender Rosa Delgado (13), right, and goalkeeper Victoria Lopez, ...

Then and now from above: A changed Sonoma County one year after the fires  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sonoma County was forever changed by the 2017 wildfires. A year later, the scorched neighborhoods and landscape are slow to recover. Take a look at aerial ...

Evacuated in Santa Rosa? Here’s where to go  The Mercury News

More evacuations were ordered late Monday night in Santa Rosa as one of several devastating fires burning across Northern California spread from Annadel ...

Tahuichi Soccer Club propels kids through sports  Petaluma Argus Courier

Katherine Monroy started playing soccer when she was 8 years old. As center defense she has kept Santa Rosa's Tahuichi Soccer Club goal safe since its ...

Santa Rosa teen gets 4 years in fatal crash  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A Santa Rosa teenager who killed her best friend in a crash that happened during the second of two speeding episodes over a two-month span was sentenced ...

New program provides all Santa Rosa 6th-graders with instruments  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

In a push for more equity and inclusivity, a new music program gives every sixth-grader in the Santa Rosa school district an instrument.

Project-based learning finding way into Sonoma County schools  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Teachers Ryan Callen and David Meirik believe one of the best ways to get students engaged in the classroom is by making lessons real and relevant. They're ...

Montgomery High School Graduation  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Monica Loza (left) and Alondra Varela pose for a photo after the commencement ceremony at Montgomery High School, Friday June 1st, 2018 in Santa Rosa.


UPDATE: Monday, October 9, 2017 9:50 AM Santa Rosa City Manager, acting as Director of Emergency Services has declared the fires in Santa Rosa as a ...

Suspect's motive in stabbing of Santa Rosa teacher a mystery  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The 16-year-old high school student accused of stabbing his teacher in the head with a pencil Wednesday has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a ...

Counselors on Hand as 13 Santa Rosa Schools Reopen in the Wake of Deadly Wildfires  NBC Bay Area

Thirteen North Bay schools are scheduled to reopen Friday and 11 more on Monday after fires in Sonoma County forced their closure for three weeks, Santa ...

Let it snow!: Readers share their Sonoma County snow photos  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The rare snow that fell on the North Bay overnight prompted many readers to grab their cameras to capture our very own winter wonderland. Take a look.

Lopez wins at Modesto, Clarke second in Vallejo  Record Bee

MODESTO — Despite moving up a weight class, senior Adriana Lopez of Upper Lake High School wrestling team won the 132-pound division on Saturday ...

Shortage of Latino teachers felt throughout California  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The state as a whole is experiencing a shortage of teachers, but Latino teachers are in particularly short supply. One major obstacle to boosting their numbers is ...

'Gay Prom' picks an 'OUT-er Space' theme for Sebastopol party  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The 'Hella Gay Prom: OUT-er Space' provides a safe atmosphere in Sebastopol for LGBTQ teens and young adults to party.

Santa Rosa, Sonoma County to pay $350,000 in settlement over violent arrest  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The City of Santa Rosa and Sonoma County will pay $350000 to a Santa Rosa teen hurt in a violent struggle with seven law enforcement officers.

Looking back on Week 4 high school football action  Record Bee

LAKE COUNTY — The first head-to-head matchup between two Lake County schools this season went to the Middletown Mustangs, 35-14 winners over the ...

Nearly half of Sonoma County schools exceed federal rate for student absences  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

For education officials, it's clear as a bell: Kids need to show up to school to do well academically. But getting them into the classroom has been a major struggle, ...

Petaluma High School Graduation  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

See photos from the June 1, 2018, graduation ceremony in Petaluma.

Rotary Club of Santa Rosa West's Mardi Gras Party  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Slide 1 of 20. Cindy Denbo, left, Milagros Ott, Dean Nowacki, and Susan Nowacki attend a Mardi Gras party fundraiser by the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa West, ...

Beating Salesian would be perfect ending for Mustangs  Record Bee

MIDDLETOWN — Salesian and Middletown have played some memorable games, both in the regular season and postseason, the last 10 years. Nearly all of ...

Santa Rosa High School Graduation  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

See photos from the June 1, 2018, graduation ceremony in Santa Rosa.

Bellevue Union school board votes to close Stony Point Academy  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Stony Point Academy's 150 students will have to look for a new school and its teachers look for new jobs after the Bellevue Union school board decided Monday ...

Arrest in fatal shooting of 2 Santa Rosa men in San Francisco  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Two Santa Rosa men were killed Sunday in a shooting atop San Francisco's famed Twin Peaks, leaving their families struggling to come to grips with the ...

Santa Rosa redraws voting landscape to give city's Latinos more say  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The Santa Rosa City Council on Tuesday redrew the city's political landscape to give Latinos a greater say in city politics, but postponed until 2020 the races that ...

Catwalk for a Cure  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Catwalk for a Cure was Oct. 5 at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa.

Harvest Hoedown benefiting LifeWorks of Sonoma County  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Click here for a gallery of photographs from Harvest Hoedown benefiting LifeWorks.

Sonoma County Robotics Challenge showcases next generation of whizzes  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The Sonoma County Robotics Challenge culminated months of work designing, engineering and programming autonomous bots for a variety of tasks and ...

Latest North Bay Fire-Related Evacuations  NBC Bay Area

Multiple fires burning in the North Bay on Monday have prompted evacuation orders to be implemented and evacuation centers to open.

Santa Rosa summer mariachi camp expanding to Cloverdale  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Jose Soto teamed up once more with the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts to offer the mariachi camp.

Latino Business Leadership Awards: Michael Lopez, Vantreo Insurance Brokerage  North Bay Business Journal

Michael Lopez of Santa Rosa's Vantreo Insurance Brokerage wins one of North Bay Business Journal's Latino Business Leadership Awards.

Bellevue district president says no plans to close Stony Point Academy outside Santa Rosa  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The school board president for Bellevue Union, serving south Santa Rosa, said he 'didn't mean' to call Monday for the closure of a 4-year-old charter school.

REGIONAL: City of Santa Rosa declares emergency in response to fires  Lake County News

NORTH COAST, Calif. – The city of Santa Rosa's manager, acting as Director of Emergency Services, has declared the fires in Santa Rosa as a local emergency ...

Las Lomas vs. Santa Rosa Boys Basketball  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Click here for a photo gallery of Las Lomas vs. Santa Rosa Boys Basketball.

Windsor High School Graduation  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

See photos from the June 1, 2018, graduation ceremony in Windsor.

Sonoma County fire prompts evacuations, school closures  KTVU San Francisco

Evacuations have been ordered near Calistoga for fires raging in Sonoma County, officals said.

There's plenty for volunteers to do as Sonoma County recovers from wildfires  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

As we look back at this period of our lives, we want everyone to have played a part in the shaping of our future by volunteering time to rebuild.

2nd Annual Alumni Show & Shine at Santa Rosa High School  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Hundreds of friends and family members gathered to celebrate the life of car show founder, Gary Rasche, SRHS Class of 1961 at the SRHS Alumni Show and ...

Museum of Sonoma County Gala  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Click here for a gallery of photographs from the Museum of Sonoma County Gala.

DJs at the Lounge at La Rosa keep Santa Rosa dancing  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The DJs that spin turntables in the nightclub above Santa Rosa's La Rosa Tequileria & Grille share what it takes to be a part of this 'misunderstood art form.'

North Bay fires at a glance: Areas being evacuated  SF Gate

Areas where evacuations have been ordered Monday because of wildfires: •Fairfield area: Evacuations ordered for residents of all streets off Green Valley Road ...

Piner High School Graduation  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

See photos from the June 1, 2018, graduation ceremony in Santa Rosa.

Suspected DUI crash in east Santa Rosa kills 18-year-old woman  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

An 18-year-old Santa Rosa woman was killed in a car crash late Sunday night, and her 19-year-old friend, the driver who lost control of the vehicle before it ...

Victims in Santa Rosa double homicide are father, daughter-in-law  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Police say the two victims found dead in separate homes Saturday were the father and spouse of a 32-year-old man arrested Friday on unrelated drug charges.

Bethel vs. Santa Rosa Boys Basketball, NCS Div. II Playoffs  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Slide 1 of 20. Santa Rosa's Jalen Prince (5) pressures Bethel's Jevon Jackson (12) during the second half of the NCS Division II boys varsity basketball playoff ...

Santa Rosa eyes restoration of Colgan Creek  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

An ambitious but long-delayed bid to restore an urban creek in southwest Santa Rosa to a more natural state took a key step forward this week when the city ...

Press Democrat announces Youth Service Award winners  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Ten seniors from eight local high schools were honored Wednesday at the 26th annual Youth *Service* Awards. Meet the winners.

Sonoma Stories: New Miss Sonoma County seeks truth in education  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Tyler-Avery Lewis will sing through her reign, and push for schools to be truthful about the African-American experience.

Sonoma State University to grant Connie Codding, Willie Tamayo honorary degrees  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Philanthropist Connie Codding and business owner Willie Tamayo will be recognized at the university's commencement ceremonies this weekend.

Education  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Breaking news from Sonoma County, Napa County, Wine Country from the Santa Rosa Press Democrat newspaper.

Evacuations, road and school closures because of multiple North Bay wildfires  KTVU San Francisco

As of Monday morning evacuations were ordered for these areas because of the multiple wildfires raging in Northern California:

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