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Teens suspected of robbery, brandishing weapon at Elsie Allen High School  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Two teens were arrested on suspicion of brandishing a replica firearm at a man who followed them after they allegedly stole things out of his car at the Elsie ...

Sister Michaela Rock, who helped create health clinics for low-income Sonoma County residents, dies at 80  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A native of San Francisco, Sister Michaela Rock played major roles in the creation of accessible health clinics, including the Santa Rosa Community Health ...

Elsie Allen High School Foundation Fiesta  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The Elsie Allen High School Foundation hosted Fiesta 2019 over the weekend to fund scholarships for students.

Soap dispenser falls on faucet, floods Elsie Allen High School library  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The Elsie Allen High School library closed in August after it flooded when a fallen soap dispenser inadvertently turned on a water faucet that ran over a ...

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.

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.

Thousands turn out amid storm for Rose Parade in Santa Rosa  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Thousands of spectators braved cold rain to watch the 125th edition of the Rose Parade in downtown Santa Rosa.

Teens arrested for armed robbery at high school in Santa Rosa  KRON4

Police did post a picture of the fake gun the boys used.

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 ...

Petaluma students in robotics compeition  Petaluma Argus Courier

Students from Kenilworth Junior High School, La Tecercera Elementary School, McNear Elementary Scool, Petaluma Accelerated Charter School at McKinley, ...

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 ...

High school football: St. Vincent now 3-0 after rout of Elsie Allen  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

In what was a tale of two teams, the undermanned Elsie Allen High School football team was visiting an on-the-rise St. Vincent de Paul football program, and the ...

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 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 High School Graduation 2017  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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

Meet Santa Rosa Community Health's Yudith Vargas, one of North Bay Business Journal's 2019 Forty Under 40  North Bay Business Journal

Learn more about Yudith Vargas, 32, associate director of nursing for Santa Rosa Community Health, one of North Bay Business Journal's Forty Under 40 ...

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 ...

For community activist Herman G. Hernandez, it's in his roots  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Herman G. Hernandez has spent much of his life working to solve inequities for the Latino community, and today he's bridging the gap not only between Latino ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Best 'Bots | News  Sonoma West

Robot makers — The first year robotics team from Cali Calmecac, Águilas Robóticas, took first place in two different events at the 17th annual Sonoma County ...

VV students learn by giving  Petaluma Argus Courier

Mr. Granger's class at Valley Vista Elementary donated close to 500 items to the Committee on the Shelterless (COTS). These generous students are making an ...

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.

Four injured in west Santa Rosa park gang shooting  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Santa Rosa police continue to investigate the Wednesday violence in which four people where injured at Jacobs Park.

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 ...

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

Santa Rosa high school students may soon have to complete college-prep classes to earn a diploma. Santa Rosa City Schools is reviving a controversial push ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Youth restorative justice examined in Petaluma  Petaluma Argus Courier

Community members discussed how the burgeoning social science could benefit young people in Petaluma, and detailed its success at local agencies and ...

Empire football previews: New North Bay League debuts  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

It's the opening weekend for the new North Bay League — split into two divisions, Oak and Redwood — and the action figures to be chock-full of excitement.

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 ...

'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.

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 ...

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 ...

Benefield: For Elsie Allen baseball, home is where the heartache is  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

“Have you seen 'Pirates of the Caribbean?'' Matt Kasch, first-year baseball coach at Elsie Allen, asks me. He was trying to convey just how bad the wind screens ...

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.

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.

Schools Reopening In Hard-Hit Santa Rosa After Wildfires  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) – Life in the North Bay was continuing a gradual move back to normalcy Friday in the wake of the Wine Country wildfires as students ...

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 ...

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

Watch whales, clean up a creek, or hike with Bill and Dave.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Art helps create social change in refugee communities, thanks to local dancer  Sonoma West

Local Cambodian dancer receives grant award. Charya Burt, a Windsor resident and Cambodian dancer, has never felt more honored and humbled. Through ...

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.

125th Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Click here for a photo gallery of the 125th annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade.

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 ...

Tribute to military veterans in Santa Rosa examines toll of war  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Math Steeplechase doesn't divide Sonoma County students, but brings them together  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Part of the magic of the math contest at Spring Lake Regional Park is in how it inspires students to work together.

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 ...

Big night for graduates as Sonoma County high schools hand out diplomas to 2,800 students  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

On a hot evening in Sonoma County, graduation season was in full bloom as more than a dozen schools held commencement ceremonies Friday.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Windsor soccer teams land NCS playoff berths | Sports  Sonoma West

Jaguars open tournament with road matches. Hard work and perseverance paid off for Windsor High School varsity soccer teams, with both the boys' and girls' ...

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 ...

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 ...

Santa Rosa under siege as huge fire carves path of destruction  Los Angeles Times

Santa Rosa was under siege Monday from a wildfire that quickly burned 20000 acres and had residents running for their lives.

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 ...

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, 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.

Photos show what life was like in Sonoma County in 1999  Petaluma Argus Courier

For those 40 and older, 1999 seems like yesterday. It is hard to believe it has been 20 years since The Sopranos aired for the first time and Lance Armstrong ...

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, ...

After Fire's Tragedy Teachers Ask: How Do I Get to Normal?  KQED

'This is a daunting challenge,' says state schools chief Tom Torlakson. 'So many of the teachers have lost their own homes. And to be able to rebuild, we d.

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 ...

North Bay wildfires: List of evacuation centers (update)  Curbed SF

Be sure to abide by any and all evacuation orders in your area. Here's the most current list of evacuation centers in the North Bay.

Sonoma fires put unprecedented strain on region's healthcare system  Peninsula Press

The remnants of an acupuncture clinic in Santa Rosa that burned down two blocks from Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. The hospital, which did not sustain ...

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.


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 ...

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:

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Smith: Hope, humanity shine through the fires' vast destruction  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

We're all hearing them, the countless stories of horror and gratitude, abject sorrow and joy-amidst-tragedy, unfathomable loss and soaring generosity borne of ...

Santa Rosa schools dealing with lower-than-expected scores among English language learners  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

English language learners in Santa Rosa schools graduate at lower rate than peers.

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.

Math Steeplechase poses puzzlers for North Coast high schoolers  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The annual Math Steeplechase competition Wednesday drew about 90 high school students from Sonoma and Napa counties.

Hundreds protest deputy's fatal shooting of Santa Rosa teen  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Santa Rosa Police Lt. Paul Henry gave an initial outline of the encounter to a roomful of reporters at the Finley Community Center on Wednesday afternoon.

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.'

Santa Rosa-based soccer program teaches more than sports  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The motto of Tahuichi Fútbol Club — a program that places emphasis on athleticism, academics and family — is “School First, Soccer Second.”

Sonoma County Ag Days introduces farm life to 'city kids'  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The two-day event started Tuesday and continues today, expecting to draw more than 4000 students. The aim is to give a feel of what agriculture really is and ...

Cook Middle School students march in protest of Andy Lopez's killing  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Chanting 'We walked out. So can you,' about two dozen Cook Middle School students protesting the killing of a 13-year-old classmate streamed onto the Elsie ...

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 ties forged by mariachi music  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

When kids at Elsie Allen High School first learned that Jose Soto Jr. played in a mariachi band with his father, some students teasingly started calling him, ...

Santa Rosa set to accept applications for new pot dispensaries  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The city's earlier wave of applicants could lead to 23 cannabis shops opening in Santa Rosa.

Santa Rosa unlikely to revisit density rule for growing number of marijuana stores until 2020  Sonoma Index-Tribune

When Santa Rosa approved its current rules governing the cannabis trade, it planned for the possibility that pot stores might want to operate on the same block, ...

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.

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