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Soap dispenser falls on faucet, floods Elsie Allen High School library  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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

It seemed, just briefly, that the Elsie Allen football program had finally achieved some stability. Derek Hester served as head coach last season after a year as ...

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

As principal of Elsie Allen High School, Mary Gail Stablein focused on preparing students for careers and higher education, boosting on campus the number of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Elsie Allen High School Foundation receives $250,000 matching grant for future scholarships  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The Elsie Allen High School Foundation is receiving a boost from the longstanding Finley Foundation for a second year in a row. The Santa Rosa charity last ...

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 ...

'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.

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: 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Trojans enter 2018 with new QB, look  Record Bee

Editor's note: This is the second in a five-part series previewing Lake County's varsity football teams as they prepare for the 2018 season. LOWER LAKE ...

Thumbs up: The Lobo-in-chief steps down  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Thumbs up for Mary Gail Stablein, who is retiring after 16 years as principal at Elsie Allen High School in Santa Rosa. During her tenure, the school added new ...

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.

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

Daniel Nguyen has already taken steps toward a career in medicine. But now Nguyen, a junior at Elsie Allen High School, is wavering. His AP history and ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Casey Thornhill to pitch for Stompers in cancer benefit game July 5  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Casey Thornhill, a former baseball standout and cancer survivor, will pitch an inning with the Stompers for Colon Cancer Awareness night, July 5.

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 ...

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

Former Raiders linebacker Jerry Robinson visited Santa Rosa's Elsie Allen High School to make the surprise announcement to Daniel Nguyen that he is the ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Empire football previews: Petaluma looks to boost VVAL standing  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

While the Vine Valley Athletic League title is out of reach for Petaluma, the Trojans still have plenty to play for in the league's inaugural season.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Student Arrested After Teacher Stabbed At Santa Rosa School  CBS Local

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) – A student was arrested following the stabbing of a teacher at a high school in Santa Rosa Wednesday. The stabbing happened at ...

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," ...

Sonoma County's Class of 2017 graduates  Petaluma Argus Courier

Nearly 4500 seniors in Sonoma County are graduating from high school. Photos and more from the big night Friday.

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 ...

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.

Things to do this week in Sonoma County  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

From music and books to theater and monster trucks, there's plenty to do this week in Sonoma County. Friday, May 4. "Peter Pan": One of your favorite and ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Confronted with a life or death situation Saturday afternoon, Trina Salmon of Santa Rosa failed to draw her weapon and died. Fortunately for the 16-year-old ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Sonoma County shelters house thousands fleeing fires, with room for more  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

County officials said about 3800 people were housed in the shelters, but they expect that number to rise.

PD Editorial: PD seeks new editorial board member  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Four years ago, we expanded The Press Democrat's editorial board to include representation from you — our readers.

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 ...

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.'

'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.

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.


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 ...

Benefield: Healdsburg's Connor Browning turns a rare unassisted triple play  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Playing second base, Connor Browning snuffed out a potential rally all by himself with the rarest of baseball plays.

Lack of Latino teachers felt in Sonoma County  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Of Sonoma County's 71096 public school students, 45 percent are Latino. But in a disparity that educators and students say can be problematic, 6 percent of 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, ...

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 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.

MLK celebration recalls the power and dignity of justice  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

What started in a Santa Rosa home in the 1980s grew to Community Baptist Church before moving to Santa Rosa High School.

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 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.

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.

Close to Home: Success of restorative program shows in numbers  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Last October, after the Santa Rosa City Council approved funding to introduce restorative practices in schools, The Press Democrat ran an editorial that stated, ...

Exchange Bank names Connie Codding the 2017 Doyle Award winner  North Bay Business Journal

Exchange Bank has honored Connie Codding of Santa Rosa as winner of its Frank P. Doyle Philanthropy Award, honoring local businesses and their leaders ...

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 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 ...

Sonoma County fire prompts evacuations, school closures  KTVU San Francisco

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

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Coursey won't seek re-election in fall  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Coursey announced Tuesday he will not seek a second term on the City Council this fall, but hinted that he's not yet finished with public ...

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 ...

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.

Schools remain closed in Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino counties  San Francisco Chronicle

Dozens of schools in Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino counties that were closed have yet to reopen. As the fires have spread, so have the closures. Here is a full ...

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

Two longtime Sonoma County leaders who have encouraged young people to achieve their dreams will be honored next weekend with honorary doctoral ...

Santa Rosa school board to buy food truck for Maria Carrillo, Piner culinary students  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

It's part of a recent push to emphasize career and technical education in Santa Rosa City Schools, the largest school district in Sonoma County.

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.

Victim of Santa Rosa gang attack may have gang affiliations  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Six men accused of participating in a gang-related attack in the West 9th Street area of Santa Rosa will face trial on five felony counts stemming from the incident ...

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.

North Bay Latino Business Leadership Awards: Willie Tamayo, La Tortilla Factory  North Bay Business Journal

Willie Tamayo of La Tortilla Factory wins a Latino Business Leadership Award.

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 ...

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 ...

Roseland's Street Soldier  The Oak Leaf

The Roseland Community Village shopping center is a flurry of activity on a Saturday morning. The heart of this culturally diverse yet civically insulated ...

Benefield: High school seniors to compete in 1 more basketball game  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

There was once a time, when he served as a youth basketball coach, when Travis Taylor got to use the skills of his nephew, Connor Rubattino. More recently ...

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 ...

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.

In Santa Rosa, pre-Veterans Day luncheon draws large crowd  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Coast Guard captain tells former *service* members, “You have earned that hallowed title, veteran.”

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