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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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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  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 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 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 High School Graduation  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

'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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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," ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Should college-prep courses be required for high school students?  Petaluma Argus Courier

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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' ...


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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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:

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 ...

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.

Wine Country nursing homes evacuated — latest list  San Francisco Chronicle

Health organizations and providers of assisted living services are scrambling to coordinate the relocation of hundreds of seniors from nursing homes, collect ...

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.

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.

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 ...

El Molino vs. Santa Rosa Softball  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Click here for a photo gallery of El Molino vs. Santa Rosa softball.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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