Sonoma County

Reader Input: Teen should have yielded

The news is currently reporting on protests concerning the shooting of a 13-year-old in Sonoma County. While tragic, it seems obvious to me where the problem lies. When I was gro ...

Marine Protected Areas are in effect in north coast

I was dead set against the government marking off ocean waters from the Oregon border to Mexico and calling them Marine Protected Areas. As I’ve stated since the discussion ...

Abalone fishery now officially closed in Sonoma County

The dying off of abalone since August throughout the diving areas of Sonoma County has been reported here.It was attributed to a red tide, bacteria-laden water so called because it ...

Abalone fishery closed along Sonoma Coast

It was reported here recently that many abalone divers were discovering dead or dying abalone along the Sonoma County coast. The reports began flooding Department of Fish and Game ...

One man convicted, another acquitted in Toste murder case

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A Sonoma County jury has convicted one man of murder and acquitted another in the killing of a former Auburn man in a parking garage. Matthew Toste, a ...

Guides’ murders remain mysteries

On Friday it will be five years since two El Dorado County river-rafting guides were brutally murdered while they slept on a beach. Their families had hoped that DNA evidence might ...