Sonoma County

There was recently a fire in the sprawling homeless camp on the Joe Rodota Trail in Santa Rosa, raising safety fears among neighbors in early 2020.
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Bob Butler
January 15, 2020 - 10:51 am
Sonoma County officials are moving forward with plans for a temporary shelter to house dozens of homeless people currently living in a large encampment that has overtaken the popular Joe Rodota Trail.
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Rats have infested a large homeless camp on the Joe Rodota Trail in Santa Rosa, prompting authorities to launch a pest control program in January 2020.
Sonoma County
All News KCBS Radio
January 10, 2020 - 1:04 pm
Sonoma County's top official for dealing with homelessness resigned without explanaiton although there has been reported frustration among others with the status of a huge homeless camp in Santa Rosa.
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There was recently a fire in the sprawling homeless camp on the Joe Rodota Trail in Santa Rosa, raising safety fears among neighbors in early 2020.
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Jeffrey Schaub
January 02, 2020 - 10:33 am
Neighbors who live near a sprawling homeless camp in Santa Rosa are increasingly worried about their safety after a propane tank exploded, causing a fire.
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The historic Soda Rock Winery plans to rebuild after suffering serious damage in the October 2019 Kincade fire in Sonoma County.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 27, 2019 - 4:06 pm
The Soda Rock Winery was damaged by the Kincade fire in Sonoma County, but the officials at the historic winemaker vow to rebuild on the property.
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The Church of Christ in Forestville, built in 1879, was badly damaged in a fire Nov. 25, 2019.
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Jeffrey Schaub
November 25, 2019 - 2:07 pm
A 140-year old church in Forestville suffered major damage during a fire Monday.
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: The Sebastiani Theatre and much of downtown remained dark on October 10, 2019 in Sonoma, California. Power outages were scheduled as preemptive moves by PG&E to address hot, dry and windy weather and the risk of wildfires, according to the company.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
November 20, 2019 - 10:53 am
Pacific Gas & Electric has again preemptively shut off power to hundreds of thousands of Californians, in an attempt to reduce fire danger from its equipment during windy and dry weather. The for-profit utility cut says an estimated 150,000 customers in 18 counties could be impacted, which...
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4: A structure continues to burn after the Kincade Fire moved through the area on October 24, 2019 in Geyserville, California.
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Holly Quan
November 08, 2019 - 10:58 am
Survivors of the Kincade Fire are essentially on the hook for most cleanup and recovery costs, with no help coming from the state or the Feds.
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Some pets and their owners were separated during the evacuations and road closures imposed during the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County in October 2019.
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Doug Sovern
October 31, 2019 - 4:42 pm
Two Chihuahuas, a chocolate lab and a cockatiel — those are the family members Linda Dillon packed in the car as she scrambled to get out of fire-threatened Healdsburg as the Kincade Fire raged in Sonoma County. She had to leave her 15 doves behind in their aviary amid the panic of the town’s...
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Firefighters monitor the Kincade Fire on October 29, 2019 in Healdsburg.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 31, 2019 - 9:05 am
Firefighters prevented the Kincade Fire from growing overnight and have reached 60% containment of the blaze, Cal Fire said Thursday morning. Weaker winds have enabled firefighters to make more progress against the flames. The fire had been 45% contained Wednesday night. Evacuation orders have been...
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9: Inmate firefighters take a break while battling the Kincade Fire on October 29, 2019 in Healdsburg.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 30, 2019 - 9:20 am
Firefighters doubled containment of the wild Kincade Fire to 30% Wednesday morning despite confronting strong winds overnight in Sonoma County, Cal Fire said . The fire's growth was largely stalled too as it increased by 687 acres to reach 76,825 acres or roughly 120 square miles. Winds that were...
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