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February 27, 2018 | Natural Resources

Punctured Pipeline Causes Wastewater Spill in Occidental

Afour-inch wastewater pipeline was inadvertently punctured in downtownOccidental Monday morning, causing less than 1,200 gallons of untreatedwastewater to be released. Read full story


February 27, 2018 | Natural Resources

New Groundwater Agencies Host Community Workshops onShort-term Funding Options

A series of community workshops are scheduled to update well owners and others on options for short-term funding of Sonoma County’s Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) Read full story


February 23, 2018 | Economic Development Board

2018 Sonoma County Restaurant Week Launches

2018 Sonoma County Restaurant Week Launches Read full story


February 23, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Supervisor Susan Gorin Invites District 1 Constituents to Serve on Boards and Commissions

FirstDistrict Supervisor Susan Gorin invites community members to apply forpositions on local policy making bodies. Read full story


February 20, 2018 | Natural Resources

Public Meeting on Local Fish Habitat Restoration Projects

On Thursday, Feb. 22 the Public Policy Facilitating Committee (PPFC) willhold its annual meeting to review projects that are helping to restoreendangered and threatened fish to the Russian River watershed while maintainingthe region’s primary water supply. This year’s meeting will include a walkingtour of a habitat enhancement project on Dry Creek. Read full story


February 16, 2018 | Community Development Commission

2018 Sonoma County Homeless Count Launches

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission is coordinating the 2018 Point-in-Time Homeless Count. The Homeless Count will include a “street count” of people who are living outside in all census tracts in the County, as well as counting those staying in shelters, jail or institutions on the night before the street count. Read full story


February 13, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Celebrate Valentine's Day by Showing You Care: Know Your Status

This Valentine’s Day, Bay Area health officialsremind everyone who is sexually active to have a conversation with your primarycare provider and to be screened regularly for sexually transmitted diseases(STDs). Read full story


February 09, 2018 | Natural Resources

Annual Dry Creek Community MeetingProvides Update  on Habitat Enhancement Project

DryCreek residents and all those interested in the progress of the Dry CreekHabitat Enhancement Project are invited to attend the annual Dry CreekCommunity Meeting on Thursday, February 22, 6-8 p.m. at the Milt BrandtVisitors Center at Lake Sonoma. Read full story


February 08, 2018 | Permit Sonoma

City and County to Host Rebuilding Community Meeting on February 15 2018

The City of Santa Rosa and County of Sonoma encourage residents rebuilding from the October 2017 wildfires to bring their questions to a Rebuilding Community Meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Read full story


February 07, 2018 | Human Resources Department

Discrimination and Bullying in Our Schools

Sonoma County Junior Commission on Human Rights releases the results of a peer to peer anonymous online survey on discrimination and bullying in Sonoma County high schools. Read full story