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  • Published on August 2, 2019
    Combined Fund Drive

    2019 ECL Training scheduled August 7 & 8

  • Published on July 19, 2019

    On July 9th, County Supervisors and staff participated in a quarterly workshop to learn how they can enhance their abilities to respond to a major emergency or disaster.

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  • Published on July 12, 2019

    Working together to expedite and attempt to resolve a pending federal lawsuit, the County of Sonoma, the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, and the City of Santa Rosa have reached an agreement with Homeless Action! and three individuals experiencing homelessness for a preliminary and temporary injunction.

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    Published on June 28, 2019
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    On June 27, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling blocking the citizenship question from appearing on the 2020 census questionnaire for at least the time being.

  • Published on June 5, 2019

    Sonoma County residents are encouraged to attend Budget Hearings and provide input about the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020.

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  • Published on May 22, 2019

    The County of Sonoma was recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with two Achievement Awards for the Recovery and Resiliency Framework, and the Accessing Coordinated Care and Empowering Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS) initiative. The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

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    Published on May 20, 2019
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    An accurate count is the first step in making sure our community has good jobs, roads, schools & adequate resources now and in the future.
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    Published on May 20, 2019
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    Sonoma County has partnered with United Way of the Wine Country to boost participation in the 2020 census among historically undercounted residents in the county, including Latinos, children and renters.

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    Published on May 20, 2019
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    Sonoma County lost something even more vital than housing to the 2017 wildfires. We said goodbye to about 3,300 neighbors.

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    Published on May 19, 2019
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    One hundred and 57 years ago on May 5, a ragtag band of Mexican troops rose up against well-armed French soldiers and bested them in the Battle of Puebla.

  • Published on May 9, 2019

    In the months following the 2017 wildfires, there was heightened awareness of the importance of ensuring that City fire survivors rebuild as well as that community-wide economic vitality was met by meeting housing development goals. The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and the Santa Rosa City Council have been working to address the problem. In response, the concept of a regional housing construct began to take shape in the Renewal Enterprise District (RED).

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    Published on April 25, 2019
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    Census will arrive in your mailbox soon

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    Published on April 22, 2019
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    El secretario de Comercio federal, Wilbur Ross, dijo el jueves que cualquier información sobre la ciudadanía recopilada como parte del Censo del 2020 no se compartirá.

  • Published on April 8, 2019

    We want to understand how prepared our community is to respond to a disaster. That is why we created the Emergency Preparedness & Prevention Questionnaire. The results of this survey will help us gauge community needs in reducing risk and loss from such hazards.

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  • Published on April 3, 2019

    On April 2, 2019, the Department Heads responsible for overseeing Sonoma County’s safety net programs brought a set of contracting principles before the Board of Supervisors.

  • Published on April 2, 2019

    The Census Bureau has developed a new way of accessing data and is now a few months away from the official launch of data.census.gov and the retirement of American FactFinder in June.

  • Published on April 2, 2019

    State leaders, key advocates and community members came together Tuesday to highlight California’s efforts to ensure a complete and accurate Census count one year out from Census Day 2020.

  • Published on April 1, 2019

    The U.S. Census Bureau provided an operational update today on the status of 2020 Census operations, emphasizing the need for innovative, collaborative partnerships to ensure a complete and accurate count of everyone living in the United States.

  • Published on March 29, 2019

    On April 2, 2019 at 11 a.m., state leaders, key advocates and community members will highlight California’s efforts to ensure a complete and accurate Census count one year out from Census Day 2020.

  • Published on March 26, 2019

    On Tuesday March 19, 2019 the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to enter several agreements that will move forward restructuring efforts of fire services in Sonoma County.

  • Published on March 21, 2019

    A month after Sonoma County was hit by a storm that caused historical floods, the Curbside Flood Debris Collection Program established in response to that disaster will come to an end.

  • Published on March 14, 2019

    As recovery efforts are underway after the 2019 Winter Storms & Flooding, Sonoma County continues to provide resources for community members impacted by this event.

    The Local Assistance Center (LAC) closed Saturday, March 9, 2019. However, residents can find services available by accessing our virtual LAC.

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  • Published on March 8, 2019 at 2:15 PM

    The Local Assistance Center (LAC) in Guerneville, established to help residents impacted by the winter storms and floods in the Russian River area last week, will close on Saturday March 9, 2019.

  • Published on March 7, 2019

    The County of Sonoma is coordinating curbside debris collection to begin March 11 to assist Russian River communities with the significant amount of waste created by the flood disaster.

  • Published on March 5, 2019
    Local assessments pave the way for State and Federal organizations to determine community impacts
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Flood debris drop-off sites available through March 4.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Sitios para deshacerse de los escombros que trajo la inundación disponibles hasta el 4 de marzo.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Información sobre recursos y servicios disponibles para recuperación después de la tormenta.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Initial assessments identify countywide damages for approximately 1,900 homes and 578 businesses.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Las evaluaciones iniciales identifican daños de aproximadamente 1,900 hogares y 578 negocios en todo el condado
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    El Centro de Asistencia Local abrirá el domingo al mediodía para proveer a los residentes con servicios y apoyo en un solo lugar.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Center opens on Sunday March 3 at noon to provide residents with services and support all in one place.
  • Published on March 1, 2019

    Sonoma County crews and partner agencies have conducted evaluations and have determined it is safe to allow residents back into evacuation areas along the Russian River. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office have sent notifications lifting evacuation orders. Please be aware that roads will still have some debris. Use caution when entering these areas. If you see road crews, please make way for them to get through to keep clearing debris.

  • Published on February 28, 2019 at 3:30 PM

    In the wake of this week’s severe storms and subsequent flooding along the Russian River, Governor Newsom has declared a State of Emergency to allow for state funds and resources to help our local community respond to and recover from the impacts of flooding, mudslides, and damage to critical infrastructure.

  • Published on February 28, 2019 at 12:10 PM

    The Russian River reached a crest of 45.4 feet late Wednesday night, just short of the projected peak of 46 feet. The river has started to recede and is expected drop to below flood stage of 32 feet early Friday morning. Preliminary estimates indicate as many as 3,000 structures have been damaged during the flood.

  • Published on February 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    La Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Sonoma declaró una Emergencia Local este martes en medio de las poderosas tormentas que azotan la zona con fuertes lluvias que causaron el desbordamiento del río Russian y consecuentemente la evacuación de miles de residentes que viven en la parte inferior del río.
  • Published on February 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors declared a Local Emergency Tuesday in the midst of powerful winter storms that have battered the County with heavy rains that caused the Russian River to overflow its banks, and forcing the evacuation of thousands residents from the lower river area.

    The proclamation requests that California Governor Gavin Newsom proclaim a State of Emergency, waive regulations that could hinder response and recovery efforts, and make state disaster and assistance and relief programs available for damage caused by the 2019 winter storms and flooding. The proclamation is the first step in seeking support for the response efforts that are under way and the recovery efforts that will follow.

  • Published on February 27, 2019 at 7:30 AM

    The latest prediction from the California Nevada River Forecast Center indicates the Russian River will reach minor flood stages of 32 feet at 7 pm tonight, and it is anticipated that it will peak at 11 pm tomorrow, February 27, at a crest of 46.1 feet at Guerneville. It is expected that the Russian River will recede below flood levels, at 32 feet, at 10 pm on Thursday, February 28th.

    In response, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation orders to residents living near the Russian River floodway and its tributaries through the Wireless Emergency Alert system (WEA), SoCoAlert and other social media tools. If you are planning to evacuate, we recommend you evacuate now to help clear the roads for emergency vehicles this evening.

  • Published on February 26, 2019 at 5:20 PM

    The latest prediction from the California Nevada River Forecast Center indicates the Russian River will reach minor flood stages of 32 feet at 7 pm tonight, and it is anticipated that it will peak at 11 pm tomorrow, February 27, at a crest of 46.1 feet at Guerneville. It is expected that the Russian River will recede below flood levels, at 32 feet, at 10 pm on Thursday, February 28th.

    In response, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation orders to residents living near the Russian River floodway and its tributaries through the Wireless Emergency Alert system (WEA), SoCoAlert and other social media tools. If you are planning to evacuate, we recommend you evacuate now to help clear the roads for emergency vehicles this evening. 

  • Published on February 8, 2019

    On January 15, 2019, the Board of Supervisors hosted its first disaster preparedness workshop with the purpose of enhancing the ability of County Supervisors and staff to respond to a major emergency or disaster. Read the newsletter for information about future workshops.

    Please share the Correspondent with your family and friends, and if you have any ideas of how we can improve the newsletter or other outreach efforts please send us your thoughts to publicaffairs@sonoma-county.org.

  • Published on January 8, 2019

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors would like to wish you a happy new year.  2018 was a challenging year for many of our residents, but it was also the year we started to rise together. Although we know we have a long way ahead of us, we want to make 2019 the year of recovery. 

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  • Published on December 7, 2018

    As we continue to rise from the ashes together, our County has been sending employees to assist with the recovery efforts in Butte County. We can lend a helping hand now because together, we are strong, we are resilient, we are Sonoma County.

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  • Published on November 15, 2018

    Closing message of the Chairs of the Sonoma County Employees Combined Fund Drive 2018

  • Published on November 9, 2018
    Due to heavy smoke blowing into the Bay Area from the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Air District has extended a Winter Spare the Air Alert through Friday, November 16, 2018
  • Published on November 8, 2018 at 10:30 PM
    Due to heavy smoke blowing into the Bay Area from the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Air District is issuing a Winter Spare the Air Alert starting tonight, Thursday, November 8, through Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Published on November 5, 2018

    Time is running out to save on an electric vehicle. You can save big on a new or used EV or Plug-in Hybrid during Sonoma Clean Power’s final year of Drive EV, now through November 16th.

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  • Published on October 5, 2018

    The October 2017 Sonoma Complex Fires event had a profound impact on the Sonoma County community. As we rebuild and heal, we are mindful that even as we focus on future planning in the aftermath of our own fire event, our neighboring counties are dealing with fire containment and response, the displacement of community members, and the reality that recovery will be a long and difficult process. 

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  • Published on September 7, 2018

    On Monday, September 10th the County of Sonoma will be conducting a SoCoAlert TEST. All Sonoma County residents who are subscribed, and all landlines, will receive a phone call. Sign up at  866-939-0911. On Wednesday, September 12th the County will conduct a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) TEST. This test will involve the communities of Roseland, Healdsburg, Penngrove, Cotati and Glen Ellen. WEA is an emergency message sent through your mobile carrier, similar to Amber Alerts. No registration is required. Additionally, the County will conduct an Emergency Alert System test, which will interrupt local radio and television broadcasts.

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  • Published on August 8, 2018

    Many residents in Sonoma County live in or near fire danger. For those who do live in a high fire area, knowing what to do when conditions are ideal for a forest or urban fire is essential.

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  • Published on August 6, 2018

    On the Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Board of Supervisors Meeting, the County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Cannabis Ordinance Amendments.

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