News from the County of Sonoma

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  • Published on April 28, 2017

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the annual quarantine of sport-harvested mussels gathered along the California coast.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on April 27, 2017
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors allocated funding to allow the Commission to explore the feasibility of siting a homeless services center and shelter on one of several possible sites in the Lower Russian River area, and to negotiate the lease or purchase of land for that purpose.

  • Published on April 26, 2017

    Every day at Animal Services is "Adopt a Shelter Pet" day, but we’re celebrating on Saturday April 29th. This special day was created to raise awareness for thousands of shelter animals who need homes! Please help us to help our shelter animals find homes by celebrating this day with us! Or better still, come by the shelter and adopt your new best friend today! Get to know our companions:

    Video: Adopt a Shelter Pet Day!

    For more information about adoptable companion animals, please visit our website.

  • Published on April 26, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including: 

    • Accountant II (closes 05/10/2017)
    • Accounting Assistant (closes 05/08/2017)
    • Assistant Fleet Manager (closes 05/11/2017)

  • Published on April 26, 2017
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)

    Wet Weather Percolation/Groundwater Testing information is being tracked for the 2016-2017 season. Rainfall totals data and/or testing dates have been updated as of April 26, 2017.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 25, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

  • Published on April 24, 2017

    According to a kindergarten readiness assessment survey, for the past two years approximately 2 out of 5 participating kindergarteners entered school “Ready to Go” with significant disparities by home language. These findings were presented to the First 5 Sonoma County Commission today.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 21, 2017
    Health Services

    Every May, Sonoma County comes together to raise awareness about mental health, emphasizing the importance and effectiveness of increasing awareness of mental health services and decreasing stigma by hosting a variety of activities and events.

  • Published on April 20, 2017

    Please come celebrate with us the accomplishment of 218 families that have advanced their potential and are transforming our community.

  • Published on April 19, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including: 

    • Accounting Assistant (closes 05/08/2017)
    • Airport Operations Specialist Trainee (closes 04/24/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Assistant I – Extra Help (closes 04/25/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Assistant II – Extra Help (closes 04/25/2017)

  • Published on April 18, 2017

    Although California is a powerhouse of technology and innovation, the digital divide persists for rural communities and low-income neighborhoods. Recently introduced legislation, The Internet For All Now Act, would ensure that  California remains economically competitive and a national leader in closing the digital divide.

  • Published on April 14, 2017

    Notes from HOMES for All stakeholder working groups are now available.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 14, 2017
    Health Services

    The Behavioral Health Division presents a Public Hearing to review the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) 2017-2020 Three-Year Integrated Plan & Annual Update for 2015-2016 on May 16, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Published on April 12, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Accounting Technician (closes 04/18/2017)
    • Airport Operations Specialist Trainee (closes 04/24/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Assistant I – Extra Help (closes 04/25/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Assistant II – Extra Help (closes 04/25/2017)

  • Published on April 11, 2017

    A 0-5 family event on April 22, 2017

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 10, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

  • Published on April 5, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Accounting Technician (closes 04/18/2017)
    • Adult & Aging Division Director (closes 04/05/2017)
    • Airport Operations Specialist Trainee (closes 04/24/2017)

  • Published on April 4, 2017

    Have a happy spring - keep your pet safe! Make sure everyone in the household is helping to keep your companion safe from health hazards encountered both indoors and out, and knows the number to your veterinarian or Animal Poison Control Center (888) 426-4435 in case of ingestion.

  • Published on April 4, 2017

    April 27 at the Rio Theater in Monte Rio.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 3, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

  • Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Published on April 3, 2017
    Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division

    The Sonoma County Waste Management Agency, a government agency which handles green waste and wood waste composting, household hazardous waste collection and disposal, solid waste education, and solid waste planning, is set to expire on February 11, 2018.  An agreement to continue the programs of this agency has been drafted and must be approved by all members, including the County of Sonoma, to become effective.

  • Published on March 31, 2017

    Sonoma County is home to several community health centers and some private dentists offering dental services to low-income children.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on March 31, 2017
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Community Development Commission has released the Public Review Draft of the 2015 Consolidated Plan Action Plan One Year Use of Funds FY 2017-2018. 

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach
    Published on March 30, 2017
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Director issues recommendation that Sheriff's Office further limit its cooperation with federal civil immigration enforcement

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on March 29, 2017
    Environmental Health & Safety

    The Department of Health Services, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), employs several strategies to prevent foodborne illness and promote health and quality of life in Sonoma County. Through education, permitting, inspection protocols, and complaint investigations, EHS collaborates with businesses to prevent diseases that result from interactions between people and the places they live, work, play and eat.

  • Published on March 29, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Adult & Aging Division Director (closes 04/05/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Counselor I – Part-Time (closes 04/04/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Counselor II – Part-Time (closes 04/04/2017)

  • District Attorney
    Published on March 24, 2017
    District Attorney

    This year’s theme—Strength. Resilience. Justice.—reflects this vision of the future. One in which all victims are strengthened by the response they receive, organizations are resilient to face challenges, and communities are able to seek collective justice and healing. The theme highlights the need for multiple avenues of victim support.

  • Published on March 22, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Accountant I (closes 03/27/2017)
    • Adult & Aging Division Director (closes 04/05/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Counselor I – Part-Time (closes 04/04/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Counselor II – Part-Time (closes 04/04/2017)
  • Human Rights Commission

    Published on March 22, 2017
    Human Rights Commission

    The Commission on Human Rights is proud to present "Indivisible – Humans of Sonoma County" public service announcement to launch a campaign with a goal of celebrating diversity, human rights, inclusion, intersectionality, and community.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 20, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

  • Published on March 15, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Accountant I (closes 03/27/2017)
    • Accountant III (closes 03/21/2017)
    • Adult & Aging Division Director (closes 03/29/2017) 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 15, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

  • Energy and Sustainability Division, General Services
    Published on March 13, 2017
    Energy and Sustainability Division, General Services

    Three Sonoma County libraries will be lending more than books through May 2017.  The Guerneville, Sebastopol and Central Santa Rosa branches will have Do-It-Yourself tool kits that promote water and energy savings.

  • Published on March 13, 2017
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)
    Beginning April 3, 2017, the Fire and Emergency Services cube at Permit Sonoma will be staffed during various hours Monday through Thursday.
  • Published on March 10, 2017

    Join Animal Services and some of our adoptable animals this Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for a mobile adoption event.

    View all our upcoming events

  • Published on March 8, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Accountant III (closes 03/21/2017)
    • Adult & Aging Division Director (closes 03/29/2017)
    • Animal Control Officer I & II (closes 03/08/2017)

  • Published on March 8, 2017

    FREE child care and dinner!  It is a fun night out for the entire family.

  • Human Rights Commission

    Published on March 8, 2017
    Human Rights Commission

    The Commission on Human Rights released a report on School Climate in Sonoma County. The report was based on an analysis of countywide district data on Uniform Complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, related to discrimination and harassment. The Commission submitted a list of recommendations to the Sonoma County Office of Education as a result of their findings.

  • Registrar of Voters
    Published on March 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM
    Live election results for Consolidated Special Election.
  • The County of Sonoma is pleased to accept applications for Director of Regional Parks.
    Published on March 7, 2017
    The County of Sonoma is pleased to accept applications for Director of Regional Parks.

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to accept applications for Director of Regional Parks.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 7, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

  • Published on March 6, 2017
    Permit Sonoma

    Estimated plan check response times as of Monday, March 6, 2017.

  • Published on March 2, 2017

    The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Animal Control Officer II position in Field Services.

  • Published on March 2, 2017

    The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Animal Control Officer I position in Field Services.

  • Published on March 2, 2017

    Common myths about marijuana use and related facts.

  • Published on March 1, 2017

    The Animal Services team has made lot of progress and we want to let you know what we’ve been up to. We don’t have an official date set for the ground-breaking yet so check back here for the latest project updates. Here is what we’ve accomplished since reaching our fundraising goal.

  • Published on March 1, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Agricultural Program Assistant (continuous)
    • Animal Control Officer I and II (closes 03/08/2017)
    • Correctional Deputy I (continuous) 

  • Published on March 1, 2017

    Marijuana is now legal in California. Here are some things you need to know about smoking marijuana in Sonoma County.

  • Published on March 1, 2017

    On Saturday, March 4, more than 100 low-income, mostly Spanish-speaking Latino families will visit Sonoma State University (SSU) to learn how they can make attending college possible for their children and themselves.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 27, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

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