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February 26, 2024 | Department of Human Services

Sonoma County to host first-ever Farmworkers Resource Fair on March 3 in Windsor

A resource fair to assist local farmworkers will be held Sunday, March 3 in Windsor, a collaboration by the Sonoma County Human Services Department, Job Link, the county Economic Development Board, California Human Development and dozens of community partners. Read full story


February 23, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for February 23, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Latest edition of SoCo Correspondent now available; 2) Caltrans Highway 12 roadwork scheduled this weekend; 3) Webinars on grant funding for vegetation management; 4) New SoCo Chat podcast episodes just released; and 5) Other Sonoma County news of note Read full story


February 23, 2024 | Human Resources Department

Ceasefire Letter

On February 22, 2024, the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights voted unanimously to pass a ceasefire letter that reads the following: In light of the severe human rights violations occurring in Gaza, Palestine, and Israel, the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights extends this appeal to all parties involved and affected community members. Acknowledging that the impact of armed conflict reverberates through generations, we understand that healing begins with a collective commitment to ending violence in all its forms. Read full story


February 23, 2024 | Department of Health Services

Sonoma County Homeless Coalition’s Committee Vacancies- Application Period Now Open!

This serves as a notification of vacancies in the Sonoma County Homeless Coalition Board Committees. Read full story


February 22, 2024 | Board of Supervisors Department

West Sonoma County to celebrate opening of new satellite office in Guerneville on March 2

Supervisor Lynda Hopkins and the District 5 staff will host an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 2 to celebrate the opening of a new district satellite office. The satellite office is located at 16390 Main St., Guerneville, in the former Bank of America building. Read full story


February 22, 2024 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Early in-person voting begins this weekend for March Presidential Primary Election

Early in-person voting for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election opens this weekend, Deva Marie Proto, Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters, announced today. Seven vote centers will be open for 11 consecutive days (including weekends) from Saturday, Feb. 24, to Election Day, Tuesday, March 5. Hours of operation for the vote centers will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on Election Day itself when the hours will be extended from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Read full story


February 22, 2024 | Department of Emergency Management

SoCoAlert and warning exercise for the town of Windsor on Wednesday

On Wednesday, February 28 Sonoma County will be conducting a test of the SoCoAlert emergency notification system starting at 11 a.m. in Windsor and selected Sonoma County evacuation zones adjacent to the town. The County Department of Emergency Management and partners have collaborated on planning the exercise and conducting outreach in the targeted areas. Testing the efficiency of messaging to Spanish-speaking residents was a priority for the exercise planners. Read full story


February 21, 2024 | Sonoma Public Infrastructure (formerly TPW)

Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport celebrates four new destinations as Avelo Airlines expands service

Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport today announced that Avelo Airlines will add four new non-stop destinations from STS, including Kalispell, Montana; Boise, Idaho; Salem, Oregon; and Pasco, Washington. Read full story


February 16, 2024 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Standard deadline to register to vote in March Presidential Primary Election is February 20

The standard deadline to register to vote in the upcoming March 5, Presidential Primary Election, is February 20, Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Deva Marie Proto reminded residents. However, eligible voters who miss this deadline still have the option to “conditionally register and vote” in person through Election Day at the Registrar of Voters office or any vote center. Read full story


February 16, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for February 16, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Winter storm safety reminder; 2) Sonoma County offices closed February 19 for Presidents’ Day; 3) SoCo Chat Podcast introduces news Roundtable Series; 4) Sonoma County Restaurant Week returns February 19-25; and 5) Other Sonoma County news of note. Read full story