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For Immediate Release

Sonoma County officials to hold community briefing at 6 p.m. tonight

Santa Rosa,CA | August 20, 2020

Sonoma County officials will hold a virtual community briefing today at 6 p.m. to provide updates on the County’s response to the fires and to take questions from the public.

Attendees will include state Sen. Mike McGuire, Assemblymember Jim Wood, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, Sonoma County Director of Emergency Management Chris Godley, Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick, CalFire Division Chief Ben Nicholls, Santa Rosa Fire Chief Tony Gossner and Cal Fire incident PIO Paul Lowenthal. The attendees will provide a brief update and will answer pre-submitted questions from the community.

Community members are encouraged to submit questions in advance of the briefing by emailing Spanish and American Sign Language interpretation will be available.

Members of the public may view the briefing using Zoom (instructions below) or the County of Sonoma’s Facebook page

Zoom instructions:

Meeting link
Passcode: 658896
Webinar ID: 960 8836 6498

Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16699009128,,96088366498#  or +12532158782,,96088366498#

Or Telephone: US: +1 (669) 900-9128  or +1 (253) 215-8782  or +1 (346) 248-7799  or +1 (646) 558-8656  or +1 (301) 715-8592  or +1 (312) 626-6799

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