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April 22, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Bay Area Fast Trak Reports Scam Text Messages Seeking Payment

Members of the community have reported receiving scam emails and phone calls purporting to be from legitimate student loan debt relief representatives.  Federal Student Aid, an office of the U. S. Department of Education, provides the following information to identify and avoid student loan forgiveness scams. Read full story


April 19, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for April 19, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Caltrans Hwy. 12 and Route 37 traffic impacts this weekend; 2) Zero Waste Sonoma free compost event April 20; 3) Energy Independence Program finances home improvements; 4) Other Sonoma County news of note Read full story


April 19, 2024 | Community Development Commission

Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

This is to give notice that Sonoma County (County), California, pursuant to 24 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 58, has determined that the following proposed Project under consideration is located within a 100-year floodplain, and that the County will be identifying and evaluating practicable alternatives to locating the action in the floodplain and the potential impacts on the floodplain from the proposed action, as required by Executive Order 11988, in accordance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C. Read full story


April 17, 2024 | Human Resources Department

Job Opportunities

View a list of our current and upcoming job opportunities, including Employee Engagement Officer, Health Services Accounting Manager, Public Health Nurse I, and much more! Read full story


April 15, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

2024 Season - Wet Weather Groundwater Determinations & Percolation Testing: Partially Open

Groundwater determinations and percolation testing are necessary for onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS). Groundwater determinations have reopened in the Guerneville testing area, closed in all other testing areas. Percolation testing is open in all testing areas. Read full story


April 12, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Scams

Members of the community have reported receiving scam emails and phone calls purporting to be from legitimate student loan debt relief representatives.  Federal Student Aid, an office of the U. S. Department of Education, provides the following information to identify and avoid student loan forgiveness scams. Read full story


April 12, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly roundup for April 12, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Latest edition of SoCo Correspondent available now; 2) Civil Grand Jury applications due April 29; 3) April is earthquake preparedness month; and 4) Free electronics recycling event this weekend. Read full story


April 10, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

Chip It, Don't Skip It

Spring has sprung and the free County Chipper Program has opened early for your convenience! We are now accepting applications from unincorporated County residents for the 2024 chipping season. Read full story


April 05, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for April 5, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Seasonal free woodchipper program is now open; 2) Sheriff’s Office host Bodega Bay town hall on May 2; 3) State Hwy. 12 weekend traffic advisory; 4) Public input needed by April 30 for climate action plan; and 5) Other Sonoma County news of note Read full story