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March 12, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Animal Services is Hiring!

Join our team of dedicated animal care professionals working to keep Sonoma County healthy and safe. Read full story


March 07, 2018 | Office of the District Attorney

New Medicare Cards and Avoiding Scams

Starting in April 2018, Medicare will begin mailing new cards to recipients of Medicare benefits. The new cards will not have your social security number on them but will have a unique Medicare number. Read full story


March 07, 2018 | Sonoma County Regional Parks

The Healing Powers of Nature

Nature can be formidable and challenging, as the Sonoma County wildfires reminded us. But nature also can be a resource for health and healing. More and more, science bears that out. Reflecting on that evidence, Sonoma County Regional Parks is launching Nature Heals, free monthly sessions that support community wellness through yoga, art, poetry, and meditation in the parks. Read full story


March 01, 2018 | Sonoma County Regional Parks

Whale Watching in Sonoma County Parks

The annual south-to-north Pacific gray whale migration hits its stride along the Sonoma Coast from late winter through spring. On this journey, whales travel from the warm birthing lagoons along the Baja Peninsula to the frigid feeding grounds of Alaska’s Bering Sea. Read full story


March 01, 2018 | Human Resources Department

Are You Passionate About Human Rights?

Applications now being accepted for the 2018-2019 Junior Commission on Human Rights Project Read full story


February 28, 2018 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Farm Bureau Presents Pesticide Use Near Schools and Erosion Control Plans SeminarsMarch 21 2018

The Sonoma County Farm Bureau, in cooperation with the Sonoma County Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures, will be organizing four seminars throughout the county to aid growers and pest control businesses in understanding the new regulations for Pesticides Use Near Schools. Read full story


February 28, 2018 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Farm Bureau Presents Pesticide Use Near Schools and Erosion Control Plans SeminarsMarch 23 2018

The Sonoma County Farm Bureau, in cooperation with the Sonoma County Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures, will be organizing four seminars throughout the county to aid growers and pest control businesses in understanding the new regulations for Pesticides Use Near Schools. Read full story


February 28, 2018 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Farm Bureau Presents Pesticide Use Near Schools and Erosion Control Plans SeminarsApril 11 2018

The Sonoma County Farm Bureau, in cooperation with the Sonoma County Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures, will be organizing four seminars throughout the county to aid growers and pest control businesses in understanding the new regulations for Pesticides Use Near Schools. Read full story


February 27, 2018 | Permit Sonoma

Revised Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) Manual

Permit Sonoma is releasing, for public review and comment, a revised Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) Manual. Read full story


February 23, 2018 | Auditor-Controller Treasurer-Tax Collector Department

EFSPeopleSoft Journal Upload Upgrade Details

ThePeopleSoft Annual Software Update to version 9.2.24 also includes a new JournalUpload spreadsheet. Read full story