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February 13, 2018 | Sonoma Public Infrastructure (formerly TPW)

Planned Paving: 2018-2019

The County of Sonoma plans to pave a significant number of miles in 2018 and 2019. You can view maps of all current and upcoming work here. Read full story


February 09, 2018 | County of Sonoma

City and County to Host Rebuilding Community Meeting

When: February 15, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM The City of Santa Rosa and County of Sonoma encourage residents rebuilding from the October 2017 wildfires to bring their questions to a Rebuilding Community Meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Read full story


February 08, 2018 | Office of the District Attorney

Pay Pal Scam

We have received a recent complaint that an individual who was attempting to sell an item on Craig’s List received a fraudulent email purporting to come from Pay Pal advising them that a payment had been received and to send money for shipping costs in order to receive payment for the item they were attempting to sell. Read full story


February 08, 2018 | Office of the District Attorney

Back Brace Scam

A local hospital has reported that several ofits patients have received calls advising them that a back brace that has beenordered for them and asking for the patient for their Medicare information forpayment when no such device was ordered for the patient. Read full story


February 08, 2018 | Office of the District Attorney

Student Loan Debt Relief Scam

The Federal Trade Commission has charged astudent loan debt relief organization with bilking more than $28 million fromthousands of consumers by falsely promising that consumer’s monthly paymentswould go towards paying off their student loans. Read full story


February 07, 2018 | County Administrator's Office

February SoCo Correspondent

As we reflect on the past year and look forward to the next, the vital role the County plays in improving the lives of the people and communities we serve has become all the more clear. We are living and working with a pre-and-post fire frame of reference – just like every county resident, business, government agency, and nonprofit.Please share the Correspondent with your family and friends, and if you have any ideas of how we can improve the newsletter or other outreach efforts please send us your thoughts to publicaffairs@sonoma-county.org. Read our Newsletter Read full story


February 07, 2018 | Human Resources Department

USCIS Accepting DACA Renewals Again

United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) accepting DACA renewals again. Who can apply and when? Read full story



January 30, 2018 | County of Sonoma

Rescheduled: Emergency Creek & Private Bridge Permitting Assistance Meeting

When: February 22, 2018 from 9:00 – 12:00 PM Permit Sonoma is hosting another public environmental regulatory permit meeting for owners of private bridges that were damaged in the fires. Read full story


January 25, 2018 | Permit Sonoma

Board Considers Vacation Rental Moratorium

The Board of Supervisors recently voted to not extend the moratorium on new vacation rental permit applications. Therefore Permit Sonoma can begin accepting Vacation Rental applications again on Monday, February 5, 2018. More Information Read full story