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February 03, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Explore Foster Parenting at One-Hour Talk February 24 

Learn how to make a difference in a child’s life at </span><span><a href="">Explore Foster Parenting a one-hour talk on Monday, February 24, 6-7 p.m., 2255 Challenger Way, Suite 100,Santa Rosa. To reserve a seat, call (707)-565-4274. Read full story

February 02, 2020 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Vote by Mail BallotsNow Available for The March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election

Vote by Mail ballots for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election, are now available from the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office. Read full story

January 28, 2020 | Office of the District Attorney

Petaluma Man Sentenced to One Hundred Years-to-Life for Molesting Two Children

Defendant Pedro Ibanez, 46 years old of Petaluma, was sentenced earlier today to serve one hundred years-to-life in state prison by the Honorable Bradford DeMeo after having been found guilty by a jury in November of last year to four felony counts of child molestation with enhancements for having multiple victims under the age of 14. Read full story

January 28, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Older Adults and Residents with Disabilities Invited to Discuss Improving County Transportation

Older adults age 60+ and residents with disabilities are invited to discuss improving County transportation at two upcoming meetings hosted by the Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging, on February 19 in Petaluma and on February 21 in Sonoma. Read full story

January 28, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Free Petaluma BingocizeClass Offers Fun and Falls Prevention

Sign up for a free, four-class, Bingocize series starting Wednesday, February 19, in Petaluma. Classes combine a fun game of Bingo with simple seated and standing exercises and falls prevention education to keep older adults and seniors safely on their feet. Santa Rosa, CA. Read full story

January 24, 2020 | Office of the District Attorney

SocorroSierra Sentenced to Life Without Possibility of Parole For Murder of CloverdaleMan

DefendantSocorro Sierra, 35 years old of Healdsburg,was sentenced today by the Honorable Dana Simonds for the 2018 murder of JoseEvelio Martinez, a 46 year old resident of Cloverdale and longtime employee ofFriedman’s Home Improvement. Read full story

January 24, 2020 | Sonoma County Regional Parks

Activities Guide Features Dozens of Hikes, Outings and Events

Find new ways to enjoy the outdoors with Sonoma County Regional Parks’ latest activities guide. The Winter/Spring 2020 guide highlights dozens of events from January through May and offers a wide range of activities, including hikes, camps, family outings, clubs, and special events. Read full story

January 24, 2020 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

County Voter Information Guides in The Mail Soon

CountyVoter Information Guides will begin being mailed to Sonoma County voters nextweek. Read full story

January 17, 2020 | Office of the District Attorney

Parole Denied for Convicted Murderer

District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that following a Wednesday hearing held at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, Corcoran, defendant Gregory L. Gossett, 58 years old of Santa Rosa, was denied parole by the California Department of Corrections Board of Parole Hearings. Read full story

January 16, 2020 | Office of the District Attorney

Santa Rosa ManConvicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault of 8 Year Old Child Denied Parole

District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced today that the California Board of Prison Terms denied parole yesterday to 38 year old Pascual Jorge Pilotzi, who was convicted in 2007 of the aggravated sexual assault of an 8 year old girl. Read full story