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Get ready for the return of the Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival as it celebrates its 15th year! California's premier event honoring the annual Steelhead migration is set to take place on Saturday, February 10, at the Milt Brandt Visitor Center grounds at Lake Sonoma, running from 10 am to 4 pm. Rain or shine, this event is free for all attendees.
Vote-by-mail ballots for the March 5 Presidential Primary election, will begin going out Feb. 5 to all active, registered voters in Sonoma County, Deva Marie Proto, Sonoma County Registrar of Voters, announced today. Voters should expect to receive them within 10 days.
Sonoma Public Infrastructure has published a list of roads which will be closed automatically in the event significant flooding is predicted. Please stay vigilant and do not cross any roads that are flooded.
Defendant Pedro Lopez-Plascencia, 28 years old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced today by the Honorable Laura Passaglia for felony charges of human trafficking of a minor, encouraging a minor to engage in prostitution, possession of controlled substances for sales, possession of a firearm, and a misdemeanor charge of possession of child sexual abuse material. Mr. Lopez-Plascencia was sentenced to 12 years in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and ordered to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
The creation of a Center for Climate Action that could serve as a hub for climate leaders, innovators and the public to collaborate in addressing the climate crisis, is the focus of a business plan released by the County of Sonoma today for the Sonoma Developmental Center site.
Due to a statewide disruption in service, phone lines for Sonoma County’s Department of Child Support Services are not working. This includes the automated 866-901-3212 line. While the phone system is down, clients may reach out to Child Support Services using Customer Connect, where they may leave a message or ask for a call back. A Participant ID number is required when logging into Customer Connect. Clients can also visit any local child support agency for assistance.
Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport welcomes investment in local economy with new Avelo Airlines crew base
Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport today announced that Avelo Airlines on May 1 will open a crew base at the airport, which is expected to create up to 50 local jobs including pilots, flight attendants and aviation maintenance technicians. The move highlights Sonoma County’s value and importance as a destination and regional transportation hub. Avelo will initially base two Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft at STS in addition to employees.
County Voter Information Guides for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election, will begin going out in the mail this weekend, Deva Marie Proto, Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters, announced today. The County Guides will be mailed to all active, registered voters in Sonoma County, with the exception of voters who have previously opted out of receiving such mailings.
Public invited to participate in Community Engagement Plan discussion at Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday
The public is invited to participate in the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors January 30 meeting to receive an update on the development of a Community Engagement Plan for the County of Sonoma. In the meeting, Office of Equity staff will present the findings and recommended strategies resulting from a community engagement process that has been conducted with Sonoma County community members, county leaders, and county staff.
Sonoma County launches 'SoCo Chat' podcast, a new platform for county news and interviews with county leaders
The County of Sonoma today announced the launch of SoCo Chat, a digital podcast highlighting current county issues, stories and events, and other matters of public interest. The podcast will also feature in-depth discussions with county leaders. The new series will be available in video and audio formats on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, YouTube as well as the county website and will feature at least one new segment every week.