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November 2, 2022 | Sonoma Public Infrastructure (formerly TPW)

Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport Teams Up with Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon

The 2023 Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon & Rosé 5K (#STSN2S) returns the weekend of July 15 & 16, welcoming thousands of participants from around the world to experience 13.1-miles of racing and tasting. Read full story


October 27, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County kicks off safety communications campaign with November 4 webinar

County officials and community partners are inviting the public to take part in a webinar on Friday, November 4 at 3:30 p.m. as part of a new safety communications informational campaign. The webinar will focus on emergency communication with an emphasis on when the public should call 911 and when they should use 211, the county’s information line. Read full story


October 26, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Early in-person voting to begin this weekend for November 8 election

In accordance with state law, all active registered voters in Sonoma County have been mailed vote-by-mail ballots for the November 8, 2022, General Election. Read full story


October 26, 2022 | Department of Human Services

Sonoma County couple receives statewide award for distinguished service as foster parents

A Fulton couple who fostered more than 140 children over the past two decades have been named the most outstanding foster parents in California by RaiseAChild, a nonprofit that partners with counties to recruit, review and train foster parents. Read full story


October 25, 2022 | Board of Supervisors Department

County allocates nearly $4.4 million to support climate resiliency projects

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today approved $4.38 million for a variety of local climate resiliency projects ranging from building up local government electric vehicle infrastructure to a fare-free transit program for youth on public transit and others. The County anticipates being able to use these funds as leverage to bring in roughly $6 million in outside funding. Read full story


October 25, 2022 | Board of Supervisors Department

Board of Supervisors finalizes purchase of former Bank of America building in Guerneville

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a revised agreement to acquire the former Bank of America building in downtown Guerneville, securing a key satellite office used to deliver government services to residents in lower Russian River communities. Read full story


October 21, 2022 | Board of Supervisors Department

County officials to host vegetation management and wildfire resilience webinar

Sonoma County Supervisors Lynda Hopkins and James Gore invite members of the public to join them and other officials for a webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 26 featuring an update on the County of Sonoma’s vegetation management efforts. Read full story


October 21, 2022 | Community Development Commission

Sonoma County’s Continuum of Care seeks public input on draft Homelessness Strategic Plan

Sonoma County’s Continuum of Care Board and its Strategic Planning Committee invites the public to provide input on a draft 2022 Homeless Strategic Plan and to learn more about the plan during a series of upcoming meetings. The Continuum of Care is a federally directed homelessness coordination system that works to ensure a regional homelessness system of care is coordinated and effective. Read full story


October 20, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Deadline to register to vote in November election is Monday, October 24

The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters is reminding Sonoma County residents that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 8 General Election is Monday, Oct. 24. Read full story


October 19, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Sonoma County Health Officer requires flu shots for health care workers, recommends them for public

Sonoma County Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase issued a health order today requiring workers at certain health care and congregate facilities to get vaccinated against influenza (flu). The flu vaccine requirement applies to all workers who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or residents. Workers include nurses, physicians, technicians, therapists and pharmacists at such facilities as acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, psychiatric hospitals, dialysis centers, dental offices and others. Read full story