Sonoma County Man Pleads Guilty In $65M Student Loan ScamA Sonoma County man who bilked people out of up to $65 million by using deceptive sales tactics to enroll them in a student loan relief service pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges, prosecutors said.
Sonoma County Sheriff Fires Deputy Who Choked Suspect That DiedA Northern California sheriff announced Friday he's firing a deputy who used a choke hold on a man, who later died, while officers were investigating a suspected carjacking.
After Burning More Than 77,000 Acres, The Kincade Fire Is 100% ContainedTwo weeks after it sparked near Geyserville, the devastating Kincade Fire is officially 100% contained.
40 Homes Destroyed In Wind-Whipped Kincade Fire In Sonoma CountyStrong winds over the last 24 hours drove the massive Kincade Fire beyond containment lines, growing to 66,231 acres – 103 square miles – by early Monday and destroying 96 structures, including 40 homes.
Thousands Evacuate Healdsburg, Windsor as Kincade Fire AdvancesThe Sonoma County sheriff announced Saturday that the towns of Healdsburg, Windsor and their unincorporated areas would be evacuated by 4 p.m. as flames from the expanding Kincade Fire driven by “Diablo winds” continued to advance.
Neighbors Call Kincade Fire 'Déjà vu' As They Are Forced Out Of Their Homes, AgainA raging wildfire that forced the evacuations of hundreds of Northern California homes is expected to grow, even as more than 16,000 acres of land have burned.
PG&E Confirms Downed Powerline In Same Area Of Kincade Fire Wednesday NightAs the Kincade Fire explodes in size, prompting thousands of evacuations, PG&E confirmed Thursday they had a downed powerline in the same area where the Kincade Fire started Wednesday night.
Fast-Moving Grass Fire Forces Evacuations Near Geyserville In Sonoma CountyA fast-moving grass fire is burning in Sonoma County and has forced evacuations in the area, Sonoma County officials said Wednesday evening.
Injured Hiker Rescued By Helicopter In Sonoma CountyRescue crews saved a hiker this afternoon in Salt Point State Park who suffered an ankle injury and was stranded seaside on rocks near the ocean.
Outdoor Fire Permits Not Being Issued To Limit Wildfire ThreatCal Fire is halting the issuance of burn permits in half a dozen counties in an effort to prevent wildfires.
Couple Fined Nearly $600K For Uprooting 180-Year-Old TreeA California judge has ordered a couple to pay nearly $600,000 for uprooting a 180-year-old oak tree and causing other damage to a protected property.
Russian River Receding After Flooding 2,000 BuildingsFloodwaters that turned two Northern California wine country communities into islands reachable only by boat began receding Thursday as a rain-engorged river finally peaked after swamping thousands of homes and businesses.
Storm Water Floods Sonoma County Town, Turning It Into 'Island'A California town north of San Francisco is accessible only by boat after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks inundated it overnight, authorities said Wednesday.
PG&E Shares Soar After Cal Fire Clears It In 2017 Tubbs FirePG&E shares spiked on Thursday after California regulators said that the troubled electric utility was not responsible for a deadly 2017 fire in the state's wine country region.
Investigators: Private Electrical System, Not PG&E, To Blame For 2017 Tubbs FireInvestigators say a private electrical system that was next to a home is to blame for sparking the destructive Tubbs Fire in 2017.