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Santa Rosa, CA  –  Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced Monday that Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. issued an Executive Order on Friday extending the protections against Price Gouging under Penal Code Section 396 through and including December 4, 2018. A prior Executive Order issued by the Governor had extended the protections through April […]

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Due to considerable interest in the Matching Grant Program, interested public agencies and nonprofits will be able to apply after April: the application deadline has been extended from April 30 to Wednesday, June 6, at 5pm. This year, funding through the program can help support recovery efforts in fire-impacted communities through the restoration of habitats, acquisition and […]

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  The North Bay Water Reuse Authority has prepared a joint Draft Environmental Impact Report/ Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS). Projects proposed in the Phase 2 Program would continue to build upon commitments to long-term inter-agency cooperation to address common needs related to reliable water supplies and enhanced environmental restoration. The 45-day CEQA review period begins on April 4, 2018, and closes on May 18, 2018. For more […]

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SANTA ROSA – A series of rain and stream flow gauges have been installed within and downstream of the areas burned by the devastating October wildfires, providing real-time data to weather forecasters who are responsible for sending out alerts to residents when flashfloods or debris flows may be imminent. The gauge installations enhance Sonoma County’s […]

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The Mexican Consulate will be at SRJC on April 7th, 2018 from 9am -2pm for Mexican citizens to apply for passports, birth certificates, voting cards and other documents. Participants must make appointments to attend. See this flyer (en español) for more details. To make an appointment log in here: https://mexitel.sre.gob.mx/citas.webportal/pages/public/login/login.jsf Click on the American flag […]

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The Santa Rosa Parks Foundation, in coordination with the City of Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks Department, has stepped up to lead fundraising efforts to help rebuild and rehabilitate City parks that were damaged in the October 2017 wildfires. The Parks Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, will head fundraising efforts and serve as the single […]

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The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) and partners in the North Bay Disaster Fraud Task Force (Federal Bureau of Investigation, Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office) are issuing a Consumer Alert to warn Sonoma County wildfire survivors about a suspected unlicensed debris and tree removal contractor who may have already victimized at least a half-dozen people. […]

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Santa Rosa, CA – To help prepare and train Sonoma County residents for jobs in the construction industry after the October wildfires, the Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board (WIB), in partnership with the Human Services Department Employment and Training Division, has received $3.25 million in emergency funds from the California Employment Development Department. Residents can apply […]

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Though the deadline to submit a Right of Entry (ROE) form to opt in to the government-operated Sonoma County Consolidated Fire Debris Removal Program (Consolidated Program) passed on November 13th, late ROE form submissions have continued to be accepted and honored on a case-by-case basis, per FEMA approval. However, March 5th will be the final […]

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The District Attorney’s office has received reports that individuals have been contacted by an individual representing that he is an officer with Health & Human Services, that they have received a grant from Health & Human Services, and they must first pay a fee with a gift card to receive the grant. This is a scam. […]

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