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Caltrans prepares to shift Highway 1 at Gleason Beach
Spurred by the rapidly retreating coastline north of Bodega Bay, Caltrans is laying plans to reconstruct a nearly mile-long stretch of Highway 1, moving the roadway safely inland from the crumbling edge of the continent and raising it beyond the reach of the rising sea.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
We venture into deepest Sonoma
I have spent all but one year of my life in coastal California. Though I'm no kind of sailor, I love the sea.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Feds propose doubling protected areas off North Coast
A federal agency on Monday released its proposal and an environmental report on a long-awaited plan to expand two protected areas along the rugged North Coast.
My Mother Lode
Growth of California marine sanctuaries proposed
Federal officials are proposing to more than double the size of two marine sanctuaries off the Northern California coast, a move that would restrict the movements of cargo ships, aircraft and jet skis and close the areas to oil and gas exploration.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Early returns show Bodega Bay fire tax failing
Early results from three special elections in West Sonoma County and the North Coast showed voters rejecting a hotly disputed tax measure in the Bodega Bay Fire Protection District but supporting an effort to exact additional taxes to pay for urgent care along a stretch of remote coastline centered on Gualala.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Election Day arrives for Russian River, coast residents
After months of heated debate, several communities on the Russian River and along the coast are headed to the polls today to vote in special elections focused on three fire and urgent health care districts.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Woman killed in head-on collision
A Marin County woman was killed Friday night in a head-on collision west of Sebastopol, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Bodega Bay salmon anglers ready for 'pink gold'
Opening day of the recreational ocean salmon season may be an annual rite of spring, but it's a little bit like Christmas for die-hard anglers who spend the winter pining away for a chance to catch the sleek, silvery fish.
Optimism High For April 5 Salmon Opener
The salmon opener is rapidly approaching and Captain Rick Powers of Bodega Bay Sport Fishing has been working on getting both the Surf Scoter and the New Sea Angler ready for the upcoming salmon season.
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Schools - diverge on discipline
A group of intoxicated Tomales High School students busted through locked gates and spun donuts on the football field's new grass late one night in February, causing an estimated $20,000 in damage.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Latest storm brings steady rains across the Bay Area
The latest in a string of storm systems brought another round of rain that swept from the North Bay to the south over the course of Saturday morning, giving the region a thorough soaking.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Russian River firefighters say board recall has support
If polling paid for by a firefighters' union is accurate, Guerneville-area residents are on their way to electing new board leadership for the Russian River Fire Protection District.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Ten days of fun
Hitchcock Film Festival: The 50th anniversary of Hitchcock's "The Birds" will be celebrated with its first annual Film Fest Gala.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
3 rescued from sinking fishing boat off Sonoma Coast
The Bodega Bay Coast Guard rescued three people from a sinking boat off the coast of Salt Point State Park early Monday morning.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Still no arrests in homicide near Tomales Bay
Authorities in the North Bay Thursday were questioning two men in connection with a fatal shooting that happened near Tomales Bay, but police said no one has been arrested yet.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Close to Home: PD editorial is wrong on Measure A
We are not the only people who disagree with the editorial. The Sonoma County Taxpayers Association, hardly a tax and spend group, has endorsed Measure A. The passage of Measure A is essential to the safety of those who live in Bodega Bay and the tourists who visit the coast.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Dogster For The Love of Dog Blog
Vid We Love: Oreo the Lab Is Rescued by a Helicopter
Sonoma County brings Henry-1 and a few brave men to save the wayward dog on the face of a cliff.