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  1. The 2017 New York Wine Experience Kicks OffThe opening act of Wine...Read the original story

    39 min ago | Wine Spectator

    ... air is a lot better here than in Santa Rosa," said Mike Officer, co-owner of Carlisle Winery & Vineyards, in Sonoma County. The massive wildfires that have burned in Northern California for nearly two weeks, as well as the blazes in Spain and ...

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  2. Forgotten Wine Country fire victimsRead the original story

    47 min ago | SFGate

    Since wildfires began spreading in the Wine Country two weeks ago, lines of recipients have grown at the weekly donation program at St. Leo's Catholic Church in Sonoma as displaced families, many without homes and jobs, search for food and supplies to get by. In Sonoma and Napa counties, life for many people is at a standstill, with no income and the next rent payment fast approaching.

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  3. Wildfire evacuees return to where they built their lives. MostRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | SFGate

    Donna Pittman takes a moment to herself as she's in the middle of her destroyed home in the Coffey Park neighborhood on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Residents of the neighborhood were let back in for the first time since the Sonoma County fires to sift through whatA*s left.

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  4. Portions of east Sonoma roads reopenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

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  5. Cat rescued from beneath car in aftermath of California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

    Whether you're in a car, on a bike or walking in Bellingham, you have to obey the rules of the road Sonoma County Sheriff's deputies coax a cat named Milo out of hiding October 13 in a neighborhood of Santa Rosa, California, that had been badly damaged by wildfires. According to reports, Milo's paws had been burned in the fire but it was reunited with its owner, Ed Ratliff, shortly after the video was posted on YouTube.

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  6. Here's What's Open in California Amid Recent WildfiresRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bride's Magazine

    , Sonoma County, Mendocino, Redwood Valley, and Santa Cruz. The 250 total wildfires, 21 of which were categorized as major, have burned more than 245,000 acres, forced 100,000 evacuations, and claimed 42 lives, As of Friday morning, nearly 10,000 ...

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  7. Dozens of pot farms burn down in California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KION 46

    ... 42 people, according to Cal Fire, the state's firefighting department. The fires have been particularly bad in Sonoma County, where 30 pot farms and three pot manufacturers lost everything to the blazes, according to the web site of the Sonoma ...

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  8. Tax Break Pot growers affected by fires aren't totally out of luck - Fri., Oct. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bohemian.com

    ... qualify for crop insurance. But the news isn't all bad. Qualified cultivators will get some tax relief from Sonoma County. Tax bills for growers in the legal pipeline are due Oct. 31. But those with damaged or lost crops can request a reassessment ...

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  9. Tubbs Fire is state's most destructive wildfire everRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... at the Journey's End mobile home park during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Sonoma County's Tubbs Fire has topped the list of most destructive wildfires in modern California history after officials on Friday blamed it ...

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  10. ICE, Sonoma sheriff clash over arrest of Latino man falsely linked to wine country firesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    The back and forth between Sonoma County Sheriff Robert Giordano and ICE Acting Director Thomas D. Homan stems from rumors and alleged misinformation. ICE, Sonoma sheriff clash over arrest of Latino man falsely linked to wine country fires The back and forth between Sonoma County Sheriff Robert Giordano and ICE Acting Director Thomas D. Homan stems from rumors and alleged misinformation.

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  11. Tubbs Fire is most destructive wildfire in California's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRON 4

    ... 3,500 homes and businesses in several Northern California counties. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images) SONOMA COUNTY (KRON) - The Tubbs Fire has become the most destructive wildfire in the state's history, according to Cal Fire. The Tubbs Fire ...

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  12. Sonoma Sheriff, ICE at odds over unfounded reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano briefs the media at a news conference in Santa Rosa, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.

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  13. When tragedy hits, time mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... objects from those close to her family who had died. Brenda Abrahams lives just outside downtown Windsor in Sonoma County and was under a fire advisory shortly after the Sonoma fires started. It gave her time to plan. “My husband, John, died ...

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  14. Oct. 21: Wine Country fires benefit events, cancellations andRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... Lewis Benefit Show: No cover, but donations will be accepted and will go to the Anova Center for Education , Sonoma County's only nonprofit school for children with autism. The Sonoma campus was completely destroyed by the North Bay wildfires. ...

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  15. California wildfires bring out hope of couples planning weddings in wine countryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    Rick Grenis and Bonnie Frazier spent more than a year planning a wedding in northern California's scenic Sonoma County that was to include a weekend of activities for their more than two dozen guests. But the couple had to make a last-minute change in plans when their venue in Healdsburg was closed due to wildfires that were among the deadliest in California's history raged across the state.

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  16. Colorado Springs firefighters rub elbows with Josh Brolin, Jennifer...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Gazette

    ... Because as firefighters we all are human." "Only the Brave" is in theaters at a time when deadly fires rage in Sonoma County, California and firefighters are putting their lives on the line every day. Wilch said watching the movie brought back ...

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  17. North Bay wildfire: No, drug cartels probably didn't start the wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Curbed

    ... about the cause of the fires, falsely accusing a 29-year-old Latino man of starting the fires. On Tuesday, Sonoma County's sheriff shot down those rumors . While it's true law enforcement took Jesus Fabian Gonzales into custody Sunday on suspicion ...

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  18. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Scores of homes have been destroyed, and the fires are still largely unconstrained, threatening thousands more. As firefighters risk their lives to protect civilians, many learned their own homes were consumed as well.

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  19. Sonoma County Sheriff Blasts ICE And Breitbart For 'Misleading,...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sfist

    In response to a Breitbart article and a subsequent press release from the federal agency that enforces the country's immigration laws - both of which suggested that an undocumented man who was arrested on suspicion of setting a small bonfire Sunday might be connected to the wildfires across Northern California - Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano issued a response Thursday blasting the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency for using a major disaster to try to mislead and divide the public for political ends.

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  20. California wildfires will worsen region's housing shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WEHT

    ... affected by the wildfires were at least twice the national average of just over $200,000. In Santa Rosa and Sonoma County, it's nearly triple at $599,000 -- up more 6 percent in the last year. Demand far outstrips supply in the region. The number of ...

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