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Santa Rosa Flooding Forces Evacuations in Bennett Valley

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF/BCN) — Residents of 95 homes and a four-unit apartment building in Santa Rosa’s Bennett Valley neighborhood were evacuated Sunday afternoon due to flooding, city officials said. The flooding in the area also prompted the Sonoma County Office of Education to cancel classes at schools in the Bennett Valley Union School District… Keep Reading

Fire destroys Ukiah business

A business was destroyed in a fire early Friday in Ukiah. The fire at Norge Cleaners & Full Services on South State Street was reported around 4:14 a.m., according to Ukiah Valley Fire Authority Chief Doug Hutchison. When firefighters arrived, the blaze was too intense to save the dry cleaning business so they focused on… Keep Reading

It’s officially fire season in Sonoma County

GENERAL SAFETY MESSAGE Wildfire safety Create a safety zone of up to 100 feet around your home. Remove pine needles and dry leaves from around your home. Keep woodpiles at least 30 feet from your home. Know your community’s local evacuation plan. Plan ahead by practicing two ways out of your neighborhood. You should know… Keep Reading

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