SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing an engaged couple from the Midwest while they were camping on a Northern California beach in 2004.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man who killed himself by laying in front on an oncoming commuter train in Northern California had been charged with sexually abusing disabled children...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A newspaper reports the Medical Board of California is investigating at least four physicians for issuing questionable medical exemptions to children whose parents did...
Scamp the Tramp wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest
Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he's won an ugly one.
The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st annual World's Ugliest Dog...
The Latest on the Ugly Dog Contest in California (all times local):
Scamp the Tramp's looks have made him a winner — but it wasn't a beauty contest.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $4 million to the family of a Northern California man who died after being stunned by a Taser during an arrest.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A state appeals court has ordered a California physician to turn over medical records of three children for whom he issued medical exemptions from vaccinations.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A man has pleaded no contest to killing a sleeping couple on a Northern California beach 15 years ago and to killing his own brother.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Police say four people, including a soccer coach and an 11-year-old boy who had just finished soccer practice, were shot at a busy public park in the Northern California...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Santa Rosa, California, detained a male student who was suspected of bringing a gun onto a high school campus, prompting an hours-long lockdown on the last day...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities are almost done disbanding a makeshift neighborhood of trailers where Northern California wildfire victims have been living for 19 months.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Northern California authorities say that part of a giant hammer stolen last year has been returned.
The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa reports that a local attorney...
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man who died April 3 in a fall over the edge of the Grand Canyon while alone at the national park was from Santa Rosa,...
DA: Man kills himself before child sex-abuse trial
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a California man set to stand trial for child sex-abuse charges killed himself before jury selection.
Golden Gate Bridge toll to cost nearly $10 by 2023
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A trip across the Golden Gate Bridge is about to get more expensive.
The Press Democrat reports Golden Gate Bridge officials voted Friday to raise tolls up to $9.75 by...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — An official says that 17 months after a massive wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes in a wine country neighborhood, 70 percent of the properties are under construction...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Jason Windus gave his California neighbor something to look at during a dispute over the height of a backyard fence — naked mannequins having a garden party.
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Santa Rosa newspaper carrier killed after car rolls on him
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A Press Democrat newspaper carrier was killed after he was run over by his car while delivering newspapers in Santa Rosa.
Luther Burbank: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) _ Luther Burbank Corp (LBC) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $10.6 million.
The bank, based in Santa Rosa, California, said it had earnings of 19 cents per share.
The bank holding company posted revenue of $63.9 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $33 million, surpassing Street forecasts.
For the year, the company reported profit of $45.1 million, or 79 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $129.2 million.
Fugitive California chiropractor captured in Mexico
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A California chiropractor who fled the country nearly two years ago after being convicted of groping eight of his female patients has been captured in Mexico.
KPIX-TV reports Daryoush Bunyad was arrested by U.S. marshals on Thursday in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. He has been returned to California.
Calif. diocese releases names of alleged abusers
California to pay $3M over death of teen holding pellet gun
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Sonoma County will pay $3 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a California teenager who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy while holding a pellet gun.
California fire survivors share lessons in loss, recovery
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Survivors of a deadly blaze that tore through California wine country last year shared lessons of loss and pain but also resilience with those who escaped the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century last month.
Keysight: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) _ Keysight Technologies Inc. (KEYS) on Tuesday reported a loss of $114 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.
The Santa Rosa, California-based company said it had a loss of 61 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.01 per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 91 cents per share.
California sheriff says inmate started fire that hurt 21
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities said Monday that a violent Northern California jail inmate barricaded himself in a day room and started a fire that sent five inmates and 16 staff members to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said all but one of the injured were released from the hospital, including the inmate thought to have started the fire in Santa Rosa, about 55 miles (90 kilometers) north of San Francisco.
Luther Burbank: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) _ Luther Burbank Corp (LBC) on Thursday reported net income of $12.1 million in its third quarter.
The Santa Rosa, California-based bank said it had earnings of 21 cents per share.
The bank holding company posted revenue of $60.4 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $32.8 million, which fell short of Street forecasts.
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$1,000 reward to nail thieves of California hammer sculpture
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — The artist who created an 800-pound (363 kilograms) sculpture of a hammer that was stolen from a Northern California community center is offering a $1,000 reward to nail the thieves.
California high-speed pursuit ends with crash, home burning
BODEGA BAY, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California sheriff's deputy lost control of his patrol car during a high-speed pursuit and slammed into a house, starting a fire that destroyed the structure.
California deputy crashes car into house during chase
BODEGA BAY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a deputy's patrol car slammed into a house and burst into flames during a chase that reached speeds of 100 mph (161 kph) in Northern California.
The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office says the deputy is expected to recover from injuries sustained in the fiery crash before dawn Sunday in Bodega Bay.
Giant hammer artwork stolen in Northern California
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California are looking for a hammer. A really, really big one.
The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat says police in Healdsburg in California's wine country are looking for an enormous artwork that vanished over the weekend.
Sonoma County cancels real estate deal to build housing
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors unanimously decided to scrap a controversial plan to sell a Northern California property where a developer wanted to build 867 housing units.
California homeowners: Wildfire cleanup made matters worse
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — One year after wildfires devastated Northern California's wine country and destroyed thousands of homes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first experience cleaning up after a wildfire has turned into an expensive bureaucratic mess. The state's top emergency official suspects fraud played a role.
Judge: California child can take cannabis drug to school
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school, a judge ruled Friday.
The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported that a judge sided with the family of 5-year-old Brooke Adams.
New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Friday allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for future legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires, even if the blazes are blamed on the company's mismanagement.
State says seniors were abandoned during California wildfire
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Staff at two senior care centers abandoned residents during an evacuation as wildfires swept through Northern California last October, state officials said Thursday as they moved to revoke licenses from the Santa Rosa facilities and their top administrators. Nobody in either facility died.
The Latest: Care center denies seniors were left to wildfire
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California revoking licenses for senior care facilities where residents were left during a fire (all times local):
The owner of two Northern California senior care facilities denies residents were abandoned as wildfires swept the area last October.
Rebuilding is a struggle after California wine country fires
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Construction crews have already put up the frame on Cheri Sharp's new house, but she still questions whether rebuilding was the right choice after California's most destructive wildfire took her old home in wine country nearly a year ago.
She's had to dip into retirement savings to cover a $300,000 shortfall in her homeowner's insurance coverage.
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Keysight: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) _ Keysight Technologies Inc. (KEYS) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $121 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Santa Rosa, California-based company said it had profit of 63 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 89 cents per share.
Man’s manslaughter charge tossed after wife’s suicide
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A judge dismissed a felony voluntary manslaughter charge against a Northern California man who says he helped his ailing wife kill herself, reducing the possible punishment for his role in her death.
Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump’s trade war
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Add this to the challenges facing California wildfire victims: Tariffs.
The import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump are adding thousands of dollars to the cost of building homes. That especially squeezes homeowners who seek to rebuild quickly after losing their houses to natural disasters, such as the wildfires scorching parts of California.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A fire that started in a rural community in Northern California underscored a new reality in the state when days later it suddenly roared through neighborhoods on the edge of the city of Redding: Urban areas are increasingly vulnerable to wildfires.
In the last year, neighborhoods in the Northern California wine country city of Santa Rosa and the Southern California beach city of Ventura have been devastated.
Luther Burbank: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) _ Luther Burbank Corp (LBC) on Thursday reported net income of $11.2 million in its second quarter.
The bank, based in Santa Rosa, California, said it had earnings of 20 cents per share.
The bank holding company posted revenue of $55.5 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $32 million, falling short of Street forecasts.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elbert "Big Man" Howard, a co-founder of the Black Panther Party who served as newspaper editor, information officer and logistics genius behind the group's popular social programs, has died at age 80.
His wife, Carole Hyams, says Howard died Monday in Santa Rosa, California, after a long illness.
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A California veterans home where an expelled client killed himself after fatally shooting three health workers is closing for good.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reported Sunday that the nonprofit Pathway Home will relinquish its lease at Yountville's Veterans Home of California and move to help veterans in other ways.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — An explosion involving a tanker truck delivering liquid oxygen to a California medical facility Wednesday prompted staff to evacuate patients on gurneys and wheelchairs, authorities said.
No patients or medical employees were injured in the blast around 2:30 p.m. that 911 callers said caused buildings to shake at the Kaiser Permanente outpatient facility in Santa Rosa, according to spokesman Joe Fragola.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion involving an oxygen tanker in California (all times local):
Officials say no patients or medical employees were hurt in an explosion involving an oxygen tanker truck that prompted the evacuation of Kaiser Permanente offices in the San Francisco Bay Area.