It's estimated about one third of Sonoma County's homeless people are living in their vehicles.
An alleged drunk driver who plowed into parked cars Monday morning killed a homeless woman who was asleep in her vehicle. KTVU's Debora Villalon reports the woman, in her 50s, was killed instantly along with her dog.
A 39-year-old man was arrested for the 2002 kidnapping and rape of a teenage girl in Santa Rosa after DNA evidence linked him to the crime.
More than 500 people are without power following a deadly crash in Santa Rosa
Crush pads across wine country have been humming since August, with grapes moving from field to fermenting and eventually to barrels and bottles, but Wednesday after midnight, that stopped.
Some of the last remaining areas to have power restored were farmland, including Sonoma and Napa County vineyards. Debora Villalon reports.
PG&E said the delayed outages began in the East Bay, South Bay and Santa Cruz County just after 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night. The process is expected to continue through midnight.
With expected heavy winds in wine country, Sonoma businesses are making sure locals have everything they need.
Survivors of the North Bay firestorm in 2017 say Wednesday's Red Flag threat and widespread power shutdown add another layer to their trauma.
The two year remembrance of the deadly Tubbs fires that destroyed thousands of homes is being heavily overshadowed by the very real possibility of a Public Safety Power Shutoff to prevent another such conflagration.
Chris Godley, Sonoma County's Department of Emergency Management director, told the board he is "99 percent sure it is going to happen tonight."
With the arrival of the second anniversary of the Tubbs Fire, fire victims who are waiting to complete or rebuild their homes are faced with the heavy burden of losing financial support for alternative housing.
The prospect of a massive midweek power shutdown has public agencies across the Bay Area scrambling.
A residential structure fire in Santa Rosa displaced four people Saturday. Firefighters with the Santa Rosa Fire Department responded Saturday at 5:53 p.m. to 1826 San Ramon Way on a report of a fire. Responding crews saw a large column of smoke coming from the back deck of a two-story home.
A Red Flag warning for fire danger will be in effect Saturday night through Sunday morning at higher elevations in the North Bay.
They wait for the perfect sunset or the fog shrouded over San Francisco just right or a clear night sky, and then they go, cameras in hand, to spots around the Bay Area and beyond, to shoot the perfect photograph.
It's amazing that no more than five people died in Coffey Park when the Tubbs Fire swept through two years ago. "We got out at the last minute. We didn't know anything was going on until we woke up," said fire victim Janet Reisner.
KTVU's Tom Vacar reports PG&E is monitoring the heat and favorable fire conditions before they make any official announcements on whether or not they will enforce a public safety power shutoff.
So far there are no planned outages in the Bay Area, but PG&E is monitoring conditions in Napa, Sonoma and Lake counties for potential public safety power shutoffs as the Bay Area deals with Red Flag Warnings in the North Bay. KTVU's Debora Villalon reports from Santa Rosa where a local state of emergency was declared.
A section of U.S. 101 north of Santa Rosa was shut for several hours Sunday during a standoff between officers and a man who led them on a chase and refused to leave his car.