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Sonoma County Inspects Rural Properties for Fire Safety

Sonoma County is inspecting homes and properties to make sure that owners have cleared weeds and cut overgrown grass on their lots. This is the first time Sonoma County is doing defensible space inspections in partnership with local fire districts to make sure that firefighters can best protect homes from wildfires. Sonoma County Fire Chief James Marshall told the board of supervisors on Tuesday that about half of the properties inspected by officials so far are out of compliance with the…

Arts & Culture

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Sonoma County Library Eliminates Overdue Fines

Paying your library fines might not seem like a big deal. It usually adds up to spare change. But earlier this month, the Sonoma County Library decided to remove that burden from its patrons in the name of fairness. Rushing quietly into the Sonoma County Library, a mother heaves a bag filled with children’s books onto the returns desk. She may not know it, but she won’t be penalized if the books are overdue. The library has decided that fines are a financial burden and prevent patrons from borrowing more materials. Ann Hammond, Sonoma County Library director, says…

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Summer of Space!

NorCal Public Media brings you the universe with SUMMER OF SPACE, a multiplatform experience that includes a month full of science and history programs, all commemorating America’s journey into space. Check out norcalpublicmedia.org as well as our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages for exciting images and videos…

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Food for Thought to Close Forestville Store but Retain Focus

A Sonoma County group that supplies food and services to those experiencing homelessness or suffering from severe illnesses has announced the closing of its gift shop in Sebastopol. Founded in 1988…
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Sonoma County Library Eliminates Overdue Fines

Paying your library fines might not seem like a big deal. It usually adds up to spare change. But earlier this month, the Sonoma County Library decided to remove that burden from its patrons in the…
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Museum of Sonoma County Opens Exhibition on History of Cannabis

The Museum of Sonoma County opened a new exhibition in June. It’s called Grass Roots: Cannabis from Prohibition to Prescription. KRCB’s Adia White talked with Eric Stanley, the museum’s curator of…

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