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Karen Fies

Sonoma Co. Seeks Funds for Homelessness, Mental Health

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors has just approved a proposal for 1.3 million dollars in state money for mental health programs and to aid the homeless. KRCB Reporter Adia White sat down with Sonoma County Director of Human Services, Karen Fies. They talk about how big of a difference this funding could make for those in need. Karen Fies stands outside the Board of Supervisors meeting. Photo Credit: Adia White

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Mendocino Company Uses Goats to Reduce Wildfire Risk

To reduce wildfire risk, it is important to clear tall grasses and shrubs from your property. The Meadow Drive neighborhood of Redwood Valley was hard hit by last year’s fires. Now, scorched oaks provide shade for dry grass that has grown about four feet tall. Reporter Sarah Reith met with a…

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Meet Our New Cannabis Commentator, David Downs

KRCB is adding a cannabis commentator to our North Bay Report news segment. David Downs is an expert on all aspects of California’s marijuana industry and writes for the online resource KRCB news director Steve Mencher introduces Downs and talks about why we have decided to tap into his…

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Sonoma County Tests Wireless Emergency Alerts

Sonoma County tested the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system in five areas of the county on Wednesday Sept. 12. Wireless alerts are sent out as text messages to all mobile phones in a selected area. The areas involved in Wednesday’s test were Guerneville, Penngrove, Glen Ellen, Healdsburg, and…

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