Press Democrat News RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ ‘I thought I was going to die’: Sonoma County Latinos endure hardest punch from COVID-19 ]]> Israel and his father took antibiotics for their headaches, coughing and body aches for about a week in early May, but the medicines provided little … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 18:18:56 PDT <![CDATA[ Vandalized Holocaust memorial spurs repair effort, anti-hate campaign ]]> Dennis Judd of Sebastopol didn’t want the vandalism of a Holocaust memorial dedicated to his family to become a moment of fear for the local … ]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2020 01:19:03 PDT <![CDATA[ ‘A place to be heard’: Windsor residents share stories of racism ]]> Azucena Carlos Montesinos hadn’t planned on speaking to the small crowd gathered in the Windsor Town Green on Friday afternoon, but after listening to other … ]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2020 08:42:54 PDT <![CDATA[ Personal care services resume business as county health officer urges caution ]]> The phone rang steadily Friday at The Hole Thing on Santa Rosa Avenue, as customers called to book times for tattoos and piercings, their yearning … ]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2020 22:22:06 PDT <![CDATA[ County official confirms Sunday night 5th resident died from COVID-19 ]]> A fifth Sonoma County resident has died from complications of the coronavirus, county officials said Sunday night. The fatality related to the infectious disease is … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 22:19:00 PDT <![CDATA[ COVID-19 infections delay Santa Rosa plan to sweep homeless encampments under Highway 101 ]]> A Santa Rosa plan to evict up to 60 people from a string of homeless encampments on underpasses of Highway 101 will start only after … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 22:30:47 PDT <![CDATA[ Petaluma man arrested, suspected of DUI crash that injured 2 ]]> Two people were injured and a Petaluma man was arrested Sunday morning after police said he rear-ended their vehicle, while allegedly under the influence of … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 21:45:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Protesters accuse motorist of trying to hit them, but Santa Rosa police disagree ]]> Santa Rosa police said Sunday an investigation continues regarding a nurse who drove home from her evening shift at a local hospital Saturday night and … ]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2020 01:19:03 PDT <![CDATA[ Three arrested in Healdsburg on suspicion of robbing Singletree Cafe ]]> Healdsburg police arrested a Santa Rosa man and two minors on suspicion of striking an employee and stealing cash, alcohol and an iPad from the … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 18:36:03 PDT <![CDATA[ Statues of Serra, Grant toppled in SF ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — Protesters in Golden Gate Park toppled statues of Fr. Junipero Serra, Francis Scott Key and President Ulysses S. Grant on Friday night, … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 09:59:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Here’s how to participate in Santa Rosa’s budget hearing ]]> The Santa Rosa City Council next week will hammer out the city’s budget for the next fiscal year, a roughly $437 million spending plan that … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 00:19:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Volunteers help most vulnerable quarantine during pandemic ]]> Dr. Panna Lossy recalled when it dawned on her that just asking someone to isolate or quarantine because of exposure to the coronavirus is no … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 00:07:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Smith: The surprises keep coming for this 106-year-old Santa Rosan ]]> Saturday afternoon, nearly 106 years to the day after she was born in Mendocino County’s Anderson Valley, Rose Gaspari got all dressed up for lunch … ]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2020 22:04:47 PDT <![CDATA[ Runaway plane clips fuel truck at Sonoma County airport ]]> Sheriff’s deputies responded Saturday evening to a minor collision between a fuel truck and a small propeller plane at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport.Shortly after … ]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2020 10:37:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Sonoma County senior care facilities, market report coronavirus cases ]]> Senior care facilities in Santa Rosa and Sonoma have reported positive coronavirus tests among residents and staffers, and a Forestville grocery store announced a similar … ]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2020 21:59:15 PDT <![CDATA[ Law enforcement officials say officers acted appropriately in tense roadside arrest ]]> The recorded road-side arrest of a suspected gang-member wanted in connection with two Santa Rosa attempted murders and an armed robbery has rekindled the raging … ]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2020 22:37:46 PDT