Community meeting will be held Saturday, January 13 at 10:00 a.m. 

Federal, state, county and city leaders will all come together next week for a Recovery & Rebuilding Town Hall in Santa Rosa on Saturday, January 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Town Hall will be an opportunity for residents to receive updated information on debris removal and what to expect during the rebuilding process in the months to come. 

Topics that will be covered at the Town Hall include:

The National Weather Service as issued a RED FLAG warning for potential Wildfire Danger throughout high elevations in the San Francisco North Bay, the East Bay Hills, and the Santa Cruz Mountains. 

Winds will gust from 15 to 30 miles per hour, up to a possible 50 to 60 mph in some areas. 

Due to high winds and low humidity, outdoor burning is NOT recommended. 

This warning is in effect from Friday night until Sunday evening.

Addressing Latinos’ Mental Health Needs

Oct 17, 2014

  The overall health needs of California’s Latino population are widely underserved. That shortfall is even greater when it comes to mental health services.

Mental illnesses are not exactly contagious, noted Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities at UC Davis, but within families they can be readily shared, especially between parents and children.

West Nile Dangers Steady in Drought Summer

Aug 5, 2014

  Dry weather this summer doesn’t mean fewer mosquitoes, so the potential for cases of West Nile Virus in northern California is still a concern. But so far, that’s all it is -- though preventative measures are still important. Here’s more, from the Marin Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District.

Creating an Animal Abuse Registry

Dec 7, 2013
Bruce Robinson, KRCB

 The best way to avoid selling or giving pets to animal abusers is knowing in advance who they are. A North Bay animal advocacy group is building a national registry to do that.