Articles Tagged With ‘Sonoma County’

Why did the California elephant seal cross the road?

A “very large, very determined elephant seal” insists on crossing Highway 37 in Sonoma County. The mammal, which weighs nearly 1,000 pounds, blocked traffic on the highway Monday afternoon. [SF Chronicle] Around 1 p.m., the California Highway Patrol received calls... (Continue reading)

California deputy who shot teen with BB gun returns to work

The Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a Santa Rosa teen carrying a BB gun in October will return to work this week. [NBC Bay Area] Deputy Erick Gelhaus shot Andy Lopez, 13, seven times in a Santa... (Continue reading)

67-year-old crash lands into vineyard

A 67-year-old Novato man crashed landed his plane into a Sonoma County vineyard on Saturday and then walked away unhurt. [SanFranciscoChronicle] Patrick Bell took off from Petaluma Airport and was flying over unincorporated Bennetts Valley when he discovered that his... (Continue reading)

Marijuana farmers’ market buds in Northern California

A farmers’ market for marijuana has sprouted in Northern California’s Sonoma County. [Modern Farmer] The Organicann Harvest Market takes place every third Saturday of the month in a purple warehouse in unincorporated Sonoma County. The Organicann dispensary operates the farmers’... (Continue reading)