China Camp - King tide - Chelsea Kurnick
Jan 25, 2023

King tides offer North Bay residents a preview of sea level rise

On Sunday, Jan. 22, a group of hikers stood on a hillside in China Camp State Park near San Rafael watching, not wildlife thriving...
@iliketuleelk/Twitter - Point Reyes National Seashore fence
Jan 17, 2023

Point Reyes Fence Killer Confesses in Anonymous Letter

An anonymous vandal is drawing attention to the historic plight of hundreds of Tule elk trapped behind a wire and post fence at the...
Sara Aminzadeh and Damon Connolly
Oct 11, 2022

Two Democrats spend $1.2 million in fight for North Bay Assembly seat

Two Democrats are waging a costly fight to represent the North Bay in the state Assembly. In the June primary, Democrats Sara Aminzadeh and Damon...
PG&E building, Petaluma
Apr 20, 2022

PG&E Settles Wildfire Cases With $55 Million Deal

For better or worse, California’s largest utility company is here to stay. Last year, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s office filed numerous charges against...
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Jan 26, 2022

Numbers Game—SMART Ducks Questions About Freight Takeover

Read the Pacific Sun's previous coverage of SMART's freight takeover here, here and here. Last Wednesday, Jan. 19, the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit district’s board...
Covid testing - Steve Fisch/Stanford Medicine
Jan 11, 2022

Record-breaking Wave of Covid Hits the North Bay

The Omicron variant has reached the North Bay, leading to a spike in Covid-19 cases, new health advisories, and cancelled events.
North River Apartments - Chelsea Kurnick
Nov 9, 2021

Train Lines: How Two Press Democrat Owners Finessed a Petaluma Real Estate Deal

This article is the second part of a series. Read the first story here. Last week, we reported that two owners of the Press Democrat,...
Nov 3, 2021

Railroaded: Behind the Scenes of SMART’s Freight Takeover

A Story in Two Parts. Read the second part here. On the muddy banks of the Petaluma River in downtown Petaluma, a new housing complex...