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Santa Rosa approves $123 million downtown housing, shelter project

Santa Rosa leaders have unanimously approved an ambitious $123 million downtown complex for low-income renters and shelter space for up to 210 homeless people.

$123 million Santa Rosa homeless services and housing...

An ambitious proposal to redevelop an entire downtown Santa Rosa block into shelter space and affordable apartments is coming up for city decisions this week and the next.

Fountaingrove Marriott gets approval in Santa Rosa, will...

Santa Rosa’s City Council signed off on a new Residence Inn by Marriott in fire-ravaged Fountaingrove.

Vineyard of Silicon Valley investor hit with $3....

A Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur and winemaker has agreed to pay $3.76 million in penalties.

Sonoma County cancels real estate deal intended to...

Sonoma County supervisors unanimously decided Tuesday to unwind their sale of a sprawling northeast Santa Rosa property where a developer wanted to build 867 housing units.

Bohemia Ranch with waterfall saved from developers

Two nonprofit conservation groups struck an innovative land deal last week.

Sonoma County Buddhist retreat center prevail in long-running...

A three-year legal fight over the controversial expansion of a Buddhist retreat and publishing operation in rural northwestern Sonoma County came to an end this week.

Settlement reached in Belden Barns winery project on...

Residents battling long-stalled plans for a winery and artisanal cheese-making operation at a Sonoma Mountain vineyard and farm have reached a settlement with the property owners .

Supervisors to discuss Wild Diamond Vineyards appeal

The Board of Supervisors is set to hear an appeal this week of planning commission approvals regarding an environmental impact report and permits for a vineyard and winery project.

Sonoma County supervisors OK controversial Belden Barns Winery...

Sonoma County supervisors on Tuesday approved a controversial proposal to develop a winery and creamery on Sonoma Mountain Road

Appeals court upholds Sonoma County Buddhist center’s expansion...

Controversial plans to expand a Buddhist retreat and publishing operation in rural northwest Sonoma County secured another legal victory.

Settlement calls for full study of disputed Sonoma...

A San Francisco couple who want to build a winery and creamery on Sonoma Mountain Road overlooking Bennett Valley will have to undergo a significantly more extensive planning.

Sonoma County approves new Dry Creek Valley winery

Following a decision by Sonoma County zoning officials Thursday, an Illinois couple has the go-ahead to build a new winery

Judge rules against neighbors’ challenge to Buddhist center...

A Sonoma County judge has tentatively ruled against a citizens group that went to court to challenge expansion plans for a Buddhist retreat.

Supervisors OK winery on Sonoma Mountain Roa

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to a new winery and creamery southeast of Santa Rosa

Winery, creamery plans stir opposition in Bennett Valley

Nate Belden and his wife, Lauren, want to permanently relocate from their San Francisco apartment to their Sonoma County farmhouse.

Furor over Buddhist retreat center near Cazadero

Bright yellow flags flutter in the breeze over a large metal building in the coastal hills of northwest Sonoma County, miles from urban hubbub and lights.

Citizens group files suit to stop Buddhist retreat's...

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors’ approval of a permit for a Buddhist retreat center violated county land use standards and state law.

Supervisors give final approval to Buddhist printer's expansion

Supervisors give final approval to Buddhist printer's expansion

Supervisors give Buddhist printer, retreat OK to expand

A Buddhist retreat on the Sonoma Coast will be allowed to expand its bitterly contested printing operation.

Asphalt plant near Willits approved

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday amended the county zoning ordinance to allow an asphalt plant to be added to a rock quarry.

Seabiscuit's home becomes focus of Willits-area quarry debate

An author whose book revived the memory of Seabiscuit has weighed in against a proposed asphalt plant near the historic Willits-area ranch where the horse retired and is buried.

Sonoma coast tasting room approved over protests

A disputed tasting room on vineyard property north of of Jenner will be the first on a rural stretch of the Sonoma County coast to offer public tasting