Lori A. Carter, Petaluma Argus

Lori A. Carter

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Recent articles by Lori:

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office investigating fatal shooting near Petaluma

A person opened fire from a vehicle, fatally shooting another, according to authorities. → Read More

Woman suspected of threatening Petaluma officers with knife

Police said the woman was yelling and throwing objects onto Lakeville Street Monday afternoon. → Read More

Bicyclist killed in Highway 12 crash was Kensington man

The Napa CHP is still seeking information about the driver of a Dodge Dakota truck that struck and killed the man, a 35-year-old from Kensington. → Read More

Police: More than 75 arrested during Tuesday police protests in Santa Rosa

Police arrested more than six dozen people – including a man with an unloaded shotgun – in the fourth night of demonstrations protesting police brutality Tuesday. → Read More

Sonoma County sheriff to cease enforcing county coronavirus order Monday

Beginning Monday, Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies will no longer enforce the local health order meant to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The decision by Sheriff Mark Essick sets up potential conflicts between residents and businesses in cities and those in unincorporated areas of the county. → Read More

Sonoma County Superior Court resuming more criminal proceedings as justice system shifts toward return

The expansion will allow judges to hear a greater number and variety of criminal cases, but those without official court business, including relatives and friends of defendants, will still be barred entry. → Read More

Two suspected pimps arrested at Petaluma hotel

Police say they found handguns on one the men and another in their vehicle’s glovebox. → Read More

Former Windsor coach replaces Bonfigli at Cardinal Newman

Travis Taylor, who was Windsor High School’s boys basketball coach for six years before taking a hiatus in 2018, has been hired as Cardinal Newman’s new basketball coach, Newman officials announced.T → Read More

Petaluma launches virtual shopping mall of downtown businesses

Petaluma has launched a virtual shopping mall of its downtown businesses, trying to support the city’s brick-and-mortar business devastated by coronavirus shelter-in- place restrictions. → Read More

Law enforcement officers throughout Sonoma County shut down sideshows during Cinco de Mayo

Law enforcement officers from throughout Sonoma County shut down at least five sideshow locations Tuesday night, including one with at least 100 cars filled with people. → Read More

Oakmont man missing since Monday found safe

The man had been missing since Monday morning. → Read More

Healdsburg Prune Packers hope to start season in July

The California Collegiate League, 10 teams that include the Healdsburg Prune Packers, announced it intends to start the 2020 season on July 1. → Read More

NHRA Sonoma Nationals postponed at Sonoma Raceway

Make-up date for fan-favorite drag-racing event not set → Read More

Sonoma County physical education teachers get creative in era of remote learning

When the coronavirus threat became real locally, PE teachers throughout the area had to quickly adapt their typical lesson plans. → Read More

Mountain lion spotted at Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery

The sighting at the Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery prompted a warning to walkers and bikers to take extra caution when at the burial grounds. → Read More

NASCAR race in June unlikely at Sonoma Raceway

“NASCAR is committed to running every race on its schedule” — Sonoma Raceway President Steve Page → Read More

Warm 80-degree weather expected in Sonoma County this weekend

Let the garden planting commence. Thursday’s sunshine was just the beginning of a warming trend ushering in truly spring weather. → Read More

Sonoma State University dropping 3 sports in coronavirus-related budget crunch

The university has cut three sports from its athletic program in a cost-saving measure in part caused by the coronavirus-fueled economic downturn. → Read More

Petaluma police seek identity of suspected package thief

A resident captured a photo of a man suspected of stealing multiple packages at an apartment complex in the city. → Read More

Sonoma Raceway silent with fate of NASCAR June visit up in air

The shelter-in-place order essentially shut down the largest sports venue in the North Bay. When will it reopen? → Read More