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Hannah Beausang

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Past articles by Hannah:

Ben Stone, longtime Sonoma County Economic Development Board chief, to retire

Ben Stone, who has led the Sonoma County Economic Development Board for more than three decades, announced Friday that he plans to retire by April 30. → Read More

Rebuilding Sonoma County: Permit Sonoma’s Wick at helm of recovery efforts

Tennis Wick, Sonoma County’s top land use official, said the rebuilding effort will remain his top priority. ‘It’s our job to maintain that level of urgency,’. → Read More

Supervisors consider fate of Bird Rescue Center on county land

Supervisors are considering extending an agreement that could allow the nonprofit to remain on county land beyond next month. → Read More

'It’s the not knowing that’s the worst': Local Coast Guard families cope with shutdown

Hundreds of local Coast Guard personnel missed paychecks. The worst part, one spouse says, is not knowing when it will end. → Read More

Bird Rescue Center welcomes visitors as it confronts uncertain future

The decades-old nonprofit is once again faced with the prospect of relocating after the county revived its bid to sell the former Chanate Road health care campus. → Read More

Nonprofit replanting natural oak tree habitat in Sonoma County from thousands of acorns

Oak trees have long defined the bucolic landscapes of Sonoma County and played a critical role in shaping its natural habitat. → Read More

County issues plea for housing help: Find us suitable land

Officials touted the approach as a way to engage the community in identifying housing solutions after last year’s firestorm wiped out more than 5,300 residences in Sonoma County. → Read More

Sonoma County explores fees to pay for new groundwater management plan

Thousands of Sonoma County residents who rely on groundwater will likely see new fees on their property tax bill next fall, helping pay for a legally required groundwater regulatory plan. → Read More

Sonoma County develops plan for PG&E blackouts during fire weather

Sonoma County has developed a comprehensive plan to coordinate local resources when PG&E cuts power during high-risk fire weather. Local officials say the document is the first of its kind in the state. → Read More

Report: Sonoma County’s natural resources worth billions

Conservation advocates have long touted the need to preserve Sonoma County’s bucolic landscape, but a report released last week for first time assigned a dollar value to those open spaces and their natural resources. → Read More

‘There’s nowhere to go. It’s all unhealthy’: Poor air quality lingers in Sonoma County

Smoke from the devastating Camp fire continued to fill Sonoma County skies Saturday, with little relief from poor air quality in sight. → Read More

‘There’s nowhere to go. It’s all unhealthy’: Poor air quality lingers in Sonoma County

Smoke from the devastating Camp fire continued to fill Sonoma County skies Saturday, with little relief from poor air quality in sight. → Read More

Poor air quality prompts Sonoma County school closures

All Sonoma County school districts are closed Friday, and City of Santa Rosa also announced that most of its facilities would be closed. → Read More

Poor air quality prompts Sonoma County school closures

All Sonoma County school districts are closed Friday, as well as Boys and Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley. → Read More

Smoke from Camp fire in Butte County pours into Sonoma County

The fast-moving Camp fire is burning more than 200 miles northeast of Santa Rosa, but the smoke and smell are rattling nerves of survivors of last year’s wildfires → Read More

Smoke from Camp fire seen in Sonoma County

The fast-moving fire has burned 5,000 acres, prompting evacuations in Butte County, nearly 200 miles northeast of Petaluma. → Read More

Sonoma County embraces denser urban developments

Sonoma County supervisors approved Tuesday a slate of housing policy changes as the region rebuilds. The changes are intended to encourage the construction of smaller, more affordable units and simplify development in certain areas. → Read More

Recycletown future uncertain after downsize, operators say

The shop outside Petaluma that has long sold an array of discarded wares diverted from the county’s central landfill had to downsize in August. → Read More

Chase that led to deputy’s fiery crash into Bodega Bay house under review

Deputies arrested one man in connection with stolen generators that led to high‑speed chase and its unusual ending. → Read More

Sonoma Valley Bank officials, attorney to pay $19.2 million in restitution

The decision brings an end to the four-year effort to hold someone accountable for the 2010 failure of Sonoma Valley Bank, the only bank in Sonoma County to collapse during the Great Recession. → Read More