Guy Kovner, sonoma news

Guy Kovner

sonoma news

Santa Rosa, CA, United States

Contact Guy

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • sonoma news
  • Petaluma Argus
  • The Press Democrat

Past articles by Guy:

Sonoma County unveils first-ever proposed well water fees under pioneering California groundwater law

Property owners in three Sonoma County groundwater basins face fees for pumping water from their own wells. → Read More

Mike McGuire named California Senate majority leader

Mike McGuire, a Democrat, now holds the second highest ranking post in the 40-member state Senate. → Read More

North Bay Q&A: Thousands of Sonoma County renters falling behind due to pandemic

The economic toll from the coronavirus includes $36.5 million in unpaid rent by Sonoma County tenants and $3.7 billion statewide. → Read More

Light showers do little to reduce Sonoma County rainfall deficit

With Santa Rosa at 40% of normal rainfall, the National Weather Service’s long-range forecast calls for below average precipitation through March → Read More

Mendocino County old-growth redwood forest protected in $24.7 million conservation deal

Charlotte Mailliard Shultz and her family agreed to preserve a nearly 15,000-acre ranch in southern Mendocino County. The property contains the largest coast redwood forest left in private family hands. → Read More

Redwood Empire Food Bank in line for extended National Guard assistance

The pandemic has curbed volunteerism at food banks statewide while increasing the demand for food. → Read More

Huffman leads call for ban on lawmakers toting guns at Capitol

A letter signed by 18 House Democrats requests ban on lawmakers bringing firearms into their Capitol Hill offices. → Read More

Sonoma County restaurants furlough workers, shut down as struggles mount

The latest shutdown has heavily affected the county’s wide cross section of eateries, where employment earlier this fall was already cut in half from last year. → Read More

PG&E invites public to Wednesday virtual town hall to review wildfire safety

The event will focus on customers affected by PG&E’s preemptive power shut-offs this year, but any of its customers from Bakersfield to Eureka can join the event at 6 p.m. → Read More

PG&E helicopter trims trees along power lines in rural Sonoma County forest

The helicopter equipped with an eight-bladed saw can trim towering firs and redwoods at a rate ground crews could never match, speeding the utility’s power line work. → Read More

Heat records eclipsed as waves pound Sonoma County coast

Monday brought the warmest day in more than a century in Santa Rosa along with bone-dry fields and forests, sneaker waves on the coast, and diminishing winds that led to the expiration of a rare red flag wildfire warning. → Read More

Christmas tree sales start with an early rush in Sonoma County

This weekend has been the busiest of the season for tree sales, said lot owner Trevor Mickelson, a sixth-generation Petaluma resident who’s been selling Christmas trees for the past 10 years at various locations in Santa Rosa. → Read More

Christmas tree sales start with an early rush in Sonoma County

A local business owner reported more than 1,000 trees sold so far at both his Petaluma and Santa Rosa lots. → Read More

5,000 Sonoma County electric vehicle owners receive PG&E rebates

More than 5,000 electric vehicle owners have received rebates up to $800 as part of the climate change-fighting incentive program. → Read More

Sonoma County sorts out divisive presidential campaign

A chorus of Sonoma County residents and elected officials expressed hope that Joe Biden’s election would herald a return to a more civil public discourse. Yet at the same time they recognized record-breaking vote totals piled up by each candidate indicate that America remains polarized. → Read More

California Reps. Mike Thompson, Jared Huffman sail to reelection

Reps. Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman both won 80% of the vote in early returns Tuesday night, securing their reelection. → Read More

Wendy Eliot, longtime conservation director of Sonoma Land Trust, retires after protecting 18,000 acres of Sonoma County

In two decades at Sonoma Land Trust, Wendy Eliot preserved 18,000 acres of land from the Mayacamas Mountains to San Pablo Bay. → Read More

Ballots must be turned in by Thursday to be tallied Election Night

More than half of Sonoma County’s 300,000 voters already have turned in their ballots. → Read More

Sonoma County fire conditions mirror recent disasters, with scant relief in forecast

October is on track to end with meager rainfall and no relief from wildfire weather until December, according to Accuweather. → Read More

Open space grant program offers $1 million to Sonoma County farmers hit by pandemic

An economic study found Sonoma County farmers will lose $30 million to $60 million this year due to COVID-19. → Read More