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Alexandria Bordas

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Santa Rosa, CA, United States

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Past articles by Alexandria:

North Bay weather conditions cause ‘critical fire’ concerns

The four-county area was put on notice through early Wednesday evening, with temperatures in some areas reaching in the upper 90s and winds topping out at almost 20 mph. → Read More

Santa Rosa hospital first in North Bay to offer virtual reality as pain management tool

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in the North Bay to offer the technology. The month-old program is showing promising results. → Read More

Oregon man reunited with $23,000 in cash discarded in Humboldt recycling bin

It nearly ended up in the landfill. But a sharp-eyed employee at a Recology sorting facility in Humboldt County made the discovery of a lifetime. → Read More

Sonoma County health department slashes mental health crisis center services

The cutback from 16 beds to 12 beds has alarmed law enforcement agencies that rely on the center as the preferred place to take people who seek urgent help with behavioral health issues. → Read More

Girls science and technology summer camp at SSU inspires next generation of female inventors

Two dozen middle school students are participating in the Girls Tinker Academy, a two-week summer camp on crafting and science, technology, engineering and math, at Sonoma State University. → Read More

County preserving funding for key residential mental health care, peer counseling programs

More that half of that money will go toward continuing operations of 16 residential care homes providing specialized care to over 200 people diagnosed with acute mental health conditions. → Read More

$1.3 billion budget cut proposal targets Sonoma County disease control unit

‘If there is a significant (health) crisis it may be difficult to provide (an) adequate response,' the county’s health department director said. → Read More

Showers, cool weekend ahead in Sonoma County

Temperatures will be about 10 degrees colder than what is typical for this time of year, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Sonoma County physicians draft public health message urging vaccination of children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported there has not been a U.S. measles outbreak this extensive since 1994. → Read More

'I am just not sure if I can do this anymore': Flooded Barlow tenant lost home to 2017 fires

“I am just not sure if I can do this anymore, not after all the trauma my family and I have endured,” Kendra Kolling said, crying. → Read More

Tenants of Sebastopol’s Barlow district pin flooding problems on owner

Some tenants of the Sebastopol business district questioned the landlord’s communication and flood preparedness. → Read More

Sonoma County flood submerges The Barlow shopping district in Sebastopol

At least half of the businesses in chic shopping district at the eastern edge of Sebastopol were damaged by rising water. Some fear they suffered a total loss. → Read More

Reboot of engineering day for girls in Santa Rosa seeks to propel next generation

The training day for aspiring scientists and engineers was held on Keysight’s Fountaingrove campus for the first time since the 2017 Tubbs fire. → Read More

Rincon Valley Christian School announces closure after nearly 50 years

The private Christian school in east Santa Rosa will close in May. → Read More

Needles found at Recology recycling centers in Sonoma County at alarming rates

Did you know everything you put in blue recycling bins is sorted by hand? Workers at the Recology sorting line are finding a dangerous number of hypodermic needles in the recycling stream. → Read More

With Pliny the Younger on tap, Windsor grapples with wider embrace of tourism

With up to 20,000 visitors expected over the two-week Pliny the Younger release, Windsor is launching a new shuttle service and pondering its wider embrace of tourism. → Read More

Hundreds take to the streets in Sonoma County as part of the third annual Women’s March

‘I come from a long line of strong, powerful and resistant women,’ said 16-year-old Jayden Lim in Santa Rosa. → Read More

Storm dumps four inches of rain on parts of Sonoma County, more on the way

Photos tell the story: A second round of rain is set to sweep through the North Bay on Thursday as one of the largest storms of the season pushes through Northern California. → Read More

Windy, wet storm drenches Sonoma County

The strongest storm of the season brought wind, fallen trees and flooding to Sonoma County. → Read More

5 years after Sonoma County ban, new era of plastic bags poses a growing waste problem

A newer type of plastic bag sold by grocers and retailers can’t be easily recycled. → Read More