Nashelly Chavez, Petaluma Argus

Nashelly Chavez

Petaluma Argus

Santa Rosa, CA, United States

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Past articles by Nashelly:

Santa visits Petaluma during annual riverboat cruise

More than 200 people attended Saturday’s event at the Petaluma riverfront. → Read More

Sonoma County Muslims say bias remains, even 20 years after attacks

Two decades after the attacks, Muslims in Sonoma County say that while much of the discrimination and violence some experienced early on has waned, negative biases against those who follow Islam or hail from Arab countries remain ingrained in U.S. culture. → Read More

Suspect sought in fatal shooting Monday on Casa Grande Road near Petaluma

It was not yet clear whether the man lived on the property where he was shot or what he was doing there, according to authorities. → Read More

Rain coming to Sonoma County ahead of the weekend

The forecast shows the impending storm will be a weak one. Meteorologists say that’s a good thing. → Read More

Petaluma man suspected of trying to rob cashier arrested

The cashier was not injured. → Read More

’We need to have a little bit of fun’: Local schools celebrate distanced Halloween

Kids and parents get out of the house and get close, but not too close, to teachers and classmates. → Read More

Man threatened to kill Petaluma woman and her family, crashed car into her home, police say

The Marin County man was booked into Sonoma County Jail on $100,000 bail. → Read More

North Bay again at risk of dangerous fire weather conditions denoted by red flag warning

Another spate of dangerous fire weather conditions arrived late Monday when a red flag warning took effect for the North Bay mountains. → Read More

Novato fire slows traffic on Highway 101

Firefighters were responding to a vegetation fire along northbound Highway 101 in Novato just north of the Atherton Avenue exit. → Read More

10-acre grass fire east of Petaluma shuts down road, threatens one structure

Stage Gulch Road was blocked to traffic in both directions from Old Adobe Road and Lakeville Highway. → Read More

Sonoma County women talk sustainable living during Press Democrat’s virtual Women in Conversation event

Sonoma County women spoke about the leaps they took to pursue their passions and the role of sustainability in their lives Thursday night during a virtual event hosted by Petaluma native Amy Gutierrez. → Read More

Petaluma man arrested on DUI charges after head-on crash into police car

Neighbors call police about a swerving driver, officers respond, only to have man take off, then hit a fence, police vehicle. → Read More

Petaluma man sentenced to 24 years in prison for fatal DUI crash

He had a blood alcohol content two and half times the legal limit at the time of the crash, prosecutors said. → Read More

Decisions loom on increasing law enforcement oversight in Sonoma County

Sonoma County’s largest Latino leadership group heard a discussion about how the county’s Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach might be overhauled. → Read More

Missing Petaluma man, 76, located

An elderly man who was reported missing from his Petaluma home on Monday has been located, the Petaluma Police Department announced Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Petaluma police investigate possible murder-suicide

The deaths were reported to police by their daughter Thursday morning at a home on the east side of town. → Read More

Cyclist killed in suspected DUI crash identified as Petaluma artist and father of two

Bryan Cacy, 39, of Petaluma, was struck while riding in westbound lane of Highway 101 overpass on Corona Road by a Honda Accord driven by John Dethlefsen, 65, also of Petaluma, police said. → Read More

Sonoma County Library eyes curbside pickup, awaits county’s OK

Sonoma County’s public health officer said curbside pickups at the Sonoma County Library could happen soon, though in-person visits are further away. → Read More

Man left with serious injuries after motorcycle crash near Petaluma

The motorcyclist ran into a barbed wire fence. → Read More

ICE arrests in Sonoma County prompt calls for immigrant protections

Immigrants and human rights advocates on Tuesday condemned a series of federal immigration arrests last week in Sonoma County, calling on local officials to enact stronger protections for undocumented communities. → Read More