Mary Callahan, sonoma news

Mary Callahan

sonoma news

Santa Rosa, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • sonoma news
Past:
  • Petaluma Argus
  • Govtech.com
  • The Press Democrat

Recent articles by Mary:

Sonoma County expects 2,000 coronavirus cases by end of July

County officials say caution, not alarm, needed amid rising transmission. → Read More

Sonoma State eyeing 20% drop in freshmen enrollment as pandemic upends college system

SSU’s freshmen enrollment is on pace to drop 20% in the upcoming academic year, with budget cuts and remote instruction among other key challenges. → Read More

Latinos now account for 75% of Sonoma County’s coronavirus cases, a growing disparity

Sonoma County Latino residents are now nine times more likely to become infected with coronavirus than whites, driving up transmission rates that are now among the top in the state. → Read More

Sonoma County to allow more breweries, wine tasting room openings this week

Sonoma County Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase said she sees no additional risk of infection related to whether people eat or not while sampling wine, beer and spirits. → Read More

Sonoma County set to reopen an array of service businesses, outdoor recreation vendors

Dr. Sundari Mase, the county’s health officer, discussed highlights of what the public should expect in latest revised stay-at-home order expected to take effect at 12:01 a.m. Saturday. → Read More

Sonoma County beaches to open by weekend, coastal parks on Wednesday

Picnic areas and campgrounds will remain closed for the time being, and the emphasis remains on active, outdoor recreation. → Read More

Sonoma County supervisors support health officer’s caution in wake of coronavirus uptick

Sonoma County supervisors unite in saying the health officer properly followed a plan when she hit pause on the county’s reopening. → Read More

Lake Sonoma to reopen some trailheads, parking lots ahead of Memorial Day weekend

“We’ll have our rangers out just in the park patrolling, and we’ll see how things go,” said Chris Schooley, area operations manager for lakes Sonoma and Mendocino. Here's what to know before you hit the road. → Read More

Sonoma Coast beaches, parks to remain closed through Memorial Day weekend

The crowds that would fill the Sonoma Coast on almost any other Memorial Day weekend will be turned away this year, with the parking lots remaining closed and beaches themselves off-limits to outsiders. → Read More

Sonoma County begins broader reopening of parks, beaches to local residents

The new order allows residents to drive to inland parks, where restrooms will reopen and a wider array of activities will be allowed. → Read More

Sport anglers can access Sonoma Coast to fish, Sonoma County health officer says

Hundreds of recreational fishermen and women denied access to the coast under park closure orders will be free to hit the waves in Bodega Bay beginning Friday. → Read More

Sport anglers can access Sonoma Coast to fish, Sonoma County health officer says

Hundreds of recreational fishermen and women denied access to the coast under park closure orders will be free to hit the waves in Bodega Bay beginning Friday. → Read More

Sonoma State University president says decision in the works on fall 2020 semester

SSU President Judy Sakaki says she expects to make her decision on fall 2020 instruction by early June. → Read More

Thousands flock to closed Sonoma Coast, where rangers give them the talk, and some the ticket

Warm weather and “quarantine fatigue” have combined to challenge enforcement of park and beach closures on the Sonoma Coast, where rangers have issued 5,200 warnings and written more than 200 tickets. → Read More

Sonoma County poised to offer some public access to parks, with eye on social distancing

Initial plans envision limited access to paved multi-use trails as well as walk-in or bike-in access to parks within reach of residents’ homes. → Read More

Speeding driver misses curve, shears off utility pole near Glen Ellen

Sunday morning vehicle crash leaves utility pole blocking Warm Springs Road. → Read More

Sonoma County to begin tracking race, ethnicity data in coronavirus cases

The data will help the county determine whether the disease is taking a disproportionate toll on minorities. → Read More

Glen Ellen crash may be second involving same driver within minutes

Sunday morning vehicle crash leaves utility pole blocking Warm Springs Road. → Read More

Quarantine lifted for residents of Petaluma senior apartment complex after confirmed coronavirus case

All but the resident confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus are now free to leave their apartments as needed. → Read More

Sonoma County extends coronavirus shelter order through May 3, with new restrictions

Sonoma County’s extended order differs in key places from the original measure that took effect March 18. It is mostly more restrictive. → Read More