Sonoma County Combats Sea Level Rise – November 30, 2016

Sonoma County planners and citizens are coming together to address the issue of sea level rise. Over the next 20 years, sea levels along California’s coast are expected to rise by at least a foot, according to the National Research Council. And Sonoma County’s coastline is no exception to that prediction. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports […]

An Anxiety Survival Guide for Teens (and Others) – November 29, 2016

A new handbook gives teens tools to handle anxiety. From big tests to small slights, teenagers encounter potential sources of fear, worry and even panic almost constantly. Some skills to deal with those anxieties are the core of a “survival guide” written specifically for adolescents. Shannon is a co-founder of the Santa Rosa Center for […]

Libraries Ready for Measure Y Funding Boost – November 28, 2016

With new funds on the way from measure Y’s passage, it’s all systems go for our local libraries. Christmas came early for the Sonoma County Library system, which is now setting priorities for the additional sales tax revenues voters authorized by passing measure Y. First up: reopening on Mondays. There is also discussion about reopening […]

‘Symphony of the Soil’ Digs Below the Surface – November 25, 2016

In her recent documentaries, Marin filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia digs into the serious science of soil. She talks about that work on the next North Bay Report, airing at 6:06 and 8:06 am and 5:30 pm. Or find it online at Dirt is ancient, alive, and essential to agriculture. But it is not necessarily […]

Vets with PTSD Getting Some Special Canine Companions – November 22, 2016

A pilot program to train assistance dogs for veterans with PTSD is underway in Santa Rosa. For more than 60 years, Canine Companions for Independence has been providing trained assistance dogs for people with disabilities. A pilot program now underway at their Santa Rosa headquarters is now preparing dogs specifically to work with veterans who […]

Sonoma County 4-H Project Gets Local Kids Talking Turkey – November 21, 2016

A project started by the Sonoma County 4-H club is helping bring back the heritage turkey to Thanksgiving tables. Find out how on the next North Bay Report, airing at 6:18 and 8:18 am and 5:30 pm. Or find it online at For over a decade, Sonoma County 4-H’s Heritage Turkey Project has been […]

Latina Writer Reyna Grande Shares Her History – November 18, 2016

Reyna Grande’s story of illegally coming to California to find her parents is not unique. But sharing it makes it powerful, especially for younger readers. In both novels and a memoir, award-winning writer Reyna Grande examines her own past as an illegal immigrant, arriving, assimilating and succeeding in modern California. She shared her story in […]

Marin Audubon Society Sues County Over Trail Plan – November 17, 2016

Environmentalists with Marin Audubon are unhappy about a new Marin County Parks road and trail plan. A fight over how to best use public open space land in Marin County is coming to a head – and caught in the middle is the Northern Spotted Owl –a federally listed endangered species. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports. […]