Public Art by Sculptor Albert Paley to Grace Town of Sonoma This Summer – June 29, 2017

Beautiful sculptures in steel – some rusting, some gleaming – will be featured on the plaza in Sonoma this summer. The town of Sonoma will welcome the largest exhibition of public art in its history this summer. As Steve Mencher reports, sculptor Albert Paley will be represented by nine monumental yet fanciful sculptures, installed in […]

North Bay Bike Sharing Seeks Grant Funding – June 28, 2017

A bid to roll out localized bicycle sharing along the North Bay’s main transit corridor is moving forward. Public bicycle sharing hubs could be installed at central points from Santa Rosa to Larkspur, under a bi-county proposal being submitted this week to the regional Metropolitan Transportation Commission. Bruce Robinson takes a look ahead at what’s […]

Fraudulent Service Dogs a Growing and Serious Problem for People with Disabilities – June 27, 2017

Service Dogs are more than a vest – and a Santa Rosa organization is pushing back on the growing problem of service dog fraud. It’s a more and more common sight. You’re at the airport or in a store, and you see a dog with a colorful vest walking beside its owner. How do you […]

Urban Streams Program Looks to Restore Waterways in Marin County One Resident At A Time – June 26, 2017

A Marin County program aims to help rehabilitate creeks and urban streams by focusing in on private property owners. Find out more on the next North Bay Report, airing at 6:18 and 8:18 am and 5:30 pm. Or find it online at krcb.org For many homeowners in Marin County having a creek or stream run […]

Making the Case for Single Payer Health Care in California – June 23, 2017

Could a single payer health care system be coming to California? It’s closer than ever before. While much attention has been focused recently on federal health care policy, California lawmakers have advanced a bill to create a new “single payer” system here, one that would take insurance companies out of the picture altogether. Advocates for […]

Lavender Season Nearing Peak in Sonoma County – June 21, 2017

Fields of lavender are becoming more and more common in Sonoma County. Lavender is known for its sweet scent and its vibrant purple flowers. The plant is native to Mediterranean areas like Spain and France, but as KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports…more and more farmers in Sonoma County are beginning to grow the popular plant. Find […]

Healdsburg’s Long History with Tourism – June 19, 2017

Healdsburg was a tourist destination before it was a town, as a new local museum exhibit details. As the impacts of high-end tourism stir increasing debate in Healdsburg, a new “Destination Healdsburg” exhibit at the local museum traces the history of that industry in the north county area. See pictures and hear more about the […]