Annual County Homeless Count Delayed One Month; Will Help Set Policy and Priorities – January 30, 2020

Last year, Sonoma County identified nearly 3,000 homeless individuals during the annual homeless count. The early morning count was on the calendar once again this week. But because of the emergency on the Joe Rodota trail, the count has been delayed a month.  KRCB’s Adia White asked the county’s homelessness manager Michael Gause about the […]

Former Director of IOLERO Works to Pass a Ballot Initiative That Would Strengthen the Office – January 29, 2020

The Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach, or IOLERO, was created to strengthen transparency and trust in the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.  This was in 2015, two years after a Sheriff’s Deputy shot and killed 13-year-old Andy Lopez. But Former Director of IOLERO, Jerry Threet, believes the office needs more funding and independence […]

Washington-Based Company, Pallet, Begins Constructing Temporary Shelters Near Oakmont – January 17, 2020

Contractors have started setting up the sanctioned homeless encampment near Oakmont. Sonoma County is contracting with Washington based company Pallet, to set up temporary units to house the homeless on the Los Guilicos Juvenile Justice Campus. A demo unit of the same type was on public display in Roseland yesterday.  KRCB’s Adia White took a […]

County Supervisors Vote to Put Temporary Homeless Shelter Near Oakmont – January 16, 2020

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to build a temporary homeless shelter on County property in Sonoma Valley. The temporary shelter will house up to 60 people currently camping along the Joe Rodota Trail. KRCB’s Adia White has more. Follow updates on the Joe Rodota Trail encampment at norcalpublicmedia.org. (Photo: The Joe Rodota […]

Sonoma County Women’s March to Take Place Saturday (Aired: January 15, 2020)

The fourth annual Women’s March is happening this Saturday in downtown Santa Rosa’s Courthouse Square. Organizers estimate that between 3 and 5 thousand people will attend the event. KRCB’s Adia White spoke with lead organizer, Leslie Graves to find out what issues will define this year’s march. To listen to their entire conversation visit norcalpublicmedia.org […]