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 […]

Californians Resist Restrictions on Building in High-Risk Fire Areas – January 9, 2020

Should local governments tell people how and where to build their homes to protect communities from wildfire? In her recent article, entitled “Fire Amnesia,” Felicity Barringer, from the Bill Lane Center for the American West, argues that Californians are resistant to policies that would limit building in high-risk fire areas. KRCB’s Adia White spoke with […]

Santa Rosa Junior College Receives $7 Million for Disaster Recovery Workforce Training – January 7, 2019

Fewer than half of Santa Rosa homes destroyed in the Tubb’s Fire have been rebuilt, but a recent grant could help speed up construction projects. The US Department of Commerce announced Monday morning that it is investing around 7 million dollars for disaster recovery in Sonoma County.  KRCB’s Adia White tells us where the money […]

Creative Sonoma Releases 2020 Goals for Expanding Arts Education – January 2, 2020

How important do you think arts education is for students?  Nearly 80 percent of Sonoma County high schools do not offer comprehensive, arts education. That’s according to an analysis by the local non-profit, Creative Sonoma. Creative Sonoma released what it calls an “arts education framework for 2020” in early December. KRCB’s Adia White tells us […]