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...freeze Warning Remains In Effect Until 9 Am Pst This Morning... * What...several Hours Of Sub-freezing Temperatures Around 30 Degrees Are Expected. * Where...areas In And Around Ojai In The Ventura County Interior Valleys. * When...until 9 Am Pst This Morning. ...Read More.
Effective: December 5, 2020 at 1:48amExpires: December 5, 2020 at 9:00amTarget Area: Ventura County Interior Valleys

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...freeze Warning Remains In Effect Until 8 Am Mst /7 Am Pst/ Saturday... * What...temperatures In The Low 30s Expected. * Where...in Arizona, Gila River Valley, Parker Valley And Central La Paz County. In California, Palo Verde Valley. * When...until 8 Am Mst /7 Am Pst/ Saturday. ...Read More.
Effective: December 4, 2020 at 11:00pmExpires: December 5, 2020 at 7:00amTarget Area: Palo Verde Valley

Russian River retreats available now for less than $500000
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Russian River retreats available now for less than $500000

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Weather Alerts

Carr Fire (Shasta County,Trinity County) Started 7/23/2018, updated 7/30/2018

Northern portions of the fire remained active throughout the day. Firefighters continued to construct containment
lines and contingency lines. Winds will increase late tonight and into tomorrow morning. Hot and dry weather,
previously unburned fuels, and steep terrain will contribute to fire growth. Crews will work to mitigate spot fire
potential across control lines. Evacuation orders have been lifted for Douglas City, and portions of Happy Valley, Shasta Lake City, and Redding.

Carr Fire Structure Map Field damage inspection is still ongoing and subject to change. The points shown in this map are being updated regularly. Data is subject to change as information is gathered and verified. The icons on the map indicate the current known status of the structure.

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Additional information can be found at 211norcal.org

Carr Fire Community Meeting Notice July 30, 2018 at 4 PM

Outbeat News for Monday, July 30, 2018
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Outbeat News for Monday, July 30, 2018

• Former Press Secretary Sean Spicer has a new tell-all book that spills the beans on the Trump administration’s true beliefs about the LGBT community.

• Guerneville men have been found guilty of stealing the pride flag from the downtown plaza.  Both received probation and community service hours cleaning the river. 

• The annual Lazy Bear weekend starts this Wednesday in Guerneville.  Keep your eye out for bears, cubs, and otters arriving in Guerneville from all over the country.

Outbeat News can be heard as part of Outbeat Radio Sunday nights at 8 pm on KRCB FM Radio 91.

Get into summer in Sonoma County with these outdoors events
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Get into summer in Sonoma County with these outdoors events

CAR SHOW, JULY 29

Windsor: Check out classic cars and motorcycles and The Elegant Flea’s antiques and collectibles sale at the Certified Windsor Farmers Market 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Town Green, 701 McClelland Dr. townofwindsor.com.

GUIDED HIKE, JULY 29

Sebastopol: Practice map reading, discuss trail etiquette and safety and meet hiking buddies during an easy guided hike at Ragle Ranch Regional Park, 500 Ragle Road. Part of Sonoma County Regional Parks’ Trail Challenge. Parking $7, free for Regional Parks members. SonomaCountyParks.org.

FRINGE WILDLIFE, JULY 29

Santa Rosa: Discover the animals that live in your suburban neighborhood on the urban fringe during this free bilingual English-Spanish program, 1-2 p.m. at Andy’s Unity Park, 3399 Moorland Ave. SonomaCountyParks.org.

LIVE MUSIC, JULY 29

Santa Rosa: Onye and the Messengers perform Afro beat world music 5-7 p.m. at Julliard Park, 277 Santa Rosa Ave. 707-543-4512.

WELLNESS WALK, AUG. 1

Guerneville: Free, docent-led walk 10-11 a.m. at Armstrong Woods State Natural Reserve. Meet at the Visitors Center, 17000 Armstrong Woods Road.

BAT WALK: AUG. 4

Guerneville: This fun, educational, docent-led walk 7-9 p.m. at Armstrong Woods State Natural Preserve is all about bats. Bring bug spray, a folding chair and flashlight. Meet at the Visitors Center 17000 Armstrong Woods Road to carpool to Bull Frog Pond. $20, $30 for a family of two or more. Visit stewardscr.org for details.

BALVERNE TOUR DE CRU, AUG. 4

Windsor: Hike and bike trails 8 a.m.-4 p.m. through vineyards of the Notre Vue Estate Winery and Vineyards, 11010 Estate Lane. $30 general admission includes wine tasting, live music and hiking and biking. $55 all inclusive admission also includes lunch. Visit notrevuestate.com. 707-433-4050.

FITNESS HIKE, AUG. 4

Glen Ellen: Take a Saturday morning fitness hike at Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Road. Choose a 2-mile, easy to moderate hike 9-11 a.m. to the lake and back, or a moderate 6-mile hike 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on to Deer Camp and back. Meet in the ranch parking lot. email dlarge@jacklondonpark.com or call 707-938-5216 for information.

James Lanaras

Police Identify Second Suspect In Coin Store Robbery
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Police Identify Second Suspect In Coin Store Robbery

SANTA ROSA (BCN)

Police have identified the second man who is suspected of robbing a coin store in Santa Rosa earlier this month.

Police previously identified Anthony Payne, 29, of Ontario as the man who allegedly fired a shot at an employee while fleeing the Big Oak Plaza Coin Store at 2490 W. Third St. after the robbery at about 9:20 p.m. July 14.

Santa Rosa police detectives learned Payne allegedly fled to Los Angeles in a Ford Focus, and Los Angeles police arrested him on July 16.

Payne was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and robbery, and was allegedly in possession of a loaded semi-automatic handgun that matched the description of the gun used in the robbery, police said.

Payne was convicted of a manslaughter that occurred in Guerneville in July 2011, and he is prohibited from using a firearm, police said.

Daniel Riley Quistgard, 25, a transient, is the second suspect in the robbery. Quistgard allegedly frequents the Coddingtown Mall area in Santa Rosa and the Guerneville area. He also is a suspect in a $17,000 burglary at a jewelry store Kiosk inside the mall on July 1, police said.

Quistgard also is suspected of stealing a tray of gold nuggets worth $3,000 from the Big Oak Plaza Coin Store on July 5.

Police described Quistgard as 25 to 35 years old, 6 feet tall, 170 pounds with short blond hair. Police said Quistgard has a tattoo “Joalice” on his chest, “Sonoma County” on his right arm, “$$” on his right forearm and a piercing on the right side of his face.

In the robbery on July 14, both men allegedly grabbed a tray of valuable coins from behind a counter. Two employees were in the store and a third was outside at the time of the robbery, according to police.

The employee outside the store confronted Quistgard who eventually threw away the tray of coins during a struggle and fled, police said.

Another store employee confronted Payne at the coin shop door and knocked the tray of coins from Payne’s hands. The store employee chased Payne and Payne allegedly fired a shot from a handgun at the employee while running away. Both men fled in a 2017 gray Ford Focus with Illinois license plates, police said.

There is a reward of up to $2,500 for the arrest and conviction of the suspects.

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Rockin' on the River to Invasion Latina
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Rockin' on the River to Invasion Latina

LINE DANCE WITH A LATIN TWIST — Guerneville’s plaza was overflowing with salsa and bachata rhythms at a recent Thursday Rockin’ on the River community concert featuring Marleen Valente and the Invasion Latina. Among the dancers was the El Molino High School dancing troupe. The next free concert is August 2.