Nail Found At Scene Of Missing Hammer; Kidnapping Scam: Patch PM

NORTH BAY, CA – Missed today’s headlines? Here are the Patch stories from Marin, Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties that people are talking about today:

Kidnapping Scammers Target Marin County Parents

  • “The scam preys on the fear of the parent and constant threats to harm the child if the parent doesn’t cooperate quickly.”

HUD Awards $3.5M For Public Housing In Fire-Disaster Areas

  • The federal voucher funding will be divided among Sonoma County, City of Santa Rosa and Ukiah.

Big Nail Found At Scene Of Missing Hammer Sculpture In Healdsburg

  • The 800-pound artwork went missing earlier this month from the community center lawn. Are the thieves leaving a clue?

Man Brandishing Knife Arrested After Property Dispute: Police

  • The 29-year-old has a prior criminal record of weapons violations, officials said.

Pedestrian Killed On Stony Point Road From Santa Rosa

  • The 39-year-old was hit Tuesday night by a pickup truck while crossing the street, police said.

Woman Reports Window Peeper Tried Filming Her As She Showered

  • Petaluma police hope someone in neighborhood saw something to aid with the investigation.

Vallejo Man Hospitalized After SUV Crash On Hwy 29

  • The man reportedly dozed off behind wheel of Suburban and rear-ended a Yukon, driven by Napa woman with child onboard and stopped at light.

Wine-Country Living For Less Than $200K?

  • If life in a tiny Sonoma Co. home with a backyard of redwoods is your dream … see this new listing from charming Guerneville.

Photo courtesy of city of Healdsburg

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