City Faces Lawsuit; Sideshow Crackdown; Teacher of Year: 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:

Cars Impounded In Crackdown On Sideshows, Santa Rosa Police Say

  • Twelve cars were impounded this week, and officers are investigating participants for possible criminal charges.

San Rafael At Odds With Black Man Detained At Gunpoint

  • The city is facing a legal claim, defending its actions and trying to find a way forward that acknowledges the distress its officers caused.

Glass Fire 78% Contained As Damage Assessments Completed

  • The wildfire has taken a heavy toll in Napa County, where 343 commercial structures —including wineries — have been destroyed.

Power Restored In Healdsburg Citywide Power Outage

  • The city’s transmission source was lost but PG&E switched the city to a different substation.

Police Make Arrest In Santa Rosa Homicide Investigation

  • Police had been investigating Kirk Williams, 43, as a person-of-interest in the killing of 29-year-old Jamani Campbell.

FEMA Mobile Aid Center To Close In Sonoma County

  • The federal agency’s mobile registration intake center has been operating in Santa Rosa for survivors of the August wildfires.

Cindy Evans Named Marin County Teacher Of The Year

  • The Marin County Office of Education has named special education teacher Cindy Evans as the 2021 Marin County Teacher of the Year.

Marin Seeking Volunteers For New Race Equity Planning Committee

  • The new committee will convene in light of calls for civil rights, social justice, inclusivity, diversity and equity within Marin County.

Job Openings In NorCal: Businesses Hiring Amid Coronavirus

  • As unemployment remains high across California, many companies are still looking to hire.

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