Storms pose new problems for fire-burned areas

Residents of Sonoma County have experienced a series of heavy downpours throughout the county’s wet season, felling trees and powerlines in areas and prompting warnings of flash floods in others. Throughout the mid-January storms, county officials worked overtime to clear roads closed as a result of the weather.

The strongest storm of the season moved over Sonoma County on the week of January 16, in which residents anticipated as much as 10 inches of rain across Sonoma and Mendocino counties, and causing power outages for hundreds of residents in Sonoma county, according to The Press Democrat. 

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PG&E files for bankruptcy

PG&E files for bankruptcy

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy on January 14 due to the litigation of lawsuits resulting from the 2017 and 2018 wildfires in Northern California. 

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, PG&E spokeswoman Lynsey Paulo said in an email that the decision to seek bankruptcy protection was reviewed with great measure and that “it is the only viable option for PG&E and will maximize the value of the enterprise for the benefit of all stakeholders.” 

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Media coverage of MLK Day exchange amiss

Media coverage of MLK Day exchange amiss

The Lincoln Memorial: a stout symbol of unity, integrity and perseverance, the historic site of Martin Luther King Junior’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and now witness to a feverish faceoff that went viral amid MLK Day.

On January 18, the afternoon was winding down for students of Covington Catholic High School, or so they thought. 

The private boys’ school, located in Park Hills, Kentucky, bussed its students to Washington D.C. to partake in the March for Life rally on Capitol Hill. A large sum of the students then finished their day with a visit to the nearby Lincoln Memorial. 

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Q&A: Author Johnny Kern's view of unsolved campus murder

Q&A: Author Johnny Kern's view of unsolved campus murder

Since Kimberly’s death, no arrests have been made. True-crime author and investigator Johnny Kerns looked deeper into this investigation and wrote a book on the case called, “Inherit the Whole Earth,” in which he names who he believes killed Kimberly. He answered questions surrounding Kimberly’s murder that have not been put out to the public.

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Sonoma State alum gifts $100,000 to CAPS in honor of professor

The class in particular that Nussbaum took with Geurtsen was called “ Personal Awareness through Sports”. At the time of the course, Nussbaum was a tennis player at the university and this class really stuck out to him. This class really changed Nussbaum’s life. It was a topic that he realized he truly enjoyed along with him creating a friendship with a professor that he never imagined. 

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