Bay Area Cities Consider Ban on Natural Gas in Homes

Bay Area Cities Consider Ban on Natural Gas in Homes

Petaluma and Santa Rosa, among many other Bay Area cities, are considering ending the use of natural gases in homes as a way of combating climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The proposed rules would mandate that all newly built low-rise residential buildings are designed to use electricity rather than natural gas.

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University Suffers Second Water Disruption in Six Months

University Suffers Second Water Disruption in Six Months

Sonoma State University suffered its second water disruption in six months after a mainline water eruption occurred on Thursday, Sept. 5.  The incident led to a drop in water pressure which triggered State Water Resources Control Board protocols that require boil water notices to be in effect until two rounds of water testing prove that drinking water is safe.

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