Friday, October 16, 2020 - Friday, October 23, 2020
The ‘News & Updates’ online newsletter gives a snapshot of the City’s most recent news posts. Read on to see the latest news from the City of Sonoma.

Photo: A ballot being delivered to the official ballot drop box at the Sonoma Valley Regional Library. With the November 3, 2020 Consolidated General Election rapidly approaching, voters are encouraged to get their Vote-by-Mail ballots in early. For a complete list and map of all ballot drop boxes and in-person voting locations in Sonoma County, please visit
Red Flag Warning & Potential Power Shutoff begins Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning beginning Sunday at 11:00 AM for North Bay Mountains and 8:00 PM for all other locations. Winds are expected to be the strongest of the 2020 fire season with critically dry conditions....

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Building Department Team Keeps Up a Steady Pace

Despite pandemic-related restrictions on construction activities, the City's Building Department team has been very busy in recent months, with Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems among several types of permit applications with a high volume. Since...

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More Personal Care Services Now Allowed to Operate

The California Department of Public Health updated its guidelines this week, allowing more personal care services to resume indoor operations with modifications. These services include: Esthetic and skin care services Electrology services Nail...

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Voters urged to return mail-in ballots early

The following is a press release from the County of Sonoma With the Nov. 3, 2020, Consolidated General Election rapidly approaching, Deva Marie Proto, Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters, encourages voters to get their...

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Free Webinar: Accessory Dwelling Units 101

Are you a homeowner in Napa or Sonoma Counties? Join the Napa Sonoma ADU Center on Wednesday, October 28th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, to learn about the basics of building Accessory Dwelling Units (aka second units, backyard cottages, granny flats,...

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Four Measures on Ballot for Voters in City of Sonoma

Sonoma voters will be able to weigh in on four local ballot measures in the November 2020 election. Three of these measures were placed on the ballot by the City Council, and one by a citizens initiative. Information on each measure, including...

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