Friday, November 13, 2020 - Friday, November 20, 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: Ballerinas from Sonoma Conservatory of Dance perform in front of City Hall as part of the Lighting of the Sonoma Plaza 2020 - a virtual event airing on Thanksgiving at 6:00PM.
Celebrate the Holidays Safely, A Message from the Mayor

This week's rain, cooler temperatures and those spectacular fall colors are welcome signs that fire season is nearly behind us and the holiday season is ahead. Of course, as with so many other things in 2020, the holiday season will look...

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Recommendations for safer holidays and travel

The following is a press release from the County of Sonoma - Leer en Español The Sonoma County Department of Health Services today joined health officers from the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, ...

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State Issues Limited Stay at Home Order

In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work,...

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Mask Up! State issues new mask-wearing guidance

New mask-wearing guidance was issued from the State as part of the Governor's announcement this week that mandates that face coverings be worn at all times when outside of the home with some exceptions listed below. Please read the new guidance...

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City Offices Closed November 26th & 27th

Sonoma City Offices will be closed Thursday, November 26th & Friday, November 27th, 2020 in observance of Thanksgiving.

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Local Businesses invited to participate in "Send Sonoma"

The Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched "Send Sonoma" ( to support local shopping during the holiday season. The portal promotes online shopping, phone orders, curbside pickup, and gift cards as convenient options...

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Lighting of the Plaza 2020 - Premiering Thanksgiving, 6PM

11/26/2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - It's a Sonoma Lighting of the Plaza for 2020 - bright lights, great performances, all from the comfort of your own home! Join us online as we celebrate the holidays in Sonoma Valley with performances from: Ballet...

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