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June 20, 2024

Interest Rates Climb but Sales Keep Rising

In any normal housing market when interest rates are so high, one would expect the market to be strongly in favor of buyers with properties struggling to sell, but that is not the case. For example, houses on Marian Lane, Sunnyside Dr. and Chiquita Rd. all sold this year and all got five offers. Inventory levels, still hovering around three months, also point to a sellers’ market. ...

High-Speed Pursuit Ties Up 101

The active pursuit led to a NIXLE alert at 4:23pm warning of police activity in the Grove Street/Dry Creek intersection and urging residents to avoid the area. A perimeter was established around The Lodge at Healdsburg with the assistance of the Healdsburg Police Department. The suspect was located hiding in an outside stairwell and was taken into custody...

Police Log, April 22-18

Monday 3:36pm The RP indicated that a vehicle on Highway 101 at Old Redwood Highway was weaving in and out of traffic and slamming on the brakes in front of vehicles. Officers checked the area, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located... 3:45pm A hostile person was threatening the bus driver at Circle K on Healdsburg Avenue. The person subsequently exited the bus and walked eastbound. Officers checked the area, but the person was gone on arrival and unable to be located...

Rain or Shine: Fitch Mountain to Open Saturday

Dog lovers, day hikers and art lovers all have reason to celebrate the completion of the Fitch Mountain Improvement Project, to be inaugurated on Saturday, May 4, starting at 10am.

Great Redwood Trail ‘Master Plan’ in Review

The Great Redwood Trail prescribes non-motorized travel through old-growth redwood forests, oak woodlands and vineyards, and the Eel River Canyon. It's time for public input on the Master Plan, which will serve as a guiding document to provide a framework for the trail user experience.

Police Log, April 15 – 21

On Wednesday at 7:07am, trespassing was reported at Hotel Healdsburg on Matheson Street. A woman was in the elevator and refused to leave. The RP stated the woman arrived at the hotel almost every other night. Officers responded, advised the woman to leave the property and verbally trespassed her from the property....

‘Heads in Beds’ Drives Chamber’s Latest Awards

The latest round of grants from the Healdsburg Tourism Improvement District (HTID) was announced earlier this month, the most recent installment in a program begun in 2020 and approved to last for 10 years. The latest distribution, of over $100,000, went to 11 organizations for their ability to put “heads in beds,” per the requirements of the HTID. But not everyone was pleased...

Crimes on Foss Creek Pathway

Two juvenile males sustained injuries in possibly related stabbing incidents on Sunday night, April 21, near the Carson Warner Skate Park in Healdsburg. The first...

Police Log, April 8-14

DUI, Hit-and-Run, Theft of Porch Pillows, Bicycles and a Kayak in this week's Police Log.

Muddy Run on ‘Relentless’ Lake Sonoma 50 Course

The annual Lake Sonoma 50, the local ultrarunning classic that’s bringing international talent to the April competition, faced the unexpected for last Saturday’s races—cold weather and rain that put a damper on the event and created an often muddy course, especially for those who followed the leaders.