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Kincade Fire Gallery

Kincade Fire Gallery

December 12, 2019

Overview by Zane Zinkl High winds, dry brittle ground and low humidity combined on the evening of Oct. 23 to ignite the Kincade Fire in northeastern Sonoma County near Alexander Valley. During the next two weeks, the fire burned 77,758 acres, destroyed 360 structur...

Firefights huddle in the driveway of a house on Gloria Drive after putting out flames.

Gloria Drive fire alarms Santa Rosa residents

October 30, 2019

Santa Rosa Fire Department put out a garage fire started by a clothing dryer malfunction today on Gloria Drive in Santa Rosa.  Residents were scared when Santa Rosa Fire Department arrived on the scene due to the nearby threat of Kincade Fire. "I t...

Cal Fire responds to Kincade fire in Geyserville.

Kincade fire coverage gallery

October 24, 2019

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Smoke and steam rise from fire at the entrance to River Rock Casino after fire helicopters dropped gallons of water.

Possible hazardous materials in Kincade fire at River Rock Casino

October 24, 2019

Firecrews struggled Thursday afternoon to contain the blazes that stretched along Alexander Valley Road all the way through Dry Creek Rancheria, including a possible hazardous materials fire outside River Rock Casino. The hazmat fire refused to be extinguished d...

SRJC students respond to Kincade fire

SRJC students respond to Kincade fire

October 24, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College students share their thoughts about Kincade fire and its influence on student life. Extra footage by Téa Lindsey and Abraham Fuentes For more coverage of the Kincade Fire, click here....

SRJC students and friends Chris Morris, 19, and Duncan MacGregor, 19, connect on campus for the first time since the Kincade fire started. Morris's home and phone were without power, so they were grateful to meet on campus.

SRJC campus somber as fire rages in nearby Geyserville

October 24, 2019

As the Kincade fire rages in Geyserville, Santa Rosa Junior College students fear for their community yet again. “You can feel the vibe switch instantly,” said Joseph Astobiza. “Everyone goes right into flashback mode, even though the fire isn...

Capt. John Cregan updates the public with information about the shooting on Oct.22 at Ridgway High School.

Ridgway shooting suspect arrested

October 22, 2019

The 17-year-old suspect in the Ridgway High School shooting this morning put the gun in a backpack, gave it to a fellow student and returned to class, Santa Rosa Police Department Captain John Cregan told reporters at a 1 p.m. press conference. The shooti...

Round 2: Power outages possible with new red flag warning

Round 2: Power outages possible with new red flag warning

October 22, 2019

Taking preemptive steps to reduce the possibility of wildfires, PG&E warned of potential power shutoffs after the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning Tuesday for the North Bay with predictions of hot temperatures, high wind speeds ...

Though SRJC students Azulito Bernal, 19, and Aurelio Aguilar, 20, appreciate the day off of classes, they are critical of PG&E for the lack of warning and details surrounding the impending power outage.

SRJC students, faculty weigh in on PG&E-mandated power outage

October 8, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College students and faculty called for better warning from PG&E after the electric company announced today plans to cut power to over 800,000 customers due to rising fire danger.  PG&E’s plans to cut power at midnight ...

Analy Hall, where a female student initially reported a sexual assault.

District Police arrest man for sexual assault on campus

September 12, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College District Police arrested a Petaluma man who authorities say assaulted a female student in front of Analy Hall Thursday afternoon as she stood on the stairs with another student. Ernesto Angulo, 32, was arrested after the v...

Hemp plants being unloaded at Shone Farm.

Santa Rosa Junior College to develop state’s first hemp agriculture program

August 27, 2019

Over the summer, Santa Rosa Junior College became the first community college in California to develop a CBD-focused hemp agriculture program on campus with the goal of launching the program for students by Fall 2020.  This would also make SRJC the first communit...

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