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‘After the fire, they bought everything’

Nearly $4 billion of houses and condos changed hands in Sonoma County in 2017. Buyers spent a record amount in November and December after October wildfires burned 5,100 homes.

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Petaluma crash sends 2 to hospitals
Firefighters rescue calf who fell into well while grazing near Petaluma
Women’s March events return to Sonoma County
Nighttime roadwork to close Hwy. 116 in Sebastopol
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Masked, armed man robs Sebastopol convenience store
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Would-be Santa Rosa robber arrested after 8-hour SWAT standoff
How California became a role model on measles
California parents' ordinary home held torture chamber
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