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Supervisors approve measures to help homeless

Sonoma County supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a series of emergency measures assisting people who need to get out of the winter cold.

Sonoma County weighs new options for homeless

Part of fairgrounds would be temporarily available for homeless to sleep in their vehicles.

Better plan wanted for Sonoma County's homeless

Board of Supervisors allocates nearly $180,000 for additional homeless services, but wants a better plan for bad-weather emergencies.

Emergency expansion of Sonoma County homeless services

Emergency allocation by Board of Supervisors will increase the number of beds in homeless shelters and help people find permanent homes.

Santa Rosa adds shelter beds for winter

Santa Rosa will add up to 68 emergency beds at its homeless shelter starting Tuesday.

Close to Home: Homeless youth need chance to reach dreams

At least 1,200 Sonoma County youth are homeless and face closed doors.

PD Editorial: Chilly reminder of need for local shelter

Sonoma County is home to an estimated 3,300 residents who normally live outdoors.

Agencies scramble to help homeless out in the cold

Bone-chilling cold has Sonoma County social service providers scrambling to provide shelter for those most vulnerable: folks without homes.

Record-low temperatures hit county

It got even colder Thursday morning, with mercury dropping into the teens some places.

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