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November 21, 2013 |
A 16-year-old Santa Rosa high school student was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stabbing a teacher repeatedly with a pencil, sending him to the hospital, police said. The teacher, who was not identified, was treated for stab wounds to his head, neck and arm, according to the Santa Rose Police Department. The injuries were not considered life-threatening, police added. The suspect, who was not identified because he is a juvenile, was taken into custody without incident after police tracked him to the home of a relative, according to police.
January 31, 1993 |
Shaped like a giant arrowhead, wind-swept Santa Rosa Island lies 30 miles off the coast of Santa Barbara, 45 miles from Ventura. The newest addition to Channel Islands National Park, and one of the least-visited Channel Islands, Santa Rosa offers the hiker an Old West atmosphere with rugged terrain and a working cattle ranch. The island is devoid of trees except for a stand of the rare Torrey pine (only one other grove, near La Jolla, exists) and scattered oaks.
January 30, 1986 |
A four-block-long trail of manure was dumped near the Santa Rosa City Hall on Wednesday in what officials suspected was a protest against the alleged pumping of city sewage into the Russian River. A newspaper delivery truck driver told police that he saw another man spilling the manure from a large flatbed truck and holding a sign. Police Lt. Mike Lambert said the sign "was something to the effect of 'nuts'. . . ."
January 30, 1990
Major Aviation Corp. of Santa Rosa, Calif., said it acquired LACADRE Inc., a Chatsworth aeronautical engineering firm. Terms were not disclosed. Major Aviation said LACADRE's projected revenues for 1990 are $6 million to $7 million. LACADRE will continue to be based in Chatsworth, with a field office at Sonoma County Airport, near Santa Rosa. Major Aviation modifies and converts airplanes.
March 7, 2005 |
Salsa singer Gilberto Santa Rosa nearly caused mass whiplash at the Kodak Theatre on Saturday night when he stopped to introduce celebrities in the audience. People craned to glimpse a star, Jamie Foxx, who had just won an Oscar in the same venue a week earlier. Just kidding, said the salsa prankster. No Oscar winners attended what turned out to be one of the most memorable nights of Afro-Caribbean music in a long time.
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October 30, 2006 |
A husband and wife despondent over her failing health hanged themselves in a meticulously coordinated double suicide, shocking the couple's affluent Sonoma County community, authorities said. Police found the bodies of Bill Andrews, 61, and his wife, Karen, 52, in the basement of their Santa Rosa home this month after neighbors noticed uncollected newspapers stacking up outside.