Category: Press Releases

Period Extended to Submit Nominations for the 2023 Treasure Artist of the Year

The nomination period has been extended to 5:00p.m. January 20, 2023. The City of Sonoma’s Cultural and Fine Arts Commission is seeking nominations for the 2023 Sonoma Treasure Artist of the Year Award. First awarded in 1983, the Sonoma Treasure Artist is selected and recognized for outstanding achievement in a chosen artistic medium including the … Continued

Nomination Period Extended for the 2023 Honorary Alcalde

The City of Sonoma has extended the nomination period  for member of the public to submit for the 2023 Honorary Alcalde. Each year, since 1975, the City Council selects a citizen of the year who is given the title of Honorary Alcalde (“Alcalde” is the Spanish word for Mayor). The honoree is given a silver-headed … Continued

City Announces Lieutenant Brandon Cutting as New Chief Of Police

The City of Sonoma announced today the selection of Lieutenant Brandon Cutting as the City’s new Chief of Police, effective December 6, 2022. An 18-year veteran of the Sonoma County Sherriff’s Department, Brandon Cutting was the top pick following an internal recruitment process. The Sheriff’s Office has provided contract law enforcement services to City of … Continued

City Seeking Nominations for the 2023 Honorary Alcalde

The City of Sonoma is once again seeking nominations from the public for the 2023 Honorary Alcalde. Each year, since 1975, the City Council selects a citizen of the year who is given the title of Honorary Alcalde (“Alcalde” is the Spanish word for Mayor). The honoree is given a silver-headed cane as a symbol … Continued

Officer Involved Shooting Reported October 15, 2022 on West Napa Street

Read the City of Sonoma Press Release Santa Rosa Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place in Sonoma City limits in the 200-block of West Napa Street last night, on Saturday, October 15th, 2022. During the incident, an adult male suspect who is reported to be in his 40s and a resident … Continued

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