Sexual assault at camp foss
Narrow gauge railway extends from Marin County to Valley Ford, Freestone, Occidental, Monte Rio, Duncan's Mills, terminating in Cazadero.
Brown's Canyon Bridge, later a trestle, is tallest west of Mississippi.
Electric rail line from Petaluma to Sebastopol, Forestville and Santa Rosa opens way for transport of Gravenstein apples/expansion of poultry industry. Hundreds of backers of both sides seek to dominate in Mar. After court intervention, the electric line is allowed over the crossing on Mar. Giant San Francisco quake causes heavy damage in Sonoma County, especially in Santa Rosa areawhere more than 100 die; three miners die in Rujssian River area; courthouse, Press Democrat Building, Antheneum and many other buildings destroyed; only 2 chimneys remain in Occidental area; Sebastopol buildingssuffer severe damage but there are no major injuries.
Group of Jewish migrants, refugees from eastern Europe and urban labor struggles in the eastern U.
Maria Ignacia Lopez Carrillo builds first permanent residence in Santa Rosa valley, settles near son-in-law Vallejo on Rancho Cabeza de Santa Rosa, the only woman to be directly given a Mexican land grant.
Group is unable to make landpayments, and foreclosure forces them to leave the area.Herbert Slater becomes State Assemblyman, moves up to State Senate in 1914, serves until his death in1947; Slater writes for the Santa Rosa newspaper while in the legislature and is known as "the blind senator"because of eyesight problems; his legislative interests include fish and game and education.Jennie Colvin becomes first woman to register to vote in county; women vote in Santa Rosa city election in April; Atty.Rose Catholic Church, Western and La Rose Hotels, Carnegie Library, Jack London's Wolfhouse and wineries.
Quarries become third largest industry after wine and dairying.S.,start a new life as chicken ranchers in and around Petaluma.