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Sonoma County farm events to enjoy this fall

27 at the Finley Community Center. The afternoon includes sampling from vendors, workshops, a VIP Libation Lounge and fermented root beer floats. Ticket prices vary...

Sonoma County farm events to enjoy this fall | The Press Democrat

There are lots of harvest-inspired events this fall that will put you close to the folks who plant, grow, pick and deliver our tasty, Sonoma...

Christopher Chung 2015 Year in Pictures

(5 of ) Diane Keegan, right, receives hugs from friends and family as she and her husband, Jim, return to their Santa Rosa home, following...

A la carte: Veg out at VegFest

The North Bay nonprofit, Compassionate Living, will hold its second annual Sonoma County VegFest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Finley...

Grant Cohn: Smith or Kap? Choose carefully

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, left, greets 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick after a 2013 preseason game. (AP Photo / Ed Zurga) ... Harbaugh couldn't shake Smith...

'Drop' sharp, character-rooted (w/video)

National Post You rob a “drop,” the world's about to drop on your head. “The Drop” is a simmering thriller from the writer who gave us...

Art For Life Auction

Joan Moore, right, artist Koni Rae, Karen Greif and Nancy Klein look at a table of 1,180 stones that represent the number of lives lost...

Mom Nature will whack the clock

Slow down and take a deep breath and enjoy the change of the season, Alexander Valley style. Superintendent Joe Carnation along with Mayor Harry Bosworth.

Sonoma Stories: Zimmerman takes pride in schools, community

Slow down and take a deep breath and enjoy the change of the season, Alexander Valley style. Superintendent Joe Carnation along with Mayor Harry Bosworth.

Northern California wildfires show slower growth

... Fire continues to burn Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Register-Guard, Chris Pietsch) ... Slow down and take a deep breath and enjoy the...

A's blanked by Weaver in 4-0 loss to Angels

Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp falls on his back after trying to catch a two-run home run by Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta during...

6.1 Earthquake in North Bay

Flames burn the remnants of a mobile home at Napa Valley Mobile Home Park. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat). A damaged building in Napa...

Hundreds attend international polo event

Kathleen Weber and Rachel Inboden had their picnic basket, sun hats and sunscreen ready for a day of horses, polo and fast cars Sunday at...

Gray pitches A's to 4-2 win vs. Orioles

CBSSports.com Eric O'Flaherty tossed 11/3 scoreless innings and Sean Doolittle pitched a perfect ninth to help Oakland finish 4-2 against the Orioles with its most impressive...

Weddings, art and outlandish get-ups at Petaluma's Rivertown Revival

Newlyweds Jade and Michael Solis kiss after getting married at the Rivertown Revival in Petaluma, California, on July 19, 2014. (Alvin Jornada / For The...

Future of Sonoma Developmental Center on group's agenda

As Gov. Jerry Brown takes steps to downsize or close developmental centers, including California's largest near Sonoma, concerns linger over whether community-based programs will be...

Pedestrian hit in Santa Rosa crosswalk

A pedestrian was severely hurt Saturday night in Santa Rosa after he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 74-year-old man, police said. Police...

'Purge' gets preachier, dumber (w/video)

A couple, Liz, played by Kiele Sanchez, and Shane, played by Zach Gilford, run out of gas in Los Angeles just at the beginning of...

Review: Berry as a pregnant astronaut on 'Extant' (w/video)

Our Network. Rob Singleton, who has been filling the airwaves in Santa Rosa, first with KZST, then KJZY (since its launching) for 29 years, retired...

People on the move at Sonoma Clean Power, Exchange Bank and more...

Kelly-Moore Paint Co. has opened a 5,400-square foot-store at 905 Lakeville Street in Petaluma. ... Rob Singleton, who has been filling the airwaves in Santa...

Petaluma High School Graduation

Rose Jensen embraces a classmate at the end of the Petaluma High School commencement ceremony in Petaluma, California, on June 7, 2014. (Alvin Jornada /...

Henry Trione, one of region's leading men, shares life stories

Opening act will be Sonoma County's very own Linda Ferro Band. The proposed new winery will have a maximum production of 30,000 cases. The tribe...

Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500 (w/video)

He beat Castroneves by just 0.060 seconds — only the 1992 race had a closer finish when Al Unser Jr. beat Scott Goodyear by 0.043...

Smith: What we owe to Ashley

Start the week with a Mother's Day Open Garden, go on a flower market tour, or a multi-garden tour, Taste Alexander Valley, or visit the...

Healdsburg gets OK to use treated wastewater for vineyards

The program, intended to offset the use of potable water during the drought, will allow for the irrigation of up to 25,000 acres in the...

Enjoy new White Oak Grill, a book from Jobs' sister and several wine events

The outdoor celebration will feature reserve and library wines from throughout Alexander Valley, plus hors d'oeuvres and small plates prepared by Josh Silvers of Jackson's...

An inspiration to others, herself

She's just so willing and excited about fund-raising,” said Alicia Alexander, special events coordinator for the Volunteer Center of Sonoma County, which sponsors the annual...

Motorcyclist dies of heart attack in Healdsburg crash

Jeremy Martins, 60, of Reedley was northbound on Healdsburg Avenue when his 2008 Harley Davidson crashed at the corner Alexander Valley Road. His wife, Leanne...

Santa Rosa mixed-use building may become apartments

“The market has simply said over and over on this one, this needs to be a residential building,” said Rob O'Dea, a spokesman for the...

Warriors battle back too late, fall to Clippers 98-96

Did Curry think Los Angeles' Chris Paul made contact on that final attempt? “I did,” Curry said afterward. “I thought I had initiated enough contact...

Lowell Cohn: Warriors' Andre Iguodala not stepping up when needed (w/video)

He's not killing them as much as Blake Griffin or Chris Paul. We know that. But he's a murderer in his own right. Murder in...

Lowell Cohn: Clippers make Stephen Curry disappear

... Stephen Curry during the second half Monday in Los Angeles. (CHRIS CARLSON / Associated Press) .... Geyserville Fire participated in Reading Night at the...

Lindsay Lohan says on reality show she had miscarriage (w/video)

... at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) ... Geyserville Fire participated in Reading Night at the...

Draymond Green disrupts Chris Paul's rhythm and ruins Clippers' comeback.

This guy was Chris Paul, the Clippers' All-Star point guard. Only 18.9 seconds remained in the first playoff game ..... Geyserville Fire participated in Reading...

Warriors steal Game 1 in LA, defeat Clippers 109-105

LOS ANGELES — Klay Thompson scored 22 points, David Lee added 20 and the Golden State Warriors got Blake Griffin and Chris Paul in foul...

Kenwood climber survives deadly Mount Everest avalanche (w/video)

Geyserville Fire participated in Reading Night at the Alexander Valley School on April 10. Tuesday, April 22: At the Coyote, meet sculptor Bryan Tedrick, last...

Healdsburg's Foley acquires Oregon winery

The purchase reflects the growing popularity of Oregon wines, said IWA principal Robert Nicholson, principal at the mergers and acquisitions firm. “Oregon has moved out...

Warriors fall to Spurs 99-90

Chron.com The Spurs did it even while resting stars Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili. They are 3-0 against Golden State this season, including two wins in...

Vogelsong gives up 9 runs in Giants' 12-11 loss to Indians

MLB.com By GARY SCHATZ ASSOCIATED PRESS. March 18, 2014, 3:00 AM. Order Article Reprint. GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Yan Gomes hit two home runs to lead the...