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  • Dream Center nearing reality

    Work has moved rapidly at the former Warrack Hospital site in Santa Rosa's Bennett Valley, where a 'Dream Center' for homeless youth is being built. With two-thirds of the renovations complete, Social Advocates for Youth expects to open the doors in about four months.
  • Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

    The prolific writer-director who thrilled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream' and famously tangled with the Santa Rosa school board, has died.
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Entertainment

10 days of fun

From fast cars to '90s pop, check out best bets for the weekend and beyond.

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Vote on a name for Safari West's new monkey

Will Safari West’s newest little monkey be Tiko, Jasper, Percy, Donald Trump or Johnny Depp? It's up to you.

Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic leaders making a difference in Sonoma County

Meet some of the innovators leading the way in the local Latino community.

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News

Dream Center nearing reality

Work has moved rapidly at the former Warrack Hospital site in Santa Rosa's Bennett Valley, where a 'Dream Center' for homeless youth is being built. With two-thirds of the renovations complete, Social Advocates for Youth expects to open the doors in about four months.

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A’s switch-pitcher Pat Venditte earns first major-league victory

Marcus Semien’s bases-loaded hit in 11th inning key to 7-4 win at Arizona

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New generation at Clover Stornetta

This summer, ownership of the Bay Area’s largest independent dairy processor passed to the third generation of the Benedetti family. The Petaluma company’s future hinges upon winning over a new generation of consumers.

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Opinion

PD Editorial: California’s native fisheries in peril

California’s prolonged drought is taking a toll on lawns and farms and forests. It’s also a threat to wildlife, especially fish, which must have cold war to survive.

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Towns

Soulriders: A wild ride for Santa Rosa

Kurt Hurley, former owner of Brotherhood Boards, and wife Angela are back from SoCal, and ready to immerse the town in surf and skate culture.

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