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  • Treated water tapped for yards

    A drive-up station, opened this week, provides free recycled water for Sonoma Valley residents to use on their gardens, part of a push to expand the use of reclaimed water during the drought.
  • Smith: The scene at Burning Man

    Off at Burning Man in the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, Nev., Chris Smith shares what’s going on at this year’s festival.
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Entertainment

6 not-to-miss events during September

Events to look forward to include the Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival, Sonoma Plein Air Week and more.   

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Guide to the Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction

From cost-saving options and bidding tips, to how to dress for the event, here’s what you need to know before this year’s Wine Country Weekend auction.

Latino Heritage

Latino leaders making a difference

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

Bite Club
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News

Smith: The scene at Burning Man

Off at Burning Man in the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, Nev., Chris Smith shares what’s going on at this year’s festival.

Video
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Dissa & Data: Montgomery football needs to shore up run defense

The Vikings allowed Napa to rush for 431 yards in Week 1. Also, Windsor football, Cardinal Newman tennis, Maria Carrillo girls soccer, Sonoma Academy’s Rylee Bowen and El Molino basketball.

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HenHouse Brewing expanding to Santa Rosa

The brewery, started by a group of Petaluma friends, announced Monday that it is taking over part of a south Santa Rosa facility where it will produce up to 75,000 barrels annually.

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Opinion

PD Editorial: Changing the face of Sonoma State

When Ruben Armiñana arrived as president in 1992, in the midst of a state budget crisis, Sonoma State was nicknamed “Granola U,” students commuted to a campus that was mostly open space and nondescript buildings, and the school’s survival wasn’t guaranteed.

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Towns

Geyserville hazelnut trees yield tasty truffles

Truffle harvest may begin this year at Angerer Family Farm.

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