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Local reservoirs are in better shape for boaters and bathers this summer than they have been for several years.

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Take a look at the fashions, landmarks and summertime fun in images from our archives from the 1900s to the 1960s.
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A Cotati resident was uninjured Thursday after confronting two men who shot at him and then made off with cash and jewelry from his safe.
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