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  • Overhaul brings new hope for homeless

    Supervisors on Tuesday OK'd a shift toward providing the homeless with immediate housing before linking them with social services, as has been done in larger cities for more than a decade.
  • Sonoma County students head back to school

    Wednesday marks the biggest back-to-school day this year, with 23 of 40 county school districts returning. Santa Rosa City Schools alone welcomes back around 16,500 kids.
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Undocumented immigrants urged to hit books for driver’s test

At a Tuesday information session in Santa Rosa, state officials urged undocumented immigrants, who can apply for a driver’s license in January, to study hard because of an anticipated high volume of applicants.



Seafood, art, wine and the blues

The 20th annual Bodega Seafood Art and Wine Festival will feature blues musician Robben Ford.


New documentary dares would-be winemakers

Winemakers share their tales of sacrifice and dedication in getting their wineries off the ground in movie 'American Wine Story.'


Giants done in by rain, Cubs

Chicago was awarded a 2-0 victory in a five-inning contest Tuesday.


PD Editorial: Spike this plan to gut pension reform

Faced with rapidly escalating pension costs, Gov. Jerry Brown and state legislators adopted a law to reduce retirement benefits for new employees of state and local government agencies.


New look coming for Russian River Brewing

To help ease congestion, Russian River Brewing is reconfiguring the popular downtown Santa Rosa brewpub and creating a new section to refill growlers and sell merchandise.

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