• County's jobless rate falls in August

    With school employees returning to work, Sonoma County's unemployment rate dipped in August to 5.4 percent, the lowest rate for the month in seven years. It was the fifth-lowest unemployment rate among the state's 58 counties.
  • Tears, grief at sentencing in Hwy. 12 crash

    The Rohnert Park man responsible for the deaths of two women in a March car crash on Highway 12 tearfully apologized to the victims' family during his Friday sentencing.
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Petaluma bests Paris on list of top 10 travel destinations

A new list of best places to visit published by Harper's Bazaar magazine ranks Petaluma as the No. 1 fall travel destination. Surprising? Not at all, say locals.



Ross still feels adventure in touring

The Green Music Center will receive musical royalty when Diana Ross visits next week.

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Making the most of tomato time

Where to find, best ways to eat these seasonal favorites.


Sharks open with new vibe after playoff collapse (w/video)

The Sharks returned to practice Friday for the opening of training camp, looking to put that playoff loss to Los Angeles in the past.


PD Editorial: A needless risk of public health

One of the great breakthroughs of the 20th century was vaccination. It’s at risk of slipping away, and that would be inexcusable.

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