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  • 1,400 graduate from Santa Rosa Junior College

    Seated beneath towering oaks, the grads were “surrounded by a circle of love,” college President Frank Chong said.
  • Sonoma County restaurant boom

    For the first time ever, people are spending more money at restaurants than at grocery stores. Sonoma County food and drinking establishments are hiring workers at a pace twice as fast as the overall economy.
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Entertainment

Ten days of fun

Upcoming fun includes the Sonoma County Homebrewers Competition in Petaluma and a few Memorial Day weekend events.

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Kick off summer with grilled kebabs

Memorial Day weekend signals the unofficial start of grilling season.

Bite Club
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News

Sonoma County restaurant boom

For the first time ever, people are spending more money at restaurants than at grocery stores. Sonoma County food and drinking establishments are hiring workers at a pace twice as fast as the overall economy.

Video
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Lowell Cohn: A Warriors sweep of Rockets is what both teams deserve

Saturday's rout by the Warriors didn’t even feel like a playoff game. The Rockets have lost their heart and cannot win this series.

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Beer boom strains Petaluma

The strain created by Petaluma’s expanding beer industry has been evident for some time. The city’s largest brewery, Lagunitas Brewing Co., is spending $30 million to expand production and lessen some of the problems.

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Opinion

Close to Hme: Future of gray whales still unclear

Gray whales intrigue researchers and captivate the public in ways that few species enjoy.

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Towns

Meet Sonoma County's 'Magic Mike'

Felix, a.k.a. Sebastopol's ‘Italian Stallion,’ shares saucy, scandalous stories of his 27 years as a stripper.

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