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  • Rocky fire jumps Highway 20

    The Rocky fire made its first foray across Highway 20 east of Clearlake Oaks Monday afternoon as winds carried hot embers across the highway, which has served as a containment line for the 60,000-acre blaze, Cal Fire said.
  • Grape harvest gets going in Sonoma County

    The first growers in the county started picking on July 29. Others have since begun their pick, targeting fruit used to make sparkling wine and pinot noir.
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Entertainment

Cotati music fest memorializes cliff fall victim, helps the homeless

The upcoming event is held in memory of a Rancho Cotate grad who died in a 2014 accident.

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Sonoma County's hidden eat spots revealed

From baked goods to oysters, discover (or rediscover) local favorites.

Bite Club
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News

Rocky fire jumps Highway 20

The Rocky fire made its first foray across Highway 20 east of Clearlake Oaks Monday afternoon as winds carried hot embers across the highway, which has served as a containment line for the 60,000-acre blaze, Cal Fire said.

Video
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Australian daredevil rides the waves in latest stunt

Robbie Maddison made history with his most recent antics.

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Santa Rosa fiber optics maker begins new era

Starting this weekend, three divisions of JDS Uniphase, including the Santa Rosa-based Optical Security and Performance unit, have been renamed Viavi Solutions.

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Opinion

State-based answers to gun violence

The debate about curbing gun violence ought to be driven by evidence of what has proved to be effective.

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Towns

Trading her crown for a combat helmet

Reigning Miss Sonoma County Athena Brattin-Cain is trading her sparkling crown for a combat helmet, leaving her ambassadorship for boot camp with the U.S. Marine Corps.

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