• Big dig for small creek in Santa Rosa

    Workers are sculpting a curvaceous new course for Colgan Creek in an ambitious bid to restore the city’s most polluted waterway to a more natural state.
  • Sonoma Stompers can't escape baseball

    The 2014 Sonoma Stompers are a team full of players who can’t let go of their love of baseball. They leave the game only when every door in front of them slams shut.
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Stark restaurant empire built with focus and purpose

Mark and Terri Stark didn’t find one great concept and replicate it. Instead, they opened individual restaurants with a distinct purpose.


Cox: Tasty Italian food lives on at Napa's Bistro Don Giovanni

The tasty Italian food at Bistro Don Giovanni continues to wow.


Meet Sonoma County's creature creator

Ask Rio Nido's Lex Rudd what she does for a living and she'll reply in her gentle British accent, 'Creature Maker.' After 20 years perfecting her art, Rudd has cracked through the golden door for puppeteers.


Courtney Force bests her father at NHRA Sonoma Nationals

Courtney won her fifth NHRA Funny Car title, defeating her dad and drag racing legend John Force by .152 seconds.


Agilent poised for reinvention as Keysight

Keysight's new leaders and staff have spent 10 months helping prepare more than 10,000 customers, 3,000 suppliers and 9,500 employees for Friday's change.


PD Editorial: Death penalty is just too costly

California voters missed an opportunity to repeal the death penalty, rejecting Proposition 34 on the November 2012 ballot.

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