79°
Clouds and sun
FRI
 82°
 56°
SAT
 89°
 55°
SUN
 87°
 55°
MON
 88°
 56°
TUE
 83°
 56°
  • SR surgeon guilty of seeking teen sex

    A Santa Rosa orthopedic surgeon has been convicted on all counts involving sexting with and trying to meet a 13-year-old Novato girl for sex. Dr. Raymond Severt, 54, faces about seven years in prison at his sentencing.
  • Vacation misadventures

    Sometimes what goes wrong on a vacation makes a better story than what goes right. Readers share some of their travel horror tales.
Photo Galleries

Find A Blog

News

Quake-rattled Napa ready to welcome Labor Day visitors (w/video)

Even as cleanup work from Sunday's quake continues, Napa is readying to welcome what they hope will be a deluge of visitors for the long weekend.

Video

Entertainment

Costello anything but ordinary

With inspiration from Americana, bluegrass, folk and hip-hop, Elvis Costello is hard to put in a box.

Lifestyle

Vacation misadventures

Sometimes what goes wrong on a vacation makes a better story than what goes right. Readers share some of their travel horror tales.

Sports

NFL suspends 49ers' Smith for 9 games

San Francisco linebacker Aldon Smith, sidelined Friday for off-season legal troubles, won't be eligible to return to the field until Nov. 10.

Opinion

PD Editorial: Taking stock of California’s water

For more than a century, policymakers have tip-toed around a seminal question about California’s water supplies: How many straws are in the cup?

Business

Dolan, Mendocino Wine partners settle bitter legal battle

Wine exec Paul Dolan and his former partners at Mendocino Wine Co. have agreed to drop their dueling lawsuits against each other, ending a more than two-year bitter legal battle that shocked much of Wine Country.

PD Preps
© The Press Democrat |  Terms of Service |  Privacy Policy |  Jobs With Us |  RSS |  Advertising |  Sonoma Media Investments |  Place an Ad
Switch to our Mobile View