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  • Sending science projects into space

    Students at Mark West Charter School are counting the days to when their science experiment returns from space, while Petaluma High is trying to raise money for a similar project.
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    California’s withering drought has driven hay prices to historic highs. Sonoma County horse owners and dairy farmers are feeling the impact.
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Sending science projects into space

Students at Mark West Charter School are counting the days to when their science experiment returns from space, while Petaluma High is trying to raise money for a similar project.

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Family reports Rivers on life support

The comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office, the family said.

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Go-to spots for the best coastal chardonnays

Grown in many locations and made in many ways, chardonnay is a chameleon of many colors.

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Grant Cohn: 49ers have moral obligation to bench McDonald during investigation

The 49ers have a pragmatic reason to bench him, too — it would be a tactical error not to. Playing McDonald would create a distraction.

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PD Editorial: Prop. 47 is investment in future savings

It costs about $50,000 a year to lock someone up in a California prison or a county jail — more than 10 times the state’s per-pupil expenditure for public education.

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Legroom wars spark debate over reclining airline seats (w/video)

Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, passengers appear to be taking their frustrations out on other fliers.

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