• A haven for youth in Sonoma County

    Voices, a program that runs out of a downtown Santa Rosa residence, serves as a daytime refuge to Sonoma County's homeless and emancipated youth.
  • Reimagining the Christmas tree

    Using everything from books to scrap wood, a few crafty Sonoma County residents have nixed the tree as their decorated symbol of Christmas.
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Rain slows commute, causes flooding (w/video)

Sonoma County is drying out after slick roads slowed the Friday commute with showers causing some flooding and contributing to several minor crashes.

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Ten days of fun

From ugly sweater parties to Nutcracker frenzy, we've got you covered on where to be this week.

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Inoculate yourself against holiday stress

With some preparation, it's possible to avoid dread or stress around the holiday season.

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AP source: Peavy agrees to $24 million deal to stay with Giants

San Francisco is keeping Jake Peavy, a key member of the team's World Series rotation.

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Sonoma County unemployment rises to 5.1%

As harvest ended, ag cut 2,000 jobs in November, but retail trade, hospitality and other sectors showed job gains.

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PD Editorial: Taking a new direction with Cuba

President Obama simply acknowledged the obvious. The Cold War approach didn’t work. A different strategy — engagement — is long overdue.

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Windsor’s Gingerbread House to compete in 'Light Fight'

On Dec. 22, one Windsor family will be a featured home on 'The Great Christmas Light Fight,' the same show a Rohnert Park family entered and won last week.

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