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Three veterans preparing for a Memorial Day observance came to the aid of a woman by tackling her assailant in a Sebastopol cemetery.
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The granddaughter of World War II hero James 'Jimmy' Doolittle, who led an audacious aerial assault on Japan, urged veterans at Sonoma's Memorial Day ceremony to share their stories of sacrifice with new generations.

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A creature with a face only its mother could love surprised a Petaluma fisherman over the weekend.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers' sundown set closed out the Napa Valley music festival Sunday, which in its fourth year appears to have found the formula for appealing to mass consumer taste. Organizers promise it will return again next year.
The Sonoma Stompers independent baseball team played its last exhibition game of the spring training in a place unlike any other.
Point Reyes is at the center of an unfolding dispute that seeks to define the nature of America’s national parks: Can the treasured public scenery accommodate the country’s ranching tradition?
Developers and hotel groups are pursuing roughly a dozen lodging projects around the county.
Relatives, friends and neighbors gathered to remember Bode Barringer, 4, who died May 15 while swimming with family.
John Saini’s relatives kept up a decades-long search for his body on Tarawa, where he was killed in 1943. His body was found last June.
Before the end of the year, the new Old Courthouse Square will become the city’s newest and most ambitious public space.
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