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  • Questions linger in woman's death

    Closure eludes the family of a Rohnert Park woman found dying on Highway 29 last fall. Authorities, hoping for fresh leads in the case, released surveillance photos taken the last night of her life this week.
  • Hershey buying Krave Jerky

    It's official: The chocolate maker announced Thursday it is buying the Sonoma snack maker for an undisclosed sum.
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Pedestrian killed in crash on sidewalk was longtime Santa Rosa resident

Ruth Tapian, killed last week when a vehicle rolled over onto her in downtown Santa Rosa, was described as a troubled woman in her later years, but someone who was exceedingly kind to kids and animals.

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Sonoma Magazine: Lover's Guide to Romance

When flowers and bonbons aren't enough, here are some local retreats, restaurants and outings sure to light the fire.

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Entertainment

Ten days of fun

Upcoming events include the Sebastopol Guitar Festival, live music and dance performances, and a chance to attend an event with a former president.

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Bite Club
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Lowell Cohn: 49ers' Chryst gets job no one else wanted (w/video)

Geep Chryst, it is being reported, will become the 49ers offensive coordinator basically because no other sap wanted the job. Chryst is offensive coordinator by default, by lack of interest.

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Hershey buying Krave Jerky

It's official: The chocolate maker announced Thursday it is buying the Sonoma snack maker for an undisclosed sum.

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Opinion

PD Editorial: An oversight model worth considering

Sonoma County law enforcement task force is recommending a watchdog agency to review investigations of officer-involved shootings, field complaints, monitor trends and recommend new policies for the sheriff.

PD Preps
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Towns

Sense of Place: How Dutch Bill Creek got its name

Occidental creek was named for Christopher Falkmann, a Dane who made a fresh start in 1848.

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