• Bill Kortum, county’s champion of environmental causes, dies at 87

    His activism underpinned environmental politics in the Sonoma County from their very start, including a seminal battle to protect public access to the California coast. His campaigns to rein in sprawl and set aside open space are among the most influential factors shaping the look of the county’s landscape today.
  • Push to protect Berryessa, Snow Mountain

    Sally Jewell said she would take all the public comments back to Washington and “work with members of Congress to figure out a path forward.”
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Thousands drawn to light displays

Thousands of people are visiting a Rohnert Park home whose holiday lights display was featured on national TV, and a Windsor house is poised to get a bump Monday.

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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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49ers now relegated to playing spoiler (w/video)

San Diego Chargers don't expect 49ers to back down one bit at this stage.

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Sonoma County unemployment rises to 5.1%

Sonoma County’s jobless rate climbed slightly in November, when farm employment dipped after harvest and retail hiring picked up for the holidays.

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PD Editorial: Sony gets taken to the woodshed

History shows that Hollywood has never been shy about ruffling foreign feathers in the name of big box office receipts.

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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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