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  • Santa Rosa's big rent control debate

    After a hasty foray into the subject earlier this year, Santa Rosa's City Council on Tuesday will convene an in-depth exploration of rent control. Few issues in the city are as complex or polarizing.
  • MTV VMAs: Kanye rants, Miley flashes, Nicki feuds

    An awards show full of dramatic moments had rapper Kanye West ranting (what else is new?) and Nicki Minaj calling out host Miley Cyrus — who had a wardrobe malfunction broadcast worldwide.
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Entertainment

MTV VMAs: Kanye rants, Miley flashes, Nicki feuds

An awards show full of dramatic moments had rapper Kanye West ranting (what else is new?) and Nicki Minaj calling out host Miley Cyrus — who had a wardrobe malfunction broadcast worldwide.

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Vote on a name for Safari West's new monkey

Will Safari West’s newest little monkey be Tiko, Jasper, Percy, Donald Trump or Johnny Depp? It's up to you.

Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic leaders making a difference in Sonoma County

Meet some of the innovators leading the way in the local Latino community.

Bite Club
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News

Vester Flanagan has made witnesses of us all

“I’ve seen enough. I don’t want to see any more” — Bruce Springsteen, “Cover Me” When terrorists beheaded Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002 and posted video of the killing online, I refused to look.

Video
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Lowell Cohn: Raiders give us glimpses of good to go with the usual groans

OAKLAND The Raiders played their third exhibition game on Sunday night — it was against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Clover Stornetta taps into new generation

This summer, ownership of the Bay Area’s largest independent dairy processor passed to the third generation of the Benedetti family. The Petaluma company’s future hinges upon winning over a new generation of consumers.

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Opinion

Keeping it classy on the Wine Train

A quarter century ago, when the Napa Valley Wine Train first chugged out of the station, California’s wine country establishment was aghast.

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Towns

Soulriders: A wild ride for Santa Rosa

Kurt Hurley, former owner of Brotherhood Boards, and wife Angela are back from SoCal, and ready to immerse the town in surf and skate culture.

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