Stories from Chris Smith

Smith: 20 years after Nicholas died, so many are saved

The father of Bodega Bay boy Nicholas Green is in Italy to dedicate a park to the 7-year-old, 20 years after his death led to a surge in organ donations.

Smith: Kenwood gazebo to be dedicated in memory of Glen Ellen boy

Memories of Bobby Musser-Kirby, a 5-year-old who died in a 2009 accident, will be powerfully present at Plaza Park on Saturday.

Smith: The right combination

The mystery on the long-locked vault at the Sonoma County Museum has been solved.

Smith: Why the quilt lady took them back

R.L. Stevens teacher made an unusual request for her 60th birthday.

High hopes for Pacific Coast Air Museum

Members of the museum, host of this weekend’s Wings over Wine Country air show, want to have functional civilian planes that can offer rides to visitors.

Smith: Safecracker wanted at Sonoma County Museum

If your proclivities include picking locks, the good folks running the Sonoma County Museum have a challenge for you.

Smith: Something is cooking for little Leah

Some folks who make Geyserville delicious are preparing feasts to benefit the recovery of the town’s 6-year-old Leah Johnson.

Smith: Credible guy says, 'That's my fault'

A Sebastopol man, who insists he discoved the fault responsible for last month's Napa quake, still can't get anyone to listen to him.

Smith: Cry with this film, and buy an elder an iPod

A documentary about the effects of classic music on withdrawn seniors is making waves around the U.S. and in Sonoma County.

Smith: Why the Treasure House will go dark Saturday

Downtown Santa Rosa’s popular and charitable Treasure House consignment shop will close on Saturday, Sept. 6, so that volunteers may attend funeral services for one of their own.

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