Stories from Chris Smith

The new square is still young, a work in progress. No doubt it will fill out and become more appealing as a place to just sit or stroll or eat lunch.
Sonoma County history will be found and celebrated at a free, first-time community event on Sunday at the DeTurk Round Barn.
The Tracy Police corporal wore his full bike-patrol uniform and pedaled “a tank” of a heavy-duty, city-issued mountain bike.
PD columnist Chris Smith shares a tale of what happened to a group of LGBT teens from Santa Rosa High School on prom night.
Ethan Sherman says playing a show with the famed guitarist was "was equal parts amazing and terrifying."
She's a doctor and she has directed, assisted or witnessed hundreds of births. But Victoria Williams will never again perform a delivery like this one.
Twenty-six musicians in the SRJC Jazz Band are back from a big-deal competition in Reno and allowing their instruments to cool.
Victoria Hernandez is a working mom and a 31-year-old alumna of El Molino High. And suddenly she’s something she long thought she would never be.
The last day for Fiori's Grill in Montgomery Village is Sunday.
Christopher Silva’s onset of slurred speech last week led to the unexpected diagnosis.