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Stories from Chris Smith
Smith: Friends, family remember former Press Democrat editor
Art Volkerts died Saturday at 96.
Smith: ‘Hamilton’ giveaway makes a young woman’s night
A Santa Rosa woman knew she’d give her extra ticket to the Broadway blockbuster, worth hundreds of dollars, to someone who queued and hoped for a cancellation.
Memorial service for retired PD editor Art Volkerts set
Family and friends of Art Volkerts will celebrate his life at Community Church of Sebastopol.
Sebastopol skydiver aiming for record books
West county yoga teacher and life coach Hermine Iacobaeus will join others in Arizona to try and set a world record for most women in formation.
Smith: Lights out on big feast, but schools still need the bread
There will be no Night Under the Lights for Schools Plus this year. But take a moment to look up and contribute to their online fundraiser.
Need a job? Now's a good time to be looking
You're not imagining things if you've noticed a lot more 'help wanted' signs lately.
The dragons alongside Santa Rosa Creek regain their heads
A Monday dedication celebrated the restoration of the tile mural on the Prince Memorial Greenway trail.
Smith: A mountain lion takes up residence in outer Petaluma
How did this 6-month-old cougar get from Trinity County to Sonoma County? PD columnist Chris Smith has the story.
‘Defining Moments’ led to Don Green’s success
'Defining Moments,' a new memoir by the father of Sonoma County's Telecom Valley will benefit charity.
Smith: The lawyerly luncheon won’t be the same without him
Hundreds of people filled Santa Rosa’s Friedman Event Center on Friday to remember Jack DeMeo, the late attorney and community patron extraordinaire. PD columnist Chris Smith shares some of the best moments.
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