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Smith: Montgomery High grad, Marine Corps major ready for inauguration
USMC Major Lucas Hernandez is part of a joint inaugural task force for Friday’s inaugural.
Here's what Huffman will be doing instead of attending Trump's inauguration
Rep. Jared Huffman has joined the roster of speakers at Saturday’s downtown Santa Rosa rally and walk.
Smith: Getting personal at the M.L. King birthday celebration
Sonoma County will celebrate the birth of Rev. King on Sunday evening, as it has since 1981. This year a panel of four will reflect on the African-American perspective.
Smith: Sebastopol native who water-skied 1964 flood tells all
Harvey Henningsen figures this is a perfect time to reveal an exploit in the inundated Laguna de Santa Rosa.
Cancer diagnosis leads Santa Rosa man to new heights
More than two decades ago, Ken Malik decided to do something extreme after a cancer diagnosis: change his life.
Lake County’s wartime love story makes TV program
An upcoming Travel Channel show will share the story of retired Kelseyville nurse Alice Darrow and the miraculous bullet that would change her life.
Smith: Notable folks who are gone
A look back at a few Sonoma County locals who made a difference, and who we had to say goodbye to this past year.
Smith: Doors to close on DeMeo law firm
Founded in 1939 by a pair of DeMeo brothers, the Santa Rosa law firm is set to shut down early in 2017.
Remembering those who died in 2016
Here are memories of some who shaped and shared this place, and to whom we said farewell this past year.
Smith: Save a Chihuahua, get a jaywalking ticket
Harley Lipitz risked his life to save a dog from traffic on Santa Rosa Avenue, and was then given a ticket for jaywalking.
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