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Smith: Old Courthouse Square shines when we're all there
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.
Smith: Day of Discovery to showcase Sonoma County history
Sonoma County history will be found and celebrated at a free, first-time community event on Sunday at the DeTurk Round Barn.
Smith: The cop in half-Ironman to return for the whole thing
The Tracy Police corporal wore his full bike-patrol uniform and pedaled “a tank” of a heavy-duty, city-issued mountain bike.
Smith: A surprise for a group of LGBT teens on prom night
PD columnist Chris Smith shares a tale of what happened to a group of LGBT teens from Santa Rosa High School on prom night.
Smith: Santa Rosa High grad shares stage with Wilco guitarist
Ethan Sherman says playing a show with the famed guitarist was "was equal parts amazing and terrifying."
Smith: Petaluma doctor delivers her own baby on way to the hospital
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.
Smith: SRJC Jazz Band triumphs at Reno festival
Twenty-six musicians in the SRJC Jazz Band are back from a big-deal competition in Reno and allowing their instruments to cool.
Smith: A dream home come true for Santa Rosa mom
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.
Longtime restaurateur closing Montgomery Village eatery
The last day for Fiori's Grill in Montgomery Village is Sunday.
Smith: St. Francis Winery CEO vows to fight after brain cancer diagnosis
Christopher Silva’s onset of slurred speech last week led to the unexpected diagnosis.
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