Stories from Chris Smith

USMC Major Lucas Hernandez is part of a joint inaugural task force for Friday’s inaugural.
Rep. Jared Huffman has joined the roster of speakers at Saturday’s downtown Santa Rosa rally and walk.
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.
Harvey Henningsen figures this is a perfect time to reveal an exploit in the inundated Laguna de Santa Rosa.
More than two decades ago, Ken Malik decided to do something extreme after a cancer diagnosis: change his life.
An upcoming Travel Channel show will share the story of retired Kelseyville nurse Alice Darrow and the miraculous bullet that would change her life.
A look back at a few Sonoma County locals who made a difference, and who we had to say goodbye to this past year.
Founded in 1939 by a pair of DeMeo brothers, the Santa Rosa law firm is set to shut down early in 2017.
Here are memories of some who shaped and shared this place, and to whom we said farewell this past year.
Harley Lipitz risked his life to save a dog from traffic on Santa Rosa Avenue, and was then given a ticket for jaywalking.