There are at least four exhibits in Sonoma County museums about America’s role in World War I, a conflict known ironically as “The War to End All Wars.” PD columnist Gaye LeBaron takes a look back at how it changed our community.
It may not have a courthouse any more. But PD columnist Gaye LeBaron says the reunified Old Courthouse Square is poised to become the center of Santa Rosa once again, a role it fulfilled through the city’s history.
Sci-fi author Frank Herbert and ABC White House correspondent Cecilia Vega may be two of the best-known bylines that used to grace the pages of The Press Democrat, but the newspaper has a long history as a cradle of literary and journalistic talent.
Norma McCorvey, the Jane Roe of the historic Roe v. Wade abortion rights case, lived in Forestville for a time. PD columnist Gaye LeBaron reexamines the local history of McCorvey, now the subject of a new play.
Wistfulness coats our memories of the five drive-ins that served Sonoma County moviegoers until the last drive-in closed in the mid 1980s. PD columnist Gaye LeBaron recounts the local history of the drive-in.