Stories from Outdoors

Nature’s on display along Sonoma Coast

People come for Fourth of July festivities but stay to enjoy what Mother Nature puts on display every day.

Trail of the Week: Sonoma Bike Path

Popular hiking, biking and jogging trail crosses through the heart of Sonoma, often serving as a welcome relief from the crowded streets and sidewalks.

Pomo Canyon campground reopens near Jenner

Well-loved but little known campground, a secluded redwood retreat on the Sonoma Coast, reopens after a four-year closure.

How to protect yourself from sneaker waves

Experts explain the science behind these deadly waves and how you can learn to read them.

Get outdoors this week in Sonoma County

Ride your bike, run a footrace, learn about bees and other ways to get outside this week.

Gearhead: Wallet Buckle provides sleek security

This innovative belt buckle with a storage slot serves as a foolproof wallet.

6 gorgeous ways to create a drought-resistant front yard

Here are six landscaping alternatives that will make your neighborhood sing, no matter how hot it gets outside.

Back to the beach in Sonoma County

Water levels, weather and beach improvements make for optimal conditions along the Russian River. Here are the best places to go and what to do when you get there.

Tips for a successful day on the Russian River

Experts share their tips for route planning, timing and choosing the right watercraft.

Get outdoors this week in Sonoma County

Upcoming events include paddling the Petaluma River, camp outs and a few unusual hikes.

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