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Outdoor events: Fall foliage, 5K runs and more
Turkey trots, redwood walks, and freshwater fishing. Get motivated with these organized events.
Bobcats on the prowl as mating season comes to region
Winter is mating season for bobcats that stalk smaller prey of Sonoma and Mendocino counties.
After the fires, what about the bees?
Bees and their keepers have three aspects of impact from the fires to deal with — destruction of colonies by the fires, loss of fall and winter forage and long-term exposure to smoke.
Beautiful places to find peace and quiet in Sonoma County
Amid the hum of everyday life, the sound of quiet can be often forgotten. Here are a few close-to-home spots where you can find it.
This new LED bike helmet will get you noticed
As the days grow shorter, illuminate your profile with an LED bike helmet for safer riding after dark.
Great outdoor events for week of Nov. 2
Check out these great ways to support the outdoors, and get outdoors for exercise and fun this week.
How to get into state parks for free on Black Friday
If a hike in the redwoods sounds good for the day after Thanksgiving, sign up for a free day-use and parking pass at these local state parks.
Hikers, runners, climbers scramble toward ever-faster feats
Endurance feats at what amounts to warp speed have captured the imagination of an increasing number of trail runners, climbers and mountaineers.
Seeing spiders everywhere? Here's why
It is tempting to divide humans into two camps: those who hate spiders and those who admire them. Here's what you need to know about the eight-leggers all around you.
Guide to local pumpkin patches
Take your little monsters to one of these pumpkin patches around Sonoma County.
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