Music and Nightlife

Blues legend Guy headlines Russian River Jazz and Blues Fest

Buddy Guy is considered by many the last great electric blues guitarist and singer of his generation.


Climbing ‘Meru’ dramatic, breathtaking

The documentary “Meru” is the edge-of-the seat story of their return three years later for a second go at the treacherous peak.


Things to do in Sonoma County this weekend

From a free planetarium show to a Wine Country Weekend of events, we've got your social calendar already planned out.


Amy's Drive Thru debut draws hungry crowd

After months of buzz, Amy’s Kitchen opened its first organic fast-food restaurant Monday in Rohnert Park. There’s plenty to like, according to customers and a first look by the PD’s BiteClub.

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The Dead Legacy

Grateful Dead legacy lives on along North Coast

The Grateful Dead’s footprint on Sonoma County and the North Bay will live long after the band says goodbye to Bay Area fans at a weekend concert in Santa Clara.

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MTV VMAs: Kanye rants, Miley flashes, Nicki feuds

Sunday's awards show had rapper Kanye West ranting and Nicki Minaj calling out host Miley Cyrus — who had a wardrobe malfunction broadcast worldwide.

Books and Arts

History Museum showcases local LIFE magazine photographer

Santa Rosa museum displays never-seen work by famed photographers and longtime Sonoma County residents Hansel Mieth and Otto Hagel.

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