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The Dead Legacy

Grateful Dead legacy lives on along North Coast

The Grateful Dead’s footprint on Sonoma County and other North Bay communities will live long after band’s upcoming performances.

Music and Nightlife

Healdsburg Jazz Festival covers a lot of musical ground

The 17th annual festival will fill Healdsburg with the sound of jazz from May 29 - June 7, leaning toward a Latin theme.


Boom time for restaurants in Sonoma County

For the first time ever, people are spending more money at restaurants than at grocery stores. Sonoma County food and drinking establishments are hiring workers at a pace twice as fast as the overall economy.


‘Tomorrowland’ falls short of its promise

Film on the future is Brad Bird’s complaint against the dystopia that is modern culture.


Ten days of fun

Upcoming fun includes the Sonoma County Homebrewers Competition in Petaluma and a few Memorial Day weekend events.

Entertainment Galleries
Bite Club


Actress Meara dies at 85

The actress and comedian, 85, was the mother of Ben Stiller and her comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV.

Books and Arts

Benatar, Black making Santa Rosa stops

Tickets go on sale at noon this Friday for a Pat Benatar concert on July 21 and a Lewis Black comedy show on Sept. 11.

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