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Summer Arts & Entertainment

Complete guide to North Coast summer events

Make your plans, June-Sept., for festivals, fairs, music, art, plays, family events and free shows.

Jeff Cox

Cox: Terrapin Creek still the star in Bodega Bay

The hospitable restaurant is only one of three in Sonoma County to win a Michelin Star for 2015.

Bite Club
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Family

10 budget-friendly places to take the kids this summer

With the dog days of summer still looming, here are a few places to keep the kids busy on the cheap.

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Anniversaries

Marlene and Gary Knivila

Marlene and Gary Knivila of Santa Rosa celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner party at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

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Food

Cox: Terrapin Creek still the star in Bodega Bay

The hospitable restaurant is only one of three in Sonoma County to win a Michelin Star for 2015.

Lifestyle Galleries
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Wine

Wineries' green investments pay off

Jackson Family Wines, one of the largest vineyard owners in Sonoma County, aims to be the green leader in the wine industry. It uses everything from a fog machine and ultraviolet lights to drones to reduce its impact on the environment.

Dan Berger

Berger: Adjusting wine expectations with climate change

The effects of global climate change appear to be a slight increase in the average daily temperature of fine wine-growing regions.

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Home and Garden

Drought pushing critters, pests closer to people

How to protect your home from wild animals looking for food, water amid the drought.

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Outdoors

Regional Parks trails challenge rewards hikers

Those who trek five or more Sonoma County Regional Parks trails between now and November are eligible to receive a few free perks.

Peg Melnik

Wine of the week

Gundlach Bundschu chardonnay is rooted in playfulness.

Michele Anna Jordan

Seasonal Pantry: How to use ancient, evocative bay

Bay leaves fills a hole in simple dishes with its strong flavoring.

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