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Sonoma Gives

Petaluma woman navigating life with service dog

Colette Emanuel and her yellow Labrador retriever, Cate, sometimes take speaking engagements on behalf of Canine Companions, passing out the word about service dogs.

Restaurant Reviews

Santa Rosa’s Bird & Bottle is eclectic success

At latest Stark restaurant, experimentation is the rule, and trusting the chef is a must.

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Family

Kid-friendly guide takes stress out of Disneyland trip

A Kenwood mom put together a guide to navigating Disneyland with young children, listing the different attractions by type, thrills, scariness and height requirements.

Best Of Sonoma County

Complete list: Best of Sonoma County winners

Sonoma County readers cast their votes to decide which businesses and places are the best in the county. Here's a complete list of the winners.

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Anniversaries

Anniversary: Al and Bev Bertaina

Al and Bev celebrated their 50th anniversary with 70 family members and friends at a dinner hosted by their daughter.

Lifestyle Galleries

Think Pink

Do you qualify for a free mammogram?

Special grant finances October screenings for eligible Sonoma Valley women.

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Wine

5 spaghetti and meatball reds under $20

Sometimes you just crave a simple, hearty dish of pasta under a layer of sauce. Luckily, there are plenty of simple reds to pair with this steaming plate of comfort.

Dan Berger

8 red wines to warm up your winter

Try one of these eight red wines from six countries for winter palates, including one made with Mendocino County grapes.

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Home and Garden

Petaluma hoarder house transformed into stunning Victorian

Eager to unearth a crowded home’s charm, a Petaluma couple went to great lengths in a restoration project – even agreeing per contract to care for a spider that lived in the kitchen.

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Outdoors

Keeping the Russian River clean

A Forestville man recruits residents and the homeless to remove mankind’s litter from local waterways.

Peg Melnik

5 spaghetti and meatball reds under $20

Sometimes you just crave a simple, hearty dish of pasta under a layer of sauce. Luckily, there are plenty of simple reds to pair with this steaming plate of comfort.

Michele Anna Jordan

Seasonal Pantry: The benefits of coconut

Crack open an aged coconut and you’ll find milk, cream and flesh that can be turned into multipurpose oil.

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