Jeff Cox

Cox: Napa's Angele endures

Napa restaurant's culinary quality remains unshakable.

Bite Club


Marin County D.A. offers ice cream for toy guns, video games

Marin County’s top prosecutor said Thursday he hopes to avoid a shooting similar to the one that killed 13-year-old Andy Lopez in Santa Rosa last year by offering to exchange toy guns for free ice cream.


Don and Beth (Kruger) Holden

The Holdens, who first met when they were 4 years old, celebrated 50 years together at a garden party hosted by their kids in Los Gatos.


Making the most of tomato time

Where to find, best ways to eat these seasonal favorites.

Rosemary McCreary

Homegrown: When the tap is turned off

Drought, like any kind of strife and strain, can teach us lessons that we don’t learn during prosperity.

Lifestyle Galleries


Campovida owners paving their own path to success

The former Fetzer food and wine center in Hopland is now making Rhone- and Italian-inspired wine under the Compovida label.

Dan Berger

Berger: Diversity in contest’s offerings

Judges tasted more than 500 wines during the recent Six Nations Wine Challenge.

Home and Garden

Home and garden news, upcoming events

Food gardening specialists will give a free workshop on how to plant a winter vegetable garden. Plus, more home and garden news.


Island life simplifed in Molokai

The 38-mile-long Hawaiian island boasts of short buildings and adventurous travel by pack mule.

Peg Melnik

Inside the Iron Horse Vineyards founders' marvelous life

Co-founders of the Sebastopol winery open up about life as one of Sonoma County's first families of wine.

Michele Anna Jordan

Seasonal Pantry: Nothing like fresh fall corn

A recipe for grilled corn with butter and pepper is a revelation of simplicity and deliciousness.

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