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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.

Jeff Cox

Cox: High-class cookery at John Ash

The restaurant at Vintners Inn is still fine, even without Chef John Ash.

Bite Club
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Family

Northern California city makes water, milk default in kids' meals

A Northern California city says it's taking a stand against obesity, by making milk or water the default drink in kids' meals.

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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

6 Sonoma, Napa wineries great for picnic lingering

Offering everything from gourmet popcorn to the all-American burger, here are some go-to spots for great food and wine pairings perfect for outdoor eating.

Lifestyle Galleries
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Wine

Wine of the week

Gundlach Bundschu chardonnay is rooted in playfulness.

Dan Berger

Planned Santa Rosa wine museum hopes to educate, engage

Targeted for opening in late 2016, Wineseum has diverse plans that include a small representation of early California wine history.

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Home and Garden

Fake grass growing in popularity around Sonoma County

More and more drought-weary homeowners are turning to lawn alternatives in efforts to conserve water.

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Outdoors

North Sonoma Mountain park celebrated

The Monday event will start with a 2 p.m. commemoration, including speakers representing Sonoma County and other park partners. The hike starts at 3 p.m.

Peg Melnik

Wine of the week

Gundlach Bundschu chardonnay is rooted in playfulness.

Michele Anna Jordan

Pairing: Quivira rosé with smoked trout

This week’s winning wine, a rosé from Quivira Vineyards, pairs well with seafood.

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