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Sonoma Gives

Santa Rosa couple dedicated to helping Sonoma County

The Richardsons’ decades-long involvement with Community Foundation continues today through the Richardson Family Fund, which they established in 1996.

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

On wine: How to read a wine label

The information on a wine label may seem vague, but there’s a big story behind the small amount of facts given.

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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