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Jeff Cox

Cox: A lot of good grub at Farmer & The Fox

The St. Helena restaurant is the perfect place to get a really great burger, among other good eats.

Bite Club
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Family

‘Paddington' stuffed with charm (w/video)

The children’s book hero is brought to life in a movie as sentimental as a stuffed toy from childhood.

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Anniversaries

Anniversary: Bernice and Alfred Martinoni

Bernice (Aggio) and Alfred Martinoni met at a dance. 60 years later they are still dancing.

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Food

A Sebastopol artist cuts back on carbs

Needing to keep her blood sugar down, Joy Stocksdale created more than 100 low-carb recipes inspired by dishes from around the world.

Rosemary McCreary

Homegrown: Grow citrus to suit your needs

A list of in-season citrus fruits you can enjoy while winter is still upon us.

Lifestyle Galleries
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Wine

Port of Oakland dispute backing up Sonoma County shipments

The slowdown at the Port of Oakland has had a big impact on Sonoma County businesses that rely on foreign imports and exports, slowing shipments of everything thing from wine to recycled trash.

Dan Berger

Berger: The importance of decanting

Even though older wines don't generally command the attention of today’s younger wine buyers, decanting is still a vital tactic.

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Home and Garden

Add some adventure to your garden this year

If you're seeking something unique to include in your garden this year, here's a cheat sheet of a few bold seed choices.

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Outdoors

Sneak peek at restored Sears Point wetlands

Officials working to restore wetlands south of Sonoma are opening up the former Sears Point Ranch to hikers, birdwatchers and leashed dogs for a one-day preview Monday.

Peg Melnik

Wine of the week

The quality of Three Sticks 2012 Sonoma Coast pinot makes it a holiday red worthy of a splurge for those who can its $65 price tag.

Michele Anna Jordan

Seasonal Pantry: Maple syrup beyond the breakfast table

Maple syrup gives regional flavor to baked beans, apple pie, coffee cake, hot apple cider and dozens of other dishes.

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