Press Democrat Home RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 28 May 2017 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ ]]> ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 06:12:39 PDT <![CDATA[ Where wine empire began, new owners plot ‘Whole Foods of pot’ ]]> REDWOOD VALLEY — Dust covers the redwood bar inside the abandoned Big Dog Saloon on an 80-acre ranch north of Ukiah where a famous Mendocino … ]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 23:29:52 PDT <![CDATA[ A soldier’s death, a father and widow’s pain ]]> Greg Hartman, a Pentecostal church pastor in Kelseyille, plans to spend a relaxing day at home today, the national holiday set aside for remembrance of … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 21:23:23 PDT <![CDATA[ What’s open and closed for Memorial Day ]]> Monday is Memorial Day, which means government agencies, schools, services and some businesses will be closed or have modified hours.Federal offices: ClosedState offices: ClosedCounty offices: … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 21:14:46 PDT <![CDATA[ A memorial mosaic for the past and future ]]> Two veils were lifted Sunday at Santa Rosa Memorial Park.One, after a yearlong observance, was taken off the headstone for Lillian Judd, an Auschitwz survivor … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 21:11:51 PDT <![CDATA[ Three killed in fiery Kelseyville crash ]]> Three men were killed early Saturday in Kelseyville when their car ran off the road, hit a tree and burst into flames, the California Highway … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 14:54:55 PDT <![CDATA[ Kombucha making inroads in Wine Country ]]> When you think about the fermented beverages that are an integral part of Sonoma County’s identity and its economy, what comes to mind are alcoholic … ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 06:42:38 PDT <![CDATA[ What you need to know about Measure C and rent control in Santa Rosa ]]> Santa Rosa voters face a decision June 6 on whether to adopt rent control in Sonoma County’s largest city. Here are answers to some of … ]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 23:34:33 PDT <![CDATA[ Measure C supporters seek stability for Santa Rosa renters ]]> Marlina Martarano has been a renter in Santa Rosa for 42 years, and in that time she’s lived in her share of dumps. One place … ]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 23:34:32 PDT <![CDATA[ Measure C opponents see unintended consequences in rent control ]]> As the owner of DeDe’s Rentals, one of the largest property management firms in Sonoma County, Keith Becker has been one of the most consistent … ]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 23:34:32 PDT