July 19, 2017 -
Press Democrat readers comment on airline service, the Chanate Road development plan, and more.
July 11, 2017 -
Readers offer their thoughts on Chanate Road property, health care and cell towers.
June 20, 2017 -
Press Democrat readers comment on the Chanate land sale, distribution of county hotel tax money and more.
November 13, 2016 -
Thanks to two Sonoma County researchers, the stories behind thousands of early Santa Rosa’s residents buried at the Rural Cemetery will not be forgotten.
May 20, 2016 -
Jeremy Nichol has documented more than 130 Sonoma County cemeteries, from potter's fields to family plots on rural ranches.
May 14, 2016 -
Digging in a Santa Rosa backyard, a team continued the decades-long search for the bones of two members of the Bear Flag Revolt killed in 1846.
October 15, 2015 -
More than 200 people turned out for a public hearing Wednesday night on future development of the former Sutter Hospital site on Chanate Road in Santa Rosa.
September 20, 2015 -
The Valley fire, which has consumed 75,781 acres and is 70% contained, is a searing reminder of the fire dangers that exist in Sonoma County. 'It's not a matter of 'if,' it's 'when,' ' warns a Cal Fire official.
September 13, 2015 -
Next month will mark the one-year anniversary of the opening of the new Sutter Hospital near the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts — the final step in a project that was more than five years in the planning.
August 10, 2015 -
A mixed-use housing development that could potentially bring hundreds of new units to the hills of Santa Rosa is one of the options eyed by the Board of Supervisors.
December 9, 2014 -
Specialized dogs detected scents Tuesday that may lead history buffs to the long-forgotten graves of two Bear Flag Revolt rebels slain nearly 169 years ago and believed to be buried in Santa Rosa.
November 15, 2014 -
Two Rural Cemetery volunteers have taken up the quest for the final resting place of Thomas Cowie and George Fowler, killed in 1846.
June 12, 2012 -
Old cemeteries fascinate, and on Saturday we've got our pick of overdue public events at two of the most historic and intriguing of Santa Rosa's graveyards.
June 11, 2012 -
Santa Rosa's first mayor to get a tombstone, indigents' graveyard to be dedicated
October 24, 2010 -
They're peaceful, pretty, slightly spooky and frequently a little forlorn. In autumn, the oaks and overgrown shrubbery that shroud many an old graveyard in Sonoma County take on a bony look that makes them all the more compelling -- and ever so creepy -- in that spine-tingling way that makes us love a ghost story.
October 21, 2010 -
They're peaceful, pretty, slightly spooky and frequently a little forlorn — Sonoma County's old cemeteries are a perfect place to get a glimpse of local history, and maybe a ghost or two.
May 2, 2010 -
RURAL CEMETERY PRESERVATION
Help maintain cemetery
The Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery Preservation Committee needs volunteers to help with weed control at the 17-acre historic cemetery.
November 27, 2009 -
John Dennison is the kind of guy grateful nonprofit groups just love: He believes in pride in his community and does pretty much anything to help out