Bikinis, diamonds and fast cars: A look back at Jayne Mansfield's weekend in Santa Rosa

The movie star with the little-girl voice and perpetual giggle created quite the frenzy when she visited Sonoma County in 1960.

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Home and Garden

Know your enemy: tips for battling garden pests

Enlist soldier beetles to attack your aphids. These garden enemies can cause prune leaf curl and spread viruses to plants like nandina.

Rosemary McCreary

Homegrown: Boost soil with wood ashes

Farmers have long recycled wood ashes in fields and growing beds, putting to work the nutrients that remain after wood burns.

Outdoor Living

A secret garden in Oakmont

See how a vacant Santa Rosa backyard has been transformed into a flourishing sanctuary.

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