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Special Coverage: Holidays 2017
The Sorentinos bring quirky Christmas music to Cotati show
Longtime local singer, songwriter and bandleader Danny Sorentino keeps up his Christmas tradition with a show at the Redwood Cafe.
Make family fun night every night with these gift ideas
Looking for family gift ideas? Here are 5 that the whole family with love.
Give a taste of home for the holidays with these local gifts
For those that can’t make it home this holiday season, these 18 local gift ideas will give them a nostalgic taste of Wine Country.
Generous holiday helpers ‘adopt’ families hit by fires
One local woman put her detail-oriented skills and social media savvy to work to identify fire victim families, then paired them with a volunteer.
Holiday candles reconsidered after recent fires
After the recent fire tragedies, this season’s candle lighting traditions may feel stressful for some. Here are some ways to find comfort without fear.
With Christmas nearing, retailers feel pressure to deliver
Christmas falls on a Monday, which means most retailers have one less day to get packages delivered on time.
10 gifts that raise money for fire relief
Give back this holiday season by gifting one of these items, each raising money for North Bay fire relief.
Where to see holiday lights around Sonoma County
Looking for homes decorated for the holidays in Sonoma County? Let our map guide your way.
Guide to this year's local holiday events
From Santa to holiday lights and everything in between, here are your best bets for events that will get you in the holiday spirit.
Stay on track with these healthy holiday treats
The holidays are a difficult time to keep your healthy eating on track. Here are some ideas for healthy treats and beverages that won't blow your food goals.
Berger on wine: Wines that pair well with party foods
Dan Berger suggests a few inexpensive wines that pair well with holiday party fare.
Dancing ballerinas help kick off Christmas at White House
Ballerinas leaping to the strains of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" helped launch Christmas at the White House, featuring a traditional decor that Melania Trump chose for her family's first holiday season in the White House.
Tree lighting kicks off local holiday season
More than 2,000 people attended the event, boosting foot traffic for downtown merchants.
Guide to Sonoma County's holiday performances and activities
Mark your calendars for these festive events happening now through the end of the year.
Beautiful trees at ‘magical’ holiday fundraiser
By bidding on trees and buying boutique items, raffle tickets and sweet treats, visitors help Sonoma County charities and, this year, fire victims.
From Target to Best Buy, here are some the best Black Friday deals
About 69 percent of Americans intend to shop at some point during the five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday. Here are some of the deals you can expect.
Shop the Sonoma County Farm Trails this holiday season
Looking for ways to shop local for the holidays? Local farm stands offer some unique foods and gift ideas, perfect for those on your list. Here’s a glimpse at what you can find.
Sonoma County tree lightings and holiday celebrations
From tree lightings to visits with Santa, here are some of our favorite events coming to a town near you.
The spirited story of cognac
What separates cognac from other French eau-de-vie are important indicators like geography, soils, grapes, distillation methods and the source of the oak used in the aging barrels.
How to get through the holidays after the fires
If you’re unsure how to get through the holidays following last month's fires, here are a few suggestions to help carry you through.
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