The Week in Sonoma County: Dec. 21-28
A sleigh full of holiday events, as well as live music, art exhibits and a few kids’ activities.
Hole in Bodega Head now refueling stop for migrating birds
The pit once dug to hold a nuclear reactor is filled with fresh water, insects for weary flocks.
Where to find a Sonoma County tree farm
Locally grown Christmas trees are easy to find on farms throughout the county.
Got lights? Here’s how to show them off
If you’ve got a holiday display worth sharing, add it to our Holiday Lights Map.
The Week in Sonoma County: Dec. 14-21
Share some Stone Soup, watch a movie, see a play or visit the Christmas Train Show.
Celebrate the season in Sonoma County
Town-by-town listings reflect the unique ways each of the communities observes the holidays.
Facing closure deadline, Drakes Bay oyster farm harvests final crop
The end of the oyster farm upholds a promise put forward decades ago in law to fully protect Drakes Estero, but it also severs ties to a cherished history of shellfish farming in the waterway.
Hundreds remember victims of Bodega Bay boat accident
Hundreds gathered at Porto Bodega marina clubhouse Sunday to mark lives of four who died when boat capsized last month on first day of recreational crab season.
On the hunt for the perfect Christmas tree
Families converge on tree farm in the hills south of Sebastopol, searching amid the thousands for just the one to chop down and take home.
The Week in Sonoma County: Dec. 7-14
Zenfest, Emerald Cup cannabis festival, music and a ton of holiday events on tap for the week.
Martha Lindt’s Sonoma County Spirit
Sebastopol ice cream store owner is among 19 chosen for Spirit of Sonoma County awards.
Food fresh from Farmers Guild kitchens
A just out farm-to-table cookbook from young farmers raises money for the Sebastopol-based guild, an open-door alliance of new generation producers.
Holiday Events: What’s happening in Sonoma County
Here’s where to find Santa, tree-lightings, open houses and holiday cheer.
Tomales kids celebrate their 100-year-old lady friend
Retired ballerina returns the favor with ukulele songs and encouragement
New life at county's historic Granges
Granges scattered throughout Sonoma County, part of the nationwide farmers' alliance that dates to post Civil War days, are gathering strength and building community.
Rohnert Park baker’s sweet and savory pies
Cheryl Johnson cobblers harken back to Mom’s southern style kitchen.
13 holiday events you won't want to miss
From lighted riverboats and twilight menorah lightings to posadas, processions and tractor parades, the season kicks off with a bang this weekend. Here’s a peek at what's ahead.
Messages of faith and thanksgiving
As we start the holidays with turkey and thanksgiving, Sonoma County faith leaders have their eyes on loftier goals — fasting and reflection, peace and joy, paying it forward and discovering the happiness that comes from reaching out to others in need.