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Towns: Sonoma

The natural world: Turkey vultures

Brown scavengers can be seen throughout Sonoma County, wherever roadkill and other carrion are plentiful.

Scholarships available to local wine employees’ kids

Vintners and Growers will award $100,000 merit-based awards this year to college-bound seniors.

Sonoma native returns to Bay Area, KQED

Award-winning NPR journalist Devin Katayama has a knack for radio news.

Sugarloaf Ridge’s resident stone carver

Jim Foley discovered a passion for sculpture, donating his creations to raise money for the state park.

Puppy Princess Fiona winning hearts

A tiny American bulldog puppy destined for euthanasia has been melting hearts and winning adoring fans all over Sonoma County a since her birth last month.

Guide to Sonoma County egg hunts

Kids can meet the Easter Bunny, search for eggs, play a few games and have a bite to eat at these 13 weekend events.

This week in Sonoma County: March 22-28

Upcoming events include Circus Waldissima, the Great Russian River Race, film festivals and more.

Sonoma teen debuts 2nd novel

Micaela Luque, an SSU freshman, moves from coming-of-age to more mature themes in ‘Burning, Bleeding.’

This week in Sonoma County: March 15-22

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, watch a movie, learn about lichens, laugh, celebrate spring and eat biscuits and gravy for a good cause.

Sonoma’s Ugly Tat contest pokes fun at inked mistakes

Tramp stamps, ‘80s tribal arm bands, names of ex-lovers and faded quotations are among the most common tattoo regrets.

Take a walk on the wildflower side

Spring wildflowers are blooming early, so guided hikes begin next week in Sonoma County.

Meet the ghosts of Sugarloaf Ridge

Group hike will highlight eight ghastly and gruesome stories of people who entered — but never left — the Kenwood park.

What’s in Store: Boncora Biscotti

Daniela Tempesta carries on late mother’s Kenwood biscotti empire, and its Pets Lifeline connection.

The Week in Sonoma County: March 8-15

SANTA ROSA, MARCH 8, 12-15 Play winds down: “Bonnie & Clyde: A Musical” runs its final week 8 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m

The Week in Sonoma County: March 1-8

Honor women, laugh it up, get help with your taxes and other ways to entertain yourself this week.

Sonoma’s Blanket Brigade swaddles those in need

Since 2009, volunteers have joined with Margaret Bell to make more than 1,000 fleece blankets for children, the homeless, the aged and those in crisis.

Sonoma Raceway pushing ahead on bid to host rock fest

The track is requesting Sonoma County make changes to its use permit to allow it to become an 'entertainment venue' with plans to offer private events, concerts and more.

The week in Sonoma County: Feb. 15-22

Celebrate Mardi Gras and Chinese New Year, clean up a neighborhood, watch a roller derby match or browse some other ways to have fun this week.

Moose Lodge bingo, Sonoma style

Gamers show up each week for fun, food and a chance to flirt with Lady Luck.

Where to find a bingo game in Wine Country

Find a game nearly every day of the week at locations throughout Sonoma and Napa counties.

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