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Hessel community near Sebastopol started as chicken ranch

The small community 5 miles southeast of Sebastopol got its name from the Hessel family, who settled there in the 19th century.

14-year-old student admits writing threatening graffiti
Deadline moved for end of Roseland homeless camps
3 men arrested in connection with drug operation
State’s top judge speaks to Santa Rosa legal community
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'Roseanne' revival aims to keep it real, Trump included
Martin Sexton bringing songs of hope to Petaluma
Documentary profiles Bay Area drumming pioneer Barbara Borden on KRCB
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Who ruled the world? Local women's groups of the 1900s and beyond