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Dry, windy weather prompts another red flag warning for region.
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Cary Fukunaga, a 1995 graduate of the Sebastopol high school, is the first American chosen to helm a Bond film.
Martin Espinoza and Julie Johnson shared their experiences covering the deadly October firestorm at an event in San Francisco on Saturday.
A reader knows her live-boyfriend is 'the one' but questions his loyalty to a longtime roommate who hasn't had a job in 10 years.
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Opponents of disruptive geotechnical studies at the Albion River Bridge hope a San Francisco judge will halt the work, set to begin next month.
A Lake County community has come together to support a high school football player injured in an auto accident, including his teammates wearing his number on their helmets.
The fires carry a unique significance to each member of the community, with public events and private gatherings set to mark the anniversary.
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Bill Cosby prosecutor asks for 5 to 10 years in prison
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‘Boxing saved my life’: How the sport has helped local youth
Family staff, simple great food make Picazo Cafe a community staple
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New Napa Resort Brings Wineries to Its Front Yard
The Imaginists: The Little Theater Company That Could
Photo Gallery: The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala in Santa Rosa
Running as a refuge: Maria Carrillo cross country ready for a season in fresh air
Redwood Adventist Academy students return to fire-scarred campus
'The fire was always on my mind': 7 students discuss challenges, hopes after October wildfires
Roseland Collegiate Prep hopes to rebuild
Alaska Airlines introduces bare-bones airfare
Santa Rosa company makes machines to extract cannabis oil
Slow and steady grape harvest to stretch past Halloween
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Trump says Kavanaugh allegations 'totally political'
Arizona GOP congressman's siblings star in opponent's ad
Ex-Trump official revises statement to Mueller team about Michael Flynn’s Russia contacts
As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges
Sonoma's Fremont Diner Reopens as Boxcar Fried Chicken and Biscuits
Learn to Cultivate Worm Poop and Guerrilla Garden at Santa Rosa's Heirloom Expo
Healdsburg's Coolest Pie and Ice Cream Shop, Noble Folk, Coming to Santa Rosa
After a Decade, Barndiva Gets a New Chef. You Won't Believe Who It Is
Harvest festivals and more outdoors events for this week
Future of Sonoma ropes course remains uncertain
Sonoma County carving path to carbon farming
Gearhead: A better water bottle for Fido
10 Northern California cannabis companies hiring right now
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1 in 11 US teens are vaping marijuana, study finds
State: 20 percent of California marijuana products failing safety tests
6 homes available now under $650,000 in Sebastopol
49ers’ red-zone failures are a product of Shanahan’s approach
Career Advice: Creative ways to get into a growth mindset
Real estate roundup: 6 Sonoma County homes under $600,000
Dallas officer accused in neighbor's death fired
US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits
Shame, fear: Survivors explain not reporting sexual assaults
Minnesota GOP lawmaker drops re-election bid after daughter says he molested her
Monday’s Letters to the Editor
The Last Word: Enter the PD’s write-a-caption contest
Dionne: The ugly attacks on Ford were inevitable
PD Editorial: Sawyer, Fleming for a new era on the Santa Rosa City Council
Historic photos of harvest in Sonoma County
Volunteers build playhouses to lift the spirits of young fire survivors
Historic photos show the evolution of Santa Rosa's Fourth Street
3 Santa Rosa teens’ journey to Marine Corps boot camp together