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The new restaurant mixes Turkish and Mediterranean street food found in the larger cities of Sweden with homey classics like Swedish meatballs, pickled herring and Swedish pancakes.
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Damage toll rises in Mendocino Complex fires
2 arrested at suspected Santa Rosa drug house
Elsie Allen salvages football season, will start play next month
Man gets 4 years after 5th DUI
Anti-oil drilling bills clear critical hurdles in California Legislature

Settlement reached on eve of trial over Villa Capri evacuations

A lawsuit alleging residents of a Santa Rosa senior care home were abandoned by staff during the October firestorm shortly before the facility burned to the ground will be settled, attorneys said Friday.

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A 2018 real estate index lists Sonoma County as the 17th fastest-growing luxury market in the country with a 9.9 percent increase in sales year over year.
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Ralph Casale showed considerable heroism last October when he drove back into the fire zone to alert his Fountaingrove neighbors of the approaching Tubbs fire. Last week, he collapsed at the gym after suffering a heart attack.
This continuously updated map shows the current hot spots and fire lines of the River and Ranch fires burning in Mendocino and Lake counties.
Today opinion pages at scores of newspapers are responding to President Donald Trump’s denunciations of the news media with editorials and commentaries about the role journalists play in a free society.
Off the coast of Portugal, Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa broke a world record after surfing an 80-foot wave. Here's what causes these monster waves.
Aretha Franklin often used her talent, fortune and platform to inspire millions of black Americans and support the fight for racial equality.
Can you ID the people and places pictured in these photos donated to the Sonoma County Library?
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Sonoma County among the fastest growing luxury real estate markets
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Fiddler Amanda Shires writes and plays from the heart
Chris Thile and Punch Brothers to play in Rohnert Park
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died at 76
Russian River Jazz Fest canceled
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End Your Sonoma County Summer With a Concert Under the Redwoods
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Best Winery Patios in Sonoma & Napa
Get a taste of ‘80s, ‘90s at SOMO Village concerts
Best fairs this summer in Sonoma County
Live theater heats up this summer in Sonoma County
Hear great bands, have a brew at Lagunitas
First responders share stories of grief, healing in fires' wake
Coffey Park a model for rebuilding efforts in Sonoma County
Fire play helps 'resilient' North Bay kids cope with loss
‘Fountaingrove is going to look totally different’
 Sonoma to sell home-care business
These are the best places to work in the North Bay
What are homes selling for in Sonoma County?
North Coast grape harvest kicks off
White House admits error for false claim on black employment
Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House
Omarosa says she 'will not be silenced' by Trump
Trump lashes out at Omarosa, calls her 'that dog'
Poke, Ramen and Vegan Rice Bowls at Raku Ramen in Santa Rosa
Gone But Not Forgotten: Closed Sonoma County Restaurants We Miss
Grateful Greek Lights Up Penngrove with Flaming Saganaki
Best Food at the Sonoma County Fair 2018
Where to find workouts you can do with your kids
Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, tight lodging
Gearhead: Spurcycle’s new bells strike a chord with cyclists
Getting outside: Visit the apple fair and explore hikes
Elsie Allen salvages football season, will start play next month
Former Sonoma County referee Dardis dies at 77
A's set for key showdown with Astros in weekend series
Giants rookie Rodriguez goes on DL with hamstring injury
More and more US marijuana companies going public in Canada
Recreational cannabis market brings corporate competition, consolidation to county
Sonoma pushes pot initiative back to 2020 ballot
Move over, mint chip. Cannabis ice cream is gaining popularity
How 3 North Bay athletes use cannabis to heal from sports injuries
Ramen, rice bowls, more in Santa Rosa
Russian River retreats available now for less than $500,000
California just named Sept. 20 the most California holiday ever
Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska
Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee
Walker is Wisconsin GOP choice as Midwest tests Trump appeal
Priests molested 1,000 children in Pennsylvania, report says
Penngrove church to celebrate 120th birthday
Historic photos show 100 years of Sonoma County families
Shuffle’s offers magic with a dish of maple bacon ice cream
LeBaron: SSU seeks input for project on the highway that 'sawed the town in half'
Thumbs down: No DMV lines? Sure, if you’re a legislator
Thumbs up: Habitat playhouses for local kids
Thumbs down: Just what politics needs: More money
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