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Harry Friedman serving as a mentor to a younger generation of Friedmans who took over the hardware store business started by his older brothers in 1946.
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Giants swept by Cardinals
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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
Costumes, music and dance — what’s not to love about Ballet Folklorico?
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New Napa Resort Brings Wineries to Its Front Yard
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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
Santa Rosa company makes machines to extract cannabis oil
Slow and steady grape harvest to stretch past Halloween
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New law lets consumers freeze credit for free
Trump says Kavanaugh allegations 'totally political'
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As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges
Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday
Sonoma's Fremont Diner Reopens as Boxcar Fried Chicken and Biscuits
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Healdsburg's Coolest Pie and Ice Cream Shop, Noble Folk, Coming to Santa Rosa
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Sonoma County carving path to carbon farming
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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
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Monday’s Letters to the Editor
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PD Editorial: Sawyer, Fleming for a new era on the Santa Rosa City Council
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Volunteers build playhouses to lift the spirits of young fire survivors
Historic photos show the evolution of Santa Rosa's Fourth Street
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