Stories from Chris Smith

Firefighters are collecting personal products and gift cards for fire survivors in Paradise, while the Farm Bureau is gathering books for kids.
Two ex-Santa Rosa sisters and their families live in limbo after fleeing their new homes in and near Paradise.
Now showing at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts are works from local collections and poems that they inspired.
The confrontation between Chris Coursey and Jack Buckhorn wasn’t pretty, but it also wasn’t as bad as rumored.
Sunday's parade coincides with the 50th anniversary of 1968’s Tet Offensive by North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces.
“Guitar Man,” about a Sebastopol musician’s quest to keep troubled kids from prison, captures a key prize from the L.A. Film Awards.
Residents of 55-and-over Santa Rosa community rally for neighbors who lost homes during Tubbs fire.
Officials ordered the removal of the huts from alongside a commercial building near Coddingtown because they didn’t comply with building codes.
There’s much enlivening about the Day of the Dead show at the Sonoma County Museum.
Santa Rosa native Art Janssen shares the secret to his very long life and it isn't what you may think.