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Stories from Chris Smith
Smith: It won’t be easy deciding who will get Windsor man's model train town
Among those eager to take the sentimental layout are lovers of trains landscapes who lost their to the fires.
Smith: A Sonoma County leader, displaced by 2017 wildfire, decides to leave
“It’s just been a tough go,” says Wes Winter, who lost his home to the Tubbs fire and will move to Palm Springs.
Smith: Martin Luther King Jr. celebration to spotlight interplay of courage and fear
Finding one’s courage in the midst will be a theme of Sunday’s MLK birthday celebration in Santa Rosa.
Smith: Who recalls the trouble that brewed in Sebastopol in 1955?
Yellowed newspaper clippings tell the story of when the friendly town of 2,600 went at it over city employees’ coffee breaks.
Smith: Who’s most likely to save you from the next disaster? You
Government works to protect us from future perils, but we’d best be ready to help ourselves.
'We couldn’t walk away from those girls': Santa Rosa family searching for missing French bulldog adopts 2 more
The missing dog’s family has taken in two French bulldogs needing a good home, but most wants Lucy back home.
Smith: The homeless play-acting, that was just part of One Cold Night
SAY’s sleep-out was merely an aspect of the night of empathy for young people grinding out a life on the streets.
Smith: Local on plane that slid off Burbank runway knew something wasn't right
Snack maker Mike Keefer was on Southwest Airlines Flight 278, which skidded off a Burbank airport runway.
Smith: Locals remember George H.W. Bush
The late president is remembered fondly by an former Guam TV reporter and some aficionados of vintage aircraft.
Smith: Raising awareness of teen homelessness with 'One Cold Night'
More than 100 will bundle up and camp out to raise money for homeless youth in Sonoma County.
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