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Stories from Outdoors
Why you may see colorful art on Santa Rosa storm drains
ArtStart’s Art on the Streets for Cleaner Creeks project puts beautiful renderings of native fish species on Santa Rosa’s storm drains.
Gearhead: Affordable down jackets keep money in your pocket
REI Co-Op’s down jackets may not be as snazzy as some other brands, they’re good-looking enough and come at a nice price.
All aboard for the annual Holiday Model Train Show, and other outdoors events
Lights, trains, posadas. Check out the ways to get in the holiday spirit outside this week.
Why some Sonoma County residents really do want an imperfect tree
The 'Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Hunt' lets people get the best of both worlds — festivity and reducing wildfire threat.
Gearhead: Nature in a box for city kids?
For today’s urban kids who don’t get outside as much as they should, there’s the Think Outside box.
Hikes, birding and mistletoe mysteries this week in Sonoma County
From treks to nature talks, plenty of ways to keep the outdoors in your life this holiday season.
A paddle boarding renaissance in Petaluma
In the 'muddy' Petaluma River, which is often referred to erroneously as 'dirty,' Andrew Dickson sees life.
Lottery opens for insanely difficult Lake Sonoma 50 race
The Lake Sonoma 50 is considered one of the most challenging ultrarunning courses in North America. Here’s why.
8 great reasons to venture outside in nature this week
Cougars, crabbing, and sneak peeks of Mr. Claus. It’s all in Venturing Out this week.
Gearhead: How to roll away the stiffness after workouts
TriggerPoint Performance’s GRID Foam Roller has a patented 3D grid pattern designed to replicate the hands and touch of a massage therapist.
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