Press Democrat A1 RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ Will Sonoma County’s accolades raise more wine auction funds for nonprofits? ]]> The Sonoma County Wine Auction on Saturday raised a record-breaking $6.1 million for charitable causes, with the county’s recent designation as the “Wine Region of … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 23:26:44 PDT <![CDATA[ These 2 Healdsburg ‘farmers’ have brought 4 presidential candidates to Sonoma County ]]> Iron Horse Vineyards CEO Joy Sterling can remember a time when the sight of a presidential candidate schmoozing in Sonoma County didn’t necessarily turn heads. … ]]> Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:41:00 PDT <![CDATA[ High temps, strong winds prompt fire weather watch ]]> A combination of hot, dry weather and strong winds expected early next week has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a fire weather watch … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:36:10 PDT <![CDATA[ ‘So much healthier and so much happier’: Roseland schools, Camp Hope enrich lives ]]> There was a big problem in Roseland.Children of the largely Latino community in southwest Santa Rosa attended preschool and grade school in Roseland, then left … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:36:25 PDT <![CDATA[ “There’s a timelessness to it,” said Ex. “I mean, it’s been on TV forever.” ]]> There they stood, big as life, Pat Sajak and Vanna White in the ballroom of the Graton Resort and Casino on Friday night.“They’re a little … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:23:09 PDT <![CDATA[ Santa Rosa looks to accelerate minimum wage hike ]]> Santa Rosa is poised to speed up increases to the local minimum wage, joining a statewide push to bolster pay for low- income workers that’s … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 08:15:21 PDT <![CDATA[ Change is in the air: Local students skip school for climate strike ]]> About 2,000 people — including a large contingent of students skipping classes — turned out Friday at Old Courthouse Square in Santa Rosa, as part … ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:31:13 PDT