Monday Nov 25
Measure prohibiting Sonoma hotel expansion fails
The final count from last week's election in the city of Sonoma has confirmed defeat of a measure limiting the size of new hotels - the end results showing Measure B lost by 124 votes, the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters said.
Smith: 9-year-old theft victim down, but not out
Riley is the Kenwood lad who seems to have come into the world yearning to make it better by helping others.
Narsai David Food & Wine Report: Two Sonoma Wines
Two appealing wines from Sonoma County are at the top of my list for you to try this week.
The Press Democrat
Kenwood Restaurant Re-opening
It's an almost uncomfortable moment when Chef Max Schacher, the longtime toque of the iconic Kenwood Restaurant, lifts a glass to the new owners and young chef taking over his restaurant.
20 Spot chef Caleb Jones on the limits and liberation of a small menu
While Anthony Paone moved north to Sonoma several weeks ago to ramp up Kenwood 2.0 , his chef position at the Mission District's 20 Spot was filled by Caleb Jones , the young chef who garnered strong reviews at Claudine last year.
Sonoma group fights for tighter grip on hotels
Celeste Wigant hoops it up in Sonoma's downtown square, where a grassroots effort blocked a new hotel.
Two-vehicle crash blocks Lakeville Highway
A two-vehicle crash on Lakeville Highway Wednesday morning shut down the highway and required five ambulances and a medical helicopter to transport the injured drivers and passengers, according to the CHP and emergency dispatch records.
The Press Democrat
Lafferty Ranch suit put on hold
A lawsuit against the owners of land surrounding Petaluma's Lafferty Ranch has been placed on hold for three months in hopes that the opposing sides can reach a Lafferty Ranch park is shown in this 2003 file photo.
Smith: Aidan, his mom and a little bird
Amy Malaise, who works at SRJC's Doyle Library, had a minor matter to take up with her son, Aidan, who's 5. She said, "A little bird told me that you had some conflict with a friend today over a train car."
Living Wages at Darius' Hotel?--Not exactly
Darius Anderson and his Kenwood Investments "Team Sonoma Hotel" made a big deal about signing a Living Wage agreement.