16 hrs ago
LeBaron: Fighting in Sebastopol, across the centuries
It's been about 10 days now since the bedside radio woke me with the news that the city of Sebastopol was an armed camp.
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22 hrs ago
New farm bill reflects changes in U.S. appetites
Gravenstein apples being harvested in Sebastopol, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011. The $965 billion farm bill signed by President Barack Obama in Feb. 2014 gives fruit and vegetable farmers greater access to crop insurance, protecting them from the vagaries of weather.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Jewish News Weekly
'Amazing' educator delivers - from A's to zeal
When Miles Levin first joined the JCC of Sonoma County's teen program, Chaverim, he anticipated a stereotypical Jewish youth group with a bunch of kids sitting in a circle happily extolling the virtues of religion.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Driver, high on meth, gets 11 years in...
A Sebastopol man has been sentenced to 11 years in state prison in connection with a car crash that killed a passenger while he was high on methamphetamine, authorities said Wednesday.
PG&E, Sonoma Clean Power make pitches to customers
The head of Sonoma County's startup public power agency Tuesday shared a stage for the first time with an official from PG&E as the electricity providers vie for customers ahead of Sonoma Clean Power's May launch.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Press Democrat
Fork Cafe Opens in Sebastopol
I'm in love with Avgolemono . I mean really in love. The Greek version of Jewish chicken soup, its a hearty, soul-nourishing stew of rice, lemon juice and shredded chicken fortified with beaten eggs.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Celebrating with Oscar, Sebastopol style
Dapper in their black tailcoat jackets, white shirts and white vests, James Knauer and Richard Jones posed for photos Sunday, standing on a plush red carpet next to a long, shiny black limousine.
The Press Democrat
Santa Rosa moves ahead on alternate water supply
Santa Rosa is accelerating efforts to find suitable locations for wells that could supply residents with drinking water in an emergency, a move that comes amid an ongoing contract dispute with its longtime consultant on the project.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Big fines proposed for striking cyclists
California drivers who hit and injure cyclists or other "vulnerable road users" could be slapped with fines of up to $1,000 under legislation proposed this week by a North Coast lawmaker.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Rain soaks county, another storm on the way
Wednesday's soaking rain storm left the North Bay during the night after dropping well over two inches of rain in many communities.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
North Bay food truck news: One rolls in,...
The Lobsta Truck is putting some serious miles on its cherry red mobile eatery. The popular Los Angeles-based rolling shrine to seafood debuted in San Francisco at the beginning of the year, and now, it's crossed the bridge into Marin.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Sebastopol pursues 'slow-city' version of tourism
There always will be a place for hotel mini-bars, luxury suites and room service, and for the kinds of go-go-go vacations that whisk people to the latest museum exhibit, to the trendiest restaurant, to a must-see show.
Eggman refocuses on saving farmland
She had just been named chairwoman of the Assembly Agriculture Committee and had introduced a farmland-preservation bill, AB823, hoping it would force a minimum mitigation standard for urban development projects statewide.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Biofeedback increasingly mainstream
Robin Wright's back pain was the kind where "it hurt to breathe, even take a shower.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
People on the move at Friedemann Goldberg LLP, Annadel Medical Group and more ...
Stephanie Barber Hess has been named a partner at Friedemann Goldberg LLP, its first new partner in eight years.
Environmentalists' warning irks grape growers
North Coast grape growers are weeks away from having to make crucial decisions about how much water to use for frost protection, but already are facing what is widely interpreted as a threat of being sued by environmental groups over potential harm to fish habitats.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
CHP issues photos of suspect vehicle in water-bottle attacks
New images were released Friday of a white Toyota Tacoma truck believed to be linked to a series of water bottle assault cases on the highway in Sonoma County.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
CHP Seeks Sonoma Driver Throwing Water Bottles At Passing Vehicles
SEBASTOPOL - Someone in a passing white pickup truck has been hurling water bottles at passing vehicles in the Sebastopol area of Sonoma County.
The Press Democrat
Federal judge may dismiss CVS lawsuit against Sebastopol
A federal judge handling the CVS Pharmacy lawsuit against the city of Sebastopol may dismiss the case for lack of jurisdiction, suggesting the matter properly belongs in state court.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Ten Days of Fun
Lost Dog Found, chosen as Best Local Band in the 2013 Press Democrat Readers' Choice Awards, will perform live this Friday night at HopMonk in Sebastopol.