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  1. Meet the alcaldessa: Marcie WaldronRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Each December, Sonoma's city leaders select a new "honorary alcalde" to carry the silver-tipped cane - and carry forward Sonoma's commitment to community service. That tradition lives on for another year, as the City Council on Monday night picked Marcie Waldron to be the city's alcaldessa in 2015.

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  2. US protection sought for scenic California regionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    A contingent of California environmental groups, businesses and politicians will use a visit from Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Friday to push for permanent protection of some 550 square miles of picturesque federal land near the state's famous wine country. The region lies generally to the east of the Napa-Sonoma wine country and stretches north from Lake Berryessa to the flanks of the Snow Mountains in the Mendocino National Forest.

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  3. Flying Lizard Motorsports To Compete With K-Pax RacingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... and rear sub frames, creating a lightweight frame, armed with a 3.8L V8 twin turbo engine. The team will be based in Sonoma, California, utilizing Flying Lizard's facility at Sonoma Raceway. At race events, the teams will operate out of the K-PAX ...

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  4. Local emergencies in Northern California counties after rainRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    KNTV reports State Office of Emergency Services Spokeswoman Lilly Wyatt says Tehama, Sonoma, Marin and Lake counties have proclaimed "local emergencies" following the storms last week. The agency reports Monterey and San Mateo counties are also preparing to make the proclamation, and Butte County is considering, also.

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  5. Sonoma Garden Park hosts winter pruning workshopRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Get hands-on experience and training in the art of winter tree pruning, at a workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 17 at Sonoma Garden Park, This workshop provides a great experience for new and seasoned gardeners who want to get their hands working while they learn. The garden has apple, peach, fig and other trees that will be looked at and worked with in this always-popular workshop.

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  6. CFAC to award $2KRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    The City of Sonoma Cultural and Fine Arts Commission's 2015 Student Creative Arts Award Program is now open for entries. This award program is open to Sonoma Valley residents between the age of 16 and 21 who are studying visual, literary or performing arts.

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  7. Needy kids get a visit with Santa, Christmas presentsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune Santa passed out candy canes as he arrived for the annual "Race to the Holidays" Children's Christmas Party at Sonoma Raceway last Saturday. More than 400 people enjoyed a day of holiday cheer at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday at the 10th annual "Race to the Holidays" Children's Christmas Party.

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  8. T Luke and the Tight Suits dress up Erik James tasting roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    It's quietly the best kept musical secret in Sonoma Valley, so don't tell anyone, but the Erik K. James tasting room, tucked back and away in the Mercato, around the corner from the Chocolate Cow, has been having some of the finest in Cajun and zydeco music in town, and on a regular basis. Former Commander Cody bassist Tim Eschliman has been booking the room, and occasionally even books himself, and some of the other top-notch regional players he has gigged with over the years.

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  9. Curtain rises on - Carol'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Submitted photo Bob Smith, left, is Ebenezer Scrooge and Daniel Jimenez is Bob Cratchett in the Sonoma Community Center's production of "A Christmas Carol." Sonoma Community Center has teamed up with Aidan O'Reilly and the Sonoma Shakespeare Theatre to bring "A Christmas Carol" back to the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall this weekend.

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  10. FISH to give away food baskets Dec. 20Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    On Saturday, Dec. 20, FISH will distribute more than 400 holiday food baskets to needy families and individuals in Sonoma Valley. "With a week to go, we are halfway to the quantity of non-perishable food we require," said food drive co-chairs Bette Holloway and Sandy Drew.

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  11. 10 wineries build gingerbread masterpiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune Muscardini Winery celebrates the historic Kenwood School house that is now home to its tasting room, by replicating the 1800s era building in a fanciful gingerbread creation. Sonoma Valley's Vintners & Growers Alliance has announced the contestants in its annual Sonoma Valley Winery Gingerbread Contest where member wineries engage in a friendly competition to create the most magnificent gingerbread masterpiece.

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  12. Eleanor Coppola's stir-fried earwigs; Three Sonoma wineries make...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Eleanor Coppola's stir-fried earwigs; Three Sonoma wineries make Chronicle Top 100; Bacon scented pillow cases; Travels with Henri Episode No. 13 As Eleanor Coppola began to tell her story at Sonoma Valley Museum of Art of how and why she made her 1996 documentary "A Visit to Miao Country" on her fabric quest in China, she of her childhood thrill of going to the "five and dime store" with her mother and loving to walk through the bolts of fabric, smelling and feeling them.

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  13. A day in Sonoma 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Valley Sun

    The Sun ends its 2014 publication schedule with this special, all-photo issue. What does a typical day in the Sonoma Valley look like? The following 32 photographs, all shot on Friday, December 12, will give you some idea.

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  14. SMGA, SVGC play season finales at Eagle VinesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Just before the deluge of rain drenched the area, the Sonoma Men's Golf Association and Sonoma Valley Golf Club got their final events of 2014 in the books. The SMGA ventured to the SVGC's territory and played the Eagle Vines Golf Club in Napa.

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  15. Battle of the BartendersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... their concoctions - that includes an ingredient that they'll discover as they start. Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune The Sonoma Bar Battle returns for the eighth year starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Sonoma Valley Veterns Memorial Building.

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  16. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KFI

    Four Northern California counties have declared local emergencies following rains that brought flooding, mudslides and other damages. KNTV reports State Office of Emergency Services Spokeswoman Lilly Wyatt says Tehama, Sonoma, Marin and Lake counties have proclaimed "local emergencies" following the storms last week.

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  17. 4 NorCal Counties Proclaim " Local Emergencies"Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    ... first, on Dec. 9, after Sheriff Dave Hencratt requested the board of supervisors formally issue the proclamation. Sonoma, Marin and Lake counties are the other three counties where the boards of supervisors there proclaimed local of emergencies. ...

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  18. SCC seeking - Trashion Fashion' applicationsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Coming on the heels of the show's success last spring, the fifth annual Trashion Fashion Show is anticipating an even higher volume of participants and attendees for Sonoma's only live runway fashion show featuring wearable art made from recycled materials and cast-off junk. The Trashion Fashion Show was conceived by the Sonoma Community Center as a way to highlight its sustainability programs, which focus on education around topics like water conservation and recycling.

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  19. The Farallon Quintet kicks off classical music seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    The Farallon Quintet kicks off the Sonoma Classical Music Society's 11th season with a concert on Sunday, Jan. 18, at Vintage House senior center. The Sonoma Classical Music Society announces its 11th season of providing live classical music to audiences in Sonoma, the Sonoma Valley, and beyond.

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  20. Rotary hosts Kenwood New Year's EveRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Enjoy New Year's Eve in Kenwood at the historic Kenwood Depot with dancing and music by T-Luke and the Tight Suits, plus hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer, and a magical champagne toast at midnight. This event is being hosted by the Rotary Club of Glen Ellen-Kenwood, with proceeds going toward the group's local and international service projects, including the Dunbar School Backpack Program, the Dunbar School iPad Learning Program, Children's Medical Aid Foundation in Nepal, holiday bell ringing for FISH, Jack London State Park clean-up days, and a creek monitoring project with the Sonoma Ecology Center.

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