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  1. Roads Tax' vote coming - round the bendRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Get your electoral caps on Sonoma - the special election on Measure A, the initiative being referred to as the County Road Tax, is June 2. Measure A is a quarter-cent sales tax proposal that, if approved by a simple majority of voters, would raise $20 million a year for five years with the revenues going to the county general fund. Members of the Board of Supervisors are promising that those Measure A general fund revenues will go toward repairing Sonoma County's dilapidated roads.

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  2. Traffic Alerts: Portion of University Street To Close WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... operation on Wednesday May 27, with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors. Motor officers from the Sonoma County Combined Intensive Traffic Enforcement team will focus efforts in trouble spots, major intersections, and areas around ...

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  3. Closure of Sonoma County's Municipal Composting Facility AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    After extensive efforts to continue its existing composting program at the Sonoma County Central Landfill, the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency Board has reluctantly agreed to settle a federal water quality lawsuit regarding its compost operations that requires closing compost operations at the Central Landfill in fall 2015. The Agency signed the Settlement Agreement with RENALE and the County today to resolve the lawsuit filed by RENALE against the Agency and the County.

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  4. Albany School District Appoints New High School, Middle School AdministratorsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... obtained his Teaching Diploma from Cal-State East Bay in 1985 and his Masters in Educational Leadership in 2000 from Sonoma State. Mr. Anderson began teaching Social Studies at Sonoma High School in 1986 and taught there for nine years. The ...

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  5. Library book sale goes for the gutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    The latest "chapter" in the Friends of the Sonoma Valley Public Library's regular book sales is going to challenge readers' brains - and appetites. The cooking, biography-memoir and fiction categories are well represented this time around - perfect for honing those summer cookout menus or for simply stocking up on leisure-time reading.

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  6. Aloha on the RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Bohemian.com

    ... Adobe State Park in Petaluma and greets his host: "Hola amigo! Cmo ests, senor!" Patrick Garcia welcomes Kahele to Sonoma County with a hearty "Aloha!" Garcia is on the board of directors of the Petaluma-Sonoma State Historic Parks Association and ...

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  7. Russian River Valley Passport Weekend June 27 and 28Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Winery & Vineyards - Merriam Vineyards - Mueller Winery - Nunes Vineyards/St. Rose Winery - Russian River Vineyards - Sonoma-Cutrer Winery - Thomas George Estates - Via Giusti Wines - Viszlay Vineyards - VML Winery Grapes have been growing in the ...

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  8. Remember when: from the archives, June 1, 1945: Resolution approved for 100th Bear Flag anniversaryRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Governor Warren was asked in a resolution approved by the senate to name the 100th anniversary of the raising of the California Bar Flag at Sonoma as a statewide holiday. Sen. Herbert Slater, D., Santa Rosa, said the event will be observed June 14, in centennial celebration at Sonoma, where the first Bear Flag was raised.

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  9. Musings of a Sonoma son: When Eldridge was a real communityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Recent articles in the Index-Tribune indicate that the State is set upon closing Sonoma Developmental Center by 2018. If it does, it will mark the final passing of a community within our community SDC was our Valley's biggest employer for decades.

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  10. Beer bandit propels purloined pintsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... threw a backpack containing the purloined beer at the employee. It seems the shoplifter stole another six-pack at Sonoma Market about two hours earlier. After the 25-year-old Santa Rosa resident was arrested, he was put into the back of the squad ...

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  11. Sonoma cat lovers - deported' from RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    It was almost 11 p.m. when two Russian policemen knocked on the door of the guest house where four American women were staying, and said, "You must come with us." "We had no idea what was going on," said Darla Hillard, a director of the Sonoma-based Snow Leopard Conservancy.

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  12. Air officials huffing, puffing over fireplacesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... sites, or if the heating upgrade would disqualify houses from their historically preserved status. Representing the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors at the Air Quality Management District, 3rd District Supervisor Shirlee Zane agrees that forcing ...

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  13. Devin Katayama's film about at-risk youth earns prestigious prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Though Devin Katayama grew up in Sonoma, went to school in New York and Chicago, and reported for an NPR station, the story he tells in the documentary "At Risk" is one that may be found in any town, county or city - and it's a story that earned him the prestigious Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize. The prize, named for the late, respected NPR broadcaster, who died in 2010, is geared toward young, up-and-coming public radio journalists under the age of 35 with impressive work under their belts.

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  14. Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Paula Lely and her daughter Andriana Lely-Gibson honor the memory of husband and father, Dirk Lely at the 57th Annual Sonoma Valley Memorial Day Observance. Josephine Grant captures an image of her husband's name which is carved into the the Star of Honor at Monday's Memorial Day Observance.

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  15. Russian River' flows into Burlingame HallRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... to the a press release, the film "has been seen by over 3,300 people in 26 venues throughout Marin, Mendocino, Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties." According to the film's producers, it "is an educational call to action for citizen groups in and outside ...

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  16. Deluxe brings the blues to HopMonkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... Murphy's Irish Pub starts the "After Party" tonight, May 26, with the Mark Larson Band kicking off at 7:30 p.m. The Sonoma Speakeasy and American Music Hall has "Rhythm and Blues Singer Sit-in and Community Jam" hosted by Dallis Craft and Louis ...

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  17. Stompers go yard - " at San Quentin, that isRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    For their first road game of the exhibition season, the Sonoma Stompers will jump from the minor leagues to the Big House - as our local squad travels up Highway 101 on Thursday, May 28 to face a team of inmate athletes at San Quentin State Prison. The Stompers, looking to finalize their 2015 Opening Day roster, will face the team comprised of inmates from San Quentin's two team, the A's and the Giants, who play regularly at the prison's "Field of Dreams."

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  18. Women for WineSense offering scholarshipsRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Wines & Vines

    The Napa/Sonoma chapter of Women for WineSense is offering three new scholarships to eligible WWS members seeking to advance their careers in the wine industry. Eligible education programs for the awards include, but are not limited to, WSET, Court of Sommeliers, online wine business management certificates, wine finance and accounting, viticulture and enology courses.

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  19. This weekend's fun for Northern California...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Springtime is when Bay Area car events start revving up and this weekend will feature two events that are sure to cater to the souls of most California gearheads. Sonoma Raceway is putting on the Sonoma Historic Motorsport Festival and the Alameda County Fairgrounds will play host to the 22d Goodguys Summer Get-Together.

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  20. LCWC trade event showcases countyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... level to writers, sommeliers and the trade is critical to bringing Lake County's reputation for wines on par with Sonoma and Napa,” said Peter Molnar, outgoing LCWC Chairman and co-founder of Obsidian Ridge Vineyards located in the Red Hills ...

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