Section: News

Postcard from Mexico

Postcard from Mexico

Kristin rises from the hammock, puts down the cocktail and posts an update from Sayulita. The question is, will she ever come back?  Read More →

Local baseball, #don’ttextanddrive, and a how not to win at the casino

Local baseball, #don'ttextanddrive, and a how not to win at the casino

The Sonoma Stompers, your very own professional baseball team, opens its home season on Tuesday, July 1, the first of 33 games at Arnold... Continue

Treatment in transition: When a Developmental Center closes

Treatment in transition: When a Developmental Center closes

Like the Sonoma Developmental Center, The Lanterman Developmental Center in Pomona was one of California’s last large institutional... Continue

Thompson: ‘Reckless’ budget plan won’t pass Senate

Though the House Majority’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget was passed by the House today, Sonoma Valley’s U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, who... Continue

Kenwood standoff death: suicide

Last week’s 19-hour standoff between a SWAT team and an armed man barricaded in a Kenwood trailer ended with the suspect’s suicide,... Continue

Flipping the bird

Flipping the bird

As Sam Spade in the film noir classic “The Maltese Falcon,” Humphrey Bogart is to detectives what hardboiled is to eggs. The 1941... Continue

Hospital announces Pulse Award winners

Hospital announces Pulse Award winners

Pam Gibson, Ligia Booker and Kimberly Blattner are recipients of this year’s Sonoma Valley Hospital Foundation Pulse Award, which... Continue

Film fest winners

Film fest winners

The Sonoma International Film Festival’s 17th edition came to a rousing close Sunday night following five days that featured capacity... Continue

Man with a horn

Man with a horn

(Sonoma Profile by Linda Blum). Jerry Kenny is a living archive of memories from the Big Band Era, when America left the Depression... Continue

Police blotter: Bike path flasher; Plaza melee; theaxting and more.

Police blotter: Bike path flasher;  Plaza melee; theaxting and more.

A woman who detected a “furtive movement” on the bike path March 26 turned to see a troublesome manifestation – the exposed genitals... Continue