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Glen Ellen


Just wondering about… Early days of the Sonoma Developmental Center

Just wondering about… Early days of the Sonoma Developmental Center

The Hill property in 1888, which soon afterward was acquired by the State of California for what is now the Sonoma Developmental Center.... Continue


Three-car wreck on Hwy 12

Three-car wreck on Hwy 12

A Sonoma woman lost control of her BMW on Highway 12 in Glen Ellen Sunday, triggering a three-car wreck that injured three and snarled... Continue


Flapping jacks for mom

Flapping jacks for mom

Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast: the annual event at the Glen Ellen fire house has full breakfast menu (pancakes, sausage, bacon,... Continue


Fair game

Fair game

The 21st Glen Ellen Village Fair takes over the town on Sunday, October 9, for a parade (with Grand Marshals Archie Horton and Marge... Continue


Calling all quilters

Calling all quilters

Lisa Hardy shows off a few squares designed for the annual community quilt, the featured raffle prize and primary fundraiser for the... Continue


The Springs


The night Glen Miller played the Springs

The night Glen Miller played the Springs

Jeff Gilbert | Special to The Sun Back in the big band era, a hot venue for live music was the Boyes Hot Springs Mineral Baths dance... Continue


Quick commitment to complete Springs highway project

Quick commitment to complete Springs highway project

The upgrade of Highway 12 through the Springs will continue, thanks to new redevelopment dollars that, the county quickly decided last... Continue


Springs Town Hall Meeting gathers a crowd

Close to 50 people turned out last week for the newly renamed Springs Community Alliance’s Town Hall Meeting. Held at the Valley... Continue


Pipe shop opens in Springs

Pipe shop opens in Springs

Mark Burton and Stan Pappas are the owners of Pipe Pirates, a new retail store in the Springs If you’re looking for a new way to... Continue


Position open on Springs redevelopment committee

The Springs Redevelopment Advisory Committee, a seven-member panel that advises the county board of supervisors, has an opening in... Continue


El Verano


Shop owner adopts, reopens Skate Park

Businessman Robert Wilson has gone old school, values-wise. The owner of Sonoma Old School has adopted the Sonoma Skate Park, coming... Continue