Stories from Chris Smith
Smith: Like a frozen Butterball, Hermine flew
On Thanksgiving Day, a local resident fell from a plane toward a world record.
Smith: What youth are hearing at Andy Lopez protests
For the accusation of murder to be true would be beyond extraordinary.
Smith: A wallet and other objects of gratitude
Paris policeman ranks high on list of what retired SRJC music teacher feels thankful for.
Smith: To honor a diver — and the danger
Two dozen friends participated in an ocean tribute to diver Craig Willes Saturday.
Smith: Tale of Santa Rosa shop's doomed dress sale stretches on
A former Miss Petaluma says there's more to the story of those 540 dresses.
Smith: The firefighters with storks on their uniforms
A boy, delivered on a kitchen floor four years ago, thanked those that saved him.
Paine's former Texas home now a museum
The Ruth Paine museum recreates the house as it was when JFK's killer lived there.
Smith: They tried to be helpful to Lee Oswald
C-SPAN will air Santa Rosa resident Ruth Hyde Paine's talk recalling her past friendship with Marina Oswald on Saturday.
Smith: 9-year-old theft victim down, but not out
At 9, Riley Orton is trying to make sense of why things like this sometimes happen.
Smith: Goblets and a piece of Jimmy's B-25
A Santa Rosa woman present at a Doolittle Tokyo Raiders reunion won't soon forget it.
Smith: Here's to the last Doolittle Raiders reunion
A Santa Rosa relative of one of WWII's Doolittle Raiders is in Ohio this weekend.
Smith: Aidan, his mom and a little bird
When a local mom tries to get her son to fess up, even the bird won't talk.
Smith: It's the end of life B.C. (Before Casino)
After Tuesday, the county will never be the same again.
Smith: Local cartoonist, author to tell his own story
Stephan Pastis will speak at Santa Rosa high to benefit school's foundation.
Smith: Another big hit for our guy Guy
A smackdown between Guy Fieri and his hair stylist was caught on tape.
Smith: Not your normal family reunion for these brothers
Sonoma County's Joey Gomes flew to St. Louis this weekend to see his kid brother.
Smith: Black Bart took a turn for the worse
Remembering one of Petaluma's first fireman, James Mott, and his beloved horse.
Smith: Since the city put dibs on his land
An upcoming city decision will make or break a longtime Santa Rosa car dealership.
Smith: Who would steal a memorial to a dead teen?
Yes, they're controversial, those roadside memorials where loved ones were lost.
Smith: Near Cotati, the ultimate birdhouse
New facility will be of great value in helping injured or orphaned raptors.
Smith: Suddenly, a river runs through it
A mini Russian River has sprung up at the Children's Museum of Sonoma County.
Smith: Sandwich-loving bear minds his manners
That's odd, thought David Staples from the porch of a Tahoe/Donner cabin.
Smith: Drop your socks at a police station
Healdsburg SOS hopes to receive enough socks for 500 soldiers overseas.
Smith: Nothing less than Sunday best will do for Santa Rosa's Love
The church farewell for Jesse Love was all it should have been.
Smith: No way for motorcyclists to meet
An ex-firefighter who helped a Santa Rosa motorcyclist after a crash recalls that day.