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County's restaurants show off local food
Sonoma County looking to spotlight its role in 'Go Local' movement during Restaurant Week.
Former road rocker now on the streets
Decades have passed since drummer Michael Equine opened for Jimi Hendrix or played gigs up and down the coast. Now 73, the ex-rocker sleeps in his Jeep near Santa Rosa's Coddingtown Mall.
State Sen. Noreen Evans faces uphill battle on oil tax
Evans, other backers of oil severance tax hope 2014 is the year to get it done.
Small Farms Conference aims to connect growers
The hillside setting of Shelton's Market Garden west of Sebastopol would tempt just about anyone to seek out the open-air life of a small farmer.
Searchers may have found missing plane's door
Authorities spot object while searching ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner.
Man arrested after San Francisco officer shot (w/video)
Driver of car that led police on 90-mile chase through four Bay Area counties arrested.
2 dozen injured as school stage falls in Southern California (w/video)
Stage collapsed during performance, sending 25 students to the hospital.
Investigators looking into string of Santa Rosa fires
Eight fires in dumpsters, garbage cans since Friday night in Santa Rosa.
Roseland party shooting under investigation
Authorities look into report of gunfire at auto body shop where people had gathered for party.
Close to Home: Show your support for Children's Village
The Children's Village is unique among group homes.
Gullixson: Wanted: New Press Democrat Editorial Board member
Five weeks ago, we announced the debut of our new Editorial Board Community Member program.
Mendocino's Stornetta Lands to be national monument
Breathtaking stretch of Mendocino County coast will be declared part of national monument.
Neighbors riled up over Montini Preserve water basin plan
Bucolic Sonoma pasture grazed by cows has become unlikely battleground.
Smith: SSU students will arrive in Bahamas bearing big gift
A group of Sonoma State students will fly to the Bahamas and present the gift of a piano.
Hundreds listen, play along at Sebastopol bluegrass festival
Audience members at annual festival encouraged to bring own instruments.
Two arrested in Petaluma in suspected prowling, burglary
Two Novato men were arrested early Saturday in Petaluma.
Rohnert Park fire doused after neighbor hears smoke alarm
Damage for a house fire Saturday was estimated at $35,000.
Two badly hurt in Rio Nido head-on crash; driver jailed
Three people were injured, two critically, in a head-on collision on River Road on Saturday.
New slaughterhouse owner envisions different approach
Marin rancher seeks to tie together food chain that includes local ranches, butcher shops.
LeBaron: Fighting in Sebastopol, across the centuries
It's been about 10 days now since the bedside radio woke me with the news that the city of Sebastopol was an armed camp. Men with guns were in the streets.
Time to set clocks forward
Spring is closer than you think, and here's a sure sign: Daylight saving time arrives this weekend.
Fluoride opponents target Healdsburg water
Activists planning petitions for vote on city's longtime fluoridation of water.
Recent rains make slight dent in drought
Rains helped upgrade county's drought status to 'severe,' but conservation still needed.
2 Bay Area cities struggle to enforce ban on gun magazines
Enforcement issues surround two cities' bans on high-capacity magazines.
Stolen passports add to mystery of missing Malaysia airliner (w/video)
Two names listed on flight's manifest matched names on passports reported stolen.
Cities could OK Sonoma County landfill deal soon
Negotiations on sending garbage to central landfill making significant progress.
Criminal behind state's 3-strikes law arrested again
Career criminal whose participation in notorious murder spurred law arrested again.
Man suing Santa Rosa mall over security confrontation
Healdsburg man claims Santa Rosa Plaza guards roughed him up after dispute with retailer.
Sonoma County sees increase in jobless rate
It's the lowest January unemployment rate since 2008, when it was 5.2 percent.