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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
It's a pity there are so few American wines available here as many of them are drop-dead gorgeous.
3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The California Department of Health announced Friday that it had issued a notice to terminate federal funding for the Sonoma Developmental Center, leaving the future of the beleaguered facility unclear.
7 hrs ago | EcoDaddyo.com
When you think of Sonoma, CA what comes to mind? Maybe green vineyards or rolling golden hills, but probably not craft beer and hard cider.
In California, the amount of planted Zinfandel vineyards is plentiful-so plentiful that the varietal is grown in eight regions across the state, each containing a significant amount of their own individual American Viticultural Areas .
Occidental Road Cellars' vineyards sit on a ridge straddling the Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley appellations.
A member of an inmate firefighting crew works on the Bully fire near Ono, Calif., on July 11. Through July 19, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported more than 3,400 vegetation fires that have burned more than 51,000 acres.
With a primary goal of building lasting personal and professional friendships between the U.S. and Cuban wine communities, 20 sommeliers from the Caribbean island are sampling California wines during a North Coast tour July 20-26.
When a layperson is asked to officiate a wedding, he or she can log on to the web, join a weird religion and get ordained on the Internet .
The Mendocino County Office of Education will receive $1.9 million over three years from a California Career Pathways Trust grant administered by the Sonoma County Office of Education, according to an MCOE press release.
Among entries on a long list of the $2.4 million in 2014 Napa Valley Community Foundation grants, one figure stands out: a $295,000 grant for a Napa County citizenship program established by the foundation.
San Luis Obispo County's jobless rate was 5.3 percent in June, far below the year-ago rate of 6.9 percent — tying with Sonoma County for sixth-best among California's 58 counties.
A man convicted of burglary and attempted murder and mayhem with a machete has been denied parole by The California Board of Prison Terms, the Sonoma County District Attorney's Office said Monday.
Gunfire was reported this afternoon southwest of Santa Rosa, not far from the field where a 13-year-old boy was shot and killed by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy in October, a sheriff's sergeant said.
Singing in Spanish and bouncing around her classroom in an animated style, Socorro Nelson belted out a simple verse to teach some new words: "Soy una pizza con mucho queso."
Officers found the vehicle of Robert Sevenau , 68, of Sebastopol, on Saturday night off Hessel Road west of Santa Rosa.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:25 pm
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