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10 hrs ago | KRON 4

Vallejo Man Arrested for Home Invasion Robbery and Elder Abuse

Broken glass containing DNA lead to the arrest of a suspect in a Petaluma home invasion robbery last year, a Sonoma County Sheriff's Office sergeant said.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Petaluma, CA, US News

10 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo man arrested for Petaluma home invasion robbery, elder abuse

Broken glass containing DNA lead to the arrest of a suspect in a Petaluma home invasion robbery last year, a Sonoma County Sheriff's Office sergeant said.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Petaluma, CA, US News

10 hrs ago | Bohemian.com

Soup Ninjas

That injustice has been rectified by chefs Matthew Williams and Moishe Hahn-Schuman.

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Related Topix: Sebastopol, CA, Life, Food, Dining, Healdsburg, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Outflow from Lake Mendocino reduced

Less water is now leaving Lake Mendocino as a combined request by the Russian River Flood Control & Water Conservation Improvement District and the Sonoma County Water Agency to reduce flows in the Russian River was granted Monday.

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Related Topix: Mendocino, CA, Healdsburg, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Ukiah, CA, Mendocino County, CA

Patch.com

Art for Life! Saturday, Sept. 6 to End HIV in Sonoma County

Nearly 200 local artists have donated one-of-a-kind pieces of fine art to what is considered to be Sonoma County's premier benefit art auction.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Damage Toll Not Yet Tallied For Napa Valley Vintners

The Napa Valley Vintners trade association said it is still assessing the effects that Sunday's earthquake had on Napa County's wine industry.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA

Patch.com

Water Bark! Spring Lake To Host Off-Leash Dog Swims

Sonoma County Regional Parks is hosting off-leash dog swims at the Spring Lake lagoon in Santa Rosa each weekend in September.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa, CA, Life, Labor Day, Holidays

The Business Journal

Impact Napa Conference 2014: Caleb Mosley, Quintessa

Though just into his 30s, the new vineyard master for Quintessa has been at home among the vines from an early age and has a winegrowing resume that includes notable California coastal properties.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Wine, Drink, San Luis Obispo, CA

ABC News

How the California Earthquake Will Affect Wine Prices

With the epicenter of Sunday's earthquake that struck Northern California a mere six miles southwest of Napa, vino fans across the country have been concerned about the many wines that were destroyed in the 6.1-magnitude tumbler.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Yountville, CA

The Business Journal

Impact Napa Conference 2014: Alex Ryan, Duckhorn Wine Company

It's not hyperbole that the top executive of St. Helena-based Duckhorn Wine Company grew into the role, long before Alex Ryan became chief operating officer and general manager in 2000 then president in 2005.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Napa, CA, St. Helena, CA, Mendocino County, CA

The Business Journal

Roseland college prep receives $1 million grant for new school

Students at Roseland University Prep are closer to having a new school thanks to a $1 million grant from the Ernest L. and Ruth W. Finley Foundation.

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Related Topix: Roseland, CA, Santa Rosa, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Aftermath of Napa Earthquake: Injuries, damages and power outages

The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Napa County, CA

Politico

72 days to midterms - 'a Long Way from Grant Park': Economy...

SHAKING AP's Ellen Knickmeyer in Sonoma: "An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 struck California's northern San Francisco Bay area early Sunday The earthquake struck just before 3:30 a.m. [PT] about 10 miles northwest of American Canyon, 6 miles southwest of Napa, in California wine country It's the largest earthquake to shake the Bay ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Sonoma, CA, American Canyon, CA, Napa, CA

Bloomberg

California's Napa, Sonoma Area Struck by Magnitude 6.0 Quake

An 6.0 magnitude earthquake centered in northern California 's Napa and Sonoma counties rocked the area in the dead of the night, the biggest temblor in the region since 1989.

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Related Topix: California, Sonoma, CA, Earthquake, Napa County, CA, Natural Disasters, American Canyon, CA

WHAS11

Northern California struck by 6.0 magnitude earthquake

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake woke up people living in northern California this morning.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Alameda, CA, Louisville, KY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

SFGate

The winery and vines at Fog Crest Vineyard near Sebastopol.

Sonoma County has about 400 wineries across its 60,000 acres of vineyards. And just when truly dedicated wine enthusiasts might feel they have a handle on their favorites, another opens.

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Related Topix: Sebastopol, CA, Wine, Drink, Graton, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, Travel

Fri Aug 22, 2014

SFGate

Shansbys' housewarming party celebrates new summer home in Napa

Gary and OJ Shansby hosted a party to celebrate their new Oakville summer home. Photo: Drew Altizer / Special To The Chronicle Kay Walker and her husband, architect Sandy Walker, at the Shansby party celebrating the new Oakville summer home that Walker designed.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Wine, Drink

The Press Democrat

Wine Country Weekend 2014

Sonoma County is no slouch when it comes to putting on world-class events. But the one that's on everyone's annual to-do: Wine Country Weekend.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Geyserville, CA, Sonoma, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Marin jail will house 15 Sonoma County inmates for $100 a day

Sonoma County can't hire enough officers to staff its jail, and is paying other counties including Marin to house inmates.

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Related Topix: Marin County, CA, Sonoma, CA, San Rafael, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Former Sebastopol Cub Scout leader pleads no contest to child abuse

A former Sebastopol Cub Scout leader pleaded no contest Thursday in Sonoma County Superior Court to felony child abuse against a minor under age 14, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.

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Related Topix: Sebastopol, CA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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