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Hotels in Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties had double-digit growth in room revenue in the first half of this year and occupancy grew by 7.5 percent-10 percent, according to newly released figures. In fact, hotels throughout the region continued to show great improvements in key measures including averages for revenue per available room , daily room rate and occupancy, as tracked by PKF Hospitality Research.
As domestic wine sales continue growing, the number of U.S. wineries has just passed 8,000 for the first time. Wines Vines Analytics counted 8,049 wineries as of Sept.
The shooting was reported at 6:55 p.m., when Hans Rosewsky , 76, called 911 to report that his wife, Alice Rosewsky , had attacked him with a knife and that he had shot her at their home at 4255 Warm Springs Rd., county sheriff's officials said. Deputies arrived and found the victim dead in the house.
The Sonoma County coroner's office has identified a woman who was found dead in her cluttered and burned Santa Rosa home Saturday night as 78-year-old Norene Losee. She was found dead around 9:20 p.m. in the kitchen area near the origin of the fire in her two-story Victorian home at 131 11th St. Doors and windows on both floors of the home and the home's interior were blocked by storage items, Santa Rosa fire Battalion Chief Mark Basque said.
Sonoma County, Santa Lucia Highlands and Sta. Rita Hills all have one great quality in common: they each produce stunning Pinot Noir wines in their cool California coast climates, benefiting from hot summer days and cool nights with a fog that rolls in during the early hours of the day, wrapping the vines in a protected layer that then blows off as morning temperatures rise.
A man shot and killed his wife after he said she attacked him in a Glen Ellen home this evening, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 4200 block of Warm Springs Road shortly before 7 p.m., sheriff's officials said.
A man shot and killed his wife after he said she attacked him in a Glen Ellen home on Saturday evening, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 4200 block of Warm Springs Road shortly before 7 p.m., sheriff's officials said.
Unique Recycling of Solano County has been honored by United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay for employing workers with disabilities. It will receive an Employee of the Year award on Sept.
A drone lifts off at Kunde Family Vineyards near Santa Rosa, Calif. Ryan Kunde, a winemaker at DRNK Wines, flies his drones recreationally and has been testing drones with the goal of one day using them to help make decisions in the vineyard.
Santa Rosa police arrested a Vallejo man Wednesday on suspicion of killing a San Rafael man in a motel during a marijuana deal that ended badly on Aug. 31. Detectives identified Donald "Buddy" Paul Parker, 35, of Vallejo, as a suspect and tracked him to his home on Moonraker Court in Vallejo where he was seen driving, police said. Santa Rosa and Vallejo police and the California Highway Patrol surrounded Parker's home and ordered him to surrender around 11 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
It was held Sept. 4 from 5-7 pm. The Krugs undertook renovations and upgrades at both their Sonoma County hotels, the Dry Creek Inn in Healdsburg and the Sonoma Valley Inn located in the town of Sonoma, to meet the rising expectations of the ever-more sophisticated guests drawn to the region for the fine wine, culinary delights and beauty.
A man who paralyzed a girl and killed his own passenger when he crashed head-on into another car in Sonoma County while drunk and on cocaine pleaded guilty to 14 felony counts in a Santa Rosa courtroom on Thursday, officials said. Damodar Chandradas, 26, of San Francisco was driving southbound on Highway 121 the evening of Oct. 29, 2013, with Sergei Beoglozan, 26, riding in the passenger seat, prosecutors said.
Emily Nagan of Desserts by Emily and Tracy Mattson of CookieTake a Bite! were winners at the Harvest Fair food competition. When the Sonoma County Harvest Fair rolls around each October, there's plenty of well-deserved back-patting among the local wine community for the myriad double gold, gold and silver awards given out by a team of high-ranking wine judges.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever shot and killed a pony outside Rohnert Park over the weekend. The animal, 16-year-old Misty, was found with a small caliber bullet wound to the rear flank early Sunday morning in a field on Pressley Road.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:42 am
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