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  1. Man who gave name to 'Peanuts'' Linus dies at age 90Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90. Maurer died Jan. 29 in Sonoma, California, his longtime partner Mary Jo Starsiak told The Associated Press on Friday night. His exact cause of death was not clear, but he had struggled with Parkinson's disease and heart trouble late in life.

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  2. Sonoma girls in SCL title huntRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune Sonoma's Sami Von Gober tries to put a shot up in a recent game. The Lady Dragons are on the road tonight and Wednesday before their home finale Friday.

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  3. Dragons erupt early, expel El MoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Julie Vader/Special to the Index-Tribune Sonoma's Luke Severson goes up for a shot in Friday's game against El Molino. The Dragons won 43-26.

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  4. Editorial: Quality of life cop to walk complaint-driven beatRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... the city's buffed-up Code Enforcement Program. It's a 24-hour a week position approved unanimously Feb. 1 by the Sonoma City Council. Whether one agrees or disagrees with City officials' willingness to enact "an increasing number of quality of life ...

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  5. Letter of the Day: - Feeling Left Out, Literally'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... right to participate in the process of a public hearing. Because this is an important issue to a lot of people in Sonoma, I believe it is incumbent upon the City Council and Planning Commission to hold this hearing again, with sound and video ...

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  6. Pruning, it's not just for prunes any moreRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... fruit, as getting the old woody branches and lianas off the main stem helps concentrate the spring growth. The Sonoma Ecology Center will host UC Cooperative Extension expert Paul Vossen at Sonoma Garden Park for a public workshop on winter pruning ...

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  7. Vets dive into water storage concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    The Sonoma Water Agency's $3.8 million project to reduce flooding, store excess rainwater and rehabilitate the riverine corridor of Fryer Creek is being discussed by one group that is directly affected by the project's engineering - the veterans of American Legion Jack London Post 489. They have called a meeting at the Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, to help shed some light on the three-acre foot underground water storage system to be built beneath the parking lot of the Memorial Building.

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  8. Highway 12 project to cruise into summerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Hoping those traffic jams caused by the Highway 12 Improvement Project will abate soon? Don't take your foot off the break just yet, Sonoma commuters. On Feb. 2, the Board of Supervisors approved a request from the Department of Transportation and Public Works to amend its contract with project engineers Green Valley Consulting Engineers to extend the completion date of construction - and add an additional $438,600 dollars to its initial contract of $723,000, bringing the total cost of the project to nearly $1.2 million.

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  9. Father Alvin takes up the challenge at St. Francis SolanoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... on Jan. 24. The 25th was my official start." The Philippine-born priest, who will turn 53 this month, comes back to Sonoma County to assume the duties of pastor at the 193-year old church, taking the mantle of the beloved Father Mike Kelly, who ...

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  10. KQED'S Katayama at Presentation School in SonomaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    KQED presenter Devin Katayama recently visited a sixth-grade, reading-aloud lab class at Presentation School. He spoke with the students about the nature of public radio, his job with them and the skills required for being an effective newsreader and presenter.

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  11. Sonoma author to read from - Queen Bee/Reflections on Life and Other Rude Awakenings'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    A Sonoma Valley resident since the early 1970s, Sevenau will read selections from her new book, "Queen Bee/Reflections on Life and Other Rude Awakenings."

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  12. Marin water conservation efforts slip in January, but still ahead of goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... or move to another approach,” said Felicia Marcus, chairwoman of the state Water Resources Control Board. The Sonoma Marin Saving Water Partnership - which include the two Marin districts - had asked for a regional compliance option to the ...

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  13. 27th Annual Great Sonoma Crab and Wine FestRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Rodger Furgason, right, pours himself a glass of wine while sitting with his brother Gerry Furgason, left, during the Sonoma County Farm Bureau's 27th annual Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest at Grace Pavilion in Santa Rosa, California on Saturday, February 6, 2016. Sonoma County Farm Bureau board member Tito Sasaki, left, and California State Assemblymember Jim Wood attend the Sonoma County Farm Bureau's 27th annual Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest at Grace Pavilion in Santa Rosa, California on Saturday, February 6, 2016.

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  14. 15 Cheap & Cozy Valentine's Day IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... have a cozy breakfast in bed with your partner. Instead of making reservation, make a picnic and enjoy it in one of Sonoma County's beautiful parks, like Armstrong Woods or Jack London State Park. An outdoor picnic makes for a gorgeous, peaceful and ...

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  15. Dragons overpower Lions on home courtRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Sonoma sophomore Dylan Samaniego drives past a defender during a home game vs. El Molino, won by the Dragons 43-26, Friday night, Feb. 5, 2016. Sonoma's 6-foot 3-inch junior Luke Severson scores first basket against El Molino's 6-foot 7-inch senior Jordan Kireviet.

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  16. WRAP more than doubles at-store collection of plastic film in Washington cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Recycling Today

    ... recycling in the United States. The "2014 National Postconsumer Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Report," authored by Sonoma, California-based Moore Recycling Associates Inc. , found an 80 percent increase in plastic film recycling since just 2005. ...

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  17. ACC reports increases in recycling of rigid and film plasticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Recycling Today

    ... access is making a positive difference, and we look forward to seeing growth in rigid plastics recycling continue." Sonoma, California-based Moore Recycling Associates Inc. , which authored the report, attributes much of the strong gain to a rebound ...

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  18. Officer Found Not Guilty of Assault in Sonoma CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    San Francisco defense lawyer Christopher J. Shea successfully represented a former San Rafael police officer, with a jury finding finding the defendant not guilty of assault charges by a jury after two days of deliberation. SONOMA, CA, December 09, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Former San Rafael police officer Michael Augustus was accused of assault on New Year's Eve of last year when a misunderstanding led to an altercation between him and two other men.

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  19. Sleepy Eye friends recall the real LinusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal

    Sleepy Eye residents recalled friendships with longtime cartoonist, artist and Sleepy Eye native Linus Maurer who died Jan. 29 in Sonoma. Calif.

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  20. High School Baseball: Pajaro Valley names Matt Manfre, 23, its coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Aptos High and Sonoma State alum Matt Manfre was named Pajaro Valley High's baseball coach on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. The 23-year-old is the youngest baseball coach in Santa Cruz County.

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