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  1. 12 California Wines to Make you Hoot and Holler this July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Food & Wine

    ... taut minerality and bracing acidity. It's a great wine to pair with spicy dishes and seafood." 3. 2013 Failla Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir "We can't stock Failla's Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir fast enough - it just flies off the shelf," Fleming told me. "For ...

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  2. Jimmy Kimmel Gives Quasi Modo a Make-OverRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Each year at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma the World's Ugliest Dog Contest gets international attention. As soon as the Associated Press releases their article on the contest almost every major news station and paper runs with it.

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  3. Group offers teen girls challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Submitted photo Three members of the Venturing Crew 16, Alondra Aguilar of Yountville, Julia Hart of Sonoma and Toni Collins of Napa are among the group who recently went through the Sonoma Ropes Course. Venturing Crew 16, a newly formed Sonoma-based organization, provides young women ages 14 to 18 with an opportunity to challenge themselves physically and mentally by participating in high adventure outdoor activities.

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  4. Hotel EIR to dive into waterRead the original story

    Thursday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    After hearing from a half-dozen people on June 25, the Sonoma Planning Commission added one additional item to the Environmental Impact Report the developers of a proposed hotel at 153 W. Napa St. need to submit. The commission was looking at the scope of the EIR that will address the proposal to develop the 62-room hotel and spa with a restaurant and associated parking and site improvements.

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  5. De Leon, Thompson honored for quagga fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... $5 billion since their inadvertent introduction in the 1980s. In the 5th Congressional district, Clear Lake, Lake Sonoma and Lake Berryessa are all rated at the highest possible risk level for quagga invasion. Currently none of these lakes has been ...

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  6. Litzenberg keeps stellar pace on run circuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    There's no slowing down Glen Ellen resident and standout long-distance runner and coach John Litzenberg, who continues to perform at a high level, adding personal achievements and accolades along the course of his stellar racing career. While Litzenberg, 45, a Sonoma Valley High School and Columbia University graduate and long-distance running star, keeps in prime running shape and stays busy competing on the Northern California racing circuit.

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  7. Stompers home for 4th of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    The Sonoma Stompers will be at home this weekend and will take on a major role during Sonoma's nationally renowned Fourth of July celebration on Saturday. After taking part in the annual Fourth of July parade that morning, the Stompers will head up First Street West to Arnold Field that evening for the second game of their three-game series with the defending Pacific Association champion San Rafael Pacifics.

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  8. Babe Ruth All-Stars start this weekendRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Coming off championships in Sonoma Valley Babe Ruth for the Cubs and the Warriors , the District 2 Babe Ruth All-Star tournaments will begin over the upcoming Independence Day weekend. The trio of teams comprising the best players in each group from ages 13-15 will all be on the road, with the 13-year-old team traveling to Novato, the 14-year-olds taking the long trip to Ukiah and the 15-year-olds playing in Rohnert Park.

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  9. Learning to speak Canadian, eh? Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... cheers for our outstanding skill in casting to and catching many, large, strong, hard-fighting trout. This week near Sonoma, the best place to fish is San Francisco Bay where the striped bass bite has been fantastic. Keith Fraser at Loch Lomond Bait ...

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  10. It's an eat dog, eat dog worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Having left home at 7:20 a.m. last Sunday to make it to Sonoma Raceway in time for the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, I made my way to the "Winner's Circle" contest area and sat in the hot sun for more than an hour to report on its happenings. The Sonoma Raceway contest was an elimination heat, the winners of which go to Coney Island to compete against world champion hot dog downers Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo.

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  11. Ben & Jerry's " I DOugh, I Dough;" NASCAR food: sublime to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... ice creams, the flavor's new moniker will melt some hearts and stick at least through this summer of 2015. Williams-Sonoma Sonoma begins a "local wine spotlight series" today, Friday, July 3 with Patz & Hall wines by the glass and small snacks by ...

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  12. Be considerate of your pets during hot weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... headed up to the adoption center. I didn't see them after that. I discovered later they found the dog up around the Sonoma Cinemas on Siesta Way and after spending about an hour knocking on doors in the neighborhood looking for the owner, they ...

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  13. Medicare funds reinstated at SDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    The Sonoma Developmental Center received a rare bit of good news this week. On July 1, the state Department of Developmental Services announced that Medicare funding from the federal government - revoked in late 2014 when several residential units at SDC were found to be in violation of federal standards and requirements - had been re-instated through June 30, 2016, with the possibility of further extensions until the facility closes at the end of 2018.

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  14. 10,000 expected for July 4 festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Why settle for a lonely hot dog and a rerun of New York's fireworks display on TV when there's a parade and all-day festival on the Plaza? The Sonoma Community Center marks its centennial this year, and the center's annual Fourth of July Parade is themed around the organization's 100-year-old building. "We've asked the floats to incorporate a centennial theme, and the Grand Marshal of the parade is Mark Andrews, the grandson of the founder of the center," says Castrone, who expects nearly 10,000 people to attend the day's festivities.

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  15. People's Choice contest heads toward finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    With July 3 the final day for casting ballots in our inaugural Sonoma Valley People's Choice awards, the races are super tight in several categories as voting gets down to the wire. Our first-ever "best of" style contest kicked off June 3, and Sonomans have been fast and furious in supporting their favorite providers of exquisite wines, first-class restaurants and top-notch service.

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  16. The blossoming of Stone MarigoldRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Most 16-year-olds are typically thinking about getting a drivers license, maybe a job, but James Domizio has one thing on his mind: music. As a younger kid he attended Woodland Star, the Waldorf-inspired public charter school here in Sonoma, where part of the curriculum is that you learn to play a different instrument each year, as well as learn to read music.

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  17. Studio 35 unveils - Farm to Canvas' winnersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    On Friday, July 3, Studio 35 ran the contest to encourage the artists of Sonoma County to submit artwork with the farm, garden, farmers market, or vegetable theme, and 42 artworks were submitted. The variety of media ran the gamut from oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, photography, ink and even three-dimensional artwork.

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  18. Fire on Sonoma mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, during the hottest part of a hot day, several 911 calls came in reporting a fire near the summit of Sonoma Mountain, less than a mile from Jack London State Historic Park. The fire straddled the Rancho Adobe and Sonoma Valley Fire Districts, moving into the Sonoma district on the eastern side of the ridge.

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  19. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Linn's Stamp News

    ... of valor is to approach it from a skeptical perspective. The first cover pictured here purports to be canceled in Sonoma, Calif., on Feb. 11, 1909. The established first day for the 2A Lincoln Centenary stamp is Feb. 12. The stamps were shipped to ...

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  20. Fundraiser to help earthquake victims in NepalRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Community Voice

    ... to whole cities, especially mountain villages. To help raise money to rebuild Nepal, the Himalayan Sherpa Club of Sonoma, in conjunction with the American Overseas Medical Aid Association (AOMAA), is hosting a fundraiser that will help rebuild the ...

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