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Pouring His Art Out

By  •  3 months ago

Patrick Miller’s life revolved around animation until it became set in stone

Inside Bohemian Stoneworks’ 8,000-square-foot warehouse located on Depot Street in Sebastopol, concrete is mixed and poured into custom-made …
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Wildflower Heaven

By  •  3 months ago

Discover the Indian Warriors, Shooting Stars and other native species in our midst

In the hallway, at my Great Aunt’s house, there was a beautiful picture of an Indian woman …
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Flower Farms

By  •  3 months ago

The growing, sustainable blooms business brings fresh flowers to locals who love them

I’ve been blessed with many bouquets, but it’s the ones spontaneously presented to me when …
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The Independent Spirits of Artisan Alley

By  •  3 months ago

Afew blocks off the Windsor Town green, in a quiet warehouse zone on Bell Road, there’s something special going on—The Artisan Alley Beverage District.

Like the house of artistic hepcats …
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The Mysterious World of Mushrooms

By  •  3 months ago

How to find wild fungi forays and tempting gourmet delicacies

At the entrance of Sonoma County’s oak-speckled Ragle Ranch Park on a crisp December morning, Darvin DeShazer confesses, “It’s like …
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Ramen Gaijin

By  •  3 months ago

A Modern Twist on Traditional Japanese Comfort Food

If you associate ramen with those cellophane-wrapped packets of dried noodles that are a staple of dorm-room sustenance, your perceptions will be …
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Willie Bird Turkeys & Moonside Cheese

By  •  3 months ago

Each month, if not more frequently, my husband and I head out for a culinary adventure throughout Sonoma County. This month, we split our trip between historical culinary treasure Willie …
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Teaching Kids Tools for Life

By  •  3 months ago

The Toolbox Project is used by dozens of schools and endorsed by the Dalai Lama

If “a picture is worth a thousand words,” then combining pictures and words that help …
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Chat with Bob Jones Minister, Writer and River Rat

By  •  3 months ago

Early in your career, you lived among and ministered to Welsh coal miners in Northern Pennsylvania. What did this experience teach you?

This was in hard coal country, West Scranton’s …
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Film Festivals Project the Heart of Sonoma County

By  •  3 months ago

Sonoma County’s annual film festivals entice viewers with vibrant, thoughtful cinema that reflect both the state of the world and the heart of Sonoma County. The Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival …
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Spring Festivals & Odysseys

By  •  3 months ago

Barrel Tastings Weekends March 3-5, March 10-12 Wine Road–Northern Sonoma County welcomes you to its annual Barrel Tastings for an opportunity to sample wines, talk to winemakers and …
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Resources for Gardeners of Every Kind

By  •  5 months ago

From backyard diggers to seed savers

Before moving to Sonoma County, my mother was prone to pulling out her phone at dinner parties to show off photos of her children. …
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Design Trends of 2017

By  •  5 months ago

Your home says a lot about you. It’s the place where you sleep at night, where you eat meals, where you raise your kids, and cuddle with pets and loved …
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The Return of Steelhead & Coho

By  •  5 months ago

Elephants, orangutans and tigers tend to come to mind when we think of endangered species. But we don’t have to go that far afield. We have our own right here …
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When the Hippie Movement Migrated to the West County Hills

By  •  5 months ago

A historical perspective of Morningstar and Wheeler ranches

For those of us still counting, it was 70 years ago that Sgt. Pepper taught his band to play. But 50 years …
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Horse & Plow

By  •  5 months ago

Southern Comfort in West County

If you didn’t grow up in the South sipping cider on a big covered porch or are unfamiliar with the southern charms and comforts of …
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Bodega Bay Oyster Company

By  •  5 months ago

Fresh oysters, mussels and clams, straight from the source

Drive south along the winding road with gentle hills where Highway 1 traverses Valley Ford, and go past the intersection where …
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The Parish Café

By  •  5 months ago

A Piece of New Orleans in Healdsburg

If you like your oysters fried, head over to The Parish Café, situated in a big yellow Victorian house, just off the new …
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Mardi Gras in Sonoma

By  •  5 months ago

It’s that time of year, when Mardi Gras is near—even when I am at home in Sonoma. This year, February 24-28 is the time for Mardi Gras celebrations! Over time …
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Thriving After Cancer

By  •  5 months ago

Sebastopol dermatologist learns from her experience and passes it on

Cynthia Bailey had just returned from vacation in 2013 when she discovered a lump in her breast. A health-conscious, 55-year-old …
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