Faces of Sonoma County
Historian Gaye LeBaron likes to say that a town without a town character has grown too big. By that standard, Sonoma County towns are still just right. We’ve singled out 10 locals who easily fit the description.
Soome are civic boosters who wouldn’t miss a town function. Others stand out in a crowd (or in one case, a field) or are quirky in some ingratiating way. A few more are reticent, but quietly fill a need without demanding recognition.
Read about each of them at Towns.pressdemocrat.com:
Cheerleader Chelsea Judith of Cloverdale; Laughing Lady Sadie Damascus of Monte Rio; painter Annie Springer of Bodega; Clo the Spokescow of Petaluma; Parks and Rec booster Kimberly Walton of Windsor; Hot Dog Man Ralph Morgenbesser of Santa Rosa; T-shirt maker Mark Pippin of Rohnert Park; designer Myra Hoefer of Healdsburg; Wonder Dog Axel Allen, and, not pictured, public servant Pete Stone of Geyserville.