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This week in Santa Rosa: July 20 – 27

See the flowers before the fair opens, or catch a car show Friday. Enjoy two free music events and/or two, very different benefits.

North Bay Portables Elite 16-foot restroom trailer.

Luxury loos rolling in

Luxury restroom trailers have sinks with hot and cold running water, flushing toilets, heat and air, and music in stereo. Not bad for an outhouse.

Jazz radio host Rob Singleton retires after 29 years on Sonoma County's airwaves. (John Burgess / Press Democrat)

7 Questions for KJZY’s retiring Rob Singleton


Rob Singleton has been filling Santa Rosa airwaves for nearly three decades.

Center for Spiritual Living (photo Evan Dow-Williamson)

Center for Spiritual Living celebrates 60 years

The Center for Spiritual Living is celebrating its 60th anniversary and the 20th anniversary of its minister, Dr. Edward Viljoen this month.

Teresa Purroy looks up and watches as her great-grandchildren ride the Ferris wheel on the last day of the Sonoma County Fair in Santa Rosa on Sunday, Aug.12, 2012. (BETH SCHLANKER/ PD)

Save on fair admission and rides

Fair goers can enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of the fair for less by purchasing pre-sale tickets, passes and coupons, and attending on discount days.

Flat Rock during a wetter season.

The List: 5 best places to be alone

These five places are ideal for getting much-needed alone time. They include indoor and outdoor spaces and are free or very inexpensive.


Spotted in Santa Rosa

L to R:  Susan Lynn,   Cindi Clemence, Susan Wurtzel (photo by Tony Lachowicz, courtesy Baby Boomers Club)

Three Oakmont women walked a total of 39.2 miles and collectively raised $16,627 on July 12 in the “Avon Walk for Breast Cancer” in San Francisco.

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Bite Club

  • Nosh away at these summer events
    It isn’t summer without a couple of intimate(ish) outdoor concert venues featuring great shows, but more importantly great food and wine. We’re smitten with Glen Ellen’s Broadway Under the Stars series ... Read more »
  • Vignette to Open in Barlow
    So what’s the difference between Neapolitan, Sicilian, New York and California-style pizzas? Like barbecue, you’ll get a different answer depending on who you ask, but the forthcoming Vignette (6750 McKinley St. ... Read more »


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