It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM PDT on July 31, 2014
Partly Cloudy
“Author Archive”
Stories written by lcastrone
Cassie Turner is Oakmont's new manager, and a babyboomer.   (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Cassie Turner works to revitalize Oakmont

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Oakmont’s new manager sees babyboomers as key to community’s growth.

The Week in Sonoma County: June 29-July 6

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Summer is in full swing this week, with things to do throughout Sonoma County. These are our favorites, but you can get a full events calendar for each town by visiting  towns.pressdemocrat.com, or find out where to celebrate the Fourth of July in Sonoma and Napa counties. CLOVERDALE, JUNE 29 Cloverdale Schools Reunion welcomes alumni of any Cloverdale […]

A late season cold front passes over the Laguna de Santa Rosa, Wednesday June 25, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

Laguna Life: Springing into summer

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Photographer Kent Porter documents summer’s arrival at the Laguna de Santa Rosa.


Celebrate the 4th of July in Wine Country

Friday, June 27th, 2014

From hometown parades to elaborate fireworks displays, there’s something for everyone in Sonoma and Napa counties.

This Week in Sonoma County: June 22-29

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Here’s what is happening throughout Sonoma County this week.

Hamburger Ranch

Iconic Spots: Wine Country is filled with them

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

13 of our favorite places to capture the moment or snap a selfie.

Floats, bands and vehicles of all kinds participate in the annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Rose Parade comes to Santa Rosa

Monday, May 12th, 2014

The annual celebration of Luther Burbank starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in downtown Santa Rosa.

Press Democrat file photo by Jeff Kan Lee, 2011.

Mother’s Day in Sonoma County

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Choose from special breakfasts, a plant sale and a tea tasting.

Locals Wayne and Dianne Magluilo of Penngrove explored the biking mecca of West Dry Creek Road. (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

Staying safe while sharing the road

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Veteran Sonoma County cyclists teach others how to ride safely — and enjoy the scenery.

John Meltzer on his friend's wedding day. (courtesy of John Meltzer)

During recovery, man finds strength, gratitude

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Santa Rosan John Meltzer, 30, talks about reclaiming his life after years of struggle with tardive dystonia.

Blogger Spotlight

Ann Hutchinson is our Santa Rosa correspondent.
email contact me    

Follow Us

facebook twitter googleplus pinterest rss