.Kary Hess

Kary Hess is the author of the poetry collection 1912, creator of the SparkTarot® and producer of the feature film Pill Head. She lives and works in Sonoma County, CA.
Mar 19, 2024

Best Place to Begin a Zero Waste Lifestyle

Refill Mercantile, Petaluma In today's fast-paced world, where convenience often takes precedence over environmental concerns, more people are reevaluating their consumption habits and choosing a...

Best Place for a (Literal) Vision Quest

  Über Optics, Petaluma The brainchild of fashionista-turned-optician Nancy Revis, Über Optics, isn't just a store—it's a vision (pun intended) brought to life, where retro-chic meets...
Mar 13, 2024

Fromage Fête: California Artisan Cheese Festival

It’s time for the 18th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival, happening from March 22-24. This much-loved festival, dedicated to celebrating the artistry of cheese-making,...
Dec 12, 2023

Local Treasures in Sonoma Napa

Celebrate the essence of the season by choosing meaningful gifts that not only bring joy to loved ones but also contribute to the vitality...
Dec 5, 2023

Dara Bradds Now Deputy Director at Sonoma County Library

In a significant development for the Sonoma County Library, Dara Bradds has recently joined the administrative team as deputy director, becoming the second-in-command within...
Dec 5, 2023

Wine Tasting Room Becomes Cheese Shop

For years, Barber Cellars, a small, family-run winery in the Sonoma County town of Petaluma, has offered patrons cheese boards with their wines. So it’s...
Dec 5, 2023

Santa Rosa’s 21st Nat’l Arts Program Exhibition

In an exciting collaboration, the City of Santa Rosa Public Art Program has joined forces with the National Arts Program to present the 21st...
Nov 7, 2023

Petaluma Holiday ‘Crafterino’ returns

Looking for high-quality, local, handmade holiday gifts this year? Find everything in one place at the Petaluma Holiday Crafterino. After three years on hiatus,...