.Lois Pearlman

Mar 13, 2024

Women’s History Month in Sonoma County

Women don’t have a history. That’s the message children got from their history textbooks back in the “olden days,” before five visionary women—Molly Murphy MacGregor,...
Jan 9, 2024

Locals Among Protesters at State Capitol

Ma’ayaam Pe’er awoke in Tel Aviv Oct. 7 to the sound of bombs and rockets, and then spent the next four days in and...
Nov 14, 2023

Flavorful Finds at Falafel Hut

But what a beginning. One bite and I knew it was probably the best falafel I had ever eaten. Perfectly crispy on the outside...
Sonoma County Pride 2023
Jun 6, 2023

SoCo Pride: Local LGBTQ Event Comes of Age

Contingents representing towns, politicians, nonprofits, places of worship, hospitals and tech companies—along with children, dogs, people pushing wheelchairs and walkers, and even those blowing...
Sonoma County Sheriff Candidates 2022
Mar 30, 2022

Three Candidates Campaign to Succeed Sonoma County Sheriff

With Sheriff Mark Essick declining to run for a second term, Sonoma County voters will go to the polls June 7 to choose one...
Garrick Byers - Sonoma County
Feb 1, 2022

IOLERO Says Many of Sheriff’s Internal Investigations are Incomplete

Early on the morning of Nov. 27, 2019, David Ward lost his life on a dead-end street in Bloomfield. Three days earlier, the 52-year-old had...
Sonoma County Sheriff Protest - June 2020
Oct 26, 2021

Legal Challenge Stalls Law Enforcement Review Measure

To those wondering what’s happening with Measure P, an expansion of Sonoma County’s law enforcement auditor which voters approved with a 64% majority last...
Sep 27, 2021

‘Caminata’ Seeks Supes’ Attention

They filed into the Healdsburg Plaza to the blare of a highly amplified brass band called Santo Domingo and the cheers of a crowd...