Feb 2, 2023

Ranches Poisoning Point Reyes National Seashore with Manure

January storms lashed a hilltop cattle feedlot at J Ranch in Point Reyes National Seashore. Tons of E. coli, ammonia, and nitrogen laden manure liquified and flooded downhill across a popular hiking trail, splashing into Kehoe Creek, which drains into the Pacific Ocean. A hiker photographed the catastrophe and emailed...
Jan 31, 2023

Stars of Petaluma Gap Wines

Located in southern Sonoma County, extending into northern Marin County, the Petaluma Gap AVA covers over 200,000 acres. Four thousand...
Jan 31, 2023

Spiritual Jelly: Royal Jelly Jive evolves

Anyone who was at the Mystic Theatre in Petaluma on New Year’s Eve for the Royal Jelly Jive show...
Jan 25, 2023

Being Brave: Elizabeth Herron returns to Occidental Center for the Arts

Sonoma County Poet Laureate Elizabeth Herron bonded with nature at a young age while wandering in the woods in...
Jan 25, 2023

Gauging aging: ‘maturity’ isn’t for amateurs

For most of my adult life, I had the good fortune of looking younger than my age. Until now. I’m...
Jan 25, 2023

‘Cesar Died Today’ moves to Cloverdale

Mounting a production of a little-known play in these pandemic and inflationary-influenced times is something of a risk for...
Jan 25, 2023

Winery Hub: Windsor’s Grand Cru Custom Crush

In an era when it sometimes feels like big brands are taking over everything, custom crush and cooperative tasting...
Jan 24, 2023

MJ Ward Brings ‘Bedroom Pop’ to the Phoenix

What can be purer than the piercing words of a 14-year-old singer songwriter? Last month, I visited the Black...
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