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At every Shone Farm Fall Festival, the pumpkin patch attracts crowds of guests from all over Sonoma County and volunteers assist guests with cutting and carrying their pumpkins to the checkout stand.

SRJC kicks off 2019 Shone Farm Festival

October 14, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College kicked off its seventh-annual Shone Farm Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12, opening its doors at 10 a.m. with fun-filled rides, games and festivities for the local community.  Guests at Shone Farm enjoyed hayride tours...


Don’t “sleep” on these 6 black artists

February 28, 2019

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments, the talent and the history of African-Americans. In observation of the month, it’s time to shed some light on a few black musicians who deserve the recognition—regardless of the time of the year or the ...

After 24 hours of pouring rain, a break in the storm on Feb. 15 reveals the flooded areas of Sonoma County.

Come hell or high water; Santa Rosa floods close roads

February 20, 2019

Sonoma County residents experienced several road closures on Feb. 14 when a super-storm flooded the area. Many locals drove past road closure signs and braved the flooded roads despite Nixle alerts and a county-wide flood warning. Click through the ...

Santa Rosa resident Jasmine Rosas buys herself a box of chocolates for Valentine's Day.

Single people rejoice, you are alone this Valentine’s Day—and that’s a good thing.

February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day is fast-approaching. With so much love in the air you may ask yourself, “Why am I still single?” But honestly: it’s not that bad. Every year I hear the same complaints from friends. They complain about how stressful Valent...

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