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Where to See Raptors in Winter in Sonoma County

Forget canaries in the coal mine. For Larry Broderick, the real indicator species are raptors soaring high overhead, hunting along Sonoma’s rich marshlands, or nesting in our native trees. “They’re a biological bellwether,” says the Santa Rosa-based leader of the Jenner Headlands Raptor Migration Project and West County HawkWatch. “When things are going wrong with… Keep Reading

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13 Sonoma County Restaurants We Lost in 2023

This year, Sonoma County lost more than a dozen well-known restaurants — far fewer than in previous years, but heartbreaking nonetheless. Whether staffing shortages, financial woes or other reasons forced the closures, we will miss the meals we enjoyed at each of them. Continue Reading on the Sonoma Magazine Keep Reading

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This part of the Bay Area set a November temperature record

November 2023 was warmer and drier than normal across the Bay Area, as the storm track remained over the Pacific Northwest, only occasionally dipping down to Central California. San Francisco International Airport recorded its warmest November since records began in 1945, with an average temperature of 60.4 degrees, 5 degrees above normal. The downtown San… Keep Reading

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