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52 Perfect Saturdays in Sonoma County

Take a look ahead at the new year, with our weekend-by-weekend, month-by-month collection of favorite seasonal experiences—from mushroom expeditions in January to wildflowers-potting in April to our favorite way to do pumpkins in October. Your expert guides? Members of the newsroom at our sister publication, The Press Democrat, where insider knowledge of the community we… Keep Reading

Things to do in Sonoma County, Jan. 20-29, 2023

See live comedy, hear a performance of Grateful Dead tunes or revisit a modern classic, with bowling and pizza, at these Sonoma County events. Friday, Jan. 20 “Small Works”: Twelfth annual exhibition opens at Graton Gallery, 9048 Graton Road. Visit from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Through Feb. 19. More information at 707-829-8912, gratongallery.net.… Keep Reading

Sequoia National Park partially reopening after big fire

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK — Fire-scarred Sequoia National Park will partially reopen on Thursday, the park announced. The reopening will be limited to day-use only in part of the Foothills area, including the Foothills Visitor Center, Tunnel rock and some trails. Sequoia National Park was closed after lightning on Sept. 9 ignited two fires that merged.… Keep Reading

Rose Grant & Keegan Swenson Win Leadville 100

Rose Grant & Keegan Swenson Win Leadville 100 Rose Grant and Keegan Swenson won the women’s and men’s editions of the Leadville Trail 100 on Saturday. The course is one hundred miles across the high-altitude terrain of the Colorado Rockies, starting at 10,152 feet and climbing to 12,424 feet. The low point is 9,200 feet… Keep Reading

Sonoma County Fair returns after hibernation

The grand return of the Sonoma County Fair on Wednesday meant the world to the Becks family, who said they’ve attended the fair since the 1950s. “We’ve been waiting for this all year!” Betty Beck, 76, said as she wiped melted Dippin’ Dots ice cream off her granddaughter’s cheeks. “Being around the music, the rides,… Keep Reading

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