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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

Where is the live music in Petaluma?

THURSDAY Elvis Johnson ignites a wild and woolly musical explosion of high octane blues on Thursday, July 15, playing from 5-8 p.m. in the Beer Garden at downtown Petaluma’s Brewster’s. 229 Water St. Check out the full calendar of musical appearances at BrewstersBeerGarden.com. FRIDAY Heartwood Crossing In the mood for some homegrown Americana carried on… Keep Reading

Recreational water users urged to be cautious about toxic algae in Russian River

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) and Sonoma County Department of Environmental Health Services advise caution for anyone who boats, fishes or swims after harmful algal blooms (HABs) were discovered in multiple Sonoma County rivers. Because children and dogs are most susceptible to serious health impacts, it is recommended that they avoid… Keep Reading

Sonoma City Trail anchors town’s biking network

The Sonoma City Trail, often referred to as “the city bike path,” extends just 1.5 miles, from the Sonoma Highway across the street from Maxwell Farms Regional Park to its terminus, or turnaround, at Fourth Street East. Pedestrians usually outnumber bicyclists. Walking singly, in pairs or larger groups they dominate the narrow paved trail’s traffic… Keep Reading

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