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New US airline, Avelo, makes splashy launch today

It’s official. There’s a new airline in the U.S. Avelo Airlines — one of two start-ups launching this year — is set to commence commercial service on Wednesday, with a round-trip flight from Burbank (BUR) to Santa Rosa (STS), California, departing at 10:30 a.m. local time. Fanfare is expected at Wednesday’s inaugural. Both the outbound and return flights… Keep Reading

Amid pandemic, Sonoma RV lovers embrace life on wheels

Unable to travel by air, lots of Americans took to the roads during the COVID-19 pandemic, and able to work remotely, many stayed out there. The RV market reported record sales, according to the RV Industry Association, a fact confirmed by North Coast RV in Santa Rosa. “People don’t want to fly, they don’t want… Keep Reading

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California’s 3 Least Visited National Parks Are Absolutely Breathtaking

While the National Park System is made up of 423 national sites, including parks, historic sites, monuments, seashores, and recreation areas, only 63 are officially designated as national parks. From the first, Yellowstone National Park, established in 1972, to the most recent, New River Gorge in 2020, the 63 parks have become celebrities in their own right,… Keep Reading

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Sonoma County Airport looking for grab-n-go food options

The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport, invites qualified businesses and individuals to submit a proposal to provide pre-packaged (aka grab-n-go) food and beverage service in the post-security portion of Gate 2 serving departing passengers and airport personnel. This location would serve departing passengers and airport personnel located in Gate 2. The beverage service… Keep Reading

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Judith Dale: The Channel Islands: San Miguel and Santa Rosa

In my last article, I discussed the Santa Barbara Channel and its islands in general. This article will focus on two of five islands in Channel Islands National Park: San Miguel and Santa Rosa. The national park was established in 1980 to protect the islands and make them accessible to the public. (Note: There are… Keep Reading

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