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Man With Dementia Pulled from Russian River

A man who suffers from dementia is recovering after being pulled from the Russian River. The man was reported missing from his home in Monte Rio on Wednesday night. A Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputy spotted him in the river and pulled him to safety later in the night. The man was suffering from hypothermia and was rushed to the hospital after being airlifted to an ambulance.
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State issues curtailments in the Russian River watershed

State water regulators curtailed 331 water rights in the Russian River watershed effective Friday, ending a weekslong reprieve brought on by late-season rainfall that prevented restrictions from being imposed earlier this summer. The long-expected order means several hundred ranchers, grape growers and other landowners are now prohibited from exercising rights...
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Hang Onto Your Wallet; CA Looking To Shakedown Wealthy People Again

Sad woman showing her wallet with dollars being sucked out of it. Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR. There’s a new measure on the November 8th ballot in California. Joseph F. Wiedman of Broad Street in Cloverdale California gathered more than 685-thousand signatures to get the measure on the ballot.

What to expect for July 4th weekend weather

Cooler and breezy weather will be the rule this holiday weekend before a warming trend starts Tuesday. Throughout the holiday weekend, cloudy skies and low morning and nighttime temperatures will remain in the Bay Area, but as a dry, cold front passes, the skies will clear up, bringing sunny weather to Sonoma County in time for the Fourth of July, according to weather forecasters.

Cloverdale Only Place in Sonoma County to Buy and Use Legal Fireworks

Fireworks fans are heading to Cloverdale. It’s the only city where the sale and use of fireworks is allowed in Sonoma County. The Lions Club is running a safe and sane fireworks stand there ahead of the Fourth of July. Lakeport in Lake County will also allow the sale and use of fireworks between tomorrow and the Fourth. In unincorporated Sonoma County, all fireworks are banned, even sparklers.
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Summer camp gives Anderson Valley students a taste of the circus arts

Students at Anderson Valley Elementary School are enjoying a special treat this summer, learning acrobatic skills firsthand from members of Mendocino County’s own Flynn Creek Circus. Louise Simson, superintendent of the Anderson Valley School District in Boonville, said that “creating a fun and engaging summer program was a priority...

Preview: “Woody Guthrie’s American Song” in Healdsburg

The Raven Players bring live outdoor entertainment to Healdsburg’s Downtown Plaza with their production of Woody Guthrie’s American Song: A Truly American Musical. Peter Glazer’s adaptation of the writings and songs of “America’s premiere folk poet” runs weekends July 1 through July 10. The...


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Access Alexander Valley, September 2, 2022, at Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Alexander Valley Winegrowers Introduces Access Alexander Valley: An evening under the star’s poolside at Francis Ford Coppola on September 2, 2022, 7-10PM, where guests enjoy an all-access pass to 20+ Alexander Valley Wineries, 8+ Sonoma Food Crafters, and Spike Sikes and His Awesome Hotcakes as the entertainment. Ticket Sales Open July 7th for this Friday evening (Labor Day Weekend) event.

This Michelin-Starred Chef Wants to Take You on Tours of the World’s Best Restaurants

Click here to read the full article. Kyle Connaughton tells a story every night, at every dinner service he hosts at his Michelin three-star restaurant SingleThread in Healdsburg, Calif. But he doesn’t think that story is enough. What shows up on the plate, he says, just scratches the surface of the culinary and cultural narrative he wants diners to understand. This impulse to tell a deeper story about agriculture and craftmanship is why Connaughton and his partner, Katina, have teamed up with the immersive travel company Modern Adventure to launch Paragon, an intimate enterprise that sends a handful of travelers around...