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It seems as if human beings are on the brink of knowing everything. Ours is the history of accumulated knowledge, beginning with fire... Continue

Celebrity chef Brooke Williamson will award the tastiest appetizer $5,000 as part of the Glorious Bites Challenge Are you a savvy home... Continue

Bud-Break is very early this year. Normally only the early varieties like Chardonnay and Pinot Noir show signs in March, but this year... Continue

What do the Grateful Dead, Bear Flag Revolt, The Chosen Family, an 8,000-year-old Native American site, a Victorian estate, Camilo... Continue

In support of local efforts to ban leaf blowers and improve the quality of life in Sonoma and drastically reduce unnecessary harmful... Continue

On the color wheel, purple is classified as a secondary color. Secondary colors are created by combining two primary colors. Purple... Continue

The cascade of social change in the last few weeks has been startling for politically jaded activists who have come to expect progress... Continue

If you filed your tax return by April 15, you can exhale, kick back and wait for your refund – if you’re getting one. Here are... Continue

As a public service, let’s examine popular fantasies about the utility of guns for self-defense, in case you’ve had just about... Continue

The hottest controversy in the Springs right now is Sebastopol designer Rico Martin’s façade improvements on commercial buildings... Continue

Summer in the Sonoma Valley means blond hills, long days and the annual Fourth of July parade. There are few places more appealing... Continue

One of the most frightening, yet exciting, phone calls or emails a nonprofit leader can get is from a prospective funder, such as a... Continue

I love summer. Especially summer in Sonoma, where this tiny city is alive with celebrations, farmers markets, and school kids out... Continue

It sounds simple. Just tell the truth. But, telling the truth is difficult. As much as I believe in honesty, I grapple with it. Speaking... Continue

On Wednesday evening May 20, 2015, Dave Letterman aired his last show and said goodbye to the American people. It was a sad night for... Continue

I find myself dissatisfied in large degree with how I see government working, city, county, state and federal. I believe government... Continue

Once in its grip, the system tries to break them. Half-broken black men, hip-to-it brown men, not buying it Asians and rebellious usually... Continue

As a reminder, “Custodial” type accounts are IRAs (individual retirement accounts), ROTH IRA, 401(k), etc. and even life insurance,... Continue

In 2014, Latinos became the largest population group in California. With this column, The Sun continues to provide readers a variety... Continue