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Sonoma County winery development at issue in debate about events

Finance – Pressdemocrat Jul 9: “The county needs to evaluate the cumulative impact of this explosive growth,” said Marc Bommersbach, a Healdsburg resident who lives along Westside Road, home to more than 20 wineries. (more…)

Sonoma County Sol beats East Bay squad 3-1 in opening round of soccer playoffs

Sport – Pressdemocrat Jul 9: The semi-professional Sonoma County Sol soccer team earned a come-from-behind win against the East Bay Stompers, 3-1, in the opening round of postseason play Saturday night in Santa Rosa. (more…)

Smith: It’s pretty clear that the deer didn’t rip down the signs

Culture – Pressdemocrat Jul 9: He was a far younger man when, in 1973, Betty Ferra, a former vaudevillian living in Rohnert Park, persuaded him to join and upgrade her year-old band of elders who made music with pots, pans, kazoos, washboards and spoons. (more…)

Santa Rosa’s Pet Adoption and Wellness Weekend offers new homes to 20 pets

Pressdemocrat Jul 9: It wasn’t clear if Thadeus knew his life was about to change. (more…)

Palo Alto splits openers in Babe Ruth age group tournaments

Paloaltoonline has a long article Jul 9: The catalyst for Tri-Valley, based in the San Ramon-Danville area, was leadoff hitter Nick Costello, who was the winning pitcher. (more…)

Five Great Restaurants to Enjoy Poke Bowls South of San Francisco

Dining – Ww2 Kqed Jul 9: Customers can customize their poke bowl with base ingredients such as chilled yam noodles, brown rice, mixed local greens; then top with dressed or undressed seafood options; and pick from an offering of toppings such as Gilroy garlic… (more…)

Man makes insanity plea in girlfriend’s murder

Crime – Kron4 Jul 9: REDWOOD CITY —A man who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death in San Mateo last year entered a not guilty plea Thursday for reasons of insanity, according to San Mateo County prosecutors. (more…)

Internal Affairs: Ex-Honda aide seeks Santa Clara seat

Politics – Mercurynews has a long article Jul 9: He didn’t lose a precinct in Campbell, Saratoga, Cupertino or Los Gatos en route to a 22.5 percentage-point victory in which he finished 49.4 percent to her 26.9 percent. (more…)

Public input sought on housing development

News, politics and real estate – Pressdemocrat Jul 9: Silicon Valley-based developer ROEM will outline its project for a joint committee of the Santa Rosa City Council and the board of directors of Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit, which owns the 5.4-acre property. (more…)

Sonoma County’s Vineman triathlons mark first race under new Ironman ownership

Finance – Lengthy story in Pressdemocrat Jul 9: When the starter’s pistol goes off and more than 2,000 athletes dive into the Russian River at Johnson’s Beach Sunday morning for the first leg of the Ironman 70.3 Vineman, it will mark the dawning of a new era for triathlon in Sonoma County. (more…)

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Former VPAT employees arrested for possessing child pornography

Crime, culture and news – Timesheraldonline Jul 30: Two Vacaville men, who worked at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, were recently arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, after an investigation by police, according to court documents and Solano County Jail booking logs. (more…)

BART: Small fire shuts down Walnut Creek station

Eastbaytimes Jul 30: WALNUT CREEK — BART officials shut down the busy Walnut Creek station Saturday afternoon after a small fire broke out near the tracks, causing major delays. (more…)

Craft beer continues its growth tear with new Bay Area breweries

Finance and news – Mercurynews Jul 30: In the Bay Area, places like Novel Brewing Co. and Temescal Brewing in Oakland are among the latest spots to open, and more are on the way, including Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. coming to downtown Berkeley and Hop Heavy Brewing Co. (more…)

Startup among latest efforts to help teachers afford Bay Area housing

Eductaion, real estate and news – Long article from Mercurynews Jul 30: Jamie Carota, an East Oakland renter who teaches middle school science in Union City, has been searching intensively for a house in San Jose for about half a year. (more…)


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Santa Cruz , Half Moon Bay , Pacifica and Oakland Visit 2013

Youtube: We had great time with our girls and we couldn’t ask for better California weather in our visit to Santa Cruz , Pacifica , Half Moon Bay and Oakland.

Pacifica Reflex vs Belmont Blasters Blue – San Mateo PAL 8U Championship

Youtube: Pacifica Reflex vs Belmont Blasters Blue San Mateo PAL 8U Championship Reflex Highlights August 25, 2013.