May 262014
The Barlow Center: Treats, Art, Eat

By Sarah Amador    Sebastopol has always been hip, but with the addition of The Barlow Culinary and Arts Center, it’s now got a whole new groove. Downtown is a […]

May 202014
Students Take Santa Rosa Safari

by Sarah Amador “By teaching conservation through education, we create awareness. If you leave here with only one realization ­­– that what we have on earth is perishable and we […]

May 202014
68th Annual Blossom Festival in Sebastopol

by Sarah Amador For 67 years, apple blossoms have festooned the streets of Sebastopol during the Gravenstein Apple Blossom Festival. Last weekend was no exception, when the Sebastopol Chamber of […]

May 202014
Some Favorite Picnic Sites

by Sarah Amador At Bodega Head, whales are spouting and breaching. At Jenner, the seal pups are rolling around to show off how cute they are. Flowers are blooming, gardens […]

May 202014

By Sarah Amador   What’s the perfect finish to a day of savoring wine? Chocolate tasting, of course. A couple of Sundays ago, my husband and I were in Sonoma. […]

May 202014
Hit the Trail for Earth Day

by Sarah Amador  Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. – John […]

May 202014
Thrill of a Lifetime

by Sarah Amador     As a Sonoma County enthusiast, I thought that I had done it all. I’ve ziplined, kayaked through bioluminescence, hiked, wined and dined. But last Sunday, […]