Dry Farmed Vineyards in Sonoma and Napa Counties
With unregulated groundwater a huge problem in California, meet the dry farming wineries who use no water at all for irrigation-just like the old days.
AB 1081, the TRUST Act
The solution to Sonoma County's collaboration with ICE is in sight with Tom Ammiano's advancing Assembly bill.
News Blast: Gary Helfrich as Bike Coalition Director; JR Valrey at SSU
Sonoma County Bike Coalition replaces Christine Culver, and 'Block Report Radio' host speaks at SSU.
Green Zone: Napa Valley Vine Trail
Small vintner Chuck McMinn had a dream; now he's the leader for a bicycle and pedestrian trail in Napa County.
Open Mic: Let's Not Forget
Norman Solomon on closing California's nuclear power plants.
Preview: Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars
Extraordinary band plays May 8 at the Mystic Theatre.
Preview: The Devil Makes Three
Perennial bluegrass-punk faves record live album in Petaluma.
Kenneth Branagh makes a hit to be savored.
Cooking: Championship Chili
'When Harry Met Sally' inspires a Reuben sandwich chili for Petaluma's cookoff.
Preview: Food Crisis, Marin Farm-to-Fork Tour
Marin says no to Monsanto, yes to local farming.
Wine Review: Dry-Farmed Wines
The latest waterless wonders from Frog's Leap, Dehlinger, Kunde and Bouchaine.
Preview: 'Four Mexicans and a White Girl'
Jaime Crespo curates cartooning art show-including Janelle Hessig, our favorite white girl.
Stage Review: 'Two Sisters and a Piano'
AlterTheater takes on this strong political drama set in Cuba in 1991.
Preview: 'Beyond: Visions of Planetary Landscapes' at Petaluma Museum
Smithsonian exhibit of gigantic photographic images from space are sure to awe.
Letters to the Editor
May 4 - 10, 2011