Java Jive 2011
Winners of our annual writing contest, exploring the theme "I Stole It and I'm Glad I Did."
A selective roundup of North Bay authors' recent work.
Occupy Santa Rosa
Over 2,750 people descend on City Hall in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street.
News Blast: Hobbs Nob
After two controversial clearcuts, winemaker Paul Hobbs removes Christmas trees to make way for more grapes.
Green Zone: Ecozoic Art
Creativity is everyone's job.
Media: Amazon's Kindle Fire
It's not exactly Ray Bradbury's book burnings, yet-although the e-reader onslaught commences.
Open Mic: Return to Mondragon
Finding a system that works for its people.
Interview: Ry Cooder
Famed guitarist and ethnomusicologist writes his first collection of short stories about Los Angeles.
Global musical feature a highlight of the Petaluma International Film Festival.
Feature: Joel Salatin in Petaluma
Farming guru with new book talks common sense on farm politics, the "food police" and earthworms.
Small Bites: Cheese Loves Beer in Rohnert Park
First annual event pairs beer with cheese on Oct. 29.
Swirl: Dutcher Crossing Winery
Dry Creek Valley bike tours and the "penny farthing" bicycle are mere accoutrements to Sauvignon Blanc and Rhone varietals.
Stage: 'Bellwether' at Marin Theatre Co.
Unsettling, uneven premiere by Steve Yockey will make you hold very, very tight to your children.
Preview: Soraya Mire at Book Passage
Survivor of ritual genital mutilation speaks on new memoir, 'The Girl With Three Legs.'
Letters to the Editor
October 19 - 25, 2011