Gift Guide 2011
Looking for just a little something? This year, big gifts are out and small is in.
Clean, Cheap and Green
A leading expert says Sonoma Clean Power doesn't have to be more expensive than PG&E.
News Blast: The Western Bluebird and Vineyards
Increasingly, vineyards turn to this endengered bluebird instead of insecticides.
Green Zone: Sonoma Biochar Initiative
Ray Gallian has some hot ideas for the implementation of biochar.
Open Mic: Staying Negative
People under 30 face greatest risk of contracting HIV.
Preview: Little Joe y La Familia
Tejano pioneer and labor activist makes rare small-club appearance at Last Day Saloon.
Review: 'La Rafle' at Jewish Film Festival
A giant step forward for French cinema, screening in Santa Rosa.
Profile: Vineyards Inn in Kenwood
Marvelous roadside outpost keeps a nearly lost Basque culinary tradition alive.
Small Bites: Traverso's Closes in Santa Rosa
After 79 incredible years in business, Traverso's says farewell.
Swirl: Hawley Winery in Healdsburg
John Hawley, with help from his red-tailed hawk, makes fine Viognier, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc.
Feature: Can I Help You?
What came before Siri? Service robots through the decades, from workout coaches to sex companions.
Stage: 'A Christmas Story' at Sixth Street Playhouse
Leg-lamps, BB guns, flagpoles, Chinese food-basically the works-in this fun adaptation.
W. Kamau Bell's 'Laughter Against the Machine' at George's Nightclub
Author of 'Stop Talking Shit About the Occupy Movement' leads funny, incisive touring show.
Letters to the Editor
November 23 - 29, 2011