ArtQuest Photo Project
The talented young artists of Santa Rosa High School's magnet program shoot self-portraits.
Should Sonoma be a County of Refuge?
Activists push for North Bay region to be a 'safe house' for illegal immigrants.
News Briefs for Sonoma, Marin and Napa
LIghts out for Dillon, Napa school uniform kerfuffle and Monte Rio sewer plugged.
The Green Zone
Buy Nothing Month!
Waiting for My Bloody Valentine
Shoegaze in new ways while waiting for the band's newest disc to ever, possibly, maybe, someday soon come out.
Essay: Christmas Music that Doesn't Suck
Ella, Vince, Fahey, hillbillies, Spector and W-O-X-Y in Cincinnati.
Feed the world's hungry while improving your vocabulary? You bet.
Restaurant review: Sky Lounge Steakhouse and Raw Bar in Santa Rosa
Is there a chef in the house?
Food News: Oxbow Public Market poised to open in Napa
Promising 10 farm stalls, two wine merchants and a smattering of everything else that's good, Oxbow looks set to revitalize neighboring COPIA and downtown Napa.
Winery review: Schramsberg Vineyards in Calistoga
As complex, sexy, tasty and bubbly as champagne-but just don't call it that.
Witty, lovely and wise, 'Juno' is a winner.
Stage: Theatrical Gifts for the Holidays
Even if you can't get to Broadway, you can still give a whiff of the Great White Way.
Shopping: How to Treat the Staff
Rude customers get made fun of and other truisms of the retail floor.
Letters to the Editor:
December 19-25, 2007