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Sonoma (Sonoma, California)

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  • A happy cow aging gracefully

     
    No good deed goes unpunished. When cheese-maker Karen Bianchi-Moreda and her father dairyman Paul Bianchi posed for a picture with their favorite old heifer for a story in last week's Food section on multi-generation dairy farms that are turning to......
  • Schwarzenegger approves funding for energy efficiency improvements

     
    The effort to revive a home energy efficiency financing program that stalled this summer has a new recruit: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. This week he signed a law that will help route more funding to the Property Assessed Clean Energy program......
  • Pro Portfolio: A 1960 house updated for greener times

     
    On Mondays, we post a new home whose design is presented in the builder's or designer's own words. This week: Builder: Rick Milburn, Solar Knights Construction, Napa, Calif. Architect: Jarrod Denton, Lail Design Group, St. Helena, Calif. Passive house...
  • Question of the Day: Was the penalty against Clint Bowyer too severe?

     
     Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Shawn Courchesne, Hartford Courant: Absolutely not. If anything, NASCAR didn’t......
  • Joey Logano wins pole position for NASCAR race in Sonoma

     
    Joey Logano hustled his No. 20 Toyota around the 10-turn Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif., faster than anyone else Friday to win the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The driver for Joe Gibbs Racing turned a......
  • Will Electric Vehicles Be as Hard to Get as an iPhone?

     
    While we await the debut of vehicles like the all-electric Nissan Leaf and the extended-range Chevrolet Volt, predictions abound concerning the long-term outlook for mass-market plug-in cars. Yet it also appears that these vehicles will launch in a...
  • Fish and Game Q&A: Can I dive for an extra limit of abalone as a gift to my wife back home?

     
    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: If I go diving with a friend......
  • Four banks fail in California; FDIC steps in

     
    Regulators closed four California banks late Friday, bringing the year-to-date failure count to 118 nationwide and 10 in the Golden State. The four California institutions and the banks taking over their branches, deposits and most of their loans (the...
  • Australian Will Power wins IndyCar race in Sonoma

     
    Australian Will Power drove to a dominant win Sunday at the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma to widen his lead in the IndyCar championship standings with four races remaining in the season. Driving the No. 12 car prepared by Team......
  • California cheesemakers bring home the gold

     
    Aaaah, those happy cows. California dairies took 13 first-place trophies at the American Cheese Society’s annual competition this week in Seattle. In addition, Golden State producers took home seven second-place and 12 third-place awards. Karoun Dairies...
  • Big-wave surfer and videographer Noel Cameron Robinson is memorialized

     
    Big-wave surfer and videographer Noel Cameron Robinson was celebrated Saturday at a gathering and paddle-out that was attended by more than 500 family and friends in Jenner, Calif. “It was just love. Lots of love everywhere,” said Northern...
  • Fish and Game offers wild pig-hunting clinic June 12

     
    The next Advanced Hunting Clinic being offered by the Department of Fish and Game will focus on wild-pig hunting and will be held Saturday June 12 at the Russian River Sportsmen's Club, located in Duncan Mills in Sonoma County. In......