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Tickets to El Mo birthday party on sale

El Molino is 50 years old and a big bash is planned.

The Point Arena Lighthouse in 2014. (PD FILE, 2014)

Feds propose doubling size of protected areas off North Coast

From Bodega Bay north to Point Arena the seas could be safe from oil rigs.

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Police Blotter: Much misbehavior

Bad parking, 9-1-1 hang-ups, suspicious people and vehicles kept the constabulary hopping last week.

(BETH SCHLANKER/ The Press Democrat)

Advocates seeks new homes for honeybees

Sonoma Wine Company in Graton hosts hives on its vacant back lot as part of the county’s Bee Friendly program.

Anniversary party no one expected or wanted

Food For Thought never thought its services would still be needed 25 years later, but the quarter-century old organization feeding HIV and AIDS patients still has 500 clients that need help.

Hwy. 116 south of Sebastopol being repaved

Plan on some detours and delays if you are heading south.

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Coastal prairie workshop

So precious, so little left. Learn how to protect coastal prairie.

This Week in the West County: Apr. 14 – 20

It is Holy Week and Earth Day is coming. So much to do, so little time!


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Spotted in West County

In the interests of rodent control and photographic opportunities, Don and Janell Munsch decided to set up raptor posts on their property in east Sebastopol. Thaey hadn't even finished the job when two raptors showed their appreciation.

In the interests of rodent control and photographic opportunities, Don and Janell Munsch decided to set up raptor posts on their property in east Sebastopol. They hadn’t even finished the job when two raptors showed their appreciation.

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Bite Club

  • Jacinto’s Chef Heads to Napa, Chinese Restaurant Coming?
    Word came on Friday that Erasto Jacinto has joined Napkins Restaurant in Napa as their new executive chef. The former Cindy Pawlcyn chef (Mustard Grille, Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen) opened his ... Read more »
  • Myers Restaurant Supply Sale
    Ever wanted a restaurant-sized stock pot? Plastic menu covers for a chic party, the most durable food storage containers known to human-kind or your own 30,00 BTU Wolf range with ... Read more »

Polls

Recently county supervisors got a raise plus benefits amounting to about an extra $20,000. That means their compensation package is now about $200,000. Do you think they deserve it?

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Andrea Granahan is our West County correspondent.
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