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Meet and Meat 009

Where’s the beef? How to find it

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Local ranchers raising quality animals humanely have discovered a new tool for marketing – beef tastings.

Cittaslow holds vote for Sebastopol street murals

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Check out a gallery of choices and pick your favorites.

Police Blotter: hard work of keeping it peaceful

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Even during a relatively quiet week our folks in blue work hard.

Fort Ross

Fort Ross Festival Saturday

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Annual celebration at the old fort with music, crafts, games, food.

This Week in the West County; July 21 – 27

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Music everywhere, including a beloved local composer performing in Occidental, and a Chautauqua comes to town.

Jazelle Davis, 5, left, Tyler Ono, 6, and Jaida Davis, 11, play Japanese Kokeshi doll castanets as they dance in a Bon Odori during the Obon Festival at Enmanji Buddhist Temple in Sebastopol, California, on July 19, 2014. (Alvin Jornada / For The Press Democrat)

Buddhist festival in Sebastopol a decades-long tradition

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Emanji Temple honoring ancestors in traditional fashion.


Save on fair admission and rides

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Enjoy the fair and be good to you wallet. Here’s the low down on how to save $ this year.

Sandy Eastoak is a Sebastopol artist who has also worked to raise awareness of the Native American community. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)

‘Raised by trees,’ inspired by nature

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Sebastopol artist Sandy Eastoak explores a connection between art, spirit and nature.

The bar and stage at Aubergine Vintage Emporium and Cafe. Photo by Andrea Granahan

In Store: Aubergine is back

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

One of Sebastopol’s favorite water holes is open again.

Books and baked yummies at Bodega Bay

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

A good read, some yummies with a sea view, and it goes to a good cause.

Writer Spotlight

Andrea Granahan is our West County correspondent.
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