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Kathy Witkowicki has been named one of five women across the country to receive Traditional Home Magazine’s 2014 Classic Woman Award.

Witkowicki to receive ‘Classic Woman Award’

Kathy Witkowicki, founder and executive director of the Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, has been named one of five women across the country to receive Traditional Home Magazine’s 2014 Classic Woman Award.

Guild hosts opening reception on Friday

The Arts Guild of Sonoma is showcasing the artwork of featured artists, K.C. Winston and Lyn Swan as well as many other guild artists’ work during August’s exhibition with the opening reception being held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, in the gallery, 140 E. Napa St. in Sonoma.

Work crews slowed traffic this week on Agua Caliente Road, but motorists probably cheered the delays since the heavily-rutted road was ground and repaved. The work was performed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune

Repaving in progress

Work crews slowed traffic this week on Agua Caliente Road, but motorists probably cheered the delays since the heavily-rutted road was ground and repaved. The work was performed Tuesday, Wednesday ad Thursday.

Thomsen to play at Tuesday’s City Party

The Sonoma Community Center will host its annual City Party in the Sonoma Plaza on Tuesday July 29. Festivities will include a live band on Spain Street with Tommy Thomsen and the Sonoma City All-Star Band.

Landscaper to discuss garden pollinators

Maile Arnold will talk about English gardeners and the benefits of pollinators in the health of a garden and the ecosystem from 10 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Quarryhill Botanical Garden, 12841 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen.

Relay for Life begins with survivors dinner

The annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Sonoma is set to begin on Thursday, July 31, with the Survivor and Caregiver Dinner at Hanna Boys Center, free to those who pre-registered at relayforlife.org/sonomaca and have RSVP’d to relayjo@gmail.com.

Rehearsing a Saturday Night Live sketch called “Phobia Party” at Murphy’s Pub on Wednesday were, from left, Hank Sullivan, 8; Molly Bingham, 11; Sasha Edwards, 15; Audrey Scott, 11; and Lachlin Brumme, 12. Kate Kennedy is the director. Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune

Recital rehearsal

Rehearsing a Saturday Night Live sketch called “Phobia Party” at Murphy’s Pub on Wednesday were, from left, Hank Sullivan, 8; Molly Bingham, 11; Sasha Edwards, 15; Audrey Scott, 11; and Lachlin Brumme, 12. Kate Kennedy is the director.

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Op-ed: Don’t get burned by the Forest Service

Fire season has arrived, and California’s drought means there will inevitably be a large forest fire this year. Media will invariably quote employees of the U.S. Forest Service, the federal agency that administers our National Forests.

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Oyster farm great research site

Editor, Index-Tribune: Drakes Bay Oyster Farm is a biological research site of significant value. Where else are biologists going to find a population of filter feeders with such an intimate relationship with the Pacific Ocean? Oysters filter sea water, have a short generation time and, because of this, lend themselves in the same way as… Continue Reading >>

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Kudos for keeping Jack London Park open

Editor, Index-Tribune: These pages are commonly taken up with contentious voices arguing over access to our local public lands. All the more reason, therefore, to celebrate the wonderful, cooperative effort that has given new life to one of our Valley’s jewels – Jack London State Historic Park. Not long ago, this park was on the… Continue Reading >>

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Off leash dogs kill fawns

Editor, Index-Tribune: To all the loving dog owners out there: Do you realize that when your wonderful, domesticated dog is off leash, it will instinctively give chase when it sees something scamper, like a fawn? As a member of the board of directors for Wildlife Fawn Rescue, I know that one of the biggest reasons… Continue Reading >>

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Vineyards should cut water use too

Editor, Index-Tribune: I applaud and agree with David Bolling’s editorial, “More fire under our butts,” on Friday, July 18. I really hope the state’s Water Resources Control Board does something more worthwhile in the very near future about curbing water usage in this state than the currentpathetically minimal limitations they are proposing. Here’s what perplexes… Continue Reading >>

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Whose water is it?

Editor, Index-Tribune It seems that residential communities that have private wells believe that they can waste irrigation water as much as they please. I have witnessed Seven Flags and Temelec lawn sprinklers spraying water into the air at mid-day and afternoon on the lawns at their entrances. Most important, these wells are sucking water from… Continue Reading >>

Casey Stanfill and his 2-year-old son Nicholas wait in the Sonoma Valley Community Health Center’s new waiting room on Tuesday. Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune

New clinic opens

Casey Stanfill and his 2-year-old son Nicholas wait in the Sonoma Valley Community Health Center’s new waiting room on Tuesday.

There were no injuries Tuesday afternoon when a limb from an oak tree fell on a car on Arnold Drive near Holt Avenue at the Sonoma Developmental Center. Yvonne Soto-Pomeroy/Index-Tribune

Unlucky motorist

There were no injuries Tuesday afternoon when a limb from an oak tree fell on a car on Arnold Drive near Holt Avenue at the Sonoma Developmental Center.

Relay for Life begins with survivors dinner

The annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Sonoma is set to begin on Thursday, July 31, with the Survivor and Caregiver Dinner at Hanna Boys Center, free to those who pre –registered at relayforlife.org/sonomaca and have RSVP’d to relayjo@gmail.com.

Edgar L. Lowe Jr.

Edgar L. Lowe Jr.

Edgar L. Lowe Jr., 80, passed away at his home in Sonoma on July 20, 2014, surrounded by his adoring family.

Juanita D. Brinkley

Juanita D. Brinkley

Juanita D. Brinkley (Holt, Fisher, Iacomine), 87, passed away peacefully in Napa, on July 19, 2014, with friends and family by her side.

THE SONOMA COUNTY FAIR, which starts Thursday and runs through Aug. 10, is a cacophony of sights and sounds. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune file photo

Sonoma County Fair opens Thursday

The Sonoma County Fair opens Thursday and promises to have visitors feeling groovy with this year’s theme, “Peace, Love and Fair.” The hall of flowers will feature “Flower Power” and there will be a Magic Bus you can ride for a trip back to the 1960s.

 
 

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