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Deputies are looking for three men who held up a man at gunpoint Tuesday night in Glen Ellen.

Man robbed at gunpoint in Glen Ellen

Sonoma County deputies are looking for three men – one of whom was armed – who reportedly held up a man Tuesday night outside the Glen Ellen Grocery.

Fifth-graders and kindergartners helped paint the mural at Sassarini Elementary – a mural that somebody recently defaced. Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune

Beloved Dr. Seuss mural defaced

Students at Sassarini Elementary School on Fifth Street West got a Grinch-like surprise when they came to school on Monday morning, Dec. 8.

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Editorial: Have an ‘awesome’ X-mas

For many parents in Sonoma Valley, it probably boggles the mind not to be able to afford gifts for your kids during the holidays. The thought of minimal loot under the tree following Santa’s big night – especially in a society that glorifies a bounty of booty for two months prior – is one of those things that, when one’s parental mind begins to drift in that direction, you pull back, not wanting to even “go down that road.”

See ‘Finding Nemo’ for a toy

On Saturday, Dec. 20, at 1:30 p.m., kids of all ages and their families are invited to attend a special matinee screening of the popular Disney/Pixar Academy Award-wining animated feature “Finding Nemo” at the Sebastiani Theatre.

This is a preliminary rendering of what the pool complex may look like.

Sonoma Splash dives into details

About two-dozen locals braved the rain Thursday night in order to offer feedback to Sonoma Splash on the Valley’s proposed swimming pool complex.

SVH’s GirlTalk eyes health, fitness issues

Creating health and fitness in the New Year is the theme of the next educational event offered as part of the GirlTalk discussion series on women’s health topics, sponsored by Sonoma Valley Hospital.

Sonoma Raceway names Brennan VP

Diana Brennan, who has been a member of the Sonoma Raceway Media Relations department since 1999, has been promoted to vice president of Media and Community Relations.

Sugarloaf Ridge trail tagged with gang signs

When the rains come, many Sonoma Valley hikers head to Canyon Trail at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park to see a 25-foot seasonal waterfall – a waterfall which recently featured a jarring sight.

Several hundred people crowded into the Mission San Francisco Solano Saturday for the annual Christmas at the Mission celebration. The four programs this year began with Joseph and Mary knocking on the Mission’s door seeking shelter and standing near the altar during the program. The candle-lit program featured readings from the Las Posadas pageant and traditional carols. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Christmas at the Mission

Several hundred people crowded into the Mission San Francisco Solano Saturday for the annual Christmas at the Mission celebration. The four programs this year began with Joseph and Mary knocking on the Mission’s door seeking shelter and standing near the altar during the program. The candle-lit program featured readings from the Las Posadas pageant and traditional carols.

Edward Eliot Caine

Edward Eliot Caine

Edward Eliot Caine passed away on December 1, 2014, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Helen Mary Lautenschlager

Helen Mary Lautenschlager

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Helen Mary Lautenschlager on Friday, December 12, 2014 in her beloved adopted hometown of Sonoma.

FISH will be distributing its holiday baskets Saturday, Dec. 20.

FISH to give away food baskets Dec. 20

On Saturday, Dec. 20, FISH (Friends in Sonoma Helping) will distribute more than 400 holiday food baskets to needy families and individuals in Sonoma Valley.

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Editorial: The promised land

Woody Guthrie’s beloved paean to communal land use came to mind this week, when the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors considered a General Plan amendment that would pave the way for Hanna Boys Center to sell 57 acres of its land, a little-used parcel off Carriger Road.

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California Focus: Still not too late for the I-5 bullet train solution

Neel Kashkari tried last fall to make high-speed rail one centerpiece of a serious challenge to the reelection of Gov. Jerry Brown. Even though he staged events where he literally paid voters to smash model trains, his depiction of a “crazy train” never caught on as a significant issue.

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I just got home from ringing the bell for Friends In Sonoma Helping (FISH) in front of Sonoma Market.

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Hot to Trot

We would like to express our profound gratitude to all who participated in the 8th annual Sonoma Turkey Trot.