Ralph Tracy Davis
Feb. 28, 1920-June 22, 2014
Feb. 28, 1920-June 22, 2014
Wanda Lynn Staton Stamos, born Jan. 28, 1925, in Carrolton, Missouri, quietly passed away on April 25, 2014.
Now that Sonoma is officially the eighth best town in America in which to celebrate the Fourth of July – at least according to Travel + Leisure magazine – expectations are running high for today’s festivities.
The Sebastiani Theatre Foundation’s “Vintage Film Series #9” includes seven films instead of the usual six. The movies will be shown one Monday each month, through December 2014, when two holiday favorites will be screened under separate admissions.
The Sonoma Community Center’s 51st annual 4th of July parade and celebration is set to take over the Plaza from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 4.
I support leashed dogs on Montini and have a few more points to add to the discussion.
I would like to comment on the ongoing conversation in the Index-Tribune regarding dogs and the Montini Preserve. I oversee the Sonoma Valley Field of Dreams, which is alongside the Montini Preserve.
I was pleased to see that the roundabout at Arnold Drive and Agua Caliente was finally dedicated to the memory of Hap Arnold. It is a fitting tribute to him and the roundabout is a marvel of engineering.
I applaud City Council’s vote to help Tier 1 nonprofits who made their annual pitch for public funds.
We live in a wonderful and caring community, but I hope that some day soon we will have more social justice and less charity, for two reasons.
The Jack London Book Discussion Group at Jack London State Historic Park, designed by and for people who believe, as Alfred Kazin has famously said, that the “greatest story Jack London ever wrote was the story he lived,” will highlight a rare selection for the July 18 and Sept. 19 meetings.
Hanna Boys Center will host a tri-tip and chicken dinner to benefit the center’s ag program from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the center, 17000 Arnold Drive, Sonoma.
Sonoma Valley Hospital has updated its strategic plan to identify hospital priorities for the upcoming fiscal year, beginning July 1.
Jane Chan of San Francisco was one of the many persons attending the Sonoma Lavender Festival Saturday and Sunday in Kenwood. Attendees could pick their own lavender from the fields. There were lavender seminars on both days as well as music, wine, spa treatments, craftmaking and other activities.
Seismic work will begin this week on the historic Blue Wing Inn on East Spain Street in downtown Sonoma.
Sierra Lass Coffey, 32, has left us all too soon to join grandmothers, grandfathers and other family loved ones in heaven above.
Jim entered into peace on June 9, 2014, after a long courageous struggle.
Walter F. Brady, born Oct. 16, 1922, in San Francisco, died peacefully on June 28, 2014, at the age of 91, after a brief illness.
Vintage House senior center is kicking-off of its Golden Ticket Raffle, a fundraising event to benefit the Local Independent Mobility Options (LIMO) program among others.
It’s been a year since the Sonoma City Council voted to sign on with Sonoma Clean Power, an alternative public power supplier known by the acronym CCA (Community Choice Aggregation). On Monday, they had the opportunity to reverse that decision. They didn’t, deciding instead to heap praises on the local power provider before voting unanimously… Continue Reading >>
On Saturday, June 21, more than 160 guests dressed in their finest summer whites strolled into Ramekins, to begin the evening that was the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Wet Paint 2014. The event raised about $200,000 for the museum. A whimsical mid-summer night’s fairyland was the setting for the… Continue Reading >>
The Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival is signing up wineries, restaurants and caterers, big and small, for the 117th annual event to be held Sept. 26 – 28. This is an opportunity to showcase your favorite wines and food. This event is two-fold. Friday night at the Sonoma Barracks, while Foreverland rocks the house,… Continue Reading >>
Kate Kennedy will teach aspiring actors and actresses at her Camp Shakespeare from June 30 to July 11, at the Sebastiani Theatre. The awe-struck and the awesome come together is this learning adventure where youngsters become aspiring actors and performers while focusing on the works of that famous classic Bard, Mr. William Shakespeare himself. This… Continue Reading >>
The Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District (SVCSD) is one of two county sanitation districts that will seek public comment in July on hazard mitigation planning efforts to increase the reliability of sanitation facilities during natural disasters, such as an earthquake. The other district is the Russian River County Sanitation District. The SVCSD Local Hazard Mitigation Plan… Continue Reading >>
The Sonoma Valley Regional Library, and the Adult Literacy Program of the Sonoma County Library, are looking for volunteers to teach adults to read and write English. There will be two sessions to introduce and train volunteers to become tutors. An orientation session will be held Wednesday, July 9, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The… Continue Reading >>