Quantcast

Index-Tribune Report's Articles Related:  Entertainment | Events | Featured | Food & Wine | Lifestyle & History | News | Obituaries | Opinion | Real Estate | Schools | Sports

Paul Wakefield Purdom

Paul Wakefield Purdom

Paul Wakefield Purdom passed away surrounded by family and friends in Sonoma on Dec. 14, 2013.

Patti Ryan

Patti Ryan

Patti Ryan passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, surrounded by her friends.

Emma Ruth Arevalo

Emma Ruth Arevalo

Emma Ruth Arevalo, 93, passed away peacefully at home in Sonoma on Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.

Carol in Glen Ellen on Dec. 21

The 10th annual caroling through Glen Ellen is set for noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. Neil Shepard, Jack London’s great-nephew, will direct a wagon with his Clydesdale horses. The wagon will leave the parking lot at the Jack London Saloon and take carolers around Glen Ellen before dropping them off so another group… Continue Reading >>

Airman Jeremiah Murphy, representing the Air Force, puts a wreath on a stand during Saturday’s Wreaths Across America ceremonies at the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Park. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Remembering the veterans

Airman Jeremiah Murphy, representing the Air Force, puts a wreath on a stand during Saturday’s Wreaths Across America ceremonies at the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Park.

‘First Day Hike’ at Jack London State Park

On Jan. 1, Jack London State Historical Park will participate in the national “First Day Hikes” movement sponsored by America’s State Parks, offering an opportunity to kick off the new year with a healthy start. Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. in the upper parking area/beauty ranch parking lot (turn right from kiosk) at Jack… Continue Reading >>

Murphy’s hosts comedy shows Friday, Saturday

Comedy is returning to Murphy’s Irish Pub, 464 First St. E., for three shows next weekend. Jasper Redd will headline the shows with Red Scott and Josh Argyle featured at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, and again at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. The shows are hosted by Torio Van Grol. Redd is… Continue Reading >>

Library hosts ‘Museum on the Go’ Saturday

The Sonoma Valley Library will host Children’s Museum of Sonoma County’s “Museum on the Go” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. This unique event gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to play and discover science, the arts, and nature alongside their children. “Museum on the Go” will be inspire young explorers to… Continue Reading >>

Maite Iturri

Sonoma is gearing up to welcome the class of 2027

Kindergarten Information Night is just around the corner for the 2014-15 school year, and Sonoma Valley Unified School District will host a kindergarten information night on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Altimira Middle School.

Anne Bromley

Anne Bromley passed away on Dec. 10, 2013, just 10 days after her 92 birthday.

Michael J. Fish

Michael J. Fish

Memorial services were held at Barton’s Funeral Home, Kirkland, Wash., on Dec, 1, 2013, for Michael J. Fish who passed away on Nov. 5, 2013.

FROM LEFT, Marine Pvt. Juan Paula Cuevas Jimenez, Dr. Kimberly Hubenette, Alain Pinel Realtor Kathleen Leonard and Pfc. Joe Calahan pose with Santa. Jennifer Churchill/Special to the Index-Tribune

Movie showing benefits Toys for Tots

On Saturday, Dec. 21, at 1 p.m., kids of all ages and their families are invited to attend a special matinee of the popular Disney•Pixar animated feature “The Incredibles” at the Sebastiani Theatre located on the Plaza.

Barbara Tarvid Hafterson plants a small Christmas tree at the grave of her son, AW3 Nathan Hafterson who passed away in March 2006. Hafterson was at the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Park for the Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Remembering a son

Barbara Tarvid Hafterson plants a small Christmas tree at the grave of her son, AW3 Nathan Hafterson who passed away in March 2006. Hafterson was at the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Park for the Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday.

Adele music students host free concert

The music students at Adele Harrison Middle School will be performing a free holiday concert at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the Grinstead Amphitheater in the Sonoma Plaza.

Cal Focus

Hope for ‘DISCLOSE Act’ in 2014

If there’s one main reason behind the distrust many Californians feel for government and elected officials at all levels, it may be the way special interests regularly pour millions of dollars into election campaigns while managing to hide their identities.

OpEd

The financial hole in the Delta Water Tunnels

A comment I made comparing the twin tunnels of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) to high speed rail, and printed in the San Jose Mercury News, stated “The financial hole in this is at least as large as the financial hole in the high-speed rail plan.” That requires some explanation, so here are some of the simple calculations behind the statement.

Letter to the Editor

Kindness and generosity of a stranger

Editor, Index-Tribune:

The holiday spirit of giving is alive and well in Sonoma, as I so experienced this morning. I was on my way to bring my husband home from the hospital after a two-week bout of medical problems. My car was low on gas and I was headed in a direction away from my usual gas station, where the personnel would fill my car with gas for me, as I am mobility disabled. Bonneau’s was on my way, so I stopped there.

Letter to the Editor

Alternative needed to BDCP

Editor, Index-Tribune:

I issued the following statement in response to last week’s release of the draft documents on the proposed Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), for which public comment is now being taken:

 
 

Submit Your Information