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There's still some wall space for more photo booth portraits in the Fremont Diner restroom.

No-frills restroom evolves into funky photo gallery at Fremont Diner

Hundreds of booth photo snapshots, vintage decor add character to diner’s unisex restroom.

The Rev. Bruno Segatta has been studying and teaching painting, drawing and design for more than 30 years. (Courtesy photo)

Renowned artist Rev. Bruno Segatta offers workshops

Sonoma Community Center hosts visiting artist for acrylic painting workshops for teens, adults.

Falling tree crashes into car, narrowly misses driver

Huge section of old oak tree falls on Arnold Drive at Sonoma Developmental Center.

Members of the horticulture class, Esveidy Gutierrez, 12, Cruz Garcia, 12, Breanna Navarro, 11, and Ruby Gomez, 11, sample a salad prepared by John McReynolds, the culinary director Stone Edge Farm, during a cooking demonstration near the school garden at Altamira Middle School in Sonoma, California on Wednesday, November 14, 2012. (BETH SCHLANKER/ The Press Democrat)

School district receives grant for cafeteria equipment

Five local schools will benefit from $75,000 grant from California Department of Education.

Nurses Renita Raley, left, and Carleigh Burdine stomp grapes during the 22nd annual Catalan Festival at Gloria Ferrer on Sunday. (BETH SCHLANKER / The Press Democrat)

A taste of Catalonia

Gloria Ferrer Winery’s 22nd annual Catalan Festival raises funds for Sonoma Valley Education Foundation.

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The Week in Sonoma Valley: July 20 to 27

Plenty of outdoor entertainment plus a fundraiser for Relay for Life, Stompers baseball and Solo Flight at the Moose.


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Vernon Davis of the San Francisco 49ers signs jerseys for fans during a fundraiser for his arts' foundation at Imagery Winery.

Vernon Davis of the San Francisco 49ers signs jerseys for fans during a fundraiser for his arts’ foundation at Imagery Winery.

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Dianne Reber Hart is our Sonoma correspondent.

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