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Girl Scouts Renee Serota, at left, and Sofia Serbicki established the Teen Leadership Council at Sonoma Valley Regional Library. Children's Librarian Clare O'Brien, standing, is the advisor. (Photo courtesy of Patricia Serota)

Teen leaders work to draw peers to the library

Girl Scout project establishes Teen Leadership Council at Sonoma Valley Regional Library.

Attend a free workshop for tips on growing tomatoes and summertime vegetables.

The week in Sonoma Valley: April 20-27

Earth Day activities, a sister city reception, a spring concert, workshops on growing tomatoes and solar energy and a special tour at Jack London Park are coming up this week in Sonoma Valley.

Jim Geiger, left, and Jon Reiter in a photo taken during their climbing expedition at Mount Everest. (Courtesy photo)

Kenwood man recounts Everest disaster

Jon Reiter rattled but uninjured; debates whether to continue climbing expedition.

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Angel Kisses honor memory of beloved schoolteacher

‘Daffodil Man’ delivers sweet remembrance to Dunbar Elementary School.

Bodega photographer shot "Milky Way Over the Oaks" on the Sonoma Coast, where it was so dark the Milky Way is visible. (Copyright © 2014
Jim Nevill Photography,
www.JimNevill.com)

The List: Behind night’s veil

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Local astromers share their 8 favorite places to see the stars in Sonoma County’s dark skies.

This May 18, 2013 file photo released by mountain guide Adrian Ballinger of Alpenglow Expeditions shows climbers making their way to the summit of Mount Everest in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas. An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, April 18, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the mountain. (AP Photo)

Kenwood climber survives deadly Mount Everest avalanche

Jon Reiter assures family he is safe; continues climb of world’s highest peak.


Events



Spotted in Sonoma

Toddlers scramble for Easter eggs at the start of the Sonoma Plaza hunt. Soroptimist of Sonoma Valley provided more than 3,000 treat-filled eggs for the annual event.

Toddlers scramble for Easter eggs at the start of the Sonoma Plaza hunt. Soroptimist of Sonoma Valley provided more than 3,000 treat-filled eggs for the annual event.

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bite Club

  • White Oak Grill opening
    Charlie Palmer’s Dry Creek Kitchen is expanding: White Oak Grill will open Friday, April 25, 2014 on the grounds of the Hotel Healdsburg. A more casual, outdoor counterpoint to the upscale ... Read more »
  • Moonlight Brewing Beer Maker Dinner
    Cult microbrew fave, Moonlight Brewing (Death & Taxes, Reality Czeck) will be on tap at a special brewer’s dinner at Forestville’s Backyard on April 24. Brewer Brian Hunt recently opened ... Read more »

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What's your opinion of the new traffic roundabout on Arnold Drive at Aqua Caliente Road, near Hanna Boys Center?

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Dianne Reber Hart is our Sonoma correspondent.

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