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Pupcake With Dog Bone

A dog bone-shaped treat adorns a pupcake at Three Dog Bakery in Sonoma.

Marcy Smothers
Kids in the 8 and older division were a blur of activity, scooping up colored eggs in a flash.
Children take a final check for any overlooked eggs at the Sonoma Plaza.
Girl Scout Troop 10240
Ben the Percheron
Sunset from Basin Camp at 14,000 feet features Mt. Hunter in the distance. Camp tents are shown in the snow in the foreground.
A view of the camp, part of the life of mountain climbers.
Ryan Daffurn and Jacob Lange raise the flag of Sonoma atop Mt. McKinley.
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serval and kids
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Golly McGinty's terraced landscape includes her grandmother's Wedgewood stove that was collecting dust in a barn.
Railroad stakes are crafted into the letter K at the Koeller-Magnani residence.
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Benjamin Weed performs as Bacchus, the god of wine, during the first Vintage Festival more than 100 years ago. The natural amphitheater at Rhinefarm is now part of Gundlach Bundschu Winery.
Sheana and tortoise
biker dog run
Chicuchas Wasi 8
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The view from atop Buckeye Knob. (The Sonoma Ecology Center)
This home along Lasuen Street is ready for brave trick-or-treaters
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Haraszthy Kristina Salinas (2)
FHA Realtors
Shodo brushes
Cottage Garden (2)
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Sonoma police
Author Paula Wolfert.
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Chris Ubick has a collection of chair backs from movies she's worked on during her career. Actor Brad Pitt gave Ubick his chair back from "A River Runs Through It." (Christopher Chung/The Press Democrat)
Cousins Mireya Mendoza and Mayra Herrera drew a sketch showing how  a plastic bottle tossed into a creek ultimately ends up as litter in the ocean. Creekside High School students clean two bags of litter each week from a section of the nearby Nathanson Creek that runs along the Sonoma Valley High School campus.
The mission courtyard is full of activity during the living history program at Mission San Francisco Solano in Sonoma.
Basketry is one of the crafts at Children's Day at the Mission.
Collectible dolls await buyers. A Madame Alexander brand is at the right.
Beaded detailing on the bodice of a $200 wedding gown complete with train.
A plush Dumbo and a VHS of Disney's "Dumbo" were discovered in separate bins but united for a classic pairing.
This trio of cornhusk mice was hidden deep in a bargain bin.
For cover art or music, records include singles and albums.
From cookbooks to first editions, there typically are plenty of titles available.
Aloha ... Hawaiian shirts in a wide range of prints await the next luau.
Detailing of a framed fine arts print signed by the artist.
Embellished clutch purses found in the clothing barn at the Salvation Army Family Store in Healdsburg.
Why crack a hardboiled egg when the Eggstractor can do the job?
Glass grape-cluster decanters were among the surprise treasures on a recent shopping excursion.
Sallie's Clothing Barn offers clothing and accessories for men, women and children. The barn is one of several buildings, canopied areas and bins offering deals galore.
A shopper enters Sallie's Attic, one of several buildings housing thrift goods. The tented area offers bins of bric-a-brac and occasional vintage finds.
A Tyrannosaurus Rex with tags still attached stands guard over the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center above the thrift shops on Lytton Springs Road in Healdsburg.
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A vintage rolling pin spotted in a box of odds-and-ends kitchen utensils.
Farm Bureau
Dunbar duo
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Stanford cottage
Kamryn Conway at "TeenRead"
Six-year-old Jonah Wurtzel of Santa Rosa pets Daisy, a resident guinea pig at the Animal Barn at Howarth Park.
Chris Kirkwood javelin
From left, Constance Grizzell, chair of Grants & Greater Impact; Morgan Smith RN, Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB); Gail Atkins, director of programs, REFB; Kathleen Bianchi-Rossi, development director, Sonoma Valley Community Health Center; Sydney Randazzo, president Impact100 Sonoma; and Grace Meeks, chair of the Impact Grant. (Courtesy photo by Melania Mahoney)
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Fourth of July
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Vintage Chevy
Zucchini races
A dog bone-shaped treat adorns a pupcake at Three Dog Bakery in Sonoma.
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Dianne Reber Hart is our Sonoma correspondent.

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