Mendocino County

California tourist killed; car started rolling as driver helped with road mess

<i>The accident occurred on eastbound Highway 128 near the 31.4 mile marker.</i><p>A British tourist was killed on a rural California road when the car in …

Santa Fe

The Sour Beer Bucket List: 13 Sour Beers You Need to Drink at Least Once in Your Life

Beer fans talk about Cantillon the way hip-hop fans talk about Nas’ <i>Illmatic</i>. It’s the name everyone respects, regardless of their tastes. Even those …

Beer

How Sharp Objects Brought Wind Gap to Life

<i>Sharp Objects</i> would be nothing without Wind Gap, Missouri. Location is a crucial part of HBO’s moody, visually arresting mini-series, so before …

Dairy Queen

Lynmar 2015 Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley)

About the Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide<p>Tasting Methodology and Goals<p>All tastings reported in the Buying Guide are performed blind. Typically, products …

Wine Cellars

McFadden: Porter Valley Farm with Notable Zinfandels - The Press

Under the Blue Quail sign, McFadden Family Estate Vineyards joins a small lineup of storefronts — tasting rooms, shops, dispensaries — sharing one of …

Cannabis Industry

The Fancy New Digs of Sonoma’s Russian River Valley

The cool climate of the Russian River Valley makes it an ideal place to produce many exceptional wines. A number of new and revamped wineries will …

Wine & Spirits

All 10 kindergartens with the highest rates of vaccine exemptions are in N. California

And six of those are in the Bay Area<p>Seattle<p>Across the state, kindergarteners are being vaccinated at the highest rates in years. But that has led to some "pushback" from anti-vaxxers, particularly in Northern California.<p>Some Californians, the Los Angeles Times finds, are seeking doctors who will …

Public Health

George Will calls it "Ongoing Collusion" -- happening in Plain Sight

—<p>And the hits against Donald Trump keep coming.<p>As the starkness of Trump’s <b>American Betrayal</b>, gets more scrutiny, and rehashed with a sharper focus, …

Donald Trump

Man convicted in Mendocino County cannabis-farm killing

<b>By Julie Johnson | Santa Rosa Press-Democrat</b><p>A New Hampshire man has been found guilty of beating to death with a baseball bat a fellow pot grower at …

New Hampshire

Watch: Dude Stares Down Black Bear

13 hours ago<p>I don't actually know what you're supposed to do in the situation, but it takes stones to have a stare down with a bear.<p>From the …

Mendocino County

Bay Area U.S. Attorney considers rare death penalty charges against Louisiana man

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Attorney’s office is considering whether to seek the death penalty against an alleged pot trafficker accused of at least two …

Northern California

3 Things You Must See: Guy Gets Soccer Jersey Tattooed On Himself + More

1 hour ago<p>1. This Guy Spent 90 Hours Getting His ENTIRE Torso Tattooed With His Favorite Team’s Jersey<p>Read more here.<p>2. An 18-Wheeler Crashed on the …

Pigs

Explosion Investigation Closes Highway 101 In Santa Rosa

A report of an explosion prompted authorities to evacuate the Santa Rosa Kaiser Permanente campus and shut down roads.<p>SONOMA COUNTY, CA — U.S. …

California

Guy Stares Down a Black Bear

1 day ago<p>Some guy filmed a fisherman standing on a walkway bridge at Alaska's Russian River . . . as a BLACK BEAR climbed onto the bridge from about …

Mendocino County

9 Quirky Gas Stations Around the World

1of 10<p>LIST<p>GALLERY<p>1. BOMBER GAS STATION<p>This former gas station in Milwaukie, Oregon, was topped with an actual B-17 bomber used in World War II. The …

World War II

Cesar Toxqui: A Deft Hand with Mendocino's Ancient Grapes - The Press

Dipping into the Cesar Toxquí tasting room, on the main drag, is like visiting a neighbor’s kitchen with family room attached. Toxquí might be from …

Grapes

The Boundary-Pushing Wines and Regions of California

There are many wine regions outside of Napa Valley and Sonoma that don't receive nearly enough attention, but are producing exceptional bottles with …

Wine & Spirits

In 'Eager,' Ben Goldfarb Champions the Beavers

If you care one whit about wildlife, you’ve probably seen the YouTube hagiography “How Wolves Change Rivers.” If you’re not among its 39 million viewers, here’s the gist: After the destruction of Yellowstone’s wolves, the story goes, unchecked herds of elk grazed the park’s streamside plants to …

Wildlife

Beating the heat in Petaluma and beyond

<b>(2 of )</b> Queen Nation plays at the Sonoma County Fair on August 2.<p><b>(3 of )</b> The Lagunitas Beer Circus returns to Petaluma!<p><b>(4 of )</b> 'Honey, I Shrunk the …

Sonoma County

Kaiser campus in Santa Rosa partially evacuated, Highway 101 closed

The entire north campus of Kaiser Permanente in Santa Rosa was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a traffic accident, authorities said.<p>The Santa Rosa Police Department issued an emergency alert at 3:03 p.m. to avoid the area of 3925 Mendocino Ave., which is the site of Kaiser’s north campus, as …

San Francisco

Nebraska niobium mine’s quest to raise a billion dollars gets boost from Trump administration

WASHINGTON — Calls from interested investors are pouring in to the company seeking to open a niobium mine in southeast Nebraska.<p>And the increased …

Trump Administration

California CBD industry scrambles to adjust to food rule 'roller coaster'

California’s booming CBD industry is in disarray after the state Department of Public Health announced earlier this month that CBD cannot be added to …

Cannabis

Augusta rodeo postponed from flooding set for weekend

GREAT FALLS — The Augusta American Legion Rodeo is planned for this weekend after it was postponed when the western Montana town flooded last …

Montana

First time Lebanon: top tips to help plan your first trip

For a country its small size, Lebanon has a staggering number of diversions to keep visitors entertained. Ancient history enthusiasts will be exhausted by the end of their trip: you can barely turn around without stumbling over a world-class archaeological site. Lovers of nightlife will find a …

Marlon Brando

Wine, etc.: Well-balanced wines that don't assault the senses

If you are a regular follower of our wine musings, you have surely taken notice of a trend among California winemakers to craft table wines with less …

Wine & Spirits

8 glamping retreats that are perfect for bachelorette parties

Whether your squad is East Coast, West Coast, or scattered across the country, nothing brings the girls together like adventurous activities, …

Mississippi River

California's Mendocino County: redwood forests, wines, steam trains, a glass beach, and more

By Sean Hillen Jul. 16th, 2018<p>Columbia Hillen<p>With such diverse events as the Mendocino Coast UkeFest, Shoreline Riders Rodeo, Redwood Coast Whale & …

Wine

Series 4, Episode 2 | Shetland

Become a Member and support this KCET program.<p>Airdates<p>Clips & Segments<p>Featured<p>To celebrate all things British in SoCal, KCET is partnering with …

Hot Springs

9 Homes That Make a Case for the Great Indoors

Summer means spending time outside, be it backyard barbecues, daylong sojourns to the local beach or extensively planned trips to far-flung destinations. But there’s nothing like a third-degree sunburn to make one rethink leaving the house. (This is based on a true story.) Here, we’ve rounded up …

Dining Rooms

Terrifying video shows a swirling column of fire in SoCal

A Southern California man was in the right place at the right time Saturday to capture some of this fire season's most striking imagery: a swirling vortex of water and flame.<p>The clip was filmed in the town of Blythe, a few miles from the Arizona border. Cameraman Chris Mackie and his wife Anne, of …

California