Dog Stories

Ladybird and Zoe Feeling safe with Tourette’s. Zoe has Tourette’s syndrome, her brother has been diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Both have been bullied and traumatized in their public school experience. They are now home-schooled and their mother, Shauna Rowley, describes them as “PTSD survivors.” Both of her children have…

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A Place for Beasts and Children

Pets Lifeline plans its future with bold new Animal Resource Center. Story David Bolling Photos Steven Krause Nancy King spent 23 years in the film industry, traveling the nation and the world to set up and manage movie locations, which included being the staff contact with the Humane Society on…

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Rasta Dogs Rescued

Poodle pair transformed in PLL makeover. Photos Steven Krause They were running loose on Craig Avenue, rambling through the Springs like Rastafarian midgets, waves of dreadlocks draping their diminutive forms, looking for handouts and love. No one knows exactly where they came from, who owned them, whether or not they…

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K-9 Cops

Jeff Sherman and Dickie are crime-fighting partners. Story & Photos David Bolling Let’s pretend you’re a bad guy, you’ve just robbed someone, stolen something or sold a bag of meth, and the Sonoma Police have been called. You run off into a field bordered by Sonoma Creek and hide in…

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Cynthia Tarr Is a Treasure

Sonoma Treasure Artist reception set for January 29. Story & Photos  David Bolling Among the numerous things that Cynthia Tarr did not know a few short weeks ago was just exactly what the annual Sonoma Treasure Artist is and does. Another thing she didn’t know was that she was one—a…

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