The Memorable Music of David Aguilar

Sonoma Treasure Artist releases new CD. Story Jonah Raskin Photos Steven Krause Spend a lazy afternoon with David Aguilar over tea and muffins in a local café and you might feel you’re in the presence of a real-live celebrity. Everyone, young and old, seems to know him and revere him.…

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Textile Queen

Why Heather Wolf makes $1,000 sheets while shunning the slave trade. Photos Steven Krause Story David Bolling If Disney were ever to do a remake of Beauty and the Beast (right, they just did) as a live-action feature set in the present time, they should talk to Heather Wolf. It…

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Teen Services Program Gets Spotlight Attention

Teen Services Program Gets Spotlight Attention Impact100 Sonoma grant fuels success. In the world of nonprofit grantmaking, a gift is always a gamble. And often, the bigger the gift, the bigger the gamble. Nonprofit organizations, especially startups, are frequently founded and run by people with big hearts, bright ideas and…

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Meet the Magazine — Manuel Merjil

Our job is to know you, and we want you to know us. So next up is Manuel Merjil, one of our two advertising directors, our de facto ambassador to everywhere and maybe the most recognized face in the Valley of the Moon. Where were you born? I was born…

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Roger & Diana: A Love Story

Marrying a movie theater means never giving up. Photos: Steven Krause Story: David Bolling Roger Rhoten is wearing a spotless tux with a starched white shirt and his eyes are focused intently on his wife, Diana, who is floating in midair at waist level, adorned in a silken blouse of…

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