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Whale washes ashore in 12th recent death in California

...killer whales.The latest beached whale appeared a few days after a 28-foot juvenile gray whale washed up on the Sonoma County coast. Last week, a gray whale carcass appeared in Half Moon Bay as officials buried a sperm whale and a humpback...
Empire Editorial: 'Where' do you want to go?

...seen it - a travel page in last week's Sunday edition of the Empire highlighting the recreational opportunities in Sonoma County, Calif., the must-sees in Singapore and more. This week, turn to page A6 for all the details on making a trip...
Two Juneau residents compete in Vineman Tri

Two Juneau women competed in the 2001 Vineman Half-Ironman Triathlon that took place July 8 in Sonoma County, Calif. Colleen Gordon placed 57th in the 40-45 women's age group and 354th overall, while Jessica Menendez placed 98th...
My turn: Rainforest Wild benefits all Southeast fishermen

Have you ever tasted the difference between a Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County and one from Napa Valley? Each region has its own soil structure, geology and weather conditions that create a unique and celebrated...
Close encounters with high voltage before he returned to Douglas in the late 1980s. Hot work involves live wires, like the night in the rain in Sonoma County, Calif., in 1984. He also worked on new construction projects, and spent time hundreds of feet off the ground...
Health reforms penalize some Native Americans

...of San Francisco, where DeRouen, 49, has been seen since she was a little girl. Molin Malicay, who directs the Sonoma County Indian Health Project, estimates DeRouen is among roughly 2,000 of his patients who would face the penalty under...
Shirley Mae Springer Staten to sing with Juneau Pride Chorus

...Calif. She started choirs in East Bay and Marin that day. Six months later, she founded choirs in San Francisco and Sonoma County. She's now organized about 20 Threshold Choirs around the world, including ones in Greenland; Seattle; Portland...
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Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: Deep diving for good eating 4/5/98

...themselves into the raging sea off Stillwater Cove in Sonoma County. The lucky ones came back with big marine snails that...about 2 feet. It was Braille diving.'' Though Sonoma County and Coast Guard rescue teams typically stand by during...


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