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Chris Smith

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Recent:
  • sonoma news
Past:
  • Petaluma Argus
  • Stars and Stripes
  • military.com
  • The Press Democrat

Recent articles by Chris:

Redwood Empire Food Bank's drive-thru distribution helps Sonoma County hospitality workers

A drive-thru food distribution in Santa Rosa was a gift to hospitality workers who’ve been unable to work, or to work full time consistently. → Read More

Chris Smith: What we miss, and what we've gained, during the coronavirus crisis

Like survivors of a terrible illness, we may emerge more grateful and eager to live our lives better. → Read More

Chris Smith: Some hurting newspapers give up paper, some fold

Struggling before the pandemic bit deeply into advertising, three weekly newspapers go digital-only. → Read More

Santa Rosa protest targets restrictions in response to coronavirus

About 200 demonstrators contended that life and work have been suspended for long enough. → Read More

Sonoma County residents, Redwood Empire Food Bank, join forces to tackle hunger

Cities’ drive-thru events have brought to the food bank more than 5,000 pounds of food and $65,000. → Read More

Brett Crozier’s Santa Rosa High classmates salute him in a video

More than three decades after they graduated from Santa Rosa High School, former classmates of Brett Crozier are saluting the embroiled Navy officer in a video. → Read More

Chris Smith: An archive for when this nightmare becomes part of Sonoma County history

The library welcomes us to prepare pandemic-inspired letters, photos, art and such for "Sonoma Responds." → Read More

Chris Smith: Ideas for sharing stimulus money with those who aren’t OK

People who feel they don’t need the money consider how best to get it to people who do. → Read More

Chris Smith: Let’s all be washing our hands and watching our attitude when it comes to coronavirus

“I know that right now people panic,” said Nancy Wang, the president of the Redwood Empire Chinese Association, of the stares many Chinese Americans are receiving. “People have to remember we’re all the same.” → Read More

KSRO’s Pat Kerrigan moves beyond the news, reveals something personal

Since telling her listeners about her treatment for alcoholism, beloved KSRO anchor and Kenwood resident Pat Kerrigan has been moved by the outpouring of public support. → Read More

Snow Days at Children’s Museum of Sonoma County a three-day hit

These pictures of Sonoma County kids playing in snow for a cause will melt your heart. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe talks Trump, World Cup at Sonoma Valley summit

The soccer star spoke at a summit on mobile marketing and later dropped in at El Molino Central. → Read More

Tommy Smothers selling his $13 million Valley of the Moon ranch

The comedy legend fell in love with and purchased the hilltop property 40 years ago. → Read More

Sonoma Stories: Local dispatcher named best in America for ‘saving countless lives’ during 2017 wildfires

Redcom operations manager KT McNulty has been recognized as America's top dispatcher for her life-saving work during the firestorm. → Read More

Sonoma Stories: Local dispatcher named best in America for ‘saving countless lives’ during 2017 wildfires

Redcom operations manager KT McNulty has been recognized as America's top dispatcher for her life-saving work during the firestorm. → Read More

Dispatcher named best in US for response during 2017 wildfires

Redcom operations manager KT McNulty has been recognized as America’s top dispatcher for her life-saving work during the firestorm. → Read More

'It's a godsend': Man finds joy clearing overgrown paths at Juilliard Park

You couldn't pay most people to do the tedious shovel work Kennett Makaiwi is doing at downtown Santa Rosa's historic Juilliard Park. → Read More

Humane Society treats animals of families that can’t afford veterinary care

The public response to February’s opening of the Community Veterinary Clinic has been dramatic. → Read More

Petaluma native who helped husband build Pasta King business dies at 87

Victoria Ibleto was an integral and beloved behind-the-scenes force in her family’s businesses, including a butcher shop, Christmas tree farm and Pasta King catering. → Read More

Oz Grimes, Korean War Veteran Turned Peace Activist, Dies at 87

Once Oz and Beth Grimes of Petaluma reached the grandparent stage they'd reminisce about their wedding beneath the redwoods, the years they worked mere feet apart at a lumber store, the miles they swam at the YMCA and all the times they were arrested together. Moved to activism by their outrage at the Vietnam War, the Grimeses became known for their willingness to put themselves on the line for… → Read More