Lighting Up the Night

Sculptor and fire victim Erick Dunn is lighting his way out of the darkness. Story David Bolling   Photos Steven Krause & David Bolling Fire is no respecter of art. If it burns, it burns. Or it simply melts. Just ask Erick Dunn, or Claudia Meglin. Dunn and Meglin are partners…

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There’s Something About Mary

Mary’s Italian Family Cookbook celebrates 60 years of Pizza Shacks. Story David Bolling  Photos Courtesy of Mary’s Food Photos Paige Green Tvhere are only a handful of names in the Sonoma Valley that almost everyone recognizes and remembers. General Mariano Vallejo (original city father) and Count Agoston Haraszthy (original wine…

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How To Throw a Film Festival … In Napa

It is so not easy. Story David Bolling Photos NVFF Marc and Brenda Lhormer have already been down to L.A. talking with studio people, agents, directors, producers, the known and not-so-well-known people who stitch together a vast swath of the nation’s entertainment tapestry. “We’re talking Netflix, and Amazon, and Paramount,…

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Peter Lang— Officially an Animal Hero

Safari West founder is recognized for saving 1,000 animals. Story David Bolling Photos Steven Krause One of the more iconic images to emerge from the fires of October, 2017, is a massive, 5,000-pound southern white rhinoceros, named Waldi, surrounded by 21 firefighters in turnout gear and big smiles. Waldi is…

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Looking in the Eye of Global Warming

Bernie and Cat Krause were three minutes from death when the fire reached their house. Story David Bolling   Photos Steven Krause There is a fiendishly harsh irony in the fact that, when Bernie Krause looked out the glass panel of his front door and realized that what he saw was…

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