The Last Straw

Andrew Krause wants you to stop sucking and help him save the planet. Story David Bolling Photos Steven Krause In Mike Nichols’ iconic and Academy Award-wining, 1967 film, The Graduate, a fresh-from-college Dustin Hoffman gets a one-word piece of career advice. “Plastics,” says a middle-aged neighbor at a cocktail party.…

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Twin Chefs

Dishes to Die For They’ve cooked on ‘Good Morning America’ and with Wolfgang Puck, but for the Twin Chefs there’s no place like Sonoma. Story Emily Charrier Photos Steven Krause   Lilly’s blond brow furrows as she taps a finger across her lips in deep concentration. “We’ve got to have…

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SDC

The End of an Era Story & Photos  David Bolling At the intersection of Wilson Street and Arnold Drive, toward the south edge of the Sonoma Developmental Center, there is a cautionary message affixed to a stop sign. The message reads, “Fasten Seat Belts Before Leaving.” The perfect irony of…

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Roger Rhoten’s Big Hurrah

The Magic Man Finally Performs. Photos David Bolling It was a little like the culmination of a two-decade seduction. Almost everyone in Sonoma knew that Roger Rhoten was called the “Magic Man” because he was adept at magic tricks that he would dole out in bits and pieces over the…

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