Trashion Fashion

Community Center prepares for week of Junk Couture.   A week’s worth of trash is in creative flux as the Sonoma Community Center prepares for the seven days of Trashion Fashion. Back-to-back runway shows of recycled couture, Barbie dolls—“reclaimed and re-invented”—will be on display and for sale, dogs will walk…

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A Sonoma Makeover

How would you change the Valley, if you could? When you’ve got an entire magazine full of various kinds of makeovers—a mayor, a museum, a Muse, a Barbie doll, a whole bunch of trash made into fashion—why not imagine making over the Valley itself? So we sent the following invitation…

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At Les Pascals Everybody’s Happy

Glen Ellen patisserie brings French flair back to the Valley of the Moon. Photos Steven Krause Their charm is palpable, probably for three reasons. First, they’re French. Second, they speak English with heavy French accents. Third, they are enormously charming in that way the French do charm. OK, four reasons.…

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Meet the Mayor

Amy Harrington is in love and searching for answers. Story David Bolling   Photos Steven Krause   Amy Harrington is flat out in love with Sonoma. “I would say I fell in love with Sonoma, like with a person. When I was working in the city, I would think about it…

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Sonoma Mountain: Where the World Begins

New book celebrates the mountain in stories and images. Story Jonah Raskin Photos Steven Krause Arthur Dawson’s new book is big and beautiful as befitting a work about big, beautiful Sonoma Mountain, which frames the western perimeter of our Valley and provides so much joy to so many people. Where…

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