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May 26, 2024

Housing Market Report: A Rising Tide

The Healdsburg housing market saw a decrease in sales in 2023, with median prices increasing by 9% to $1.23 million, due to high interest rates and a rise in investors and second-home owners.

Restaurant Roulette in ‘Destination Healdsburg’

Adel’s Restaurant, opened 34 years ago and as such perhaps the oldest continuously operated restaurant in Healdsburg, closed its doors for the last time on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 29. The diner on Dry Creek Road just off the Highway 101 off-ramp has been a popular...

Turkey Trotters Run for Fun, Funds

Thanksgiving Day gets off to an early start in Healdsburg, and Nov. 23, 2023, was no different. Almost  3,000 participants registered for the fundraising Turkey Trot benefit, “plus lots of kids in strollers and dogs,” according to Susanne Esquivel. “The youngest Trotter was two...

Oakville Grocery Healdsburg to Close

By Christian Kallen Oakville Grocery Healdsburg, the popular gourmet deli and wine shop at the corner of Matheson and Center streets, announced it would close at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, on Nov. 26. Also closing will be its Wine Merchant shop, which opened...

The Dream is Over for The Clover

The only movie theater between Santa Rosa and Ukiah, located in a classic cinema dating from 1950, has gone dark. The Clover Theater, located on East First Street in downtown Cloverdale, ceased showing films in mid-October, as owner Ryan Hecht announced in an email...

Catching Up with Breathless

There’s an oasis in Healdsburg in an industrial park at the end of Moore Lane, past storage sheds and warehouses toward a dead end. Even though it’s not the kind of place people just happen upon, when they find it they’re not disappointed. Breathless Sparkling...

Preserve to Serve Again

This article was contributed by Kary Hess. When it comes to the bountiful Sonoma County harvest, the abundance can be too much to eat all at once. People end up throwing out even their home-grown garden produce. But there is a way to keep all that...

Chamber Spotlights Women in Business

Though a month late for American Business Women’s Day on Sept. 22, the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce is making up for missed time with a “unique and empowering event” at Coyote Sonoma on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The two-part program begins with a Women in Business...

Taking Care of Business

El Farolito, the popular Mexican restaurant at 128 Plaza St., underwent an overnight name change recently to Gallina D’Oro, or the Hen of Gold. The new name partners well with El Gallo Negro, owner Pedro Diaz’s increasingly popular restaurant in Windsor. Hours, menu and...

Amy’s Wicked Slush to Close Memorial Beach Shop

Amy Covin, who parlayed a life-long affection for Boston-style “slush”—a fruity ice confection with drizzles, sprinkles and playful attitude—into a Healdsburg dessert destination, announced over the weekend that she would be closing the flagship shop in early September. “I think we outgrew this facility the...
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