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February 25, 2024

Winery impact study delayed by COVID-19

A county study on the impacts of congestion, noise, safety and related issues linked to winery and rural tasting room and other special events, has taken so long that the original conditions and concerns that prompted the study in 2016 may now all be changing thanks to the potential post-pandemic business changes anticipated in the local wine industry.

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.

Despite the Name, the Elephant Is a ‘People Pub’

KC Mosso the elephant bar
There’s a widespread sentiment in the wine industry: “It takes a lot of good beer to make a good bottle of wine.” So when Paul Stokeld suggested the name, “Elephant in the Room,” to co-owner KC Mosso for their planned watering hole in Healdsburg, Mosso...

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Alma’s Oilcloth and Chucherias celebrates culture

For many Healdsburg residents, finding comfort food that reminds them of home is easy. But for those who seek art, knickknacks, decorative flowers and more emblematic items which celebrate Latinx culture, Alma’s Oilcloth and Chucherias, established 10 years ago and located on 437 Healdsburg Ave., is the place.

Healdsburg’s Campo Fina Will Close

Campo Fina, for 10 years one of Healdsburg’s most popular restaurants, announced on Sept. 12 that they would be closing their business at the end of the month.  In a message signed by owners Ari and Dawnelise Rosen sent to their mailing list and posted...

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...

Rediscovering DeLoach Vineyards

After 20-plus years in the wine industry, I can admit that I am guilty of writing off a winery or brand or assuming I know it well enough, only to later realize that it has been so long since I’ve actually visited the winery,...

‘I went against a dragon’: Salon moves to survive impacts of COVID

The owner and operator of Vanity the Salon, a Healdsburg beauty parlor, has moved to a new location, after nearly two years of struggling to keep her business — in an industry particularly hard hit by the pandemic — alive.

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...