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May 28, 2023

Grab your forks – Sonoma County Restaurant Week is right around the corner

March is about to be branded ‘the tastiest time of the year’ with Restaurant Week lasting for a full 10 days this year, for the first time since its debut.

Shuttered businesses facing unmet challenges

The coronavirus pandemic is taking a devastating economic toll on Sonoma County’s economy: tourism, once a mainstay, is non-existent; 16,000 local workers have filed for unemployment; more than a thousand small businesses have applied for the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) Payroll Protection Plan (PPP). Meanwhile local governments continue to provide essential public health and welfare services, while their normal revenue sources trickle to near-zero.

Summit State Bank announces brand refresh

Sonoma County Summit State Bank has revamped its brand logo with bright new hues and type styles.

Taking a trip to Heart City

New first street store billed as modern day five-and-dime

Public life goes dark

One month ago, all of Sonoma County’s “public life” was put off limits. No schools, locked parks, barricaded beaches, no dining out or casual shopping trips. Gathering places where conversations and friendships get shared are taboo. Libraries, coffee shops, brewpubs, art galleries and any space smaller than six feet square, are now officially declared uninhabitable.

Sponsored post — Dining for Life Sonoma County

Sponsored post — On Thursday, December 3, 2020 Food For Thought hosts its 19thannual fundraising event inviting Sonoma County residents to “Dine In” by ordering takeout from local restaurants and to make a donation to Food For Thought, a nonprofit organization that provides healing food and nutrition to more than 1,400 people living with HIV, COVID-19 and other serious illnesses in Sonoma County.