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  • Drought and pests driving up Christmas tree prices for Californians - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

    Drought and pests driving up Christmas tree prices for Californians - Santa Rosa Press Democrat;

    It's the busiest weekend of the year for Christmas tree purveyors, and the many shoppers headed out to make their purchase Saturday and Sunday are in for a bit of sticker shock. Sonoma County farmers say a combination of drought, pests and a dwindling ...and more »

  • McDonald Ranch closing; owners seek homes for animals - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

    McDonald Ranch closing; owners seek homes for animals - Santa Rosa Press Democrat;

    For years, McDonald Ranch east of Santa Rosa has rescued animals and taught children about the value of caring for critters in need during its popular summer and after-school camps. The nonprofit now is shutting down and looking for families to adopt ...and more »