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Sonoma County voters to decide on extending open space protections

Open space protections for the past 20 years have helped shield more than 17,000 acres of Sonoma County farm and natural lands from large-scale development.

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Musician Peter Welker has kept it close to home through his more than six decade music career.
The median price now sits just 3 percent below the county’s all-time high of $619,000 from August 2005.
The first Petalumans earned every acre of what they got the hard way. But, the land did get settled and the town grew, settler by settler, cabin by cabin.
Aerial Gilbert rekindled her love for beekeeping after a 28-year hiatus with the help of a local organization and a devoted mentor.
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