Malia Anderson: Santa Rosa Stylist Says to Love Your Curves

Written by Meg McConahey for the Press Democrat. Personal stylist Malia Anderson has one message for her clients: you’re awesome just the way you are. And the more awesome you feel the more awesome you will look. Anderson professionally dresses people. The owner of “Style by Malia,” she helps people find their own personal styles. […]
The couple enjoy a sunny day at their Beauty Ranch, a portion of which became the state park.

Mysteries of Jack London

The allure of Jack London lies not only with his rakish persona and literary accomplishments, but also the mysteries he left behind.

Healdsburg Author Gives Christmas Trees Flight

To Carrie Brown, a Christmas tree is like a mannequin to a great designer — a naked shape just begging to be dressed. Every Christmas for more than 20 years, the owner of the rustic and retro Jimtown Store on the outskirts of Healdsburg “concocts new flights of fancy” with her own tree. “I love […]
For 81 years, Mary Ferrario has faithfully visited her brother, Frankie Magliotto, at Sonoma Developmental Center. Frankie, a year older than Mary, was committed in 1934 to what was then known as Sonoma State Home. (Photo by Erik Castro)

A World Apart – Sonoma Development Center

As the state plans to close the 124-year-old Sonoma Developmental Center, families of the 392 residents wonder what closure will mean for their loved ones.