The forecast this week is for beautiful blue skies with moderate temperatures and light, variable winds, but this is in stark contrast to the near 70 mph gusts and firestorm conditions that Sonoma County residents faced in 2017. Tuesday, Oct. 8 marks the two-year anniversary of the devastating Tubbs Fire that ripped through the Santa Rosa area, burning 36,807 acres, destroying 5,636 buildings in the process, and taking the lives of at least 23 individuals.
It was late into that fateful October night when Jeff Jackson and his then-girlfriend, Diana, hurriedly packed their car full of their essential belongings. They grew increasingly anxious by the minute, working faster and faster to prepare themselves for what they knew might be coming.
Bay Area band Bandjango Collectif recently dazzled attendees alike on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Blue Note-Napa jazz club for locals night. As the large crowd gathers together by the 9 p.m. start time to watch and enjoy Bandjango, many anticipate fulfilment of a promise from the band to be transported to “lands unknown.’’
Students of age across Sonoma State have a palatable opportunity at their grasp: with a wine glass in hand, students can expand their knowledge and entertain themselves with a wine tasting from the most renowned and local wineries in Sonoma County through Wine Sense, the SSU Wine club.
Lizzo has made a name for herself in the last year topping the Billboard Charts as of Oct. 5 at number one for two weeks in a row. Known by her friends and family as Melissa Jefferson, she started her career back in 2013 when she released her first studio album Lizzobangers. 2017 arrived with her single “Truth Hurts” dropping but it wasn’t until 2019 when she released her third studio album Cuz I Love You featuring the now popular “Truth Hurts” that took everyone by storm.