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Hope, Strength, Protest. Another Story in Photos

Photos and Text by Diane Askew On Thursday, July 2, a daylong rally was held at Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse Square to protest systemic racism. The protest was organized by president Rubin Scott of the Sonoma County chapter of the NAACP. From a small stage set up on the square, local residents spoke out about their experiences dealing with racism. Almost all of the protesters wore masks and observed social distancing guidelines. Later in the day, Scott led a march to City Hall, where about 50…

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Museum of Sonoma County Ready for Visitors In Real Life

We provide local news updates on The North Bay Report Tuesday-Friday at 6:45, 8:45 a.m., and 5:30 p.m. on KRCB radio 91 and 90.9. Here's our North Bay Report episode for Friday, July 3. Subscribe to The North Bay Report podcast to listen on the go. As Sonoma County slowly reopens restaurants,…

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Cycle for Life Celebrates Black Lives Matter and Pride

Photographer Diane Askew has long worked locally as a wedding photographer. That work is on hold due to the pandemic. Instead Askew has been documenting the stories of our community as we work through grief and anger. In her recent essay Askew documents, 'The Cycle for Life', a June 27 protest in…

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BLM Protests Continue in Santa Rosa - Candlelight Photos

Photos and text by Diane Askew On Saturday, June 20, about 200 people assembled at Doyle Park in Santa Rosa, for the start of a 24-hour protest against police brutality and in support of Black Lives Matter. After an open mic and several protest-related classes, the attendees were encouraged to move…

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Diane Askew's Images Capture Anger, Grief in Sonoma

Photographer Diane Askew has long worked locally as a wedding photographer, part of the industry that brings events to local wineries, parks and other venues. Obviously, that work is on hold. But…

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Our Final Symphony Broadcast This Season Celebrates Bernstein, Features Sharon Isbin - Join Us Sunday at 3pm

On the next broadcast of the Santa Rosa Symphony, coming Sunday May 24 at 3 pm, we'll return to 2018, with a November concert featuring works that should get you dancing. Zoltán Kodály, Dances of…

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