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Journalist Lowell Bergman Shares Tales of a Storied Career

In the film The Insider, Al Pacino plays crusading journalist Lowell Bergman, as he takes on the tobacco industry and his bosses at the CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes. This fall, Bergman sat before a live audience in Healdsburg and recounted stories of his career, both before and after that notable time. Bergman didn't invent investigative journalism, but he won a Pulitzer Prize, and a bushel of other awards, practicing it. And his efforts to educate young people in the art of this work have made…

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This 'Gypsy' May Change Your View of Who The Show Is About

I don't have a lot of notes from my experience sitting in the dark on Gypsy's opening night. One says simply "Bernadette Peters." I had been trying to remember the last time I saw Gypsy, and some quirk of Ariela Morgenstern's performance reminded me that it was the 2003 Bernadette Peters Broadway…

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Beethoven and Strauss Featured in Opening Concert

(Editor's Note: We are pleased to announce that the broadcast of the first classical concert from the Santa Rosa Symphony, which few people were able to hear because of damage to our transmitter during the first days of the Kincade Fire, has been rescheduled to 3:00 pm Sunday, December 22. This is…

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Alcatraz Takeover - 50 Year Anniversary

This fall, members of tribes from up and down the West Coast and as far away as Hawaii paddled out to Alcatraz in canoes to commemorate the takeover of the island on November 20, 1969. After paddling around the island, tribal members returned to shore as part of a "Protocol" ceremony. Listen to an…

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Roseland Mural Welcomed into the Community

Martín Zúñiga created a vibrant mural this summer with about a dozen young women from the Santa Rosa community. It's at Roseland Elementary: A Leadership Academy, and it represents the movement of…

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Local Jewish Leader Questions Trump's 'Disloyalty' Claim

In late August, President Donald Trump said this to American Jews: “If you want to vote Democrat, you are being very disloyal to Jewish people and very disloyal to Israel.” To some, this brought up…

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