Sonoma County Focus

Sonoma County Restaurant Week


Host Michelle Marques talks with Maile Hartsook and Al Lerma from the Sonoma County Economic Development Board about the 8th Annual Sonoma County Restaurant Week, March 6 through March 12. Listen to the conversation here:

Polly Klaas Foundation


Host Michelle Marques talks with Raine Howe, Executive Director of the Polly Klaas Foundation. The Polly Klaas Foundation is offering social media safety training for middle schools and high schools in Sonoma County. Reach out to them

Voices 4 Down Syndrome


Host Michelle Marques talks with John Busick, Chair of the Voices 4 Down Syndrome Gala and auction, March 4th at the Petaluma Elks Lodge. Over the last 3 years, the event has raised $340,000 to support the

Safe Pain Management Guidelines


Host Michelle Marques talks with Dr. Karen Milman, the Sonoma County Health Officer about safe pain management guidelines for Sonoma County. Every 8 days someone dies from an accidental drug overdose in Sonoma County. Those seeking assistance

Winter Wineland


Host Michelle Marques talks with Beth Costa, Executive Director of Wine Road about the 25th Anniversary Winter WINEland! Wineries throughout Alexander Valley, Healdsburg, Dry Creek Valley, Russian River Valley and Santa Rosa open their doors January 14

California Artisan Cheese Festival


Host Michelle Marques talks with Judy Groverman Walker, Executive Director of the 11th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival, and Anthea Stolz, Executive Director of the California Artisan Cheese Guild about this year’s Festival, March 24-26, 2017. Tickets

Shop Party Holiday Show


Host Michelle Marques talks with Olivia Browning, co-creator of Shop Party, a Santa Rosa pop-up of artists, crafters and creative minds. The next Shop Party is on Sunday, December 18th from 11am to 3pm at the Saturday

Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Grove


Host Michelle Marques talks with Tina Castelli, Vice President of People 4 Parks, about the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Grove in Windsor. The Grove is open with 200 decorated trees through January 1st! And it SNOWS each

Martial Arts Academy


Host Michelle Marques talks with Tony Johnson, founder of Martial Arts Academy in Rohnert Park. Tony has also written a book called, “The Book on Immediate Self Defense” to help everyone be safe, especially those who are

Winter Lights


Host Michelle Marques talks with Janet Rogers, Vice President of Programming at the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce and Julie Kawahara, owner of Kindred Fair Trade Handcrafts about Winter Lights, the 2016 Downtown Tree Lighting Celebration in