Sonoma County Focus

You’d be surprised just how many people are working miracles and making magic happen in Sonoma County.  From local events to great foundations, Sonoma County Focus features in-depth interviews with the people who make Sonoma County great. Hosted by Michelle Marques.

Podcasts

Sonoma County Focus – Santa Rosa Rotary Free Lunches

KSRO’s Michelle Marques talks with Casey Williams, past president and president-elect of the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa West about the new program in conjunction with all Santa Rosa Rotary Clubs. Williams began feeding local hospitality and

Sonoma County Focus – First 5 Sonoma County

Host Michelle Marques talks with Angie Dillon-Short, Executive Director of First 5 Sonoma County about the ways the First 5 Sonoma County Commission works to improve health care, education, and resources for parents of small children. We

Sonoma County Focus – Polly Klaas Community Theater Renovation

Host Michelle Marques talks with Raine Howe, executive director of the Polly Klaas Foundation about the renovation of the Polly Klaas Community Theater. The historic building on Western Avenue in Petaluma has been shuttered since the year

Sonoma County Focus – Dining Out For Life 2019

Host Michelle Marques talks with Ron Karp, Executive Director of Food For Thought and Brandon Parkhurst, partner and manager of Gravenstein Grill, about the upcoming Dining Out For Life on Thursday, December 5 at restaurants throughout Sonoma

Sonoma County Focus – United Way of the Wine Country and 211 Service

Host Michelle Marques talks with Lisa Carreno, President/CEO of United Way of the Wine Country about 211 and how this service helped keep our community safe during the Kincade Fire. Lisa also shares details of the Kincade

Sonoma County Focus – Polly Klaas Foundation and Rip City Riders

Host Michelle Marques talks with Raine Howe, Executive Director of the Polly Klaas Foundation and Rob Anello, President of Rip City Riders about the 14th Annual Chilly Billy Fun Run on Saturday, October 5th at the Sonoma-Marin

Sonoma County Focus – Mark West Community Faire & Business Showcase 2019

Host Michelle Marques talks with Beth Henry, Brian Molsberry, and Todd Anderson about the upcoming 2019 Mark West Community Faire and Business Showcase on Thursday, September 26 from 4pm to 8pm at the LBC. Meet your neighbors,

Sonoma County Focus – LLS Light the Night 2019

Host Michelle Marques talks with Dawn Bell, Campaign Manager for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – North Bay Office, and Kathy Lanterman, survivor and recent Board Member for LLS in San Francisco about the upcoming Light the

Sonoma County Focus – Wine Road’s 21st Annual Wine & Food Affair

Host Michelle Marques talks with Debbie Osborn, Events Manager for Wine Road about the 21st Annual Wine & Food Affair, November 2-3 at more than 80 wineries in the Dry Creek, Alexander, and Russian River Valleys of

Sonoma County Focus – 25th Annual Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival

Host Michelle Marques talks with Janet Ciel, producer of the 25th Annual Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival. The Festival is coming up on Saturday and Sunday, August 24 and 25 at Watts Ranch located at 16855

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