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No-Water Shollenberger is No Fun

Shollenberger Park in Petaluma is one of the best places to see shore and water birds, including a colony of feral swans, once domesticated, then abandoned here. They thrived and I usually see two or three of them in the … Continue reading

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The Alegria Inn

What’s to like about the Alegria Inn, in the village of Mendocino? Here are a few things: The hosts. The Alegria’s owners, Eric and Elaine Wing Hillesland, are archetypal B&B owners; friendly,  helpful, accommodating, flexible and realistic, both interested and interesting. … Continue reading

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