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News This Week: New Michelin Guide and Holiday Gifts

Posted on November 30, 2018 by Mark Stevens

DISCOVER THIS WEEKS  EXCITING LOCAL NEWS AND TOP REAL ESTATE STORIES

1) Three Stars for Single Thread

Michelin just announced their rankings for bay area restaurants, and Healdsburg’s Single Thread continued its success by gaining its third star. The Michelin Guide’s Bay Area list has eight restaurants with three stars, six restaurants with two stars and 43 with one star. READ MORE

 

2) Burying Electrical Lines May Prevent Wildfires

PG&E is installing power lines underground in West Sonoma County to better understand the costs and benefits of burying power lines for wildfire prevention. READ MORE

 

3) Sonoma County’s Natural Resources Are Worth Billions

A new report assigns a dollar value to the “nature” resource of Sonoma County that is approximately $6.6 billion per year. READ MORE

 

4) Guide for Local Holiday Gifts

#Buy Local and discover one-of-a-kind gifts for anyone on your list this year. READ MORE

News This Week: Top Sonoma County Restaurants & Your Guide to West County

Posted on May 25, 2018 by Admin

EACH WEEK WE COLLECT TOP STORIES HOT OFF THE PRESS FOR YOUR WEEKEND CLICKING PLEASURE.

Wine Country’s Best Eats
The dining reservation service, Open Table, just released its list of the ten best restaurants in Wine Country. We’re happy to see that one of our favorites, Terrapin Creek, is featured among the best. The incredible (local & fresh) cuisine is just one more reason why we love living in West County!
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Lasers in the Vineyard
Automated lasers are now being installed to help deter avian opportunists (aka birds) from eating grapes. One grower reports that lasers have been significantly more effective than nets — plus they don’t harm the birds and use fewer resources. 
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Wallflowers
Cutting edge design for luxury homes is becoming more wild. Top designers are now installing hydroponic garden walls, bringing more natural and green space indoors. “Homeowners say the planted walls make a striking visual statement while improving indoor air quality and softening acoustics.” 
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Best of the West
Looking to explore West Sonoma County? This insightful guide highlights where to eat, drink, play, and stay.
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