Frank is senior news editor and staff writer for the Sonoma West Times & News. His writing has won a Lincoln Steffens award from Sonoma State University and a California Newspaper Publishers award for journalism. He and his wife live in a cabin on the Russian River in Guerneville, where he has gleaned an intimate knowledge of the culture and politics of the Russian River communities.
Stories by Frank Robertson
One of the joys of winter in Sonoma County is the crab season. They say this may be another exceptional year.
“It’s going to be good,” said the busy redheaded woman behind the counter at Bodega Bay’s Spud Point Crab Company.
It seemed comforting this past winter, despite all the bad news about global disasters, to see two new steakhouses opening up in Healdsburg.
Also noteworthy was how little they had in common except for beef on their menus.
The West County Museum occupies Sebastopol’s restored Petaluma and Santa Rosa Railway depot, a building that was designed by architect Brainerd Jones and is on the National Register of Historic Places.