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Stories by Joe Rosato Jr.

Stories by Joe Rosato Jr.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:57 PM PDT

Calistoga's Historic Rails Reach End of the Line

Calistoga's Historic Rails Reach End of the Line

The town of Calistoga will soon remove a stretch of 170 feet of battered train tracks — over the protests of preservationists who view the rails as the significant last remnants of an electric train line that...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 08:33 AM PDT

Scientists Use California Flood Plains to Raise Salmon

Scientists Use California Flood Plains to Raise Salmon

For the past five years, scientists with the advocacy group California Trout, have used flooded rice fields to raise juvenile salmon.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM PDT

Marin County Students Help Track Elephant Seals

Marin County Students Help Track Elephant Seals

On a windswept cliff of the Point Reyes National Seashore above hundreds of reclining elephant seals — a tiny science class of two students and their teacher began its weekly tally of the bellowing creatures...

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 07:00 PM PDT

Special Effects Movie Masters Lift Curtain on Their Tricks

Special Effects Movie Masters Lift Curtain on Their Tricks

A series of gunshots, explosions and plumes of smoke erupted from a parking lot at San Francisco State University as a crowd of police and fire personnel stood by watching. And maybe even smiling.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 07:33 PM PDT

Student Filmmakers Get a Shot in Sonoma Int'l Film Fest

Student Filmmakers Get a Shot in Sonoma Int'l Film Fest

The Sonoma Valley International Film Festival will mark its 20th run on Wednesday with a slew of 130 films spanning some 27 countries.

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