Frank Robertson

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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.

Author Frank Robertson Date 11/21/2011
What's at Steak

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.

Author Frank Robertson Date 05/26/2011
Cooking Lessons

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?

Author Frank Robertson Date 01/13/2011
DAY TRIPPING | Driving to the River

 Exploring what remains of Sonoma County’s historic “vacation wonderland” along the lower reach of the Russian River

Author Frank Robertson Date 01/13/2011
Red or White?

The neighborhood wine shop may be a familiar Old World tradition but it’s still a relatively new thing in Northern California

Author Frank Robertson Date 01/12/2011
Havens of History

‘Old’ is on a roll as area museums preserve the past for the future

Author Frank Robertson Date 01/12/2011
West County Museum

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.

Author Frank Robertson Date 01/12/2011

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