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Inside the 49ers is the premier sports site for news and conversation about the San Francisco 49ers as they battle each season for the National Football League’s NFC West Division title and ultimately a Super Bowl. The blog is staffed and contributed to throughout the year, starting from the NFL combine and draft each spring, to the preseason games and training camp, through the regular season and into the playoffs. Discuss each personnel move and preview and breakdown each game with other fans of the 49ers. Inside the 49ers is moderated by Grant Cohn, who shares his insights on the 49ers each day, and leads discussions on all football and team topics. Grant Cohn has written for the Press Democrat and is a regular contributor to CSNBayArea.com. It attracts fan voices from around the globe.

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The site covers Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties with continuously updated news, weather, sports, entertainment, events, blogs, photos, videos and more. It also includes real-time news from the Bay Area, the state, the nation and the world. Stay in touch with the Press Democrat on your desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet with our customized digital sites.


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Petaluma360.com is the leading source for insider views and news on the Petaluma experience, the second largest city in Sonoma County. The Argus-Courier’s award-winning web site was launched in 2007 and includes breaking news updates, photo galleries, local videos, a lively forums section, bloggers, news archives, local search capability, a comprehensive community calendar and much more. The online audience is younger but still very affluent, an excellent combination.


North Bay Business Journal

Expand your visibility. NorthBayBusinessJournal.com is the premier business-to-business news site in the North San Francisco Bay Area region. It offers a wealth of news coverage of the business community as well as sponsoring business community events that showcase the region and encourage networking and business growth.

Towns: Press Democrat is our community-based site devoted to news, events and opinions from local communities. It includes specialized material for individual Sonoma County towns and brings in blogs, news stories, columns and other content from around the Web relating to those communities. Each town has its own correspondents who help shape the conversation in those towns and provide timely updates on local news of note. Watch the Towns sites for conversation and news on local events, news stories and photos shared by readers.


PDPreps is our site dedicated to high school sports coverage in the North Bay region. We have scores, stats, schedules, news and photos from the prep sports world from Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake counties. Follow our bloggers on everything from high school track and cross country, to football and youth and community sports. Share PDPreps content on Facebook or Twitter and watch for live-game blogging, score updates, standings and daily news.


Anonymous? No way. Pretentious? Please. BiteClubEats foists a fork at everything from farm markets to four-star restaurants; taco trucks to top chefs, getting to the oooey, gooey creamy center in no-time flat.

Wine Country dining. Drive-through sensibility. BiteClubEats is Heather Irwin’s nationally-recognized award-winning dish on Sonoma, Napa and the North Bay’s best restaurant bets. Come along for the ride. Eaters welcome at this reader-centered food site.


Watch Sonoma County is our site for local political junkies. From campaign finance reports to filing updates to debate coverage to news from the campaign trail, the site is the one-stop resource for news, blogs, opinions and discussion on political news in Sonoma County.


SantaRosaMom.com is a site geared towards families and parents in Sonoma County. It’s a place to swap stories, share photos and videos, learn about family friendly events in the area, and share tips and ideas on kids, parenting, and raising a family. The conversations range from light-hearted to more in-depth. Being a parent is a busy job, SantaRosaMom.com makes finding new friends and getting information that much more convenient for families.


CelebrateCommunity.org is a partnership that supports local community efforts. We lead by volunteering our time, donating cash and  promotions to many local area nonprofit organizations each year. Donated promotions help local organizations and individuals to  discover ways that we can all work together to solve key community challenges. For more information about Celebrate Community, contact Lolly.Petroni@pressdemocrat.com


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  1. I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting
    my own blog and was wondering what all is needed to get setup?
    I’m assuming having a blog like yours would cost a pretty penny?

    I’m not very web smart so I’m not 100% positive. Any suggestions or advice would be greatly
    appreciated. Many thanks

    1. Sharyl-
      You should be able to find some Web Page templates on-line with advice for getting up and running. The types used by small businesses needn’t break the bank. If you need more help there are services that will do it for you, for a fee.

  2. Being a pro-business Dem is bad because we live in pasiartn times.Yes, we’re trying to get over it, but when the other side’s mouthpiece is Rush Full-of-Himself Limbaugh, we lose track of the real target(s), and start acting like the tards we should be shooting at.I don’t think any of is is actually anti-business, but I do think that pro-business has come to mean a pushover for business interests, and that’s an unfortunate twist in the vernacular.

  3. Hello,
    I work for a company called Fanwish – we give fans experiences that most could never afford or have access to, and I was hoping for some help! If you go to our website, http://fanwish.com/, you’ll see that we have launched mainly in Texas and California. However, we have relationships with the 49ers so we’d like to start getting the word out in San Francisco. Our first experience is two tickets to the 49ers vs. Packers game this weekend, including pre-game sideline passes and a VIP tour of the stadium. We will give this all away, for free! This Fanwish as we call it will go live on our website and app tomorrow! Would you be interested is helping us spread the word on your website?
    Thank you for your consideration,
    Anna Frazier

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