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The first home rebuilt in the fire areas outside Santa Rosa received a certificate of occupancy Thursday. If you like the cream-colored, 2,437-square-foot house in the Mark West neighborhood, it can be yours for $865,000.
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Will the rocket ride for Napa cabernet sauvignon and Sonoma pinot noir continue?

Rather than a fad or economic bubble, consumer thirst for cabernet sauvignon wines could have firm footing for rising bottle, grape and vineyard prices, but the industry will have to adjust to rising costs and decreasing North Coast sources.

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With a background in the local wine business, Travis Scott is the new Mendocino County Tourism Commission executive director. He will be leading a newly launched campaign to promote the region.
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