Sonoma County inventor gets U.S. grant for massage device to help vets with PTSD

A new contract with the County of Sonoma will help Becoming Independent expand the shredding program it established for adults with disabilities in 1999.

Cazadero military veteran Joe Meisch, who secured a federal small business innovation grant, has been donating his patented temple massager devices to other vets suffering headaches and migraines.

In October, the Trump administration imposed a 25% tariff on European products, including bottled table wine from France, Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom with less than 14% alcohol content.

The implications of the actions by Gloria Ferrer and other winemakers have caused ripple effects as grape farmers decide how to remain viable in a wine market with fewer buyers for their fruit.

David Drummond, the legal chief of Google parent company Alphabet, is leaving at the end of the month, following accusations of inappropriate relationships with employees

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