Press Democrat Archive Search

The archive contains articles by Press Democrat staff, locally-written opinion columns and letters to the editor, from Sept. 1994 - yesterday. Searching is free, and there is a small fee to retrieve the full text of articles more than 60 days old.
Press Democrat Archive
More Resources

Archive Help
Press Democrat funeral notices Search the current and archived full text of hundreds of newspapers from around the country. provides a streamlined way to find obituaries and death notices from hundreds of U.S. newspapers.

About the Archive

The archive contains only articles by Press Democrat staff, locally-written opinion columns and letters to the editor, from Sept. 1994 - yesterday. Savor and Santa Rosa Magazine articles are available from 1994- 2008.

Searching is free and unlimited. There is a small fee for complete articles over 60 days old retrieved from our archive.

You may purchase individual articles for $2.95 or select a package for multiple articles. View package pricing. The results list for your search will display the headline, the publication date, and the estimated word count for the complete article. To view the complete article, you must click on the headline in the results list. You will be asked to register as a new user or sign-in as an existing user. Payment is by credit card.

Articles from The Press Democrat are for personal use only. Permission must be obtained before reprinting articles. Contact Managing Editor, Ted Appel, at 707-521-5288.

Customer Service

Check the Archive Help and Frequently Asked Questions to find answers to your questions now.

If you continue to have any technical difficulties, either with your username and password or with the payment options, please contact NewsBank by e-mail at NewsBank will respond within one business day; longer on weekends and holidays.

For Press Democrat stories published before Sept. 1994, or for searching help, please call our News Research Department, Tues.-Fri., 1-5 p.m., Dominique Jackson, 707-521-5233

Press Democrat archive powered by

Please read our commenting policy
  • No profanity, abuse, racism, hate speech or personal attacks on others.
  • No spam or off-topic posts. Keep the conversation to the theme of the article.
  • No disinformation about current events. Claims of "Fake News" will be delayed for moderation
  • No name calling. "Orange Menace", "Libtards", etc. are not respectful.
Send a letter to the editor

Our Network

Sonoma Index-Tribune
Petaluma Argus Courier
North Bay Business Journal
Sonoma Magazine
Bite Club Eats
La Prensa Sonoma
Emerald Report
Spirited Magazine