Christina Molcillo


Santa Rosa, CA

Christina Molcillo


Prop 64 isn’t a good deal for a lot of sick people

When Proposition 64 passed last November, many casual users of marijuana were pleased, looking forward to being able to buy cannabis without needing a medical card. However, the downside to the increased availability isn’t just an increase of prices. According to a recent article in the SF Chronicle, medical patients who rely on donated marijuana are left wanting as aid organizations, growers and dispensaries have had to suspend their charity.
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Spirit Works debuts its first Bottled in Bond straight rye whiskey

Whiskey connoisseurs know that a whiskey with the distinction on the label of Bottled in Bond – by U.S. Government Supervision is a mark of the highest caliber. Spirit Works Distillery in Sebastopol just announced that it has released its first ever Bottled in Bond – Straight Rye whiskey. As an effort toward regulating spirits industry at the time, the U.S.
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Guerneville home focuses on the zen of the redwoods

If you live in Sonoma County, you know that it’s surrounded by natural beauty: old-growth redwoods, the Russian river, marine habitats in Bodega Bay, and hiking trails everywhere. If you’re thinking you’d like to move to Sonoma County to surround yourself with fresh air and tall trees there’s a few towns that really stand out.
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Starting a garden to combat homelessness

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3.1M Sebastopol home is a stunning log cabin estate

Sebastopol never fails to surprise me, and this one bedroom single-family home is on my list of the unexpected finds. 3.1 million sounds like a lot of money for a one-bedroom home – and it would be, except this house is built on 2 parcels that total 42.79 acres. There are two finished cabins with plenty of room to add more.
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This 1940s Guerneville home features stunning West County views

When I think of homes built in California during the 1940s, I think of Mid-Century modern and clean, simplistic lines. This home in the redwoods isn’t what I would think of, but the interior has been updated to reflect the Mid-Century aesthetic, while the views from the deck are as rustic and natural as you can get outside of Yosemite.
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Windsor's Two Shepherds featured at winemaker dinner at Spinster Sisters

From 5-9 p.m. on March 9 the Spinster Sisters restaurant will be hosting a special menu designed to pair with six of Two Shepherds wines, making it a culinary night to remember. If you’re a fan of Windsor’s Two Shepherds wines, you may know that the Spinster Sisters restaurant is, too. Spinster Sisters was the first venue with Two Shepherds wine on tap, and they’ve recently been featuring the Wiley carignan and skin contact pinot gris on tap; even before the bottle release.
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DA’s office to focus on overturning prior marijuana convictions

While dozens of convictions have successfully been reduced and dismissed, there remain upwards of 3,000 prior convictions that have not yet been acted upon. Because of this, District Attorney Ravitch has directed her office to begin proactively searching for such cases, and where appropriate, to unilaterally initiate reduction and/or expungement proceedings.
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Green thumb? How about cannabis cultivation…

The latest Cannabis Country article by Jonah Raskin brings the idea that if you can grow tomatoes, you can grow cannabis. It gives some fairly compelling reasons you may want to consider giving it a try if you imbibe. It points out the easy parts, such as “Permits are not required for personal cultivation” on land outside city limits, and that you can easily purchase seeds or clones from most dispensaries, or find reputable sellers online.
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Oliver’s in-store tavern has events all through March

Oliver’s Market’s in-store Tavern Off The Green in Windsor will host a series of beer, wine and live local music events that include a special St. Patrick’s Day menu and $1 off pints of Guinness and Harp. The wine and beer events are scheduled each Friday in March and will include tastings from Shone Farm Winery, Angeline Vineyards and Anderson Valley Brewery.
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New Windsor listing showcases roomy interior and waterfall feature

Windsor is a relatively young town. Founded in 1855, it didn’t start really start growing until the 1980s, finally becoming incorporated in 1992. Fast-forward to 2018, and many of the homes showing up on the listings have all the comforts a young family (or couple) could want – a spacious backyard, new appliances, and a fireplace or two.
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Windsor’s 26th annual Business Expo focuses on community

For the first time, the Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its annual Business Expo for a Saturday, with more events that will appeal to families with children, as well as business owners in the community. Chamber of Commerce President, Christine Tevini, said: “We’re hoping that we’ll have a turnout close to 600 to 800 people that come through, and that holding it on a Saturday will cause it to be a community outreach.”.
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Christina Molcillo

I'm an experienced writer with a background developing online content. This includes blogging, social media, articles, and press releases.

I'm a current member of the Society for Professional Journalists, the National Writers Union, and the Redwood Writers branch of the California Writers Club.

I also have a penchant for old cars and even older houses. Currently, I keep busy with a 1925 bungalow in beautiful Sonoma County.



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  • Copywriting
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  • Press Releases
  • Blogging
  • Marketing Content
  • Design
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