Doug Kennedy, developer of a beer garden on South Green Street in downtown Sonora, says his new venue will open on April 20. Alex MacLean / Union Democrat
Reuben Chirnside, of Land and Structure in Sonora, discusses the engineering and design of Doug Kennedy's future beer garden in explaining why they requested a change in an agreement to build an outside manhole for the city to access an 1800s-era storm drain that runs underneath the building. Alex MacLean / Union Democrat
Bill Seldon, the city's former public works supervisor, hands out pictures to the Sonora City Council at a meeting Monday night that showed the work he and his crew did to fix previous failures of the storm drain in question.
Alex MacLean / Union Democrat
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