Nobody’s sure how Healdsburg became a magnet for artists and musicians, but these days you can spot members of the Killers and Journey around town. Tom Waits lives nearby. Then there are creative types like Tod Brilliant, a 31-year-old writer/photographer who “lucked into it” 12 years ago when his then wife lured him here. Among his many gigs: strategy and communications for the Post Carbon Institute, a Santa Rosa think tank.
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