Section: Guest Editorial

Saying no to Big Box Stores

Saying no to Big Box Stores

An open letter to the Sonoma City Council from local business owners: As Sonoma small business owners we’ve taken a big hit with... Continue

Wisconsin’s wake-up call

On February 26, 100 or more Sonoma folks rallied and marched around the square, carrying signs proclaiming support for Wisconsin teachers,... Continue

No MMDs in Sonoma Valley

Editor’s note: the following letter was sent to 1st District Supervisor, Valerie Brown Dear Valerie, I am writing you on behalf... Continue

Support for Governor Brown’s proposal

I spent 12 years on the local redevelopment agency board, coincident with my service as a city councilman in Sonoma. During that time,... Continue

Governor Jerry Brown

My intention is to make California again a leader in job creation, renewable energy and state of the art efficiency, innovation of... Continue

Jazz Fest fee waiver

The Sonoma Jazz Fest should not receive a fee waiver for $50,000. If the Jazz Fest needs money they can borrow or raise their prices.... Continue

Grassroots effort launched to save Banco de Sonoma

I am one voice in the grassroots effort to Save Banco de Sonoma.  Here I offer more strategy and technical advice but an army of people... Continue

California needs a balanced, not ballistic, approach to budget

Over many decades, Californians built the best public education system and the finest, most accessible higher education system the... Continue

Where the bees are: the Pollinator Pals Project

Guest Editorial Nobody seems to know exactly why it’s happening, but there is no getting around the fact that a significant drop... Continue