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Editorials


Editorials Dodd for AD 4 | May 29, 2014

Residents in the half of Sonoma Valley running from Boyes Hot Springs through Kenwood will have a new assemblymember by the end of... Continue


Editorials Diana Conti for Assembly | May 29, 2014

In the 10th Assembly District Race, the incumbent, Marc Levine, has lined up an impressive array of supporters and almost certainly... Continue


Editorials On Measure B | November 14, 2013

The best argument for The Measure B electionis the weakness of the arguments against it. Like stale mints under the hotel pillow, they... Continue


Editorials Opinions Count | November 1, 2012

Not ours, necessarily… but the collective opinion of our neighbors here in Sonoma Valley – that counts very high, in our estimation.... Continue


Editorials Cook, Agrimonti, and Sawyer | October 25, 2012

The Sonoma Valley community is fortunate to have several citizens offering to serve as our elected representatives. We thank them,... Continue


Guest Editorial “Sonoma….we have a problem” | March 9, 2012

Steven L. Pease “Houston……we have a problem.”   Who can ever forget those words, delivered at the head end of a radio message... Continue


Editorials Depressing | January 19, 2012

That’s what Tuesday night’s school board meeting was.  It started out well with two exceptional Sassarini students – Marrina... Continue


Editorials Poop – more on the subject | January 11, 2012

Hard to believe I’m writing about this, but here I am nonetheless. Slow news week? Perhaps. But the topic shows no sign of going... Continue


Editorials Happy New Year Sonoma | January 5, 2012

The Sun took a break last week. Our apologies if you missed your weekly dose of news, your favorite columnist, the puzzle page or... Continue


Editorials Merry Solstice! | December 22, 2011

We’ve been looking forward to this long Christmas weekend, though we have to note that last year we had two days off, with Christmas... Continue


Letters to the Editor


need a clear definition | July 14, 2014

Editor: Social justice, open borders, income equality and amnesty to name just some of the terms used by state and federal politicians... Continue


Driving for FISH | July 10, 2014

Editor: Dear Editor. Each year FISH provides about 2500 rides to medically related appointments. It is a service we provide for our... Continue


Normal Rockwell Lives | July 3, 2014

Editor: It is hard to believe you could go to an event in Sonoma that actually cost less than $5 bucks at the gate. Growing up in Upstate... Continue


Response to Bob Edwards | June 23, 2014

Editor: The question at hand regarding dogs on the Montini Preserve is not about whether people have an impact on wildlife or nature... Continue


Yes to Preserve | June 16, 2014

Editor: The City is proposing to amend the Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District Management Plan for the Montini Preserve... Continue


EVERYONE HAS AN OPINION… | June 5, 2014

Just finished reading Katy Byrne’s column about “death” in the Sun newspaper. I am in agreement with Katy that the deceased should... Continue


Jack London Park vulnerable to fire | May 29, 2014

I am writing to you as your neighbor. Some of you know me from my winery, some of you know me from the community and many of you know... Continue


Joe Krovoza for Assembly! | May 28, 2014

Editor: Sonoma Valley voters should vote for Joe Krovoza for Assembly! Krovoza, a water resources attorney by training, is the only... Continue


Additional History of Historic Race Car | May 28, 2014

Editor:Your article about the Vintage car festival featured the beautiful Shadow. The interview with Steven Earle was informative,... Continue


Fair burden for city water use | May 5, 2014

Editor: The best and fairest way to implement city water conservation is by monitoring Russian River water use on a per capita basis... Continue