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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


Rate hike? Wait for new council | October 27, 2014

Editor: I have requested that the City Council postpone any pending decision regarding water rates for the City of Sonoma until the... Continue


Letter: Water rate hike is unfair | October 27, 2014

Editor: After reading the city’s 2014 Water Rate Study, I must again call on Sonoma’s water service customers to join me in protesting... Continue


Supervisors should stay neutral | October 25, 2014

Editor: Over the last few election cycles I’ve seen a trend that I think is a mistake and is adding to the divisiveness in local... Continue


Vote for Brown | October 25, 2014

Editor: I am dissatisfied with our governments in Washington, California, and Sonoma, therefore I won’t be voting for any of the... Continue


A brief commercial announcement | October 25, 2014

Editor: The Sonoma Valley Sun’s last issue was one of the best ever! The new format and publishing schedule is working. I enjoyed... Continue


Failure to respect residents | October 24, 2014

Any Sonoma Resident who has ever wanted to bypass Highway 12 Traffic, has surely used Verano Ave, between 5th West and Highway 12.... Continue


Communication Breakdown | July 24, 2014

Editor: I am one of the directors in the production of Many Faces of Love being presented by Sonoma Stage Works at the SCC that was... Continue


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