Section: City Council

Non-profits hit as City tightens belt

Non-profits hit as City tightens belt

In the first wave of cost cutting to close Sonoma’s projected $170,000 deficit, the City Council decided to reduce support to four... Continue

New panel will study ‘big box’ policy

Surprised by the announcement that a 14,400 sq. ft. Staples store was coming to town, the Sonoma City Council has voted to form an... Continue

City council vote – no bike lanes for West Spain

City council vote – no bike lanes for West Spain

On Wednesday night, the Sonoma City Council unanimously voted to drop plans for a bike lane on West Spain Street. Opponents of the... Continue

New meeting night for City Council?

The Sonoma City Council has approved the idea to move its semimonthly meeting from Wednesday to Monday night. The council has long... Continue

Previous Market chair wins contract

Previous Market chair wins contract

The Sonoma City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to hire a group headed by Bill Dardon to manage the Tuesday night Farmers... Continue

Market decision finally at hand?

Market decision finally at hand?

Will the chambers be packed as with last year’s city council meeting to choose a farmers market manager? Or, like a pot of sadly... Continue

Emotional Sebastiani returns to private life

Emotional Sebastiani returns to private life

For one of the few Wednesday nights in the last four years, August Sebastiani was home in time to tuck the kids into bed. He had bid... Continue

Hello, goodbye at City Council meeting

The Dec. 1 meeting that will see Tom Rouse sworn in as the newest member of the Sonoma City Council will also be the finale for August... Continue

Rouse joins council incumbents; Prop H win

Rouse joins council incumbents; Prop H win

Joining incumbents Steve Barbose and Ken Brown on the Sonoma City Council will be marketing executive Tom Rouse, elected to his first... Continue

Election incentives: vote, shop and save local

Election incentives: vote, shop and save local

As an incentive to get people to the polls on November 2, Readers’ Books is offering a 20 percent discount to anyone who comes... Continue