Connecting the Dots

Fred Allebach


To Planning Commission: don’t ignore hotel’s greenhouse gas impact

Posted on April 10, 2017

In this comment, I will request an alternative analysis, and/or peer review, of the Project transportation greenhouse gas (GHG) section... Continue

Further Residential Component comment: to the Planning Commission

Posted on April 9, 2017

Comments on Residential Component section of  current staff report, Napa Street East Hotel Residential Component. In applications... Continue

Planning Commission comment: Napa Street West Hotel

Posted on April 8, 2017

Abstract:  Choose the No Restaurant Alternative and Do Not Waive the Residential Component In this comment, I will -Request an EIR... Continue

A fight for shaping Sonoma’s future

Posted on April 6, 2017

In the recent city council hearing concerning the nomination of Lynda Corrado to the Planning Commission, Mayor Hundley and council... Continue

IOLERO meeting: flux and poor behavior

Posted on April 4, 2017

I went to last evening’s Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO) Community Advisory Council (CAC) meeting... Continue

A reasoned argument for Sonoma sanctuary policy

Posted on April 3, 2017

The following quotes below from the Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Oversight (IOLERO) report and recommendations... Continue

150k case wine facility up against groundwater limits

Posted on March 28, 2017

By a recent 5 to 4 vote, the Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission (SVCAC) approved a new 40,000-square-foot, 150,000-case wine-production... Continue

FSE hotel fog machine on at full blast

Posted on March 27, 2017

As expected the First Street East (FSE) hotel and high-end residential project has its spin machine in high gear. A coordinated plan... Continue

Know Your Rights meeting

Posted on March 26, 2017

An informational lecture by Sonoma County Public Defender Bernice Espinoza on March 23 in Windsor. Among the attendees were Windsor... Continue

Sonoma Planning Commission shake-up breakdown

Posted on March 24, 2017

Background Recently the Planning Commission has had some personnel issues. Commissioner Wellander’s term was not continued, and Commissioner... Continue