Editorials

Archives


Opinion: In support of the upcoming women’s march

Posted on January 18, 2017
Opinion: In support of the upcoming women's march

On January 21st, the day after Inauguration Day, people all over America are marching in support of women’s rights, health,... Continue

Pimping Sonoma

Posted on January 4, 2017
Pimping Sonoma

We hate sounding harsh, but find it difficult to mince words when it comes to exploiting Sonoma’s charm and reputation for money.... Continue

Time for an Ethics Policy for Sonoma’s City Council?

Posted on December 28, 2016

The conduct of City Council members is a blend of law and convention. Laws define the actions that council members cannot take while... Continue

Make Sonoma Great Again

Posted on December 24, 2016

The recent Farmers Market kerfuffle, not to mention the Presidential election, inclines us to observe the vagaries of social behavior,... Continue

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Posted on December 22, 2016
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Dear Editor—I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, “If you see it in The Sun, it’s... Continue

Make Sonoma Great Again

Posted on December 19, 2016

The recent Farmers Market kerfuffle, not to mention the Presidential election, inclines us to observe the vagaries of social behavior,... Continue

Measure U passed… now what?

Posted on November 30, 2016

In a pre-election editorial we took the position that Measure U — the half-cent sales tax extension — should be rejected,... Continue

The right and wrong side of history

Posted on November 9, 2016

The presidential election has come and gone. Like many of you, we are relieved that it’s over. As elections go, this national... Continue

Public process done right

Posted on October 27, 2016

When development occurs in Sonoma it generally happens one of two ways: opaque or transparent. Opaque is the result of a project being... Continue

Vote no on extending Sonoma’s half-cent sales tax

Posted on October 13, 2016

The Sun recommends a NO vote on Measure U, the extension of the half-cent sales tax within the City of Sonoma. Understanding why requires... Continue