Posted on November 4, 2010

Another election, in the books. The build up and hype, the seemingly endless campaign ads on television, the bombardment of roadside... Continue

Good riddance to rotten produce

Posted on October 28, 2010

Just when you thought the subject would go away for the winter along with fresh tomatoes, the Tuesday night Farmers Market dropped... Continue

November 2 – get out there and vote

Posted on October 28, 2010

Reports show that by election day, nearly 40 percent of California voters – an estimate one million people – may have already turned... Continue

Voting on November 2

Posted on October 21, 2010

We don’t claim special insight into all the ballot measures and candidacies, but we hope that what familiarity we do have with the... Continue

The debate over Prop. 19

Posted on October 13, 2010

Proposition 19, also known as the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, is a proposition on the November 2, California Statewide... Continue

Print advertising is as important as ever

Posted on September 29, 2010

The Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce held its “Tops in Sonoma” breakfast last week, honoring the Valley’s lead tax generators... Continue

Monitoring the health of Sonoma’s students

Posted on September 15, 2010

At Tuesday night’s school board meeting, Student Services Director Nanci Mathison presented the results of the 2009-2010 California... Continue

Life’s ups and downs

Posted on September 10, 2010

I learned this week that a friend may have cancer – in multiple spots. While we wait with bated breath for the doctor’s appointment... Continue

No need for SVB to point fingers

Posted on September 10, 2010

The late Sonoma Valley Bank offered exceptional customer service, and happily most of those smiling faces are still on the job at Westamerica... Continue

The best things in life are free

Posted on September 2, 2010

There’s a much-covered old song that goes, “The best things in life are free, but you can give them to the birds and bees. I want... Continue