Letters to the Editor ~ What our readers have to day


SVH’s ‘personal, professional’ care

Posted on May 22, 2017

I recently drove 900 miles to receive treatment at Sonoma Valley Hospital, opting out of Seattle’s mega medical centers.  Naturally,... Continue

Farm bureau president: Immigration reform, not deportation

Posted on May 22, 2017

In late April, Kim Vail and I along with Karissa Kruse, Supervisors Gore and Hopkins and other Sonoma County leaders joined Herman... Continue

Hospital hasn’t made case for Measure E

Posted on May 20, 2017
Hospital hasn’t made case for Measure E

Much discussion continues within the community regarding Measure E, the proposed parcel tax to support the Sonoma Valley Hospital.... Continue

Hospital is again ‘crying wolf’

Posted on May 19, 2017

Some thoughts on the hospital parcel tax. First, since the current tax of $195 expires June 30, 2017, this is not an increase of $55.... Continue

Doctor recommended

Posted on May 18, 2017

I am a physician who has worked at Sonoma Valley Hospital for years in the past. During my career I have worked at many other hospitals.... Continue

Support SV Hospital

Posted on May 17, 2017

Life doesn’t always offer us second chances, so when they occur we should cherish and honor them. The emergency room at Sonoma Valley... Continue

Trump tax plan will hurt middle class

Posted on May 9, 2017

Will the Trump tax plan really “work for all American taxpayers”? In particular, will it work for taxpaying Americans, in the Bay... Continue

Taxpayers need sanctuary from foolishness

Posted on May 8, 2017

Grandstanding California politicians seem intent on outdoing each other in finding new ways to appear to be resisting the policies... Continue

Hospital a vital part of community

Posted on May 5, 2017

My husband and I have lived in Sonoma for nearly 37 years, and for most of that time, the community has debated the merits of having... Continue

New law would kill smart water management

Posted on May 3, 2017

State Senator Bob Hertzberg states the obvious when he says that California needs to increase its water supply.  But for decades,... Continue