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County was wrong to include neighborhood in Springs Plan

Posted on March 17, 2019
County was wrong to include neighborhood in Springs Plan

It was simply by chance that the Donald/Lomita/Robinson neighborhood discovered a few weeks ago that we were included as part of the... Continue

School pageant should be gender neutral, more inclusive

Posted on March 14, 2019

When I was a freshman at Sonoma Valley High School, I told my sister, who was a senior at the time, that I was going to compete in... Continue

Corporate donations undermine our political system

Posted on March 13, 2019

What happened to our political system that officials drag their feet on such issues as opposing war, single payer health care... Continue

Hospital Board report: home care, nursing task force and more

Posted on March 12, 2019
Hospital Board report: home care, nursing task force and more

By Joshua Rymer, Chair of the Sonoma Valley Hospital District Board of Directors Last week’s board meeting provided updates on several... Continue

Who benefits most from a higher minimum wage? It’s not who you think

Posted on March 4, 2019

For years, opponents of raising the federal minimum wage have argued that we don’t need to raise the minimum wage because most... Continue

Save the horse farm!

Posted on February 27, 2019

Like so many others, I grew up in Sonoma.  Although we will never get back what Sonoma once had, we have an opportunity to preserve... Continue

Goodbye, Maxwell Park

Posted on February 26, 2019

Farewell to Maxwell Park as we’ve known it for decades. On Feb 26, 2019 the supervisors will vote on the master plan which will forever... Continue

Sonoma County can do more to protect rural residents from fires

Posted on February 15, 2019
Sonoma County can do more to protect rural residents from fires

Reader opinion by Deborah A. Eppstein and Craig S. Harrison Last November, the world watched with horror as residents of Paradise... Continue

For fair tax policy

Posted on February 14, 2019

Elizabeth Warren has proposed a tax on wealth, something that is long overdue. There has been no effective way of limiting the tendency... Continue

Stop roadside dumping!

Posted on February 13, 2019

My wife and I enjoy drives and walks on scenic country roads in our area. Sadly, there are some who dump garbage and debris alongside... Continue