Letters to the Editor ~ What our readers have to day


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

The reality of the no-name hotel

Posted on April 23, 2017

Listening to Planning Director David Goodison, whom it’s rumored has been in the Planning Department since the days of Mariano Vallejo,... Continue

Will be marching on April 29

Posted on April 21, 2017

I have been angry, I have marched. Attacks on women, people of color, immigrants; yes I got mad, yes I marched and yes I gave money... Continue

Opposes hotel in downtown Sonoma

Posted on April 20, 2017

I want to voice opposition to a complex on the plaza that includes a 62-room hotel, parking for 115 cars, and an 80-seat restaurant.... Continue

In support of Measure E

Posted on April 19, 2017

As a 38-year resident of Sonoma Valley, a former Emergency Room registered nurse, and founder of a local non-profit, I know how important... Continue

Backlash against new car and gas taxes? Just wait

Posted on April 18, 2017

If Gov. Brown and members of the California Legislature think that the backlash against the car and gas tax increases will subside... Continue

Tripling of car tax is bad policy, bad politics

Posted on April 11, 2017

Writing in 2007, Los Angeles Times editorial writer Robert Greene stated, the defining issue of the 2003 recall was Gov. Gray Davis’... Continue

Sonoma for sale to the highest bidder?

Posted on April 8, 2017

I attended the city council meeting regarding the First Street East Project and was very interested in what the gentleman had to say... Continue

SV Hospital is a gem

Posted on April 6, 2017
SV Hospital is a gem

I write again to give all the people connected with Sonoma Valley Hospital sincere compliments. Recently I was there with a patient... Continue