Letters to the Editor ~ What our readers have to day


Busting the myth that Prop 13 eviscerated local tax revenue

Posted on August 13, 2017

The year 1978 might seem like ancient history – a distant memory for most voters, and unimaginable for a growing class of policymakers... Continue

Hospital board chair on south lot proposals, executive salaries

Posted on August 9, 2017
Hospital board chair on south lot proposals, executive salaries

By Jane Hirsch, Chair, SVHCD Board of Directors — The hospital board addressed several timely topics at its August 3 meeting... Continue

Hotel EIR is well flacked, but flawed

Posted on August 3, 2017

A few weeks back another newspaper printed a letter from Steve Page in defense of Mr. Anderson’s hotel (Sonoma Hotel Project)... Continue

Who runs things in the Valley?

Posted on August 2, 2017

Let me get this straight. A guy got up at a School Board meeting, lauded the suddenly departing superintendent of schools, threatened... Continue

‘Corporate behavior’ at Family Resource Center

Posted on July 21, 2017

As members of the Elders Salon we are seriously distressed by the rapid restructuring at the Family Resource Center. This seems a top... Continue

Too late to save ‘quality of life?’

Posted on July 19, 2017

It does not surprise me that letters in Darius Anderson’s newspaper, The Sonoma Index-Tribune, have been pro-Hotel. It is his project... Continue

Common view of education ignores unjust, racist concepts

Posted on July 8, 2017

In the editorial “The Meaning of Education” which appeared in the Sun’s July 6th edition, it’s frustrating... Continue

Hospital land sale would be short-sighted choice

Posted on July 8, 2017

A letter to members of the Sonoma Valley Hospital District Board: I am writing to express my strong support for the Community Option... Continue

Appalled by ‘Indian’ parade entry

Posted on July 5, 2017

I am an enrolled citizen of the Confederated Tribes Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw. Ever since my daughter was very young, we visit... Continue

Ken Brown: support legal medicinal cannabis facility in Sonoma

Posted on July 2, 2017

Hey neighbors! Join with myself, Richard Silver and Earl Blue for it is time for a Legal Medicinal Cannabis Facility in the City of... Continue