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Did hospital board learn lesson?

Posted on June 17, 2017

I certainly hope the SVH Board got the message during this second effort to pass the Parcel Tax for the hospital. We expect much more... Continue

Summer message from Mentoring Alliance

Posted on June 15, 2017

This is great time of year! We get to see our amazing Senior Mentees graduate high school and move onto their next chapter.... Continue

Rain dampens Springs event

Posted on June 14, 2017

Looks like the thunderstorm last Sunday pretty much cancelled the Springs Festival we had been all looking forward to. The first half... Continue

Hotel Sonoma project should include housing

Posted on June 14, 2017

Our thriving economy depend on workers. It is a tragedy that there is not affordable housing for the workers who staff our tourist... Continue

The battle for transparency

Posted on June 12, 2017

For decades, it has been nearly impossible for ordinary citizens to pierce the veil of legislative secrecy in our state capital. Of... Continue

Letter: Removal of fig tree stirs up hornet’s nest

Posted on June 9, 2017
Letter: Removal of fig tree stirs up hornet's nest

Last week I was among the many who were surprised to learn that the nearly century-old fig tree behind Adele Harrison Middle School... Continue

Gas tax widens CA’s class gap

Posted on June 7, 2017

After the Legislature imposed billions of dollars in new car and gas taxes on Californians last month, a friend emailed me to register... Continue

New gas tax hits Ag’s fragile bottom line

Posted on June 6, 2017

On April 28, Governor Brown signed SB1 into law. This new California law is a fuel tax that will be placed on diesel fuel and gasoline.... Continue

Appalled by Trump health plan

Posted on June 3, 2017

What kind of a society penalizes its sick, poor and elderly? According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, our own —... Continue

Opposes Measure E

Posted on June 2, 2017

I am a 43-year resident of Sonoma Valley. I’ve worked at Sonoma Valley Hospital for five years and with Sutter Health for 18 years... Continue