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County road repairs are arbitrary, inefficient

Posted on October 3, 2017

All taxpayers know how fiscally irresponsible our government representatives are. I was shocked to add a bit of stupidity on top of... Continue

Proud, then disappointed by anthem actions

Posted on September 27, 2017

I was pleased and proud to see (professional football player) Ale Vilianueva standing tall & alone with his hand placed over... Continue

Changing Medicare would threaten Hispanics’ health

Posted on September 26, 2017

Hispanics are fifty percent more likely than whites to die from diabetes and liver disease. This gap could widen if lawmakers proceed... Continue

Will taxpayers trust the GOP again?

Posted on September 25, 2017

The California GOP is rapidly approaching the edge of a black hole from which there is no escape. But rather than reverse course by... Continue

Regulate Sonoma’s wine tasting rooms

Posted on September 22, 2017

An open letter to the Sonoma City Council:  The Sept. 18 study session on tasting rooms was very informative.  In anticipation of... Continue

Put California-grown products first

Posted on September 15, 2017

Earlier this week, the California state legislature passed Assembly Bill 822 (Caballero), a Farm Bureau sponsored bill. The legislation... Continue

Title IX policy needs overhaul

Posted on September 14, 2017

To anyone paying attention, it is very clear that draining the swamp is going to be very difficult since the swamp is very deep and... Continue

Sonoma should allow medical cannabis dispensary

Posted on September 12, 2017
Sonoma should allow medical cannabis dispensary

Bill Boerum’s statement to the Sonoma City Council’s special meeting, a Community Workshop on Cannabis, on Monday night:... Continue

Letter: Use school bond money for academics, not athletics

Posted on September 9, 2017
Letter: Use school bond money for academics, not athletics

Dear School Board — I am a resident of the City of Sonoma and I am writing to provide my opinion regarding the allocation of... Continue

‘Big Brother’ on the farm

Posted on September 1, 2017

Unlike on television, for the past several years there has been another “Big Brother” episode unfolding that has not been at all... Continue