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Plaza protest against Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ policy

Posted on June 21, 2018
Plaza protest against Trump's 'Zero Tolerance' policy

A group of local activists gathered on Sonoma Plaza Wednesday evening to protest the Trump administration’s “Zero Tolerance”... Continue

The trail blazers: local eco-pioneers lead the way

Posted on June 21, 2018
The trail blazers: local eco-pioneers lead the way

By Jonah Raskin Last October’s firestorms stunned Sonoma Valley citizens, though once the smoke cleared and embers were extinguished,... Continue

Pot fight; whistleblower ruling; and a celebrity look-alike

Posted on June 21, 2018
Pot fight; whistleblower ruling; and a celebrity look-alike

Jon Early, who submitted to the City of Sonoma signed petitions backing a ballot measure allowing the controlled retail sale of cannabis... Continue

NASCAR traffic tip: stay home

Posted on June 21, 2018
NASCAR traffic tip: stay home

This weekend’s NASCAR event is all about fast cars – the ones on the track, not those stuck in traffic. The event is likely the... Continue

The cultural geography of artist Amalia Mesa-Bains

Posted on June 20, 2018
The cultural geography of artist Amalia Mesa-Bains

The exhibition “Private Landscapes and Public Territories: Botanicals, Archives and Libraries in the Work of Amalia Mesa-Bains,”... Continue

Public meeting to share SDC analysis

Posted on June 20, 2018
Public meeting to share SDC analysis

The Home for the Care and Training of Feeble Minded Children, on the eastern slopes of Sonoma Mountain, in 1910. State and local officials... Continue

UPDATE: The race to save Sonoma’s historic horse farm

Posted on June 20, 2018
UPDATE: The race to save Sonoma’s historic horse farm

A plan to acquire and preserve Sonoma’s Castagnasso Clydesdale Farm, the downtown open space in danger of development after nearly... Continue

Award-winning poet at SV Library

Posted on June 19, 2018
Award-winning poet at SV Library

When The Library of Congress called Kay Ryan to offer her the post of U.S. Poet Laureate, she thought to herself, “I can’t... Continue

A ‘Little’ goes a long way

Posted on June 14, 2018
A 'Little' goes a long way

When it needed to be relocated from public land, a Little Free Library got a little help from the Sonoma Community Center. After offering... Continue

Chuck and Cathy Williamson honored for support of Valley teens

Posted on June 13, 2018
Chuck and Cathy Williamson honored for support of Valley teens

  Chuck and Cathy Williamson, center, in their green ‘Coach’ hats, were honored by Teen Services Sonoma. At this year’s... Continue