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Thursday night: Council to hear Napa St. Hotel appeal

Posted on June 19, 2017
Thursday night: Council to hear Napa St. Hotel appeal

There’s likely to be a large crowd filling the Community Meeting Room on the evening of June 22 when the appeal of the Environmental... Continue

Under the Sun: John Curotto, Sonoma’s garbage collector

Posted on June 18, 2017
Under the Sun: John Curotto, Sonoma's garbage collector

Tell me your story, John. My family lived in San Francisco, where my father worked for Sunset Scavenger. In 1949, my parents bought... Continue

Century-old fig tree bulldozed on school property

Posted on June 18, 2017
Century-old fig tree bulldozed on school property

Despite many recent appeals from Valley residents to preserve an ancient fig tree on the campus of Adele Harrison Middle School, the... Continue

Chapter 4: The mystery comes to Sonoma

Posted on June 18, 2017
Chapter 4: The mystery comes to Sonoma

After powering up his aging laptop and waiting for the signal, Felix checks the classifieds. Nothing. He throws the paper on the table.... Continue

The Sun’s Summer Reads

Posted on June 17, 2017
The Sun’s Summer Reads

Jude Sales, manager of Sonoma’s one and only bookstore, the wonderful Readers’ Books, talks about her favorites for summer reading. Beach... Continue

Bill Willers resigns from Sonoma Planning Commission

Posted on June 16, 2017
Bill Willers resigns from Sonoma Planning Commission

Bill Willers, longtime Sonoma Planning Commission member, tendered his resignation today in a letter to Mayor Hundley and the City... Continue

Five years later: The deal that saved Jack London Park

Posted on June 16, 2017
Five years later: The deal that saved Jack London Park

Five years ago, Jack London State Historic Park was one of 70 state parks threatened with closure — the state was strapped for... Continue

Relationships 101

Posted on June 16, 2017

Life can be better as a couple or it can be worse or it can be for better or worse. It can also be very hard work. The divorce rate... Continue

Sonoma Valley death notices

Posted on June 16, 2017
Sonoma Valley death notices

Death notices Barbara Charlotte Arena, 93, of Sonoma, passed away May 15, 2017. Marcella Aslaksen, 94, of Sonoma, passed away May 27,... Continue

The keys to success

Posted on June 15, 2017
The keys to success

Recent high school graduate Belen Fonseca has a great incentive to get her driver’s license – a new car, donated by Dan Roseland... Continue