Snark Infested Waters

Bob Edwards


Exercising religiously

Posted on March 13, 2019
Exercising religiously

  Older readers will recall that our Founders, worried that the Constitution wouldn’t be approved unless they sweetened the... Continue

New sheriff in town

Posted on February 15, 2019

Congress may have its AOC but Sonoma has its HHH, and that promises to be every bit as exciting. Unlike Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,... Continue

Birds of a feather

Posted on January 16, 2019

Back in the day, it wasn’t possible for kids to grow up without their parents warning:  “Be careful of the company you keep!”... Continue

Santa, about that affordable house…

Posted on December 18, 2018
Santa, about that affordable house...

Affordable housing is a many-faceted issue that makes it challenging to fashion quick solutions that a majority of voters can support. Absent... Continue

The dreaded STUPID — a public health crisis

Posted on November 1, 2018

Our tourism bureau heavily advertises Sonoma County around the globe as a welcoming, educated, chic, beautiful, wine-savvy, progressive,... Continue

City elections — better than Netflix

Posted on September 22, 2018

With Labor Day behind us, the curtain is rising on another season of the award-winning drama series, “City Council Elections.”  Candidates... Continue

Why put off today what you can ignore on Jan. 2?

Posted on August 24, 2018

It’s almost September and three-quarters of the year will soon be gone. As with any responsibly run enterprise, it’s not too early... Continue

So you think you’re a real American

Posted on August 1, 2018

Between breathless announcements of even more winery openings, readers may have missed all the brouhaha in the news about immigration,... Continue

B2 or not B2 – that was the question

Posted on July 5, 2018

City Council certainly comes in for its share of criticism, but if Council never showed up for work it could not match the ineptitude... Continue

Everybody loves a parade

Posted on June 21, 2018
Everybody loves a parade

Nothing draws crowds like a parade. Bang a drum, toot a horn, wave a flag, fill the streets with orderly lines of people and other... Continue