Snark Infested Waters

Bob Edwards


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

Kerfuffle season wrap-up

Posted on May 25, 2018

With the arrival of Memorial Day, it’s time to get out in the fresh air and sunshine for a nice vacation, work on personal fitness,... Continue

The great climate debate

Posted on April 26, 2018

There’s been a lot in the news about Global Warming, also known by the less judgmental term, Climate Change. The former embraces... Continue

Pour me a river

Posted on February 23, 2018

A few years back, Gov. Brown signed a bill sponsored by Senator Lois Wolk allowing wine sales at Sonoma State University’s Green... Continue

Gingko-gate: When it did stink, and when did you smell it?

Posted on February 7, 2018
Gingko-gate: When it did stink, and when did you smell it?

Fresh off a high of approving a much-needed affordable housing development, the Sonoma City Council pivoted to a more intractable problem:... Continue

The sound of silence

Posted on January 26, 2018

City Council is often criticized for lack of accomplishment, recently exemplified by its struggle with a moratorium on tasting rooms.... Continue

Grappling with gropers

Posted on December 7, 2017

If it seems hard to breathe lately, it’s not because wildfires are back. The sudden shortage of oxygen follows a rash of reports... Continue

Garbage in, garbage out

Posted on November 24, 2017

To stave off the impending collapse of planetary ecosystems under the twin onslaughts of global warming and human overpopulation that... Continue