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For as long as science can tell, humanity has always liked to get high. Between naturally occurring endorphins which stimulate pleasure... Continue

Well, we made it through another winter. Late storms finally blessed us with a decent volume of moisture, but now it’s warm again.... Continue

The Sonoma Valley readers of this column have expressed appreciation for explanations of the deep structural politics behind the candidates... Continue

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 expression “change is the only constant in life” has never been more relevant or appropriate than in these last six months... Continue

Last month, the Community Foundation Sonoma County and Napa Valley Community Foundation released a report describing the results of... Continue

Let’s face it… it’s easier to ignore a text than a real person on the other end of the phone. Technology isolates us. This... Continue

This essay is inspired by Ta-nahisi Coate’s Atlantic piece on Kanye West opting for white freedom. Abstract Having thought on this... Continue

The first question most beneficiaries ask when discussing the receipt of an inheritance is, “How much do I pay in taxes?” Even... Continue

In the late 1960’s the world was in turmoil, much as it is today. American’s youth propelled the anti-war movement, marched for... Continue

Dear Emily, Our house has a large family room, one end is a kitchen, where I cook (and love doing it). The other end has comfortable... Continue

    Though plans for a cannabis dispensary in the back of the building are on hold, Jon Early proceeds with the remodel of... Continue

I hadn’t said a word the first three days; I’d nothing to add and was seeing plenty about myself simply sitting on the floor and... Continue

By Bonnie Lee — When we think of wellness, we usually think in terms of physical health, mental health, and spiritual well-being.... Continue

Lately, while so much council attention is paid to our Plaza trees, homes in the hillsides, and the exact right number of food trucks... Continue