Sun Columnist & Blogs

I’m dreaming about my great-great-great granddaughter. “Shame,” she says, “How could you?” Of course... Continue

Rejoice! “Wine o’clock” and “beer o’clock” have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. The... Continue

Bud-Break is very early this year. Normally only the early varieties like Chardonnay and Pinot Noir show signs in March, but this year... Continue

What do the Grateful Dead, Bear Flag Revolt, The Chosen Family, an 8,000-year-old Native American site, a Victorian estate, Camilo... Continue

Dear Dr. Forsythe: Our 19 year old kitty is clearly approaching the end of his life and we are so sad as we have had the privilege... Continue

According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) the Cork Oak (Quercus suber), one of the trees of the Sonoma Plaza, is a priority species.... Continue

Last week, hundreds of grassroots meet-ups for Bernie Sanders for President were held from coast to coast, with nearly 100,000 participants... Continue

If you filed your tax return by April 15, you can exhale, kick back and wait for your refund – if you’re getting one. Here are... Continue

If the news of the American who killed, decapitated and skinned Cecil the lion turned your stomach, you know it’s time to ban hunting. Sadly,... Continue

Today’s column includes updates on two county ordinances that will impact the Springs — the vacation rental and tobacco retail... Continue

“It’s almost impossible for people to change alone. We need to join with others who will push us in our thinking and challenge... Continue

Impact investing is “a pretty radical departure from how we’ve funded nonprofit organizations in the past,” said... Continue

I love summer. Especially summer in Sonoma, where this tiny city is alive with celebrations, farmers markets, and school kids out... Continue

Everyone wants to lose weight these days. Call me a rebel, but just give me a jelly donut or really fat fries with garlic and I’m... Continue

If I’m counting correctly, 17 Republican have declared their candidacy for the Presidency of the United States. Of that contingency... Continue

I find myself dissatisfied in large degree with how I see government working, city, county, state and federal. I believe government... Continue

Bumped into my old friend Vladimir Bupkis at the Sacred Grounds coffee shop in town. I stood on line to place my order. “What’ll... Continue

As a reminder, “Custodial” type accounts are IRAs (individual retirement accounts), ROTH IRA, 401(k), etc. and even life insurance,... Continue

As we head into the new school year, I would like to share a few things in regard to our kids and the educational system in the Valley... Continue