Sun Columnist, Blogs & In-Depth Reports

There are those who believe there are two types of people, wolves and sheep. According to this view, we are divided into two camps:... 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 Trump Org and its state propaganda arm, Fox News, are attempting to wear down our adrenals and exhaust our attention with a nonstop... Continue

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

 The closure of the Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC) has been slowly happening over the last many years. The process has always been... Continue

Foundations that award grants to nonprofits for the purpose of upgrading their technology have started asking organizations to also... Continue

We all want ways to thrive. Whether we’re drawing, cooking, making wine, singing, planting sunflowers or speaking to a crowd, art... Continue

In public policy, much is made of cost-benefit analyses and different kinds of accounting. In sustainability, full cost accounting... 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

By Jonah Raskin Chris Petlock calls himself a “progressive guy.” He’s also a populist and a reformer who doesn’t believe the... Continue

Catherine Sevenau
Rude Awakenings
Catherine Sevenau
The Queen Bee

I am the Queen Bee. You know how I know? My friends tell me, and I also have a pair of blue bikini panties with a queen bee on them... Continue

With a straight face, the IRS recently released the new Form 1040. The form has shrunk from a two-sided letter-sized sheet to post... 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