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The 60s changed my life, or more correctly, the 60s changed my mind. I am a member of the “love generation”, that cohort... Continue

Like most Sonoma residents fortunate enough to survive the October fires with an intact home and an un-burnt landscape, I’m re-evaluating... Continue

This week, the Senate, voting on party lines, passed their version of the mysterious ‘tax reform’ bill, which puts this generationally... Continue

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

There are two issues facing our Highway 12 commercial corridor that could create lasting negative consequences if the community isn’t... Continue

By Susan Gorin — “We all have this thing called humanity that was so important in this particular event.” -Sonoma Police... Continue

By Dr. B.J. Bischoff | Sonoma Valley Sun For the past 100 years, U.S. nonprofits have benefitted from the fact that Americans who filed... Continue

While we’re swirling from fires and politics – we land smack dab in the midst of holidays, with family and other humans – trying... Continue

I had managed to stay off Facebook until a few months ago, and I would probably still be off if not for a chance conversation with... Continue

That is the question. As Christmas time approaches, seemingly fast every year, I wanted to discuss gifting. No, not the re-gifting... Continue

With all the holiday celebrations behind us, we know that Santa Claus did not bring the Sonoma Valley School District three million... Continue

On Earth Day, I joined over 40,000 people in Washington DC for the March for Science.   I marched in solidarity for the advancement... 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

Along with the promise of huge tax revenues, legal weed promises to bring unprecedented economic and social changes. Are we ready? – By... Continue

Catherine Sevenau
Rude Awakenings
Catherine Sevenau
An indoor girl

Look, I’ve hiked the Cinque Terra, ridden a donkey up the cliffs of Crete, and waterskied down the Colorado River. I trekked through... Continue

My heart and prayers go out to those who suffered a loss during the California wildfires. The widespread destruction of life and property... Continue

It’s weird to think that in one of the first democratic nations on the planet that a statement like “government works” is now... Continue