Sun Columnist & Blogs

I’ve always wondered if it’s a matter of translation; namely did the the tablets brought down Mt. Sinai by Moses prohibit... Continue

The latest food and drink news highlights from Sonoma Valley (and a bit beyond). Send your tips (including Easter events) to our Food... Continue

In 1974, when Steve MacRostie first made wine, there were only about 40 small wineries in Sonoma County. Contrary to popular opinion,... Continue

March is always the time of year when we all get ready for the new season, like it or not. This year looks like an early start. Already... Continue

My oldest son, James, a senior at Sonoma Valley High School, is hours away from an experience of a lifetime. For the last few months... Continue

Vallard C. Forsythe, DVM
Vallard C. Forsythe, DVM
Organic food for thought

Dear Dr. Forsythe:  I’m writing because I was going through my vet receipts the other day, and I counted at least 20 prescriptions... Continue

We can’t avoid tragedy, but we can plan for it. Although, the opening quote may sting, it is the truth. Tragedy doesn’t discriminate... Continue

The Sonoma based nonprofit Praxis Peace Institute recently sponsored a lecture by Professor Richard Wolff at the Sonoma Community Center. ... Continue

Happy 2015! If you have already made those ever-challenging New Year’s resolutions, you may want to add a few more. Sometimes resolutions... Continue

The Valley saw some startling armed robberies and rip-offs over the holidays, suggesting that adding more police with tanks and bazookas... Continue

Boyes Hot Springs resident Michael Acker is seeking old photographs and family snapshots for a book he’s writing about the history... Continue

Spring has sprung! I love this time of year when the fields are bright yellow and green.  As I travel between my offices in Sonoma... Continue

It is a time of significant transition for three of Sonoma Valley’s largest nonprofit organizations. The Boys & Girls Clubs of... Continue

Happy New Year, Sonoma. Welcome to 2015! How’s it looking so far? Feeling inspired? Motivated? Hopeful? Ambitious? Well, if you’re... Continue

This town blows my mind. Sure, I wish the rent prices would decrease and the diversity downtown would increase. Higher pay, less traffic.... Continue

Once again we hear the clamor for an expansion of US involvement in the Middle East, not that we haven’t been pounding the sands... Continue