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Opinion: In support of the upcoming women’s march

Posted on January 18, 2017
Opinion: In support of the upcoming women's march

On January 21st, the day after Inauguration Day, people all over America are marching in support of women’s rights, health,... Continue

Pimping Sonoma

Posted on January 4, 2017
Pimping Sonoma

We hate sounding harsh, but find it difficult to mince words when it comes to exploiting Sonoma’s charm and reputation for money.... Continue

Time for an Ethics Policy for Sonoma’s City Council?

Posted on December 28, 2016

The conduct of City Council members is a blend of law and convention. Laws define the actions that council members cannot take while... Continue

Make Sonoma Great Again

Posted on December 24, 2016

The recent Farmers Market kerfuffle, not to mention the Presidential election, inclines us to observe the vagaries of social behavior,... Continue

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Posted on December 22, 2016
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Dear Editor—I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, “If you see it in The Sun, it’s... Continue

Make Sonoma Great Again

Posted on December 19, 2016

The recent Farmers Market kerfuffle, not to mention the Presidential election, inclines us to observe the vagaries of social behavior,... Continue

Measure U passed… now what?

Posted on November 30, 2016

In a pre-election editorial we took the position that Measure U — the half-cent sales tax extension — should be rejected,... Continue

The right and wrong side of history

Posted on November 9, 2016

The presidential election has come and gone. Like many of you, we are relieved that it’s over. As elections go, this national... Continue

Public process done right

Posted on October 27, 2016

When development occurs in Sonoma it generally happens one of two ways: opaque or transparent. Opaque is the result of a project being... Continue

Vote no on extending Sonoma’s half-cent sales tax

Posted on October 13, 2016

The Sun recommends a NO vote on Measure U, the extension of the half-cent sales tax within the City of Sonoma. Understanding why requires... Continue

Letters to the Editor
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Inauguration-eve message from school superintendent

Posted on January 19, 2017 by

As the nation prepares for a peaceful, democratic transition to a new U.S. administration, our school district remains united with... Continue

Keeping our farms in the fight

Posted on January 9, 2017 by

It is during this time of year that most people reflect on where they have been and what they accomplished during the prior year, and... Continue

Thoughts on the aftermath of the election

Posted on January 8, 2017 by

At times it is good to share one’ s thoughts and feelings about the world situation. It can connect us with others, help us see what... Continue

Sonoma Valley’s impact on Standing Rock

Posted on January 7, 2017 by

It is my belief that local politics always have a role in national and international issues when they concern human rights issues that... Continue

Supports the Tuesday market

Posted on December 26, 2016 by

The markets are part of the fabric of this community. If people have concerns, then let’s talk about addressing them to the satisfaction... Continue

Believes Mayor Hundley not honest about Tuesday Market

Posted on December 26, 2016 by

Just because Mayor Hundley says it is so, does not make it so. I find it hard to believe anyone is truly this out of touch. Maybe she... Continue

Letter: Why was Agrimonti bypassed for Sonoma mayor?

Posted on December 21, 2016 by
Letter: Why was Agrimonti bypassed for Sonoma mayor?

Although I did not attend the most recent council meeting of 12/12/16, where Rachael Hundley was selected as Sonoma’s next mayor,... Continue

Sonoma needs to become a sanctuary city

Posted on December 19, 2016 by

Editor: The following letter was presented to Sonoma’s City Council I have lived in Sonoma for over 30 years. And for 15 years... Continue

Keep rainwater out of sewer pipes

Posted on December 15, 2016 by

The Sonoma County water agency [SCWA] sanitations department has been working on increasing the main sewer pipe size from the plant... Continue

Stand Off at Standing Rock

Posted on December 12, 2016 by

Stand off at Standing Rock: Why standing up is good for what ails you The recent gathering in Santa Rosa for those who wanted to stand... Continue