Election aftermath

Posted on November 7, 2018

With the re-election of Rachel Hundley (coming in first) and Logan Harvey’s victory (coming in second), a potentially powerful... Continue

Representing the Springs

Posted on November 1, 2018

There will be representation for the Springs, and soon. First District Supervisor Susan Gorin is determined to bring to the Board of... Continue

Redirecting tourism dollars

Posted on October 18, 2018

An increase in Sonoma’s Transit Occupancy Tax (TOT – commonly called the Hotel Tax) is on the ballot this November, an... Continue

Do local elections matter?

Posted on September 20, 2018

Submerged under the daily tidal wave of national and international news about politics, climate change, jobs, trade and so forth, it’s... Continue

The challenge of keeping ‘love in the air’

Posted on September 6, 2018

You still see a few of the signs around the valley, “The love in the air…” And there are many tangible signs of this.  Sonoma’s... Continue

The new 3Rs

Posted on August 23, 2018

Many of us grew up under the banner of the 3Rs, “Reading, ‘Riting and ‘Rithmetic.” Underlying this quaint phrase sat... Continue

Guest Editorial: Journalists are not ‘the enemy of the people’

Posted on August 15, 2018
Guest Editorial: Journalists are not 'the enemy of the people'

Answering a call last week from The Boston Globe, we join hundreds of newspapers, from large metro-area dailies to small local weeklies,... Continue

Is 80 the new 60?

Posted on August 9, 2018

The graying of America is changing everything. Seventy-five million baby boomers, the largest demographic in U.S. history, are rolling... Continue

Kicking democracy down the road

Posted on July 27, 2018

At its recent meeting, The City Council majority of Edwards, Cook and Agrimonti effectively blocked the workings of democracy in Sonoma... Continue

Celebrating the 4th of July

Posted on July 5, 2018

On the Fourth of July, Sonoma joined the rest of America celebrating the Declaration of Independence, and, by extension, Democracy.... Continue

Letters to the Editor

A letter to the City Council winners

Posted on November 7, 2018 by

Rachel, Madolyn & Logan – Congratulations on your election to City Council, and for running your campaigns with skill,... Continue

Springs advisory council should be elected, not appointed

Posted on November 6, 2018 by

I have received an answer from the Sonoma County Counsel’s office regarding why members to the proposed Springs Municipal Advisory... Continue

Harrington on who to vote for, and not

Posted on November 1, 2018 by

I’ve been thinking a lot about the City Council election lately. I have endorsed my colleagues Rachel E. Hundley and Madolyn... Continue

Springs’ Municipal Advisory Council needs elected members

Posted on November 1, 2018 by

Since the Sonoma Sun’s last edition I have received an answer from the Sonoma County Counsel’s office regarding why members to... Continue

Rymer/Mainardi for Hospital Board

Posted on October 21, 2018 by

Joshua Rymer and Michael Mainardi are running as a team for the Sonoma Valley District Hospital Board.  They are supremely well qualified... Continue

The Springs deserve true representation

Posted on October 20, 2018 by

An update on getting the county counsel’s opinion about why Municipal Advisory Councils should be appointed and not elected.... Continue

Recommends for Hospital Board

Posted on October 19, 2018 by

Sonoma Valley citizens have a unique opportunity in the upcoming election to elect a duo of dynamic leaders to serve on the Sonoma... Continue

Vote Jack Ding

Posted on October 19, 2018 by

Can a man who is a moderate independent win an election in Sonoma? This endorsement of a man who has been described by a fellow Citizens... Continue

Vote for… anybody else

Posted on October 18, 2018 by

Protect Sonoma’s philosophy on this City Council race is as simple as ABC. Anybody But Cribb. This is based on our two years’... Continue

More support for Nita

Posted on October 18, 2018 by

We join with Margo Ginsburg in her letter to the Sonoma Valley Sun, published October 4, regarding the character of Nita Rothschild,... Continue