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Leaf blowers and the Peter Principle

Posted on June 15, 2015
Leaf blowers and the Peter Principle

Dear Editor, In college I was introduced to the “Peter Principle,” where a person is promoted to their level of incompetence.... Continue

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted on June 14, 2015
June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Cynthia Scarborough, Executive Director of Vintage House, plants purple flags to raise awareness of elder abuse in the community. (Rachel... Continue

The coolest geriatric generation in history

Posted on June 3, 2015
The coolest geriatric generation in history

The largest single demographic generation in the history of America, the 75-million strong baby-boom population is now entering it’s... Continue

Hospital Board Members call on Sacramento

Posted on May 20, 2015
Hospital Board Members call on Sacramento

Two members of the Sonoma Valley Health Care District Board attended the annual “Legislative Days” meeting held in Sacramento recently,... Continue

Pier to head SV Hospital Foundation

Posted on May 20, 2015
Pier to head SV Hospital Foundation

The Sonoma Valley Hospital Foundation has appointed Dave Pier as executive director. Formerly the CEO of The Boys & Girls Clubs... Continue

First sign of West Nile Virus in County this year

Posted on May 18, 2015
First sign of West Nile Virus in County this year

The Marin/Sonoma Mosquito & Vector Control District (MSMVCD) has confirmed finding the first dead birds infected with West Nile... Continue

Financial critic responds to hospital comments

Posted on May 11, 2015
Financial critic responds to hospital comments

I would like to point out a misrepresentation by Sharon Nevins, Sonoma Valley Hospital Board President, in her counterpoint to my... Continue

Hospital sponsors mammograms in May

Posted on May 8, 2015
Hospital sponsors mammograms in May

Sonoma Valley Hospital’s Women’s Health Center will provide no-cost mammogram screenings for uninsured and underinsured Sonoma... Continue

Keeping summer healthy — What would Granny do?

Posted on April 29, 2015

I love summer. Especially summer in Sonoma, where this tiny city is alive with celebrations, farmers markets, and school kids out... Continue

Merrill Gardens adds Assisted Living

Posted on October 6, 2011
Merrill Gardens adds Assisted Living

Kirsten Stewart, Raquel Sembrana and Tony Montellano oversaw the conversion of 29 apartments at the Oregon Street facility. The response... Continue