Board Walk ~ Susan Gorin

Susan Gorin Susan Gorin represents the First District as a member of the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, an area that includes the entire Sonoma Valley.


Investing in Sonoma Valley nonprofits

Posted on May 9, 2020

We are trying to breathe deeply as we move through our seventh week of sheltering in place, now wearing colorful facial masks. Thank... Continue

Shelter in Place is working, but C-19 cases will peak in June

Posted on April 17, 2020

Once again, our county has been thrust into an emergency scenario. And while we have weathered fires, floods, and power outages together,... Continue

Another huge challenge for the Sonoma Valley

Posted on March 13, 2020
Another huge challenge for the Sonoma Valley

During one month, the Board of Supervisors made three different declarations of emergency – Napa earthquake, 2018 floods, and drought... Continue

Our homeless challenges in Sonoma County

Posted on January 15, 2020

As the new year begins, I have so much to be grateful for. These past couple of years have not been easy, but I am warm, and dry, and... Continue

Supporting small businesses builds community

Posted on December 7, 2019

Our community centers twinkle with little white lights, leaves crackle underfoot and warm autumnal smells waft from cafes. We’ve... Continue

This moment as fires fade

Posted on November 7, 2019

Our County was turned on its head last week, once again. In what was the largest evacuation in Sonoma County history, nearly 200,000... Continue

What’s up with our roads?

Posted on October 2, 2019

Let’s face it, most of Sonoma County’s roads are in poor to failing condition. As the First District Supervisor, I receive daily... Continue

Long after the wildfires, paperwork and worry

Posted on September 5, 2019

Having to become an expert on insurance is one of the many surprising and not so pleasant aspects of the “new normal” after a wildfire... Continue

How the County  is getting smarter about its Fire Districts

Posted on August 10, 2019

The two-year anniversary of our firestorms is approaching. Since October 2017 it has become apparent that our communities’ needs... Continue

Supervisor Gorin recaps County budget

Posted on July 18, 2019

After several days of deliberations, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in June 14th to adopt a $1.78 billion... Continue

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