The vicious cycle

Posted on May 19, 2022

Despite a booming economy, real wage growth, historically low unemployment, and the proliferation of mega-billionaires, government... Continue

Changing Sonoma’s campaign donation limits

Posted on May 1, 2022

At its regular meeting on April 20, the City Council discussed the topic of Sonoma’s campaign contribution limits, and whether or... Continue

Where’s all the money?

Posted on April 15, 2022

Despite decades of robust, tourist-based growth, the City of Sonoma is, inexplicably and perennially, short of money. No major civic... Continue

The future of community collaboration

Posted on April 2, 2022

When the Portrait of Sonoma County report was published in 2014, it presented an unvarnished analysis of the dire circumstances which... Continue

On Plaza parklets

Posted on March 14, 2022

Sonoma’s Plaza is a treasure, a nationally recognized historical landmark. It’s not just the tree-studded, eight acres of green... Continue

Running a city

Posted on March 1, 2022

As if the past several years have not been tough enough  – dealing with a global pandemic, three City Council resignations, staffing... Continue

Gorin is on the right side in SDC fight

Posted on February 14, 2022

First District Supervisor Susan Gorin, in her advocacy for a specific site plan for the Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC) that reflects... Continue

Coping with Covid chaos

Posted on February 2, 2022

America is among the most technologically advanced countries in the world. The computer revolution began here, and the US continues... Continue

Acknowledging complexity

Posted on January 15, 2022

We all prefer simple solutions and explanations for serious problems, but our world is increasingly complex, and so are its problems... Continue

What makes The Sun different

Posted on December 16, 2021

All across America newspapers are struggling. Those that remain independent have turned to digital media to boost revenues, but user... Continue

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