The Sun also rises…in June

Posted on April 16, 2024

We are pleased to announce that the Sonoma Valley Sun will continue to be published and printed twice monthly, beginning June 1, 2024. With... Continue

The Sun will come out…tomorrow

Posted on March 9, 2024
The Sun will come out...tomorrow

Since the untimely death of Sun publisher Val Robichaud, we at The Sun have been been considering how to go forward. Our website SonomaSun.com... Continue

The creeping dominance of jargon

Posted on February 23, 2024

We don’t know precisely when human language developed, but given our inclination to communicate it probably emerged quite early in... Continue

Editorial: Government as a business enterprise

Posted on February 4, 2024
Editorial: Government as a business enterprise

Government is not a business; its purpose is not to make a profit, but to further the aim of creating a good society. What constitutes... Continue

With a wink and a nod

Posted on January 3, 2024

The City of Sonoma recently adopted a new policy requiring the disclosure of Ex Parte communications with “interested parties”... Continue

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Posted on December 16, 2023
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

September, 1897 –– DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says,... Continue

To house or not to house?

Posted on December 4, 2023
To house or not to house?

That is the question coming before Sonoma’s City Council on December 6 on an appeal by Kenwood Development over its planned hotel... Continue

Zoom-bombed by the haters

Posted on November 15, 2023

At its most recent meeting, the Sonoma City Council had to grapple with Zoom-bombing, ill-intentioned members of the public using Zoom... Continue

Why do you live here?

Posted on November 1, 2023

What do you like about living in Sonoma? What would you like to change? These two questions are at the heart of Sonoma’s General... Continue

Confronting hate

Posted on October 15, 2023
Confronting hate

The political and cultural divisions currently plaguing our country have stimulated an outpouring of hate. Playing on our appreciation... Continue

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