Sonoma Valley Sun


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

To market, to market

Posted on October 1, 2023

There are no fat pigs to buy at our two local farmer’s markets, but there’s plenty else to sing about. For nearly 30 years we’ve... Continue

The roads well traveled

Posted on September 15, 2023

By now, finding oneself inching forward on a clogged road is becoming normal. At times, Highway 12 from Siesta Way past Verano Avenue,... Continue

Getting back to school

Posted on August 15, 2023

It’s back to school, and we’re wondering what the new school year will bring. The disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic still reverberate;... Continue

Where there’s smoke

Posted on August 1, 2023

As the air was filled with the acrid smell of smoke recently and the sight of the hills was obscured by grayness, we were all reminded... Continue

Affordable Housing starts with higher wages

Posted on July 15, 2023
Affordable Housing starts with higher wages

State and local jurisdictions are spending gobs of time and money on accelerating the pace of creation of affordable housing. While... Continue

Why is Sonoma in the cemetery business?

Posted on July 1, 2023

Government is not a business, and generally that’s a good thing. Business in America is about earning a profit, accumulating wealth,... Continue

False transparency

Posted on June 15, 2023

Transparent this, transparent that; it seems as if labeling the public process as transparent is government’s order of the day. The... Continue

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