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Affordable housing is a major health issue, too

Posted on February 1, 2023

The lack of affordable and missing-middle housing in Sonoma Valley is hurting your health and your security. In fact, it’s worse... Continue

Affordable housing is a major health issue, too

Posted on February 1, 2023

The lack of affordable and missing-middle housing in Sonoma Valley is hurting your health and your security. In fact, it’s worse... Continue

A Springs Plaza…?

Posted on January 15, 2023

Plans for a Springs Plaza have been brewing for several decades at least. Whether this idea originated  from the desires of Springs... Continue

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Posted on December 17, 2022
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

Editorial: Last chance for the SDC?

Posted on December 13, 2022
Editorial: Last chance for the SDC?

On December 16, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will vote, for the last time, on the disposition of the Sonoma Developmental... Continue

A new council – and a chance for real change 

Posted on December 1, 2022

Sonoma’s new city council has its work cut out for it. The new majority – Gurney, Farrar Rivas, and Wellander – joins two... Continue

The Sun keeps shining

Posted on November 4, 2022

As this publication closes in on 20 years serving this community, it’s worthwhile reflecting on the state of local newspapers and... Continue

The Sun endorses Farrar Rivas, Gurney and Wellander for City Council

Posted on October 14, 2022
The Sun endorses Farrar Rivas, Gurney and Wellander for City Council

The City of Sonoma is lucky to have three exceptional candidates for City Council this election: Patricia Farrar Rivas, John Gurney,... Continue

The importance of institutional memory

Posted on October 1, 2022

The City of Sonoma’s government faces an unprecedented situation: the loss of institutional memory. Institutional memory cannot be... Continue

Curb the cost of government

Posted on September 15, 2022

After negotiations with the union representatives of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Sonoma’s City Council recently... Continue


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