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Thinking outside a brand-new box

Posted on May 28, 2020

People don’t change long-standing habits easily; where we shop, what we eat, how we speak, ways we dress, and so forth, become... Continue

The Sun is a struggling small business. You can help.

Posted on May 9, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is killing a horrifying number of people; it’s also finishing off America’s local newspapers,... Continue

Protection, not promotion: How the hospitality industry can help its workers right now

Posted on April 17, 2020
Protection, not promotion: How the hospitality industry can help its workers right now

Sonoma’s Tourism Improvement District (TID), a non-profit organization operated by representatives from the hospitality industry,... Continue

Our world has turned upside down

Posted on March 20, 2020

Everything we believed was true has become subject to question or even reversal; everything we relied upon has shifted. On a larger... Continue

Green burials

Posted on March 12, 2020
Green burials

The City of Sonoma maintains a number of cemeteries, including the historic Mountain Cemetery containing the tombs and graves of many... Continue

Felling trees

Posted on February 27, 2020

The consensus of climate scientists is that climate change threatens to cause an irrevocable alteration of life on planet earth. The... Continue

Capitalism’s failure: homelessness

Posted on February 16, 2020
Capitalism's failure: homelessness

The essence of capitalism is the accumulation of profits and assets. This accumulation is enabled by the exploitation of labor, which... Continue

What is historic? 

Posted on January 29, 2020

According to the office of California’s Secretary of State, in order to be declared historic a property or structure must satisfy... Continue

2020 hindsight

Posted on January 17, 2020

The impact of past decisions is frequently revealed by events in the present; mistakes and miscalculations often require time to “ripen.”... Continue

Guest editorial: Our local citizenship assistance program

Posted on December 30, 2019

Please help get the word out about a citizenship assistance program available here in Sonoma Valley to help qualified lawful permanent... Continue


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