It’s called Broadway, not Narroway 

Posted on September 10, 2021
It’s called Broadway, not Narroway 

For a century and a half the entrance to Sonoma has been a broad boulevard. It once led to an eight-acre fenced meadow where livestock... Continue

The art of living

Posted on September 1, 2021

Life is about much more than politics, business and consumption. Our Valley is blessed with vital and energetic arts organizations... Continue

Let’s not return to normal

Posted on July 29, 2021

This pandemic forced everything and everyone to change. Normal life and all its habits have been overturned, and we’ve been forced... Continue

Election by Facebook

Posted on July 9, 2021

Politics has changed in the 21st century. What used to be an intensely personal, relationship-based electoral process has become disembodied,... Continue

Editorial: Sonoma City Council is not a side gig

Posted on June 25, 2021
Editorial: Sonoma City Council is not a side gig

Three members of Sonoma’s City Council have resigned during the past six months, all for personal reasons. From citing displeasure... Continue

Time for re-start at the school district office

Posted on June 17, 2021

The opportunity to hit the reset button for the Sonoma Valley Unified School District is here. The hiring of a new Superintendent is... Continue

Pacaso: A vacation rental by any other name

Posted on May 27, 2021

In 1999, Sonoma’s City Council enacted a ban on vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods. This was well before AirBnB began... Continue

 Parklets and Plaza parking

Posted on May 4, 2021

The areas set up by local restaurants in street-side parking spaces around Sonoma Plaza have dramatically changed the appearance of... Continue

An appeal on appeals

Posted on April 15, 2021
An appeal on appeals

At an upcoming meeting, the Sonoma City Council will discuss “improving” Sonoma’s appeal process. It’s not a problem that... Continue

The ‘year of housing’ in Sonoma?

Posted on March 25, 2021

We are pleased to see Mayor Logan Harvey’s efforts to direct the attention of the City Council to the continuing crisis of affordable... Continue

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