Sonoma Valley Sun


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

The changing face of housing in Sonoma

Posted on June 1, 2023

For the first time in its history, the City of Sonoma has enacted land-use legislation that mandates the construction of housing when... Continue

Local administrative leadership…finally?

Posted on May 17, 2023

Two major institutions – the Sonoma Valley School District and the City of Sonoma – have finally hired new administrative leadership;... Continue

Celebrating the Overlook Trail

Posted on May 1, 2023
Celebrating the Overlook Trail

Nearly a hundred people recently gathered for the 20-year celebration of the Overlook Trail, the popular and picturesque hiking trail... Continue

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