Letters to the Editor ~ What our readers have to say


Extend the hospital parcel tax

Posted on September 18, 2021
Extend the hospital parcel tax

Support Measure F. Small town community hospitals all over California risk closure, as happened in Sebastopol some years back.  Let’s... Continue

Housing Group endorses candidates for Sonoma Council

Posted on September 16, 2021

The Sonoma Valley Housing Group finds there are two good candidates for city council in the November 2 election: James Cribb and Sandra... Continue

What’s a state highway doing in Sonoma?

Posted on September 15, 2021
What's a state highway doing in Sonoma?

At some point – like four decades ago – we need to move the state highway OUT of Sonoma. (How many California state highways... Continue

Reject revenge, reject the DA recall

Posted on September 14, 2021

After the Tubbs Fire in 2017, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch led the investigation into the abandonment of disabled... Continue

Letter to a non-vaxxer

Posted on September 11, 2021

Let’s talk about rights! Non-vaxers, you say you have the right to choose NOT to get vaccinated. Well, what about my rights?... Continue

The Sebastiani Theatre is vital to the community

Posted on September 10, 2021

Today, I write to ask you to support an indispensable local institution which has once again proven itself a vital part of the interconnected... Continue

Where will the water come from

Posted on September 9, 2021

Where will the water come from to grow the cannabis that the AG Department has issued multitenant ministerial permits for? This type... Continue

Drought conditions demand cannabis-grow moratorium

Posted on September 4, 2021
Drought conditions demand cannabis-grow moratorium

The Board of Supervisors are scheduled for a one hour discussion of a Cannabis Ordinance Urgency Moratorium on September 21. With... Continue

The City of Sonoma is a NORC

Posted on September 1, 2021

Allow me to explain. Sonoma meets a widely used definition, originating in New York State. There, any area not planned or zoned for... Continue

End the filibuster, protect the vote

Posted on August 31, 2021

We understand President Biden is busy. Between foreign policy crises, infrastructure, and the COVID-19 pandemic, he has a lot on his... Continue

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