Letters to the Editor ~ What our readers have to day


The gas tax bait-and-switch

Posted on October 14, 2019

Cassandra of Greek mythology was blessed with the gift of prophecy and doomed by the curse that no one would ever believe her. Conservatives... Continue

Build a tourist wall, and make Napa pay for it

Posted on October 12, 2019

Many people are saying there are too many tourists coming into Sonoma, and they are not the best. They are grapists. They’re... Continue

Climate action: Sonoma youth are on the case

Posted on September 25, 2019

One sign summed it up, “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change, I am changing the things I CANNOT accept.” Sonoma’s... Continue

Climate rally was a critical teaching moment, wasted

Posted on September 25, 2019

It’s stating the obvious to say the overwhelming and all-pervasive issue of our time is global warming/climate change. It’s repercussions... Continue

Donor recognition at Sonoma monument is inappropriate 

Posted on September 11, 2019

I respect the concerns of City Councilmembers and agree that it is inappropriate to include donor recognition at the Ting Memorial.... Continue

What happened to free enterprise?

Posted on September 5, 2019

Led by President Trump, Republicans have repeatedly been attacking Democrats as democratic socialists. Now, President Trump has leaped... Continue

Renew Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary

Posted on September 3, 2019

The following letter has been sent to the Sonoma City Council: Request to the Sonoma City Council to vote to place a ballot measure... Continue

Extend growth plan to allow for broader conversation

Posted on August 23, 2019

Since an Urban Growth Boundary sets the stage for a comprehensive land-use plan, the Sonoma Valley Housing Group calls for a two-year... Continue

Rep. Thompson: ‘Sick and tired of indifference’ on gun control

Posted on August 21, 2019

I’ve heard from many constituents about how outraged you are at this latest round of gun violence. I share your outrage and I’m... Continue

Council must allow donor recognition on city property

Posted on August 19, 2019

The Sonoma City Council will be considering a proposal to eliminate donor recognition at city property. The issue has come before the... Continue

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