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Sonoma Valley Sun


Pools over teachers?

Posted on February 14, 2024

Pools are important. A good education is more important. But that’s not the way SVUSD has managed for many years.  Appearances over... Continue

Red flags on Measure H

Posted on February 13, 2024
Red flags on Measure H

We all want to be safe from fire and we all respect, appreciate and want to support our dedicated and courageous firefighters for their... Continue

Incompetence and delay from State Parks

Posted on February 5, 2024
Incompetence and delay from State Parks

As a lifelong resident of the Sonoma Valley and a volunteer docent at the Jack London State Historic Park, I am deeply disappointed... Continue

Let’s get going on Annexation

Posted on February 4, 2024

The latest iteration of the discussion about annexation of the Springs Community by the City of Sonoma is going around again. Please... Continue

Dodd endorses Verder-Aliga

Posted on February 4, 2024

Serving Sonoma County in the California state Senate is the greatest honor of my professional life, and before retiring at the end... Continue

Protesters to Mattson: What’s the plan?

Posted on February 2, 2024
Protesters to Mattson: What's the plan?

In December, employees of the Lefever/Mattson owned Cheese Factory visited the plaza merchants bearing champagne to invite them to... Continue

Time for ‘due diligence’ on Springs annexation issue

Posted on January 23, 2024
Time for 'due diligence' on Springs annexation issue

Over the past few years, the idea of Sonoma possibly annexing the Springs has made it onto the Valley’s political agenda. The... Continue

Jack London’s dream, re-stated

Posted on January 17, 2024
Jack London’s dream, re-stated

Sonoma Valley readers are encouraged to read Will Shonbrun’s essay in the Sonoma Valley Sun (January 1, 2024) entitled, “Sonoma... Continue

I won’t be donating to a media conglomerate

Posted on January 6, 2024
I won't be donating to a media conglomerate

  Many of us receive numerous requests for donations particularly at the end of the year.  Many of the donation requests are... Continue

Don’t rate school only by test scores

Posted on December 5, 2023
Don't rate school only by test scores

I am saddened to read about poor student achievement in Sonoma Valley. I believe that this is because middle income families cannot... Continue

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