Letters to the Editor ~ What our readers have to say


The right to bear fireworks?

Posted on January 6, 2021
The right to bear fireworks?

Reader opinion by Josette Brose-Eichar — Many years ago when my niece and nephew were small children, my mom and dad were pressing... Continue

Message from SV Hospital’s outgoing CEO

Posted on December 30, 2020
Message from SV Hospital's outgoing CEO

It has been a pleasure serving as the CEO of Sonoma Valley Hospital for the past decade, writes Kelly Mather, who is leaving the post... Continue

2020 vision

Posted on December 29, 2020
2020 vision

When I mention to people that I graduated high school in 1959 I get that are-you-from-another-world? look, I think, yeah, I am. Reader... Continue

We live in an empire, not a democracy

Posted on December 29, 2020

A lot of people say there’s no difference between Democrats and Republicans. A lot of people point out the differences in social... Continue

Trump’s pardons have done profound damage

Posted on December 28, 2020

The recent pardons granted by our soon-to-be but not-soon-enough ex-president have done profound and lasting damage to our country. Trump... Continue

Sonoma is harshing my buzz

Posted on December 9, 2020
Sonoma is harshing my buzz

I am very unhappy with the current state of affairs within the cannabis community and local government. I am a 46-year resident of... Continue

Raising the minimum wage is a winning issue

Posted on December 3, 2020
Raising the minimum wage is a winning issue

The grueling 2020 Presidential election is finally over, thanks to a record-breaking number of American voters who overwhelmingly... Continue

Will tax-hikers finally get the message?

Posted on November 16, 2020

Although election results are not yet official, it is clear that Proposition 15, the $12 billion property tax hike also known as “split... Continue

Farm Bureau lauds Prop. 15 defeat

Posted on November 11, 2020

Crediting a unified effort by California farmers, ranchers and their organizations, the California Farm Bureau Federation thanks voters... Continue

Remember Veterans Day

Posted on November 9, 2020

The VFW’s motto is “No One Does More For Veterans.” But this Veterans Day [Nov. 11], our work is being curtailed by the pandemic... Continue

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