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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

Sonoma officials must take responsibility

Posted on November 3, 2023
Sonoma officials must take responsibility

I was extremely grateful to learn that Toni Thompson resigned her position on the Design Review and Historic Preservation Commission.... Continue

‘Common sense’ flaws in plan for new Sonoma hotel

Posted on October 23, 2023
'Common sense' flaws in plan for new Sonoma hotel

I am writing to submit comments regarding the recent decision to advance the hotel construction project on Napa Street between... Continue

Keep the homeless safe

Posted on October 16, 2023
Keep the homeless safe

Prior to my retirement from the Sonoma City Council, I served on the Continuum of Care board for approximately two years. While there... Continue

Things to know if you’re eligible for Medicare

Posted on October 10, 2023

If you are newly eligible for Medicare, your must choose between Traditional Medicare and a Medicare Advantage program which includes... Continue

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