Letters to the Editor ~ What our readers have to say


Meet and greet with Sheriff candidate Carl Tennenbaum

Posted on February 28, 2022

[Will Shonbrun and I] are c0-hosting an online meet and greet with Sheriff candidate for Sonoma County Sheriff, Carl Tennenbaum.... Continue

Sonoma County’s legacy of segregation

Posted on February 27, 2022

It is not an accident that Sonoma County remains geographically and racially separated, even in its schools, which remain as segregated... Continue

Commission on Human Rights statement on the death of David Ward

Posted on February 25, 2022

The Commission on Human Rights would like to express not only our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of David Ward, but... Continue

Where’s the cannabis money we voted for?

Posted on February 21, 2022

Four hundred cannabis stakeholders have sent [State Senator Mike McGuire] a request to eliminate or curb their taxes. What is at... Continue

Sonoma Valley schools have a literacy crisis

Posted on February 17, 2022
Sonoma Valley schools have a literacy crisis

At [Tuesday’s Sonoma Valley Unified School District] school board meeting there were more comments about censuring a trustee... Continue

Fights and failure at Sonoma School District 

Posted on February 15, 2022
Fights and failure at Sonoma School District 

As a parent of three kids in Sonoma Valley schools, I’ve watched in horror as the school district’s leadership is consumed with... Continue

‘Apparent deceit’ by School District board member

Posted on February 12, 2022

Sonoma Valley Unified School District Trustee John Kelly doesn’t seem to know when it’s time to do the right thing. If his alleged... Continue

Don’t cut cannabis taxes

Posted on February 7, 2022

It’s widely understood that the Board of Supervisors and Santa Rosa City Council are pro-cannabis. However, the latest push by marijuana... Continue

Cannabis tax-break rewards bad business decisions

Posted on February 3, 2022

I served on the County Cannabis Advisory Group (CAG) in 2017-2018 as a neighborhood “rep” and had a lot of interaction with industry... Continue

Cannabis growers don’t merit a ‘tax holiday’

Posted on February 3, 2022

The cannabis industry continues to whine because they are burdened with regulation and taxes. So now officials are considering lowering... Continue

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