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Art of the deal, fake earthquakes, Red & White Ball news, and more

Posted on May 1, 2022
Art of the deal, fake earthquakes, Red & White Ball news, and more

It’s not a pretty picture at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, at least behind the scenes, where workers have taken steps to unionize.... Continue

Parking the money

Posted on March 14, 2022
Parking the money

That .05 percent sales tax on every dollar you spend in Sonoma County? It really adds up. Approved by voters in 2018 as Measure M... Continue

The elephant in the classroom, and other tidbits

Posted on March 1, 2022
The elephant in the classroom, and other tidbits

Embattled School Board trustee, accused of shady dealings on a construction project, implored to resign by past and present peers.... Continue

Home sweet 1/8th home

Posted on February 14, 2022
Home sweet 1/8th home

The Sonoma house at 1405 Old Winery Court, purchased last year by Pacaso, which then attempted to sell 1/8th shares in a “don’t-call-it-a-timeshare”... Continue

Bikes, boats and automobiles

Posted on February 1, 2022
Bikes, boats and automobiles

With a CalTrans work order looming over the re-striping of Broadway, Sonoma’s City Council finally reached a conclusion about what... Continue

Why F, old movies, busy beavers and more

Posted on October 15, 2021
Why F, old movies, busy beavers and more

The Sonoma Valley Sun endorses Measure F to continue the parcel tax in support of the Sonoma Valley Hospital. Not to add or increase... Continue

School is hard, lost cats, and a farmer’s lament

Posted on September 9, 2021
School is hard, lost cats, and a farmer's lament

Life — and homework — goes on at El Verano Elementary School, but without principal Maite Iturri, who resigned, suddenly... Continue

Temperatures up, masks off

Posted on July 8, 2021
Temperatures up, masks off

Sunny skies, brown lawns, preemptive power outages. Ah, summer. When the super hot weather returns (from its vacation in Seattle),... Continue

Sonoma city council: 20% less water, 20% fewer councilmembers

Posted on June 22, 2021
Sonoma city council: 20% less water, 20% fewer councilmembers

On a night when the Sonoma City Council replaced one member and learned yet another– the third in six months — was resigning,... Continue

Small justice, random gaslighting, and more

Posted on May 28, 2021
Small justice, random gaslighting, and more

Dominic Foppoli finally stepped down, in un-self-aware disgrace, as mayor of Windsor after being accused of sexual misconduct by at... Continue


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