Snark Infested Waters

Bob Edwards


The dreaded STUPID — a public health crisis

Posted on November 1, 2018

Our tourism bureau heavily advertises Sonoma County around the globe as a welcoming, educated, chic, beautiful, wine-savvy, progressive,... Continue

City elections — better than Netflix

Posted on September 22, 2018

With Labor Day behind us, the curtain is rising on another season of the award-winning drama series, “City Council Elections.”  Candidates... Continue

Why put off today what you can ignore on Jan. 2?

Posted on August 24, 2018

It’s almost September and three-quarters of the year will soon be gone. As with any responsibly run enterprise, it’s not too early... Continue

So you think you’re a real American

Posted on August 1, 2018

Between breathless announcements of even more winery openings, readers may have missed all the brouhaha in the news about immigration,... Continue

B2 or not B2 – that was the question

Posted on July 5, 2018

City Council certainly comes in for its share of criticism, but if Council never showed up for work it could not match the ineptitude... Continue

Everybody loves a parade

Posted on June 21, 2018
Everybody loves a parade

Nothing draws crowds like a parade. Bang a drum, toot a horn, wave a flag, fill the streets with orderly lines of people and other... Continue

Kerfuffle season wrap-up

Posted on May 25, 2018

With the arrival of Memorial Day, it’s time to get out in the fresh air and sunshine for a nice vacation, work on personal fitness,... Continue

The great climate debate

Posted on April 26, 2018

There’s been a lot in the news about Global Warming, also known by the less judgmental term, Climate Change. The former embraces... Continue

Pour me a river

Posted on February 23, 2018

A few years back, Gov. Brown signed a bill sponsored by Senator Lois Wolk allowing wine sales at Sonoma State University’s Green... Continue

Gingko-gate: When it did stink, and when did you smell it?

Posted on February 7, 2018
Gingko-gate: When it did stink, and when did you smell it?

Fresh off a high of approving a much-needed affordable housing development, the Sonoma City Council pivoted to a more intractable problem:... Continue

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