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Each of us are born into The System, a social organization of rules and conventions developed and deployed by our fore bearers. Having... Continue

Well, we made it through another winter. Late storms finally blessed us with a decent volume of moisture, but now it’s warm again.... Continue

As a veteran of the periodic Sonoma brouhahas over land-use decisions, I bear the scars to prove it. My rule of thumb is to weigh in... Continue

Admittedly, that biology class was a very long time ago but I seem to distinctly recall Professor Pasteur saying that:  Persons vaccinated... Continue

Let’s face it, most of Sonoma County’s roads are in poor to failing condition. As the First District Supervisor, I receive daily... Continue

When I was a little girl, every year my grandparents would send me a birthday card with a little check in it so I could put it toward... Continue

I sat writing this in a local restaurant, watching dozens of people spending big bucks on meals. Discombobulated, seeing money roll... Continue

Three talking points regarding Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary Proposed UGB Ordinance language changes The green checkmate revisited Affordable... Continue

To have a fully functioning estate plan, you need to have coordination. The estate planner prepares the necessary legal documents,... Continue

As the school year begins, I’d like to pose a question: What would be a good topic for an article about education in Sonoma Valley... Continue

Dear Emily, Our house has a large family room, one end is a kitchen, where I cook (and love doing it). The other end has comfortable... Continue

In 2017 the Sonoma Valley Fund published a study called Hidden In Plain Sight, an “in-depth look at our community’s needs and its... Continue

My brother, his wife Marian, and I took our fifth road trip to gather family history, sifting through county records and newspaper... Continue

By Bonnie Lee, E.A. With summer almost here, many students will turn their attention to making money from a summer job. Whether it’s... Continue

Lately, while so much council attention is paid to our Plaza trees, homes in the hillsides, and the exact right number of food trucks... Continue

A recent 60 Minutes story profiled migrants from Central America and Mexico caravanning in a mass migration north to the U.S. border.... Continue

It’s a great time in schools. Everyone is excited. Things are new and fresh, from school supplies to room decorations to sneakers... Continue

“Today more than ever we are in the business of building relationships and learning to gain the trust of our prospects through vulnerability... Continue

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