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The Sun recommends

Posted on October 28, 2020
The Sun recommends

Despite the absence of an election for City Council, since Amy Harrington and Jack Ding earned seats due to a lack of other candidates,... Continue

Measure V: The permanent temporary half-cent sales tax

Posted on October 16, 2020

On this year’s ballot the City of Sonoma is asking voters to approve Measure V, the half-cent sales tax first approved in 2012... Continue

Distance learning isn’t perfect – but it’s working

Posted on September 11, 2020

When the pandemic flipped the education system upside down six months ago, people had concerns about how kids would finish the year.... Continue

A new vision for local governance

Posted on August 20, 2020

This pandemic has proven that many of our assumptions about social structures are wrong. Conventional truths about working, economic... Continue

Monumental decisions

Posted on July 30, 2020

At each major turning of the wheel of history, the symbols of the formerly powerful are destroyed. These iconoclastic urgings result... Continue

Facing the facts about masks

Posted on June 29, 2020

Every legitimate epidemiologist agrees that by wearing face masks the public can greatly reduce the transmission of Covid-19, yet... Continue

It’s time to change the culture of policing

Posted on June 12, 2020

The behavior and accountability of law enforcement has emerged as a huge issue. The murder of George Floyd set off ongoing nationwide... Continue

Editorial: Boarded windows send the wrong message

Posted on June 3, 2020
Editorial: Boarded windows send the wrong message

  The protests roiling our nation have but lightly touched Sonoma Valley, but all of us here feel the tension and despair that’s... Continue

Thinking outside a brand-new box

Posted on May 28, 2020

People don’t change long-standing habits easily; where we shop, what we eat, how we speak, ways we dress, and so forth, become... Continue

The Sun is a struggling small business. You can help.

Posted on May 9, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is killing a horrifying number of people; it’s also finishing off America’s local newspapers,... Continue

Letters to the Editor
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Letter: Johnson for School Board

Posted on October 27, 2020 by

We are writing in support of Britta Johnson for Sonoma Valley School Board Area 5 Trustee. Britta’s 20 years of work both before... Continue

Yes on W to support city-centered growth

Posted on October 22, 2020 by

Generation Housing is pleased to endorse Yes on Measure W to renew the existing Urban Growth Boundary (UGB). Generation Housing is... Continue

Another vote for Gina 

Posted on October 20, 2020 by

LETTER: It has been an honor to serve and work with Trustee Gina Cuclis on the Sonoma County Board of Education. I have had the privilege... Continue

Vote No on Measure DD

Posted on October 20, 2020 by

Measure DD, to extend the current ¼ cent transportation tax for another 20 years, is being promoted as an expenditure plan for projects... Continue

Johnson for lasting education reform

Posted on October 19, 2020 by

I am voting to re-elect Britta Johnson for Sonoma Valley School Board because she has proven her commitment to providing public education... Continue

Teachers union makes School Board picks

Posted on October 17, 2020 by

Following a rigorous and thorough process, the union representing the teachers in Sonoma Valley Unified voted to endorse Adam Lobsinger... Continue

Support for Britta Johnson

Posted on October 17, 2020 by

I have known Britta Johnson since 2000 and had the pleasure of working closely with her during my ten plus years as a Prestwood parent.... Continue

Yes on equitable development and the UGB

Posted on October 17, 2020 by

I am writing to urge that city residents join me and vote Yes on Measure W to renew the existing Urban Growth Boundary (UGB).  I canvassed... Continue

Yes on W

Posted on October 16, 2020 by

As a long time Sonoma architect and Valley residents, we encourage voters in our community. Vote yes on Measure W to renew the existing... Continue

Former SVUSD superintendent endorses Anne Ching

Posted on October 15, 2020 by

I live in Area 5 of the Sonoma Valley Unified School District. As a former SVUSD superintendent and middle school principal in the... Continue

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