Letters to the Editor ~ What our readers have to day


Get rid of the Schellville tanker yard

Posted on June 20, 2018

How many warnings do we need before we get rid of the hundred or more LPG tanker cars that sit parked only a few hundred yards from... Continue

What will replace the Sonoma Development Center?

Posted on May 28, 2018

The Sonoma Development Center (SDC) will officially close on Jan. 1, 2019. This will be a sad day for many: the severely disabled clients,... Continue

Mutz is the man

Posted on May 28, 2018

The stakes are high in the upcoming June 5th primary election for Sonoma County Sheriff. A contested election for this position hasn’t... Continue

Sign the petition allowing retail cannabis

Posted on May 24, 2018

For the past several weeks we have been circulating a cannabis ballot initiative in the City of Sonoma to gather enough qualifying... Continue

Sharing firestorm stories

Posted on May 23, 2018

I am a student at Northwest Prep, a small public charter school in Santa Rosa. Over the course of the past few months a few other students... Continue

Essick for Sheriff

Posted on May 10, 2018

The Sheriff’s race is a particularly important election for us in Sonoma Valley, as our local law enforcement is provided by the... Continue

Neighbors: No to marijuana dispensary at fire station

Posted on May 10, 2018

A medical marijuana dispensary has been proposed at the old fire station at the corner of Madrone and Arnold. This location is surrounded... Continue

Superintendent candidate responds to critics

Posted on May 8, 2018

A letter from Socorro Shiels to the  Valley of the Moon Teachers Association:  I am honored and humbled to be asked to serve the... Continue

Socorro Shiels an ‘outstanding leader’

Posted on May 7, 2018

Socorro Shiels is an outstanding educational leader—one who is ready and well-prepared to lead the Sonoma Valley Unified District.... Continue

Open letter to SV School Board

Posted on April 30, 2018

We, current and former parents/grandparents of students in the Sonoma Valley Unified School District, former teachers/staff, and concerned... Continue