Sun Columnist, Blogs & In-Depth Reports

Mother Earth is sending us messages all the time; it’s something she has always done. There are times human beings receive her... 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 West Coast progressive and a child of the 1960s counter-culture, I have not had a lot of contact with police. I can’t recall... Continue

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

Our community is still reeling from the October firestorms – a number of us are still displaced and seeking housing, some have lost... Continue

The shocking events that unfolded on March 9 at The Pathway Home social services organization at the Veterans Home of California in... Continue

Mass shootings, war, road rage – it’s just too much. What is all this anger rooted in? We “seem to talk less and less about where... Continue

For 2018, music will always be on the horseshoe lawn in front of the fountain. The Jazz Society will be in the Grinstead amphitheater... Continue

When a client comes into my office, one of the first things we discuss is whether or not they have a trusted friend or family member... Continue

In the late 1960’s the world was in turmoil, much as it is today. American’s youth propelled the anti-war movement, marched for... 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

    Though plans for a cannabis dispensary in the back of the building are on hold, Jon Early proceeds with the remodel of... Continue

Catherine Sevenau
Rude Awakenings
Catherine Sevenau
Soul musings

What cares for my soul? Lavender fields. Weeping willows. Soft blankets of bright orange poppies. The full wolf moon as it hangs full... Continue

By Bonnie Lee — When we think of wellness, we usually think in terms of physical health, mental health, and spiritual well-being.... 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