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I left the City Council candidate’s forum at Andrews Hall last week feeling uncomfortable. It’s not that the candidates... 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

The Sonoma Valley has a lively local political culture. We are blessed to have a large contingent of highly educated and accomplished... Continue

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

By Susan Gorin, First District Supervisor Ahhh, Fall – walking on crunchy yellow and brown leaves, watching pumpkins appear on... Continue

Foundations that award grants to nonprofits for the purpose of upgrading their technology have started asking organizations to also... Continue

Inside women’s souls lies a volcano of hot lava, smoldering for too long. We’re sick of being mistreated and tired of our own negative... Continue

The Springs Specific Plan or SSP is a county planning effort to modernize and improve the Highway 12 corridor through the Springs,... Continue

There are many assets that are managed after someone dies: stocks, bonds, real estate and of course, personal property. By definition,... Continue

By Loretta Carpio Carr On a recent stop for gas, I went into the adjacent convenience store to buy a bottle of water and a couple... 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

The city is smack in the middle of processing several major project applications — the Napa Street hotel, the Cheese Factory... Continue

I am self-made, self-sufficient, and self-supporting, along with being self-reliant, self-confident and self-motivated. I am also... Continue

With a straight face, the IRS recently released the new Form 1040. The form has shrunk from a two-sided letter-sized sheet to post... 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