Letters to the Editor ~ What our readers have to day


Yes on I is SMART

Posted on February 12, 2020

The “no” on Measure I information I’ve seen in the media gives an incomplete picture of the need for continued funding for the... Continue

Recycling: Problems and solutions

Posted on February 7, 2020

Reader Opinion by Maggie Bedord It is likely that you are aware that trash disposal has become an enormous problem.  Oceans are polluted... Continue

The case for Accessory Dwelling Units

Posted on January 31, 2020

I have spent most of my 90 years in the pursuit of protecting our natural environment. Larry Barnett is an ally, who has done wonderful... Continue

Urban growth boundary ordinance needs language changes

Posted on January 23, 2020

Sonoma’s 20-year-old urban growth boundary (UGB) is up for renewal. The current language is said to allow annexing land at the city... Continue

State budget is just more of the same

Posted on January 22, 2020

With all the breaking national news, many taxpayers have little bandwidth in their attention span to focus on the state budget.... Continue

Thoughts of a supposed ‘coastal elite’

Posted on December 16, 2019

I have been watching a CNN series on the 70s on Netflix that came out in 2015.  There is a segment on Watergate and Nixon’s resignation.... Continue

Community group releases independent review of SV Hospital  

Posted on December 14, 2019

In 2007, the undersigned were members of the Sonoma Valley Health Care Coalition, a volunteer citizens group formed by the opposing... Continue

Is undergrounding the answer?

Posted on November 8, 2019

I would like an objective and comprehensive study to determine if in the long run, undergrounding power lines is cost effective. If... Continue

Honoring the forgotten and nameless people who helped to build Sonoma

Posted on November 6, 2019

October 22, was a big day for The Ting Project!  The Sonoma City Council approved the donor recognition bricks, which will allow us... Continue

Parking? Cars are the real problem

Posted on October 26, 2019

The issue of parking has come up recently; folks are concerned about providing parking for higher density housing on Donald Street,... Continue

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