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In the brief time we spend on earth, each of us goes about our business in whatever particular way we do, placing one foot in front... 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

I have effectively established a boycott on consuming the toxic product known as Mainstream Media (MSM) directly. Leave the shabby... Continue

As local animal lovers know, Pets Lifeline is nearing its goal of raising $3.5 million for a complete makeover of its shelter on Eighth... Continue

The two-year anniversary of our firestorms is approaching. Since October 2017 it has become apparent that our communities’ needs... Continue

When I was a little girl, every year my grandparents would send me a birthday card with a little check in it so I could put it toward... Continue

What have I learned in life? Your gut will tell you a lot. It will help you make decisions about half the time and the other half –... Continue

Much has been made of rural character by urban growth boundary advocates. Rural character is generally defined by open spaces, agricultural... Continue

To have a fully functioning estate plan, you need to have coordination. The estate planner prepares the necessary legal documents,... Continue

It’s true that as we get older, a melancholy can set in when we are faced with the loss of family and friends as well as our own... 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

In 2017 the Sonoma Valley Fund published a study called Hidden In Plain Sight, an “in-depth look at our community’s needs and its... Continue

Catherine Sevenau
Rude Awakenings
Catherine Sevenau
Heaven at four

My son, Matt ~ When I picked him up from Moon Valley School, I could see he was upset. “Mom, do you know what happens to us when... Continue

By Bonnie Lee, E.A. With summer almost here, many students will turn their attention to making money from a summer job. Whether it’s... 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

A recent 60 Minutes story profiled migrants from Central America and Mexico caravanning in a mass migration north to the U.S. border.... Continue

‘In many instances it is our young people setting the model for adults.’ I don’t normally wear t-shirts with writing on them.... Continue

“Today more than ever we are in the business of building relationships and learning to gain the trust of our prospects through vulnerability... Continue

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