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As I see it, evil is the willful infliction of pain and suffering on others. It’s been with us for a very long time, and will... 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

Here in Northern California, we are getting adapted to the new normal of an annual fall firestorm season. I have developed an instinct... Continue

To ring in the New Year, President Trump assassinated the #2 Guy in Iran, much to the outrage of U.S. allies and enemies around the... Continue

As the new year begins, I have so much to be grateful for. These past couple of years have not been easy, but I am warm, and dry, and... Continue

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCIA) nearly doubled the standard deduction and eliminated the need to itemize deductions for most... Continue

Time flies by. It seems to flit past me at the speed of light. No wonder it’s a four letter word, but so is love. These two little... Continue

California Senate Bill 330 took effect on January 1 of this year, and established a statewide housing emergency for five years. The... Continue

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

As the school year begins, I’d like to pose a question: What would be a good topic for an article about education in Sonoma Valley... 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
A crazy quilt

In 1894, Charles Chatfield married Nellie Chamberlin, a no-nonsense Catholic girl. Nellie was stubborn and headstrong, and although... Continue

You may realize that your income is below the threshold for filing a 2019 income tax return and to save the irritation and fees for... 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

It’s a great time in schools. Everyone is excited. Things are new and fresh, from school supplies to room decorations to sneakers... 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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