January 2018 Archives

For a living wage

It has been well documented that low wage industries are subsidized by our government which costs taxpayers and takes away services and quality of life to help the poverty wage workers. In wine country, low wages have many families working…

 

SB 834 Protecting our coast from off shore drilling

Definition to “Zinke”: verb, to destroy the environment needlessly for rich political donors.  What a great idea to stop this nonsense and as same legal defense has been upheld in court, the current administrations attempt to give federal leases to an…

 

Commentary: We are in this together

Commentary: We are in this together http://www.sonomawest.com/sonoma_west_times_and_news/opinion/editorials/commentary-we-are-in-this-together/article_67a7e152-f637-11e7-9c0e-c71a0bd63da9.html by Reuben Weinzveg The week after the fires, when the full catastrophe was evident, I remarked to friends that this event was a game changer and that for our remaining lives, we would…

 

Dairyman Project not dead

Wagner thinks he can throw money around and somehow still get this approved. This is in a sensitive riparian corridor, on heavily traffic roads that safety vehicles can barely get through without the bus loads of proposed visitors, and no…

 

New York Times: Do Rivers Have Rights?

With no planet B and life dependent on our natural resources, shouldn’t resources have better protections? Do we allow corporate/special interests to mine and pollute threatening the health and fate of our planet and future generations, or do we demand resource extraction to be…