Opinion

Why women are upset: Best letter yet

From playwright Eve Ensler, “The Vagina Monologues” A Letter to White Women Who Support Brett Kavanaugh By Eve Ensler, TIME 05 October 18   n Oct. 2, I watched the President of the United States mock a woman who had…

 

Time to ban glyphosate use in Sonoma County

Forestville Hardware took the challenge and now features non toxic “herbicide”  alternatives. Non Toxic Irvine has tool kits and alternatives to get this cancer causing chemical out of the environment. Dear Editor: The guilty verdict in the Monsanto case is a…

 

We appreciate your comments!

Normally we don’t post comments from our readers on our front page however, this commenter expresses how most feel eloquently. Thank you commenter Steph! Your post would be a great letter to the editor. There is something wrong when we…

 

Public Opinion on cannabis rules

“Suddenly, their quality of life is being compromised by the hazards of commercial cannabis cultivation: significant loss of property value, crime, noise, glare, traffic, noxious odors, massive water use.” CANNABIS: How Close is Too Close? AN OPEN LETTER TO THE…

 

The time has come for a ‘localist’ revolution

“Localism is also thriving these days because many cities have more coherent identities than the nation as a whole. It is thriving because while national politics takes place through the filter of the media circus, local politics by and large…

 

Earth to Supervisors, locals speak out

Septic system rules EDITOR: Our local politicians have again avoided their responsibilities on the issue of Russian River water quality by delaying regulation of septic systems within 600 feet of our waterways (“Delay sought for septic system rules,” May 23)….

 

Vacation Rentals

Earth to Sonoma County Supervisors: we have a negative vacancy rate, people living in trailers waiting for housing, and you are touting 30,000 new homes to be built while allowing vacation rentals to take even more chances for housing from our…

 

Measure C Napa County

Measure C Napa County EDITOR: Napa County’s water future will be decided on June 5. A yes vote on Measure C, the Napa County Watershed and Oak Woodland Protection Initiative, would protect that future. Measure C is a well-written initiative, based…