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OPINION: PRMD approves Winery Use-Permits that Urbanize Rural Areas

Update: Skirting Protections http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/7459500-181/thursdays-letters-to-the-editor EDITOR: The recent article about proposed development along Old Redwood Highway on the outskirts of Santa Rosa is an example of efforts to skirt protections for open space and greenbelts (“Cloverleaf Ranch a family affair for…

 

Sierra Club Alert: California Wetlands

From our friends at the Sierra Club: Action Alert After ten years of development, the State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board) is planning on issuing new regulations to guide which wetlands in California are protected under state law, and…

 

Cannabis Cultivating Re-Visited by Dr. Shepherd Bliss

Wine & Water Watch has already had several comments about this article. This article will be in the October Gazette. We are against environmental damage, depleted aquifers, chemical use and the health and well being of the residents.   “….After…

 

Community Separators: Ask the voters not the supervisors

Communities that have voter approved community separators have very few abuses if the provision that any building in the community separators must go to the voters was included in the initiative and takes the discretionary powers of our supervisors to override…

 

Pam Strayer Oct. 21st, 1-3pm

Wine & Water Watch Is Proud to Present Pam Strayer Oct. 21st,  1-3 pm Sebastopol Center for the Arts 282 So. High St., Sebastopol,  Fireside Room What’s on those vines? Want to be an informed consumer and support a healthy…

 

Neighbors Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Grow

Neighbors Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Grow by Dr. Shepherd Bliss Sonoma County, Northern California   One of the United States’ top four cannabis-growing counties is Sonoma County, California, where this reporter lives. In 2016, it became legal for adults to…