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Locals speak out on Gleason Beach

Locals speak out on Gleason Beach If this project is built as currently proposed, those who traverse this segment of Highway One will one day surely exclaim “what were they thinking?”     May 7, 2018   California Coastal Commission 45…

 

Coastal Commission Hearing Delay – Gleason Beach

“The California Department of Transportation has requested a postponement of the hearing for a Coastal Development Permit from the California Coastal Commission at the scheduled May 10, 2018 meeting in Santa Rosa for the Highway 1 Gleason Beach Realignment Project…

 

Rural Alliance on Winery Event Ordinance

Letting the wine industry (Tennis Wick, Northbay Business Journal) write their own event ordinance is bad government. Time for a moratorium until this long stalled ordinance is completed fairly. May 7, 2018 Dear Chairman Gore & Sonoma County Supervisors  …

 

The Sonoma Coast’s ‘bridge to nowhere’

“Finally, the draft permit proposes the dedication of approximately 50 acres to the west of the proposed bridge to Sonoma County for eventual public use. But Caltrans’ proposal remains inconsistent with several longstanding Sonoma County Local Coastal Plan and Coastal…

 

Top Ten Reasons to Reject the House Farm Bill HR2

Call or email your Representative now: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE COALITION: House Committee’s Farm Bill Fails American Family Farmers National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition disappointed, urges Congress to do better Washington, DC, April 18, 2018 – Today, the House Agriculture Committee passed (26-20)…

 

Sustainabilty? Fake News?

 We call it greenwashing. When you create your own certifiers so you can call yourself “sustainable” you are greenwashing. Sustainability? Fake News?   Thank you for the excellent, balanced April cover story:  “Wine Our Best friend or Worst Enemy?” When…

 

Monsanto loses right to patent seeds

The ruling is a boost to domestic seed companies that used Monsanto’s gene to prepare Bt Cotton seeds for farmers, and will seriously curb the ability of multinationals to establish a seed monopoly in India, which is the goal of…

 

News from Napa

Celebrating the Initiative Process “All political power is inherent in the people.  Government is instituted for their protection, security, and benefit, and they have the right to alter or reform it when the public good may require.” Article II, section 1,…