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The Top 5 most important posts on WineWaterWatch.org

Opinion: wine industry permits

Dear Editor: County residents increasingly recognize that a moratorium on new wine industry permits is needed until long-promised tourism event regulations are in place and enforced.  (“Moratorium on wineries sought,” August 7)  Tennis Wick, the head of Permit Sonoma, states…

 

Close to Home: Building boldly toward the future

“If we stay on track with city-centered growth and greenbelt protection, Sonoma County can usher in new era of thriving, affordable neighborhoods in cities and towns near jobs, schools and transit. If they stray, we could face a generation of…

 

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…

 

Lawsuit Challenges Zinke’s Thrill-kill Council

“Zinke’s thrill-kill council is unethical and illegal, and apparently that’s just fine with him,” said Tanya Sanerib with the Center — which has now sued Trump more than 80 times. “These people kill imperiled animals for fun. They have no…

 

Donald Williams runs for Calistoga City Council

Donald Williams runs for Calistoga City Council (WWW endorses) Dear Fellow Calistogan, I’m pleased to announce my candidacy for city council in the November election. After years of involvement in Calistoga, I look forward to serving our community in this…

 

Water & Wine with Rue, Sierra Club Redwood Needles

“All of us must be protective of all our water sources in order to ensure sustainability for all uses, including what regulators term “beneficial uses,” which is pretty much everything and everyone, since water is essential to life.” Water and…

 

Mark West Creek Study, Sonoma County released

  Mark West Creek is one of five priority stream systems selected as part of the 2014 California Water Action Plan effort. The 59 square mile Mark West Creek HUC12 subwatershed, located within Sonoma County, is the second largest subwatershed…

 

Segment of California Coastal Trail opens

New Urban Trail Connects City with State Park New Urban Trail Connects City with State Park Urban trails are a tremendous asset to any community. They provide easy access to open space, and are a place for people to enjoy…