Tag Archives: community separators

We Came, We Planned, We Were Wrong

Pete Parkinson, retired planning director for Sonoma County, just issued a sobering mea culpa ten months after the devastating Northbay wildfires. He lost his own home, as did others in his family, so we can understand why it took him…


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…


Community Separators Put to the test

It’s the old “bait and switch” that the binge tourism-big wine regularly practice, ask for more than they want and “settle” for their original intention. 81% of voters wanted green spaces in Community Separators initiative, we need less tourism not more….


Proposed site of Dairyman winery center in Community Separator land

2015 dairyman BIM aerials click to view slide show Aerial photographs of the proposed site of the Dairyman Winery at Highway 12 and Llano Road. The link, courtesy of BIMPIX.com, shows a series of photographs.  http://bim.smugmug.com/Ultralight-flying/2015-dairyman/47706565_D52S8X#!i=3898634592&k=Kn37tNb