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Sonoma County zoning board backs freeze on Freestone commercial development

Sonoma County zoning board backs freeze on Freestone commercial development http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/7007982-181/sonoma-county-zoning-board-backs?artslide=0 MARY CALLAHAN THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | May 19 Sonoma County’s zoning board agreed Thursday to seek a temporary freeze on new commercial development in the rural town of Freestone…

 

Year of the Tourist?

Supervisors do you hear the populace yet? Almost daily citizens are complaining about poor land use decisions made by the Supervisor’s allowing our neighborhoods to become collateral damage to big wine and binge tourism. People are complaining about lack of…

 

Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules

Appearing online now and in print August 1.  9/27 PRSC’s story in the Bohemian appears. http://www.sonomacountygazette.com/cms/pages/sonoma-county-news-article-5458.html Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules By Padi Selwyn and Judith Olney, Co-chairs, Preserve…

 

Big Wine & Binge Tourism Cost You:

Big Wine & Binge Tourism Cost You:   Groundwater depletion Drinking water quality polluted with chemical runoff Lack of diversity & monoculture-ask the Irish Deforestation for the land rush-say NO to coastal pinot Wildlife corridors fenced off, habitat diminished for…