- Sonoma County Supervisors reviewing Permit Sonoma
Our government in action, please participate if you want to be the change. Here is your chance to send concerns on how Permit Sonoma is conducting business. Supervisors have hired a third party review in hopes of addressing problems in the department.
Permit Sonoma seems to favor wine and real estate interests over the public. If ...
- New Opportunities in District 3 of Sonoma County
County of Sonoma News
The Office of Supervisor Chris Coursey is Seeking District 3 Community Members for Active Roles in Local Government
Do you have a passion for service? Do you seek opportunities give back to your community while implementing and building upon your skills?
Apply for the open public service opportunities listed below!
Agricultural Preservation and Open Space Advisory ...
- Advocates express concern that the newly released draft Scoping Plan prioritizes corporate interests over meaningful climate action and environmental justice, especially in the agricultural sector.
For Immediate Release – May 10, 2022
Sacramento, CA – Today, the California state government released a draft of the Scoping Plan – the roadmap for how the state will become carbon neutral by mid-century. For the first time, the Scoping Plan acknowledges the role that organic agriculture and reductions in chemical pesticide use could play ...
- Poor Living Conditions for Vineyard Workers
A letter to the Editor of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat calls out the substandard housing for vineyard workers in Sonoma county’s fabled wine industry.
EDITOR: Seeing the horrible housing conditions lower income people face in Sonoma County was an eye-opener (“Stuck in slumlike housing,” Nov. 21). It took me back 79 years to the forced ...
- CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH: Ancient Viruses Trapped in Glaciers for Thousands of Years Could Be Released By Climate Crisis: Study
Another reason climate change needs to be tackled now: “The researchers warn that, “in a worst case scenario,” these and possibly other pathogens could be released as the climate crisis melts glaciers around the world.
Ancient Viruses Trapped in Glaciers for Thousands of Years Could Be Released By Climate Crisis: Study | Common Dreams News
“We’ve opened ...
- MEGA HOTEL SLATED FOR LOWER RUSSIAN RIVER
Lesson for the Coast, from nearby…..we’re in the crosshairs of industrial tourism.
STOP THIS MEGA 120 UNIT HOTEL/RESORT IN GUERNEVILLE!
17155 Hwy 116, Guerneville
APNs 072-130-005, -007 and -009
Link to Initial Study / Mitigated Negative Declaration documents.
Aug 27, 2021 Legal Notice: Comments on this IS/MND must be received by September 27, 2021 at 5:00PM
Please review our concerns and submit your own directly ...
- Fires, loss and thoughts from local poets
Remembering / Re Membering / Bringing back the whole from the broken pieces
“Do not forget that the ashes falling from the sky are all that remains of the pine and grass and thistle and bear and coyote and deer and mouse that could not escape. Gather some up in a sacred manner. Take it to ...
- CALIFORNIA COASTKEEPER ALLIANCE LAWSUIT CHALLENGES THE COUNTY OF SONOMA TO PROTECT PUBLIC TRUST RESOURCES
As well companies are on overtime to dig new wells for wine and residents truck in water…..“California Coastkeeper Alliance’s lawsuit aims to protect Russian River public trust resources by requiring the County of Sonoma to comply with its nondiscretionary duties as an administrator of the public trust when issuing new water well construction permits for ...
- A Startup Is Turning Houses Into Corporations, And The Neighbors Are Fighting Back
Catering to the wealthy for second and third homes is NOT solving the housing crisis……….
NPR: A Startup Is Turning Houses Into Corporations, And The Neighbors Are Fighting Back
FULL STORY HERE
August 24, 20216:30 AM ET
Brad Day and his neighbors in California’s Sonoma Valley have noticed a real estate startup is turning houses in their community ...