Community Rights

Supervisors Gore & Hopkins, who are you representing? Local Groups on Cannabis Issue

Note: Supervisors Gore & Hopkins were the “chairs” of the committee who allowed this terrible ordinance to be written favoring industry over residents for a water thirsty crop during a megadrought. Is this good judgement? They were the “over sight”. Who are they working for?    Local Group makes it easy way for action:  Hi, …

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A Win for Petaluma! Amid resident-led lawsuit, Safeway abandons gas station plans in Petaluma

“You just have to give credit where credit is due to the people that decided to fight this,” FROM OUR FRIENDS AT CONGAS: Amid resident-led lawsuit, Safeway abandons gas station plans in Petaluma I am overjoyed to share some wonderful news with you… Safeway has ended their effort to build their gas station in Washington Square …

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Calling on Supporters of Good Government: Who will run against Gore in District 4?

Calling on Supporters of Good Government: Who will run against Gore in District 4?   Filing dates to run in District 4 Supervisor race is in June. Do you want more lack of transparency, conflict of interests and corporations setting regulations? Don’t expect anything to change for the better, take action!  Running for Something is …

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Killing the Golden Goose for wine & cannabis

Fencing the countryside EDITOR: When I think of Sonoma County, I think of a picturesque drive through the countryside, through fields with cattle, orchards and wine grapes, trees and mountains surrounding me. The vistas are so wonderful and are the attraction for a dynamic tourism industry. All of this is in jeopardy if our supervisors vote for …

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Neighborhood group produces mapping if cannabis can move into to your neighborhood

Update from SOSN: Craig has figured out the possible consequences of the proposed cannabis ordinance for Bennett Valley. You can figure out what might happen to your neighborhood by using the map at “It’s too Much Cannabis”.  All the information that you need is at: https://www.itstoomuchcannabis.com/ This article/letter appeared in today’s Kenwood Press. https://www.kenwoodpress.com/2021/04/13/letters-20210414-0503-278072/ Letters The …

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Citizen Action: Where to write and speak up

The pandemic has given the supervisors cover to push through a campaign donor friendly agenda with little transparency. Supervisors Gore and Hopkins were the lead (cannabis ad hoc committee) in the cannabis regulations and they have failed to hear residents. There has been a steady drum beat of residents opposing cannabis in their neighborhoods and …

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