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One-sided winery rules

One-sided winery rules EDITOR: Your article about event permit rules for wineries failed to expose the redundant, chaotic, mind-boggling process the county has burdened the community with for the past several years (“Clashes over winery event permit rules,” Feb. 20). The county has repeatedly asked for feedback, from numerous workshops to the winery working group …

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WWW Responds to Winery Event Workshop by County

PRMD-WineryEvents@sonoma-county.org To: Permit Sonoma & Sonoma County Supervisors:  RE: Winery Event Ordinance Wine and Water Watch is a local organization of over 300 citizens concerned with the overdevelopment of the wine tourism industry and promotes ethical land and water use. We oppose the industrialization of agricultural lands not growing food, medicine, fiber or sileage and …

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Eviction during coronavirus: Conservative Judicial Activism Strikes Again

Conservative Judicial Activism Strikes Again Legal Planet by Dan Farber Feb 25, 2021 Trump appointee: A wild-eyed misinterpretation of the commerce clause A federal district judge ruled today that the federal government’s moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional. The judge’s theory is that evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent isn’t an “economic” activity. Therefore, it’s beyond Congress’s power under …

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Just what we need, more traffic congestion

Elections have consequences, thank you Rabbit, Gorin and Coursey reps: The votes to not have the facility get a use permit were Gore’s and Hopkin’s representatives.  Rabbit’s, Coursey’s, and Gorin’s reps voted to require the use permit. Amazon delivery hub a ‘freight terminal,’ say zoning officials SLIDE 1 OF 3 The 250,000-square-foot Victory Station industrial …

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Seriously? Teachers have to wait again: California medical marijuana retail workers top teachers on vaccine priority list

Seriously? This is NOT a joke…..”Cannabis delivery drivers before school bus drivers and teachers? Makes no sense to me,” Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner tweeted after news of the update came out.” California medical marijuana retail workers top teachers on vaccine priority list The HILL: BY JOSEPH CHOI – 02/16/21 03:55 PM EST …

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Emails Reveal US Officials Joined With Agrochemical Giant Bayer to Stop Mexico’s Glyphosate Ban

United States of Evil Corporations…..“Detailing a series of emails between U.S. government officials and industry executives, Gillam described how the latter told the former “that they feared restricting glyphosate would lead to limits on other pesticides and could set a precedent for other countries to do the same.” The emails also indicated worries that “Mexico …

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