Opinion

Global warming is endangering more than we think. We must adjust. – The Washington Post

“…..global aquatic “conveyor belt” system” collapsing Global warming is endangering more than we think. We must adjust. – The Washington Post Skogafoss waterfall is pictured near Skogar in Iceland. The country’s climate is more temperate than in other regions that far north because of the influence of the warm Gulf Stream current. (Maja Hitij/Getty Images) …

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Social Equity: One chart shows the dramatic difference between Biden’s American Rescue Plan and the Trump tax scam

Daily Kos: One chart shows the dramatic difference between Biden’s American Rescue Plan and the Trump tax scam by Aldous J Pennyfarthing Community (This content is not subject to review by Daily Kos staff prior to publication.) Monday March 08, 2021   OPINION: I still remember when Donald Trump got up in front of a throng …

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CEQA Requires Assessment of GHG Impacts from Tourism

We Are Paying the Price: 5 Stages: “Tourism’s Faustian Deal”

Post from the past. As the County prepares to allow more winery events and cannabis tourism we have to ask, “who are you working for?” Tourism is only 6.5% of our total economy (2021 Economic Development Report).  Opinion: The Press Democrat recently reported that more people are leaving Sonoma County than moving in. We have …

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Supervisors’ Proposed Marijuana Ordinance is a Disaster.

Supervisors’ Proposed Marijuana Ordinance is a Disaster. The Planning Commission will hold a hearing on this at 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 18.  We will send call-in information when it is available. Whether or not you attend the Planning Commission hearing, please send your written comments by noon, March 18, to cannabis@sonoma-county.org and copy your Supervisor   …

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Big Wine & Binge Tourism Cost You:

WWW published this in 2015, still just as relevant if you add cannabis and that industry’s rush to have events county wide. Note the Economic Development Board facts: Tourism is 6.5% of Sonoma County’s GDP so why all the preference?  Big Wine & Binge Tourism Cost You:  Groundwater depletion Drinking water quality polluted with chemical …

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‘Show the Video to Someone You Know’: Watch Democrats’ Must-See Exhibit A at Trump Trial

Reminder, GOP once stood for: Common Dreams: ‘Show the Video to Someone You Know’: Watch Democrats’ Must-See Exhibit A at Trump Trial  “If the pursuit of justice does not fuel you, let the rage and horror of this piece of testimony do it.” by Common Dreams staff Democratic House impeachment managers introduced a 13-minute video at former …

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