Letters

Public Letters to the County

Winery issues don’t need more committees

Kicking the can down the road again…… “It is troubling, however, that after over five years of pushing the county to complete these standards, which were required as part of the 2008 General Plan, it is now considering the formation of another committee. Work has already been done by county officials during the Winery Working […]

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Letter in support of limits and regulation for winery event centers

A response to the mass emailing  campaign by the Sonoma County wine industry.  We all want peace and quality neighborhoods to raise our children and grow old in. Please consider sending your thoughts to your supervisor. Currently the supervisors are allowing the wine industry to write their own rules.  Susan.Gorin@sonoma-county.org, Shirlee.Zane@sonoma-county.org, David.Rabbitt@sonoma-county.org, Lynda.Hopkins@sonoma-county.org, James.Gore@sonoma-county.org Dear County

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Are Sonoma County roads becoming inebriation highways? by Judith Olney

When our Supervisors take the oath of office, protecting the health, welfare and safety of the public is part of the oath. We have seen years of terrible land use policies obliterating our rural areas and promoting industrialized “agriculture” lands (96% of our food is imported according to GoLocal). We totally agree with Judith’s “spot

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Risky water source by Brenda Adelman

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/6529483-181/mondays-letters-to-the-editor Risky water source EDITOR: The state’s concern about future water supplies is well-founded. Yet using treated wastewater to augment supplies is risky business (“Water plan to change ‘way of life,’ ” Jan. 2). Historically, the state has allowed treated wastewater to be discharged into waterways or reservoirs and, ultimately, mixed with drinking water supplies, supposedly

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