community rights

Attack on UGB and Community Separators: AB 1322 authorizes city councils and county boards of supervisors to unilaterally decline to enforce an adopted ballot initiative

Undermining the will of the voters is bad government….. Attack on UGB and Community Separators: AB 1322 authorizes city councils and county boards of supervisors to unilaterally decline to enforce an adopted ballot initiative…… Greenbelt Alliance and other concerned groups/individuals, and we really need your help to defeat AB 1322, which would set a dangerous …

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WWW Board member beautifully nails our current state of life in Sonoma County

DEPLETION Plunging into light, the day begins with sweat. Chopping wood, digging earth, hauling compost. Wheelbarrow overflows with wood chips raked between vegetable beds. I plant veggie starts and seeds, marigolds and lobelia. Rest in the garden, daffodils’ promising yellows touch my head. In the distance, tractors eat soil. Chain saws murder ancient redwoods, now …

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FOG UPDATE – Planning Commission Outcome and New Letters to the Editor

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MAY 18th FOG UPDATE – Planning Commission Outcome and New Letters to the Editor On Thursday night, Sonoma County Planning Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve the draft cannabis ordinance with the latest changes from staff. The split decision to approve the amended Chapter 38 Ordinance came despite widespread opposition and concern from neighbors, …

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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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Lack of Transparency by Supervisors

  * The power grab on Dec. 6th below was by Supervisor Lynda Hopkins who took over board chair and the *conflict of interest was Supervisor James Gore, up for reelection in 2022. New year resolution: a transparent Sonoma County Board of Supervisors COMMENTARY from Windsor Times and Gazette: Editor’s Note: The following was a …

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