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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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April 6th, Tuesday 5-630pm Community invited to Sonoma County’s climate action and resiliency town hall

Community invited to Sonoma County’s climate action and resiliency town hall Santa Rosa, CA  –  March 24, 2021  –  The County of Sonoma will host a virtual climate action and resiliency town hall from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6. Community members are invited to participate in this town hall to provide input on how the …

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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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Let the Public Speak: Bad Medicine

Let the Public Speak: Bad Medicine LET THE PUBLIC SPEAK Bad medicine EDITOR: In spite of the city’s commitment to approving marijuana dispensaries only in industrial and commercial areas, away from residential areas, the Santa Rosa Planning Commission came perilously close to approving one in the middle of a quiet, densely populated, residential area in …

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Occupy Sonoma County: EARTH ACTION IN THE NEWS

Welcome to the people who have joined recently.  This is a simple weekly newsletter.  Your participation is encouraged.  Please share information and actions about climate change, climate justice, GMOs, toxic chemicals, and Earth-related topics. If you wish to reduce email volume switch your membership to the digest or abridged version. Please refrain from posting petitions …

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