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Sonoma County’s native oak forests and woodlands are under attack – Comments Needed Now!

Credit where credit is due….nice SCCA is on this now however, without Kimberly Burr & Larry Hanson of Forest Unlimited, who have worked tirelessly for many years to get a new tree ordinance we would not be here. Note: 120 acres of oak woodlands were clear cut for more vineyards (during a megadrought and wine …

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Sonoma County’s native oak forests and woodlands are under attack – Comments Needed Now!

Credit where credit is due….nice SCCA is on this now however, without Kimberly Burr & Larry Hanson of Forest Unlimited, who have worked tirelessly for many years to get a new tree ordinance we would not be here. Note: 120 acres of oak woodlands were clear cut for more vineyards (during a megadrought and wine …

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As coronavirus raged, Sonoma County did little to enforce rules on weddings with as many as 100 people

“Officials in Sonoma County, which has ranked worst in the Bay Area for the prevalence of coronavirus cases for most of the year, have taken no enforcement action on complaints that at least 15 large wedding gatherings violated coronavirus restrictions……..“Workers being forced to be in dangerous workplace situations has been the story of the county …

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Justice for Flint Michigan: Republican Rick Snyder to be criminally charged for Flint water crisis: report

JUSTICE DELAYED: “Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials have been told they’re being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority Black city with lead-contaminated water and was blamed for a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in 2014-15….” Republican Rick Snyder to be criminally …

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As coronavirus raged, Sonoma County did little to enforce rules on weddings with as many as 100 people

“Officials in Sonoma County, which has ranked worst in the Bay Area for the prevalence of coronavirus cases for most of the year, have taken no enforcement action on complaints that at least 15 large wedding gatherings violated coronavirus restrictions……..“Workers being forced to be in dangerous workplace situations has been the story of the county …

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VESCO: Wine Industry tries to consolidate power with pro industry supervisors

Note: Only marginal lands are left to fill with water thirsty and pesticide ridden vineyards. Poor land use decision making has left us with dwindling water  supplies during a megadrought and dried up landscapes  that are fire prone. “The time to protect our watersheds, the climate, and our woodlands from highly destructive and speculative industry …

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