local politics

Supervisor Lynda Hopkins Power Grab Foiled

Has Hopkins ever voted against wine industry interests? What about the watershed/tree destruction and pesticides?   “Hopkins, a natural ally with Coursey on environmental issues and other matters, called any perceived slight of the supervisor-elect incidental.” Sonoma County supervisors postpone leadership vote set to end chairperson’s rotation TYLER SILVY THE PRESS DEMOCRAT December 5, 2020, 2:06PM […]

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Environmentalist Challenges Incumbent Sonoma County Supervisor for Seat

Former Santa Rosa mayor Chris Coursey is campaigning to become the county’s next District Three supervisor in the March 2020 election, replacing Shirlee Zane who has held the seat since 2008. The race is widely seen as a contest between the county’s wine and development-industry interests and champions of environmental values such as climate action

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