tourism

Growing Pains: Myths and Realities of a Tourism Based Economy by Padi Selwyn

Close to Home  Growing Pains: Myths and Realities of a Tourism Based Economy   By Padi Selwyn Tourism is the best economic development driver, right? Tourists come, spend their money, and leave. Wonderful, right? Wrong. New and extensive research is debunking the myths of an economy dominated by tourism. In early April, Napa Vision 2050 […]

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Fumbles and Follies……Napa County Board of Supervisors do you hear me yet?

  As printed in the St. Helena Star and the Weekly Calistogan on Feb. 4, 2016.   Fumbles and Follies by Donald Williams   Sunday’s Super Bowl, the year’s premier sporting event, could hardly have been bigger. It succeeded because of the high quality of performance, the marketing, and the public satisfaction intrinsic in experiencing

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Bodega Bay: Mason’a Marina Public Hearing meets Opposition to Plans

Mason’s Marina Public Hearing meets Opposition to Plans Mason’s Marina Reenvisioned? By Joan Poulos More than fifty Bodega Bay residents crowded into the meeting room at the Firehouse in Bodega Bay to let Sonoma County Regional Parks ( the current operator for the County which owns the site) what they thought about the request for

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