winery events

Sonoma County Supervisors still approving events for wineries. Where’s that study?

Winery request for Condition Changes: Referral UPE18-0031 (6683, 6685 and 6687 Highway 12, Santa Rosa) This is a request for use permit review of updated technical reports to evaluate cumulative traffic and noise impacts as required by Use Permit (UPE09-0071) Condition of Approval #114 for events at Annadel Winery. The conditional Use Permit approval allows …

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WINERY EVENT CENTER PETITION!

From our friends at Preserve Rural Sonoma County: Good afternoon, In responding to complaints from the BOS office today, we decided to remove the link section of our petition that sent letters to the BOS office, as they had received over 360 letters as of today and their system was overwhelmed. However, we are continuing …

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New Napa Valley Book Grim About Direction of Valley, State

  By Mike Dunne in the Sacramento Bee A new book by an expert on the Napa Valley isn’t hopeful about the direction Napa has taken: water availability, traffic congestion, pollution and erosion in the valley, and corporate takeover of family wineries have denigrated what once was seen as an agricultural Eden. http://www.sacbee.com/food-drink/wine/dunne-on-wine/article202232974.html

Alternative Facts: Two more citizens speak out against unchecked events, lack of policy by county

Editor, Kudos to the PD for featuring the issues related to overconcentration of winery event centers in the Valley of the Moon.  In your featured interview with Steve Ledson of Ledson Winery on Highway 12, Mr. Ledson claims that “ he ardently believes that the traffic generated by too many events threatens the beauty and character …

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Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules

Appearing online now and in print August 1.  9/27 PRSC’s story in the Bohemian appears. http://www.sonomacountygazette.com/cms/pages/sonoma-county-news-article-5458.html Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules By Padi Selwyn and Judith Olney, Co-chairs, Preserve Rural Sonoma County July’s winery events study session by the Board of Supervisors was a …

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