Actually, it appears division of Americans on this topic is largely driven by the mainstream media. Of course there are plenty of incidents to demonstrate the "ugly American" behavior we all have witnessed at one time or another, but in my coast-to-experience over many decades hatred of i…

Great analysis and reporting by the author of this article. Thanks to her and SonomaWest for providing real journalism for us readers.



The truth of SCP is that it was founded in an era gone by - the political environment has changed from wild enthusiasm derived from votin…

Better get the homeless problem solved first. Private property owners have rights and they won't agree to include easements for homeless encampments in their yards.

Much to my surprise I found potholes filled on my road this week - it has been about 2 years since there was any road work so I'm hoping you have the same good luck.

This article provides a good opportunity to thank Lynda Hopkins and her staff for their excellent work under very difficult circumstances as we recover from the flood.
I for one am impressed by the leadership of Supervisor Hopkins and am grateful we have her to look after our affairs.

First notice of flood prediction by public alert system was provided Tuesday 2-26.
Russian River was near monitor stage by late Wednesday. It felt like the river rose faster than in years past, so is our saturated ground setting us up for more flooding this winter and spring?
Good l…

To all our wonderful neighbors that are afraid of EMF and have stopped the rest of us from having opportunities for work and safety that will come with improved cell coverage: Please stop your opposition as there is no science to support your fears, and the rest of us need the new cell cover…

2. No matter what now, "affordable housing" is the go-to accepted destination for any tax dollar without a political home. Unfortunately, experience in the eastern cities of America instructs us that affordable housing is a myth, and is not sustainable by the tax base if the region…

1. Sebastopol raised the TOT without a specific purpose for the funds - raising the tax simply to increase the revenue at their disposal. This is Progressivism at its worst, and a very slippery slope. After all, if they can do it with TOT they can do elsewhere. The local economies already st…