.Open Mic

May 25, 2022

Outside Candidate

Tennenbaum promises reforms if elected sheriff The election for Sonoma County sheriff provides voters with the power to bring meaningful and long overdue change to our sheriff’s office. Listening to people in every corner of our diverse county, I’ve heard your concerns: Stopping excessive force incidents involving the deputies; maintaining full staffing...
Apr 27, 2022

On Reading Obits

Apr 19, 2022

Go Sink Yourself – A song of the sea

Sung to the tune of Harry Belafonte’s “(Day-O) The Banana Boat Song,” released in 1956. Day-o, day-o Javelins come and Russians...
Apr 13, 2022

Warming Centers – Why is Sonoma County going backwards?

Last Dec. 28, Homeless Action! sent out an urgent plea for emergency warming centers to protect Sonoma County’s unsheltered...
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Apr 5, 2022

Rumor Mill: And other GOP flops

In case y’all haven’t heard yet, today’s hilariously hypocritical Republican Party of Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA),...
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Mar 30, 2022

Open Mic: Aging Gracefully

As of the last census, 23% of Marinites were 65 or older, and in that bastion of youth, Sonoma...
Mar 30, 2022

Letters to the Editor: The Age of Shamelessness

Be careful what you wish for when wishing for local ownership of local media. The Press Democrat (PD) is...
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Mar 23, 2022

Open Mic: $18 an Hour or Bust!

Sonoma County voters can now sign petitions to place a measure on the November ballot to raise the state...
Mar 16, 2022

Roots of the Tree of News: Our Impact on the World Goes Beyond Headlines

As I survey the news, no matter what the source—CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera or anywhere else—it occurs to me...
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