public meeting

Framing Roseland's Future

Jun 24, 2015
Bruce Robinson, KRCB

Roseland residents are being invited to discussions about various aspects of the area’s future, the most recent moves in a 30 year history of proposed redevelopment plans for their neighborhood. With three separate projects in the works, the pace appears to be picking up.

Envisioning a Future for Sonoma's Developmental Center

Apr 29, 2015
Sonoma Land Trust

For more than a century, the state Developmental Center has been a large and complex presence in the Sonoma Valley. But what will become of it in the future is a wide open question.

  It’s become clear to everyone involved that the future of the Sonoma Developmental Center will be quite different from its past or present. So how will that new path be determined?  John McCaull, a land acquisitions manager for the Sonoma Land Trust, explains the process being initiated this weekend to explore answers.

Reimagining Sonoma County’s Libraries

Feb 27, 2015

  Public libraries everywhere are reflecting social and technical changes around them. So how can Sonoma County’s library’s plan for their future?

Uproar Halts Supervisors’ Session

Jan 27, 2015

Angry and impatient Andy Lopez activists loudly vented their frustrations before county supervisors yesterday afternoon, forcing an early halt to the public comment period.

The text of the letter to Sheriff Freitas is reproduced here, with his response below.

September 9, 2014

Re: Letter of Concern

Dear Sheriff Freitas,

Armstrong Grove Pipeline Project Stirs Controversy

Dec 8, 2014

  Plans to replace a 60 year old water pipeline that runs through Armstrong Grove are facing questions and opposition from defenders of the ancient redwoods there.

Sukovitzen is opposed to the current state parks plan to rebuild the water pipeline that runs the 1.1 mile length of Armstrong Grove. But he says an earlier proposal was even worse.


Planning a Sonoma Valley Bicycle Trail

Sep 23, 2014

  What would it take to create a bicycle and pedestrian trail running from Santa Rosa through the Valley of the Moon to Aqua Caliente? Sonoma County Regional Parks has such a route in their master plan, and this week they’re beginning a series of public meetings to find out what people in the area would like that trail to be.