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Blame Game

Two waves of outrage greeted the news on Wednesday, Sept. 8, of Bob Woodward’s latest book, “Rage.”The first...

Letters: Scare Tactic

We’ve seen a surge in propaganda from our rogue Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick lately.In recent weeks, the...

Open Mic: Petaluma Standard Time

If you’re ever in doubt as to the timeThere’s a clock shop here in town

A Recitation for the River

When it comes to quarantine hobbies, binging Netflix and day-drinking on Zoom top the list. Writer-performer David Templeton had something different in...

A Farm and a Dispensary Bloom in Sonoma

Mike Benziger has grown many things in his life, but not this. “We’re not growing placebos,” Benziger tells me...

Nothing New

Don Landis’ letter about feeling under attack is high consciousness (Letters, Aug. 19). This is not a new phenomenon. U.S. president John...

Mendelsohn Raises the Bar

Lauren Mendelsohn, 29, grew up back East. She graduated from the UC Irvine School of Law in 2016, the year California voters...

Open Mic: I Love the USPS

I recently returned to California from Costa Rica. There are many wonderful aspects of Costa Rica; the people, the wildlife and the...

The Morning After

Kamala Harris is an inspiration. She gives me hope. Last night (Aug. 19), her passion was contagious. Authenticity shone through her smile...

America Boils Over

The boiling frog is a fable describing a frog being slowly boiled alive. The premise is that if a frog is put...