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Wages and Housing:
Why Sonoma County Workers Can’t Afford the Rent
A widening gap between declining incomes and rising rents is fueling two powerful movements in the Golden State: one to raise the wage floor for low-wage workers, and another to control rents and increase funding for affordable housing.Read: Why Sonoma County Workers Can’t Afford the Rent
Homeless in Sonoma County
Soon after my first election, an issue that came to my attention was a request for funding for the emergency shelter at the Guerneville Veteran’s Building. Upon reviewing the situation, it was clear that the shelter was primarily a community effort by local residents who had to scramble each year to find a location and seek approval for the funding to support the effort. These volunteers from the Russian River Interfaith Coalition were supported by West County Community Services (WCCS) and led by Jan de Wald. They were passionate about ensuring that no one in their community died of exposure from living outside during the brutally rainy and cold winter months.Read: Homeless in Sonoma County
Southeast Greenway 2016 – The Time is Now!
In October, the Santa Rosa City Council took a big step forward to realize the vision of a Greenway to Spring Lake. The City Council voted unanimously to begin a General Plan amendment process for the Caltrans right-of-way property – the future Southeast Greenway. This process will launch in 2016 and there will be many opportunities for the community to participate and provide comments and ideas.Read: Southeast Greenway 2016 – The Time is Now!
Sonoma County Animal Rescue Organizations
Below is a list of Sonoma County Animal Rescue organizations of which we are aware - but it could be incomplete! So if you want us to list another - please send it along to firstname.lastname@example.org. These organizations are all run by people who sincerely care about animals - of all kinds. Follow the links to learn more - volunteer, find a pet for yourself, etc.Read: Sonoma County Animal Rescue Organizations
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