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Seeking HOME - finding solutions to Affordable Housing
“Home” and “Homeless” are taking on new meaning lately. Sonoma County is working to solve the affordable housing dilemma while people are fleeing countries where their lives are at risk. Whether trying to find shelter or safety, people living uncertain lives experience daily stress beyond most of our understanding.Read: Seeking HOME - finding solutions to Affordable Housing
We are all Immigrants in the United States of America
I had written my monthly Dear Readers when I was fired up with outrage over our new president’s total lack of respect for all our country stands for. Then, in the process of production, I lost what I had written. So I have to believe fate played her hand and calmed me down.Read: We are all Immigrants in the United States of America
Riverkeeper View of Fish-Flow & Water Rights Project - PART 2
Last month I wrote about how the Russian River has lost 75% of its former area and how that has eliminated thousands of acres of upstream flood storage. We saw this fact play out in the January flooding in the lower Russian River and Santa Rosa plain. During post-flood cleanups over several weeks we witnessed the reality of having no off-ramps for pollutants like sediment. Instead of ending up in wetlands or floodplains upstream, it ended up covering everything in the lower river that was under water with a slimy fine mud, when the floodwater dropped. The good news is all that water will help in improving conditions for recreation and our endangered salmon this coming summer.Read: Riverkeeper View of Fish-Flow & Water Rights Project - Part 2
2016 Small Shops of Sonoma County Guide to Local Business
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