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Sonoma County Golf Course Northwood Golf Club

Sonoma County Golf Course Guide

This sport entails a skill that brings people to Sonoma County from all over the world because we have unique courses found no where else. From the Links at Bodega Bay and Sea Ranch challenging golfers by wind and fog to Northwood Golf Course meandering among impeccably groomed Redwoods, people play different courses to get different golfing experiences. It’s a game of precision with a strong social element where friendships bond on the green. Try a new course just for the fun of it. 

Read: Sonoma County Golf Course Guide
5th District Supervisor Candidates - Lynda Hopkins and Noreen Evans

Sonoma County 5th District Supervisorial Candidates Answer Questions

Gazette Readers and Voters:

Both Noreen Evans and Lynda Hopkins have agreed to answer YOUR questions. I want to give them each the SAME 6 QUESTIONS - 3 per month - perhaps we’ll extend that to 3 months and 9 questions - we’ll decide as this progresses. They will WRITE 300 word answers for print - then longer on SonomCountyGazette.com which allows more room for longer answers to elaborate on their opinions.

THANK YOU for participating in our Supervisors election! Remember that this is 5th District but EVERY supervisor votes on issues countywide - who we vote for impacts the entire county.

Please submit your questions to vesta@sonic.net - POST to facebook.com/Sonoma.County.Gazette - SEND to: Sonoma County Gazette, 6490 Front St #300, Forestville, CA 95436


Read: Sonoma County 5th District Supervisorial Candidates Answer Questions
Sonoma County Housing,  Fife Creek Commons

Sonoma County Housing, Crisis and Hope, Part 1

Housing has been a passion for me. As a child, I was aware that the comfort and security I experienced was related to the pleasant home my parents were able to provide. As a young person, I was aware of the distress experienced by others who struggled in poor housing conditions, and I came to see the importance of housing opportunity.

Read: Sonoma County Housing, Crisis and Hope, Part 1
Limits on Wine Industry in Sonoma County

Sonoma County Limits on Wine Industry in the Works

Last month’s winery events study session by the Board of Supervisors was a step in the right direction, as local officials try to balance wine industry interests with a growing backlash by concerned citizens. 

Read: Sonoma County Limits on Wine Industry in the Works
Sonoma County Communities:
Bodega Bay "Bodega Bay Beat by Joan Poulos"
Camp Meeker "Camp Meeker Beat by Tom Austin"
Cazadero "Cazadero Communications by Natasha Pehrson"
Cloverdale "Cloverdale Comments by Carol Russell & Reese Foxen"
Cotati "Cotati Heart & Soul Deborah Taylor-French"
Forestville "Forestville - The Good Life by Richard Naegle"
Geyserville "Geyserville Grapevine by deTraci Regula"
Graton "Grassroots Graton - Heather Granahan"
Guerneville "Guerneville Groove by Beth Rudometkin"
Healdsburg "Healdsburg Highlights"
Jenner and Sonoma Coast "Jenner Jottings"
Monte Rio "Monte Rio Musings by Chuck Ramsey"
North Sonoma County Coast "North Sonoma County Coast"
Occidental "Occidental Oriented by Mackenzie Nekton"
Penngrove "Penngrove Station by Lyndi Brown"
Petaluma "Positively Petaluma by Wayne Dunbar"
Rio Nido "Rio Nido Magic by Elena Chronis"
Rohnert Park "Rohnert Park - the Friendly City"
Roseland "Roseland Review by Duane Dewitt"
Santa Rosa "Santa Rosa Snippets by Elaine B. Holtz"
Sebastopol "Sebastappeal By Sarah Glade Gurney"
Sonoma Coast "Sonoma Coast - Bodega Bay - Jenner - Fort Ross - Gualala"
Sonoma Valley City of Sonoma "Savory Sonoma by Stephanie Hiller"
Sonoma Valley Springs Communities "Springs Splash - Tom Martin"
Windsor "What's Up in Windsor by Tina Castelli"
SPOTLIGHT on Business:
 
2016 Guide to Sonoma County Animal Rescue Organizations

2016 Sonoma County Animal Rescue Organizations

by Vesta Copestakes
Read: 2016 Sonoma County Animal Rescue Organizations
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