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2019-02-27Feb 27, 2019

The mid-February rains brought Sonoma Creek up several feet. The creek’s two channels became one as runoff from the hills in Warm Springs and Sugarloaf Mountain combined in Glen Ellen. The picture above shows the forces of water at Larson Park in mid-month. At the same time in 2018 the year’s rainfall had been a mere 9.41”. Variances at different places in the Valley and County.  This year rain levels have varied at different reporting stations in Sonoma Valley. Glen Ellen has greater rainfall than Boyes Springs and the City of Sonoma reports slightly more than Boyes as well. 

2019-01-28Jan 28, 2019

There are a number of plans and projects coming to the Springs this year that were started in months or years past.  Springs Specific Plan – The “Plan” is a program to promote beautification and unity among various elements along the Springs corridor. The ideas that went into the plan were developed in part by residents who made suggestions in five separate workshops. In several respects the ideas discussed below are either part of, or relate to, the goals of the “Plan.” Steps have been taken to make the plan ideas a reality for the Springs. 


2018-12-21Dec 21, 2018

Citizens of the Springs were asked at random their opinions about needed changes or improvements, if any, and what they look forward to in 2019.   


2018-11-29Nov 29, 2018

Alejandra Cervantes,  community organizer, heads up the Community Garden at Larson Park, a Sonoma County Regional Park. Ms. Cervantes is involved in numerous community improvement programs in the Springs. Demolition, Parking, Development, and Neighborhood Watch Are Topics Presented At  Springs Community Alliance Meeting.


2018-11-01Nov 1, 2018

Lights! Camera! Action! A great number of decisions face Springs residents in the near future. Some are well known, but others have only recently come into focus. Be certain to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6! Cast your vote! Make your voice heard locally, statewide, and in Washington, D.C. Just think! Everyone has heard about the candidates for Governor, U.S. Senator, Congressman, and State Representative, butwho will make decisions for you right here in the Springs?

2018-10-06Oct 6, 2018



These wonderful people gathered in Larson Park on the shores of Sonoma Creek to gather bottles, trash, and other debris on Coastal Clean Up Day (9/15/18). Families and Mission Inn workers spoke with pride about improving the environment on Sonoma’s central water way. County proposes changes to housing density rules. In late August a staff report from the County Planning Commission was revealed that proposes several changes affecting the Springs.

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