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textGrowth Machine Theory by Stephen Lim
This is used to prove that the growth machine theory is not a positive social theory. What it does is it promotes the idea of wealth hierarchy and it allows the rich to stay rich. This is a problem because it creates political control over cities by allowing the rich to take capital through land....
Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 10:45PM
textSelf Serving Pro-Growth Media by Marissa Land
How power and control is affecting Sonoma County....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 2:36PM
textWealth Issues in Sonoma County by Madison Young
This piece focuses on the issues revolving around the building of the Green Music Center, while Sonoma County is facing a poverty and homelessness crisis....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 11:31AM
textSonoma County Child Protective Services Referrals Down by Abby D.
Covid has affected Child Protective Services. Since Covid started the reports have gone down. Now that school has gone online the teachers haven't been reporting. The police and hospital staff have been the ones reporting the more severe cases....
Posted: Sun May 9, 2021 4:32PM
textSocial Activism of Black Lives Matter: Institutional Responses by Bertha Martinez
Institutions in America should show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. By doing so, they demonstrate that they understand the severity of police brutality against black people....
Posted: Wed May 5, 2021 4:22PM
textA Year Later: The Black Lives Matter Movement in Sonoma County 2020 by Anferny Jimauri Moore
BLM has become a "tool" social activist, the local government and political representatives sought to use the momentum of POC and the community to capitalize and align themselves with accountability, instead of the go-to white supremacy....
Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:15PM
textReal Estate Development Takeover of Sonoma County by Tai Lam
The North bay area of Sonoma County has become the victims of recent wildfires dating back to 2017. Since the fires, many Sonoma County residents have suffered by losing their homes, belongs and loved ones. While residences are unable to find affordable housing the real estate development industry has benefited, by purchasing the property of people who are unable to rebuild their homes. This Real estate companies convert the property they purchase into luxury homes and communities that people...
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:25PM
textSonoma County’s Institutional Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement by Lilyana Pantoja
This piece is about Sonoma County's educational institution's reponse to the Black Lives Matter movement. It explains the movement and how it has affected a couple of educational institutions in the county. It brings to light what their steps are going forward after the movement's influence....
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:25PM
textDrop Charges Against the Indigenous People’s Day 5 by GAY SHAME
On October 12, Indigenous People’s Day, Northern California’s Mission San Rafael Arcángel was the site of a protest where activists toppled a statue of Junípero Serra— known for his role in the Native genocide and colonization of California....
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 9:11PM
textDemanding Safeway Put an End to Restrictive Covenants this Human Rights Day by Food Empowerment Project
North Bay Labor Council Joins Food Empowerment Project on Human Rights Day in Demanding Safeway Put an End to Their Restrictive Covenants!...
Posted: Tue Dec 8, 2020 10:21AM
textGreen Party and Peace & Freedom Party Endorsements by Voter
Here is info on endorsements by the Green Party and the Peace & Freedom Party for President, for the State Propositions, and for local races and measures:...
Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 9:07AM
textCelebrate Latinx Heritage Month by Going Vegan by Food Empowerment Project
By enjoying some vegan albondigas this month, you’ll do more for the Latinx community than you may realize. Food Empowerment Project is encouraging everyone to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month by going vegan with their help....
Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:35PM
textMisguided Housing Bill Bans Single-Family Zoning Forever by Sharon Rushton
A fundamentally flawed housing bill, Senate Bill 1120, is quietly fast-tracking through the State legislature. The bill is an unprecedented taking of local planning powers that hands county, city and community decision-making directly to market-rate and luxury housing developers. Worse still, the bill could ruin treasured single-family neighborhoods....
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:52AM
textCovid-19 Status Update From Marin for March 19, 2020 by Leon Kunstenaar
Marin County COVID-19 status update: March 19, 2020...
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:50PM
textVideo Game Violence Enhancement Amongst Adolescents by Sawyer Betchart
This Op-Ed is on the violence enhanced in youth from the use of video games, especially violent ones. Video games can increase negative behaviors such as bullying and having aggressive mindsets to certain situations amongst young children. These games are advertised to teens, yet children of all ages are receiving access to them....
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:48PM
textSonoma County Living Wage by Nadine Zúñiga
This is about whether or not the Sonoma County living wage is really a living wage, $11 making it hard for families to live comfortably....
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:27PM
textWake up America by Luisa Rangel
Marijuana use and regulation....
Posted: Mon Dec 9, 2019 11:38PM
textConsequences of Inequality Within Sonoma County by Briana Roblero
A brief opinion piece about economic inequality within Sonoma County....
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2019 7:17PM
textCalifornia Crab Season Opening Delayed by Whale Entanglement Risk by Center for Biological Diversity
Officials Cite Presence of Endangered Humpbacks, Crabbers Call for Delay...
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:02AM
textThe Issues Surrounding Homelessness by Modesti Alejandra Padilla
Homelessness in Sonoma County and Los Angeles have gotten out of hand. Despite the causes, the effects of homelessness are detrimental to our society and something needs to be done. We need to start somewhere because the current policies put in place to help reduce homelessness have made some impact, but nothing significant enough. As a country, we have overlooked the issue of homelessness long enough....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:27PM