- Santa Rosa bans smoking in attached homes
- Cloverdale council renews lease for controversial skydiving company
- Sonoma City Council OKs $31.6 million budget
- Sonoma County supervisors sign off on $1.45 billion budget
- Road repair issue resurfaces in county budget talks
- Sonoma County supervisors set to tackle budget
- Santa Rosa rejects rent hike ban
- Sonoma County OKs narrow wage-hike plan
- Without new tax, county on collision course over road spending
- Public forums on future of Roseland set
It’s awkward to write about the death of a dog. People lose their pets every day without making a public show of their sadness.
When I first heard about the massive shooting at a church in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday, my thoughts went to the movie “Kingsman: The Secret Service.”
Hourly pay for middle- and low-wage workers in America has been essentially stagnant for decades. It is a fact of life that frustrates elected officials alarmed about growing income inequality, but other than tinker with the minimum wage there’s not much they can directly do about it.