- Early return urged for mail-in ballots
- Garbage hauler seeks rate hike
- Clearlake kills ban on pot cultivation
- New budget would close Sonoma Developmental Center by 2018
- County unveils advisory panel on winery development rules
- Supervisors back civilian oversight of law enforcement
- Santa Rosa unveils proposed 2015-16 budget
- Grand jury calls for updates on county pension overhaul
- Lopez task force to unveil report
- Sales tax hike for roads in hands of voters
If you confine your world to Roseland and southwest Santa Rosa, you think people are younger and more likely to be Latino. If you live in one of the east side enclaves, you think folks are older and predominately Anglo. And there is where the risk of misunderstanding begins.
How much do residents of Sonoma County really care about the condition of their roads? Some would say we’re about to find out as voters decide on Measure A, a quarter-cent sales tax on the June 2 ballot.
The condition of many of Sonoma County’s roads and streets is deplorable. Almost two-thirds of county roads are poor (pavement condition index 25-49, on a scale of 100) or failed (PCI below 25).