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We’ve got the Post-Holiday Blues!

Chase away those post-holiday blues with select LOCAL blue cheeses perfectly paired with SONOMA PORTWORKS’ Ports! Join us in our tasting room Saturday and Sundays from Noon-5pm throughout the month of January. Where: Sonoma Portworks 613 Second Street Petaluma, CA 94952 707-769-5203 When: Every Saturday and Sunday from Noon-5pm throughout the month of January.

Postcarding at Aqus

Thank you, dearest Podsters… …for your many efforts to defend this democracy. This week, the full House will vote on two Articles of Impeachment and send them to the Senate. It is easy to despair with the way many Senators are acting and what McConnell and his lackeys are saying, but we won’t know the […]

September is National Preparedness Month

Preparedness Resources ready.gov – Emergency and disaster preparedness information from the Department of Homeland Security socoemergency.org – Sonoma County emergency and preparedness information caloes.ca.gov – California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services website readyforwildfire.org – CAL FIRE’s wildfire preparedness website firesafecouncil.org – California’s Fire Safe Council Website Pge.com/wildfiresafety – PG&E’s website on what to do before, during, and after a wildfire Prepareforpowerdown.com – […]

Artists United is looking for people…

PMI-SFBAC is partnering with an interesting new arts group that needs project managers. Artists United began here in the Bay Area, with artists informally helping each other. The organization has grown into a force, with national and international reach. Jennifer Wallace, a Wells Fargo VP and Board Co-Chair of Artists United, shares the backstory: “My […]

2019 Disaster Relief Fund for Animal Rescues

Flat Broke Farm Animal Rescue Inc. rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes unwanted, abandoned, abused, neglected or displaced farm animals in Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties. They provide a healthy, secure and caring living environment, while providing first-class medical care and community training. They also offer emergency evacuation services, veterinary care support, short and long term boarding […]

Op-Ed: To Make Housing Affordable Raise Wages

https://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/9416829-181/close-to-home-to-make?sba=AAS&artslide=0 Press Democrat Friday, March 22, 2019 To Make Housing Affordable Raise Wages By Martin J. Bennett The rental-housing crisis in Sonoma County is close to catastrophe. Rents spiked by 50 percent from 2011 to 2016, then immediately soared by 35 percent after the October 2017 Tubbs fire—just before Governor Brown ordered a one-year 10 […]

Petaluma Postcard Pod

We are a group of concerned citizens gathering to write postcards to voters in California and nationwide, encouraging them to vote in upcoming special elections, primaries and ultimately in the 2020 General Election. Join us!