After a week of brutal national headlines – from the Trump-Putin ménage a deux to the heart-wrenching Missouri duck boat drownings to the fact that more than 2,000 children are reportedly still separated from their parents at the southern border – here’s three recent Sonoma stories to lend small reminders that sometimes the news is good.

After two years of watching the Sonoma City Council drag its feet on establishing a marijuana ordinance in a legalized adult-consumption world, local cannabis advocates gathered 767 now-officially verified signatures to place a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot asking voters if they’d like to allow pot dispensaries in the city and ease current restrictions on indoor cannabis grows….Read More