From the Sonoma Index-Tribune:

The public response to the Sonoma City Council’s July 23 decision to delay a citizen-driven cannabis-dispensary initiative beyond the Nov. 6 ballot has thus far focused on whether the council is impeding the democratic process.

But a far different drama played out last week in an email exchange between the initiative’s primary sponser, local cannabis advocate Jon Early, and the City of Sonoma.

On July 25, two days after the council’s 3-2 vote, Early sent an email with the subject line “A Private Message” to Councilmember David Cook, which Cook believed was incendiary enough to cause the two-term council member and former mayor to contact the city manager, the city attorney and the Sonoma Police, asking for protection… Read More…