Category: Press Releases

Pat Meier-Johnson Chosen as the 2022 Treasure Artist

Sonoma’s Cultural and Fine Arts Commission is pleased to announce that the Treasure Artist for 2022 is artist Pat Meier-Johnson. In selecting Ms. Meier-Johnson, the Commission noted not only her artistic talent, but also her love of community, and generous nature. She has won awards for her art and her paintings have been exhibited throughout … Continued

Steve Page Named 2022 Alcalde

The City of Sonoma has selected Steve Page as Honorary Alcalde (“Alcalde” is the Spanish name for Mayor). After considerable discussion, Mayor Ding nominated Mr. Page in recognition of his ongoing efforts and contributions to the Sonoma community. Particularly of note was the multitude of Sonoma Valley organizations who have been strengthened by his involvement … Continued

Registrar of Voters seeks public feedback for amended draft plan to transition to Voter’s Choice Act election model

The following is a press release from the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office. The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office is seeking public input on the amended draft version of its Election Administration Plan that has been posted on its website at The plan details how Sonoma County intends to transition from its … Continued

City Seeks Applicants for Planning Commission – Deadline Extended!

Recognizing the vast knowledge and talent of our community, the City asks community members to step forward and serve our City on a commission or committee. These commissions and committees are charged with focusing on key issues within Sonoma and then provide feedback, recommendations and support to the City Council on those issues. At this … Continued

Sonoma’s Path to Carbon Free Electricity

With growing concern over the climate crisis, the Sonoma City Council unanimously passed a Climate Emergency Resolution at its November 2nd meeting. A key element of the resolution is to reduce city-wide greenhouse gas emissions to net zero no later than 2030. Transportation is by far the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for … Continued

Sonoma County Registrar Warns of Unauthorized Ballot Drop Boxes

The following is a Press Release from the County of Sonoma. Deva Marie Proto, Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters, is alerting voters that there have been recent reports in California of groups promoting unofficial ballot drop boxes that are not affiliated with county elections offices. In some instances, these groups are promoting their unauthorized ballot … Continued

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