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The following is a list of some wonderful and insightful letters and stories about Sonoma's Hillside...

 "Title" / Subject

Author

Source

Publication Date
"Former candidate calls for Yes vote" Wylie Hartman
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune September 13, 1999
"Cop out" Ron Franklin
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune September 13, 1999
"Think about it" Edna Cannard
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune September 13, 1999
"Rosewood allies up the ante" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune September 13, 1999
"Don't give away our crown jewel" Rosemarie Pedranzini
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune September 10, 1999
"City will manage without magic millions" Bob Cannard
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune September 10, 1999
"Water, water everywhere but not enough to drink" Jim Metzger
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune September 10, 1999
"Guest editorial - The impact on our hillside" Richard Dale, Executive Director Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma Index-Tribune September 10, 1999
"Developers offend with slick deceptions" Virginia Weisel
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune September 7, 1999
"Dump issue dogs resort campaign" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune September 2, 1999
"Yes on A means no Rosewood" Bill Lynch, Editor Sonoma Index-Tribune August 30, 1999
"Hillside property is rare treasure" Howard W. Middleton
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 27, 1999
"Read 'Hotel' " Dorothy Kearn
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 27, 1999
"Here's your hat" Mickie Hale
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 27, 1999
"Parking, housing, Rosewood and Sonoma City Hall" Cay Lincoln
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 27, 1999
"From Roundabout to Rosewood" Stanley J. Reinfeld
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 27, 1999
"Rosewood not helping itself" Lou Braun
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 24, 1999
"Put up 'Not for sale' sign at cemetery" Richard W. Peterson
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 24, 1999
"Dam will burst" Marvin L. Krasnansky
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 24, 1999
"Limit growth" Scott Hales
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 20, 1999
"Open space in short supply" Pierre Joske
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 20, 1999
"Attempt to block wording change tells all" Craig Browne
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 20, 1999
"Think before you vote on Rosewood" Ed Kenny
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 20, 1999
"Rosewood supporters outspend foes 44-1" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 17, 1999
"Let's get it clear" Tara Treasurefield
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 17, 1999
"Deceptive ad reflects on resort promoters" N. Shelton
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 17, 1999
"Don't be tempted by Rosewood apple" Robert D. Bullock
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 17, 1999
"Enough development already" Vivien Brady
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 17, 1999
"Whose open space, anyway?" Bob Glotzbach
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 17, 1999
"Ad a real eye-opener" Dave Shafran
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 17, 1999
"Sonoma can't be bought" Robert D. Bullock
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 13, 1999
"Deceptive ad falls flat" Lou Braun
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 13, 1999
"Website up for Measure A" Greg Steiger
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 13, 1999
"We can't afford the water for Rosewood" Steve Sharek
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 13, 1999
"Last to go should command high price" Doug Boss
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 13, 1999
"Campaign placards taboo until Aug. 22"
(various stories - Please see third story)
News Staff Sonoma Index-Tribune August 13, 1999
"Vote yes in September" Klarise K. Parmeter
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 9, 1999
"Not easily misled by ad" Teri Shore
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 9, 1999
"Rosewood vote not final step" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 9, 1999
"Questions lodge, Rosewood benefits" Ruth L. Plagge
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 9, 1999
"Rosewood promises don't pencil out" Jon Early
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 9, 1999
"A Rose by Any Other..." J.F. Muggs Sonoma Valley Voice July-September 1999
Page 7
"Cash fuels Rosewood clash" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 6, 1999
"Sonoma For Sale? - Last Tango in Paradise" Will Shonbrun
Editor
Sonoma Valley Voice July-September 1999
Pages 1 and 13
"Tell the truth" Sally Castelli
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 3, 1999
"Mountain Cemetery - Open Space or Resort Hotel?" Joseph Costello
Esq.
Sonoma Valley Voice July-September 1999
Page 2
"Yes means no" Bill Lynch
Editor
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 3, 1999
"Quality of Life - New Engine of Economic Growth" Tom Whitworth Sonoma Valley Voice July-September 1999
Pages 4 and 14
"Sonoma's Hillside Open Space - Effects of Development on the Environment" Richard Dale - Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma Valley Voice July-September 1999
Pages 4 and 15
"Judge orders ballot revision" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 3, 1999
"A Rosewood in Our Midst?" and
"Rosewood: Public Process Ignored"
Mark Newhouser
Therese Gabarino
Sonoma Valley Voice July-September 1999
Pages 5 and 15
"New projects eliminate need to lease public land" Randall Cook
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 3, 1999
"Lodge could relieve city's budget woes"
(Rosewood's Resort is Not Needed)
Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune August 3, 1999
"New wording for resort ballot"
(various stories - Please see first story)
News Staff Sonoma Index-Tribune July 27, 1999
"Will land be open?" Greg Steiger
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune July 26, 1999
"Judge to decide ballot wording" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune July 26, 1999
"Questions promotional tactics of resort" Armand P. Gelpi
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune July 23, 1999
"Rosewood Resort a puzzle" Marian Britton
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune July 23, 1999
"Resort election hits ballot snag" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune July 23, 1999
"Rogue elephant warning" Irv Mills
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune July 23, 1999
"Leave hillside as God created it" Jeanne Thygeson
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune July 12, 1999
"Sunday caller" Irene Ehret
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune July 2, 1999
"Resort election set for Sept. 21" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune June 24, 1999
"Calls for creation of open space plan" Robert Behrens
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune June 22, 1999
"Hotel election slated for September" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune June 22, 1999
"Agrees compromise is best for cemetery land" J. Meyer
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune June 18, 1999
"Council splits on hotel vote" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune June 17, 1999
"Money isn't everything" Carol Campbell
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune June 8, 1999
"Let's not make Faustian bargain with resort" Armand P. Gelpi
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune June 4, 1999
"Developer skewed facts about hillside meeting" Jeri Lynn Chandler
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune June 4, 1999
"Council should work for residents - not tourists" (If You Like This...Read New Yorkr Robert S. Carnachan Sonoma Index-Tribune June 4, 1999
"Voters to decide resort issue" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune June 4, 1999
"Group files anti-resort petition" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune May 28, 1999
"Resort project stirs emotions" News Staff Sonoma Index-Tribune May 27, 1999
"Anti-hotel petitions filed"
(various stories - Please see first story)
Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune May 26, 1999
"A vision that calls me home" Bill Lynch
Editor
Sonoma Index-Tribune May 20, 1999
"Workshop seeks answers, raises questions" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune May 13, 1999
"Controversy mars cemetery hearing" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune May 11, 1999
"Resort foes say petition goal reached" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune May 7, 1999
"Take a walk through proposed resort property" Rosemarie Pedranzini Sonoma Index-Tribune May 4, 1999
"Cemetery meeting draws SRO" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune April 29, 1999
"Council delays resort decision " Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune April 22, 1999
"Looking a gift horse in the mouth" Catherine Thorpe Sonoma Index-Tribune April 22, 1999
"Council wrestles with cemetery resolution" (various stories - Please see second story) News Staff
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune April 20, 1999
"Council to call for Rosewood town meeting" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune April 15, 1999
"Anti-Rosewood petition hits Farmers' Market" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune April 13, 1999
"Sonoma backdrop scope expanded" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune April 13, 1999
"Rosewood revises proposed site plan"
(various stories - Please see fifth story)
News Staff Sonoma Index-Tribune April 12, 1999
"Rosewood petition hits farmers' market" (various stories - Please see second story) News Staff Sonoma Index-Tribune April 9, 1999
"Upper cemetery walks continue"
(various stories - Please see second story)
News Staff Sonoma Index-Tribune April 7, 1999
"Council, SVCAC ponder hillside preservation" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune April 6, 1999
"Drive starts to block resort" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune March 29, 1999
"Council has no mandate for rudeness" Tom Whitworth
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune March 19, 1999
"Help put Rosewood on ballot" Joy Weil
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune March 16, 1999
"Rosewood, Robin Hood" Dan Son
Pulse of the Public
Sonoma Index-Tribune March 12, 1999
"Initiative seeks to stop hotel" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune March 11, 1999
"EAC asks council to save hillside"
(Environmental Advisory Commission)
Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune March 8, 1999
"Council grapples with hillside issue" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune March 4, 1999
"Council denies violating open meeting law" Neal Ross
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune January 21, 1999
"Hillside code takes effect" Kevin McCallum
News Staff
Sonoma Index-Tribune December 14, 1999












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