Healdsburg’s move to crack down on illegal vacation home rentals has prompted questions over a rental owned by Councilwoman Susan Jones and whether she violated the city’s ordinance prohibiting them.
Healdsburg Mayor Susan Jones said it’s a ‘no-brainer’ to keep people with criminal records from obtaining guns, and she’s one of more than 1,000 mayors urging Congress to require background checks for online gun purchases.
The Healdsburg City Council on Monday approved a temporary contract with Sonoma County to take over responsibility for animal control, prompted by the imminent closure of the independently-run Healdsburg Animal Shelter.
Directors of the troubled Healdsburg Animal Shelter are appealing to the public for donations to keep the 53-year-old facility operating.
Healdsburg soon will reap extra revenue from a half-cent sales tax increase approved by voters. But how should that million bucks or so be spent? The answer from a survey of residents was overwhelmingly clear: fix the streets.
A closed-door session of the Healdsburg City Council that was cancelled at the last minute has generated more questions about the status of Saggio Hills, the planned housing and luxury hotel development at the north edge of town.