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County to weigh proposed law on cyclist harassment

The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider a proposed ordinance that would make it easier for bike riders and pedestrians to sue those who intentionally threaten and harass them.

Sebastopol sued over drive-thru ban

The developer of the CVS Pharmacy-Chase Bank branch project is suing Sebastopol, a city where debates over development are often lengthy and virulent.

Sebastopol first to test proposed ‘vulnerable users’ law

A push to make it easier in Sonoma County for bicyclists and pedestrians to sue drivers who threaten or harass them will get its first test Tuesday when a proposed ordinance goes before the Sebastopol City Council.

County set to study cyclist protections

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today is expected to endorse studying a proposed ordinance that would make it easier for bicyclists and pedestrians to sue drivers who intentionally threaten and harass them.

CVS project dominates Sebastopol council race

In the upcoming election to fill two Sebastopol City Council seats, the defining issue is the CVS Pharmacy-Chase bank branch project at Highway 12 and Petaluma Avenue, one of the city’s most prominent and busiest intersections.

CVS project key isssue at Sebastopol City Council candidates’ forum

The controversial CVS Pharmacy and Chase Bank branch development and its approval by the City Council emerged as the defining campaign issue during a candidates’ forum Thursday night.

CVS project poised for final OK in Sebastopol

The Sebastopol City Council is expected tonight to give final approval to the controversial CVS Pharmacy project but not before giving opponents a platform for a last-minute effort to try to derail the proposal.

Final decision coming for Sebastopol CVS project

After two years, 25 public meetings, hours of sometimes acrimonious debate and under a cloud of potential lawsuits, the Sebastopol City Council on Tuesday is expected to make a final decision on the controversial CVS Pharmacy project.

CVS store back before Sebastopol City Council

Sebastopol’s council is meeting twice this week to put a sales tax on the November ballot and hear an appeal by the developer of the proposed CVS Pharmacy project of that proposal’s latest denial.

Sebastopol City Council candidate, pot club owner out to make state history

Robert Jacob, founder and executive director of two medical marijuana dispensaries, is running for the City Council in Sebastopol, where a pot business hardly raises an eyebrow. Running the dispensaries might even be a positive, Jacob said.