what is home to you?

                    Home is… the place where the things I love surround me, and the people I love are with me; where I can relax and where I can be inspired. It’s a place of beauty, where I cook special meals for dear ones, putter in the...
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Funding Future Looks Brighter

The past five years have presented significant funding challenges to creating the necessary special needs housing that Sonoma County needs to keep pace – and eventually surmount – the rising number of homeless people living throughout the County. Especially daunting are the approximately 700 homeless veterans in our community at this moment. With the recent...
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COME OVER TO MY HOUSE

Growing up as a Girl Scout on the San Francisco peninsula was an incredible life.  All of the things in this poem represent what home has meant and still means to me.  I now live in Burbank Housing that is occupied predominantly by families.  Watching and listening to children play makes me remember my own...
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California Homes and Jobs Act Passes Senate
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As a follow up to guest commentator Lisa Yoshida’s article on the California Homes and Jobs Act, this note updates the legislative path of Senate Bill 391. We did it! The California Homes and Jobs Act passed the Senate 27-12 on May 29, 2013. Legislators joining bill author Senator DeSaulnier speaking on behalf of the...
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