After 41 years as a St. Helena political junkie, I’m hanging ’em up. Before I go, I must warn you that a furious few citizens are working against yours and the town’s best interests. The subject is the sale of the city-owned Adams Street property. Look at the negative costs that must be stopped.

As we reel once again with the all too common news reports of tragedies like Manchester and London, we need to remember how relatively safe and secure we are here at home. As residents, we all know how great living in St. Helena can be and while issues with traffic, parking and financial str…

We all have a bucket list, a list of things we hope to accomplish or experience before we leave this world, something we are all destined to do.

There is a lot going on at the Chamber and in St. Helena over the next two months and we want to make sure you are in the know. If you aren’t already receiving the Chamber’s weekly email highlighting events and opportunities for your business, sign up to receive the email at sthelena.com. If…

On March 7, “The Washington Post” reported that the National Confectioners Association (NCA), representing candy giants such as Nestle, Hershey, Mars, Jelly Belly, etc., recently hosted a gathering of 600 at the Trump National Doral Resort near Miami. It has also booked two more at the Trump…

This week (March 12-18) newspapers across the country will publish stories about the importance of public records and measure how well their local governments allow access to information.

As educators, we believe in enriching the experiences of our students outside of the typical classroom setting. The GIVE BIG campaign, managed by the St. Helena Public Schools Foundation and the St. Helena parent groups each school year, raises funds that allow teachers to do just that. The …

I often ask myself why continue to write professionally? After doing this for some 25 years, I have come to the realization, it’s not for the money, it’s certainly not for the hours, and increasingly it’s not for the love of sports I have had ever since I can remember, and will have for the …

The word is starting to spread and that is good news! More and more people are asking questions and learning about the benefits of the proposed Property Based Improvement District (PBID). We invite you to join the conversation by contacting us, attending an Open House or arranging a meeting …

Main Street was bustling last week as I ran to get my hair cut and pick up last-minute gift cards. I was pleased to see a lot of people out and about strolling and shopping and noted to myself that many of them were locals. Although that is completely normal, many in town believe it not to b…

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