In The News

Since Supervisor James Gore took office, he’s been hard at work to deliver on the promises he campaigned on.  Below is a summary of topics James campaigned on, and what’s he done to deliver on his campaign promises:

Our Roads

  1. County approves more road funds, The Healdsburg Tribune, October 3, 2017
  2. Sonoma County supervisors back $28 million, two-year road repair plan, The Press Democrat, September 27, 2017
  3. Sonoma County continues yearslong push in road repairs, The Press Democrat, July 17, 2017
  4. $1.59 billion budget to bring better roads, parks, The Windsor Times, June 28, 2017
  5. Transportation funding a boon for Cloverdale, The Cloverdale Reveille, May 17, 2017
  6. Highway 101's 'Big Pave' to get underway in Healdsburg, The Press Democrat, May 12, 2017
  7. Sonoma County supervisors add $13.5 million for road repair, The Press Democrat, November 10, 2015

Our Environment and Water Resources

  1. Sonoma County gives go-ahead to reforestation along Highway 101 north of Santa Rosa, The Press Democrat, March 30, 2017
  2. ‘Confluence’ event draws crowd of river fans, The Healdsburg Tribune, March 28, 2017
  3. Russian River’s future draws diverse crowd to conference, The Press Democrat, March 24, 2017
  4. Sonoma County to spearhead plan to restore Laguna de Santa Rosa watershed, The Press Democrat, March 2, 2017
  5. Sonoma County Climate Resilience Team recognized by White House, Sonoma County Gazette, September 22, 2016
  6. ‘Change makers’ complete second leg of Russian River tour, Sonoma West Times & News, September 14, 2016
  7. Russian River kayak trip launches planning effort around river’s future, The Press Democrat, August 26, 2016
  8. Sonoma County snares $8 million to fight drought and climate change, The Press Democrat, May 6, 2016
  9. Sonoma County vineyard owners lauded for water conservation, The Press Democrat, October 5, 2015
  10. County leaders launch drought-awareness campaign, Sonoma Index-Tribune, July 10, 2015

Protecting Our Neighborhoods

  1. Sonoma County strengthens code enforcement, eyeing housing, pot, vacation rentals, The Press Democrat, March 11, 2017
  2. Sonoma County supervisors ban rural pot cultivation, The Press Democrat, December 13, 2016
  3. Sonoma County to take up pivotal decision over medical marijuana regulation, North Bay Business Journal, December 5, 2016
  4. Sonoma County moves to close large pot operation near Cloverdale, North Bay Business Journal, October 9, 2016
  5. Sonoma Board of Supervisors passes exclusion zones, halts new applications, Sonoma Index-Tribune, May 26, 2016

Stepping Up In Times of Need

  1. Firestorm response going from sprint to marathon, The Windsor Times, October 18, 2017
  2. Sonoma County residents resilient in the face of historically devastating fires, The Press Democrat, October 12, 2017
  3. Fires burn across Sonoma and Napa counties as thousands flee devastating flames, The Press Democrat, October 9, 2017
  4. Major storm floods homes, forces evacuations along Russian River, ABC 7 News, January 9, 2017
  5. Russian River floods with rain, evacuations necessary, KTVU Channel 2 News, January 9, 2017
  6. Sonoma County supervisor and wife raise more than $700,000 for Valley fire relief, Lake County News, September 27, 2015
  7. “GoreBQ” raises funds for Lake County fire relief, The Healdsburg Tribune, September 23, 2015
  8. Fundraiser held to raise money for Valley Fire evacuees, ABC 7 News, September 21, 2015

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