In August, 1850 Aaron Henry Barnes, age 35, and his wife, Lydia, age 27, left Medicine Township, Mercer County, Missouri with their children, Henry, 9, John, 7, William, 4 and Nancy Jane, 1. They used an ox-drawn wagon for transportation and headed for California to seek gold.
The West Sonoma County Union High School District held their regular meeting on-line October 14. The 3-hour meeting covered a variety of issues, some routine while others were not. The agenda and zoom link to participate in board meetings are posted at: https://www.wscuhsd.org under the Board of Trustee tab. The meeting was also recorded for viewing by those who could not attend. Here is a summary of three key agenda items covered.
Campaign finance and election laws are two topics politicians should only touch in the calmest, most impartial of settings—impossible two weeks before a contentious national election. And yet touch them is exactly what the Sebastopol City Council did at their Oct. 20 meeting.