This article was originally printed in the Sonoma Index-Tribune on February 26, 2018.
The fires that ravaged Sonoma Valley during October affected many lives in countless ways, displacing hundreds locally and thousands across the county in its wake. But in spite of that disaster, the fate of the Sonoma Developmental Center remains on course for complete closure by the end of the year.
That was the original date set by Gov. Jerry Brown in his May Revision to the 2015-16 state budget, and the Department of Developmental Services is sticking to it…Read More