News Clippings

Kenwood Press (December 15, 2021) Another alternative for the future of the Sonoma Developmental Center: A question of scale, a matter of trust

Sonoma Index Tribune Editorial (December 2, 2021) Two times California trusted Sonoma Valley with its land

Sonoma Index Tribune (December 2, 2021) Commentary: SDC’s Inconvenient Truths

Kenwood Press (December 1, 2021)) : Seeds for high SDC housing numbers set years ago

Santa Rosa Press Democrat (November 20, 2021) Glen Ellen residents want Sonoma Developmental Center project scaled back

Kenwood Press (November 15, 2021) Dense development plans for state land provoke harsh responses

Sonoma Index-Tribune (November 14, 2021) Neighbors Disagree on SDC redevelopment plans

Santa Rosa Press Democrat (November 12, 2021) Close to Home: SDC Plan Must Protect Wildlife Corridor

Sonoma Index-Tribune (November 12, 2021) Commentary: Sonoma Ecology Center’s Vision for SDC

Santa Rosa Press Democrat (November 7, 2021) County Presents Alternatives for Sonoma Developmental Center Site

Sonoma Index Tribune (November 1, 2021) Concerns over how to protect major wildlife corridor through Sonoma Developmental Center

Sonoma Developmental Center Site Assessment Back on Track, But Closure Certain

SDC… What’s next?

Sonoma Developmental Center Future Could be Determined by New Study

Assessment underway for SDC: A five-year look at Eldridge grounds, buildings

State launches Sonoma Developmental Center ‘site assessment

Specialized Medical Home to be Established in Sonoma County for SDC Residents and Developmentally Disabled – December 19, 2016…Read More

Bill Approved to Help Monitor Transitional Developmental Center Residents – September 26, 2016

State and County Kick off Planning Efforts for the Future of SDC – August 2, 2016

Regional Centers will take over from SDC – July 1, 2016

State Budget Framework for Sonoma Developmental Center Closure Finalized – June 14, 2016
Sonoma Developmental Center losing millions in federal funding – May 26, 2016

Coalition wants to continue providing critical services to SDC population post-closure – May 3, 2016

California’s Last Developmental Centers – March 10, 2016

Overview of McGuire’s Hearing
March 1, 2016

Agenda and Detailed Background Report Released for Senate Oversight Hearing on Closure of Remaining Developmental Centers – February 22, 2016

State Senator Mike McGuire to Convene Hearing – February 19, 2016

February 2016 SDC Update: Sustaining Commitment Through the Ups and Downs February 11, 2016

A Pledge to the Community: Transform SDC Project Prepares Advocacy Strategy for 2016 – December 23, 2015

Senator McGuire to Host SDC Town Hall Follow-up Meeting this Saturday, December 19th – December 16, 2015

Timeline of the Sonoma Developmental Center – October 1, 2015

Sonoma Developmental Center: Site Transformation Study – September 20, 2015

Stories aired of SDC residents and their families – September 28, 2015

Documentary on SDC Closure, Tonight – KCRA News – September 24, 2015

Media Coverage on the SDC Closure Plan – September 23, 2015

SDC Closure Plan Press Release – September 22, 2015 

Draft Closure Plan to be Released Tuesday, September 15 – September 11, 2015

DDS Announces Second Public Hearing on SDC Closure, September 21 in Sonoma – September 8, 2015

Last Day to Submit Public Comment on the SDC Closure Plan to DDS! – August 31, 2015

Save the Date! Next Transform SDC Community Workshop, October 17 – August 27, 2015

Public Comment Deadline on SDC Closure Plan Approaching: Your Comments Matter – August 21, 2015

McGuire’s Town Hall Meeting – August 17, 2015

SDC Coalition Submits Comments on Closure Plan – August 11, 2015

Sonoma Land Trust Testimony, DDS Public Hearing – July 23, 2015

Articles, Encapsulating the DDS Public Hearing – July 21, 2015

Action Alert! Turn Out for Public Hearing on the Future of SDC on July 18th July 14, 2015

PHA: Essential Elements of a Plan for Closure of SDCJuly 14, 2015

DDS Announces Public Hearing on SDC Closure, July 18 in SonomaJuly 7, 2015

Breaking News: Agreement with Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for Continued Federal Funding for Sonoma Developmental Center July, 1, 2015

Sonoma Developmental Center, Sonoma Land Trust Update June 5, 2015

SDC Fact Sheet For Our Legislative Effort June 1, 2015

‘Transform SDC’ Workshop a SuccessMay 7, 2015

SDC Legislative Meeting: Pleas to Save the Center March 16, 2015

Q & A on the Sonoma Developmental Center January 29, 2015

Announcing the Parent Hospital Association Annual March Legislative MeetingJanuary 15, 2015

Introducing the ‘Transform SDC’ Project January 13, 2015

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