Compared to so many suburbs around the country, Novato almost can't be beat for its combination of beauty, community spirit and proximity to a gorgeous city, the bay, majestic redwoods and the ocean.
But that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. Citizens have taken stands against forced housing quotas, a school closure, the change of school enrollment boundaries, commercial development, pockets of crime and new city offices approved for the Old Town area.
It's still open season to discuss those topics with Patch's ongoing dialog, but now we want to know what we're missing. What needs fixing? If you had a magic wand, what would you change?
This isn't a fruitless exercise. We'll turn some reader-prompted Rants into stories, following up with the right sources on the questions you want answered or the problems you want solved.
Now put us to work. Your forum is just below in the comment box. The only restriction? Don't get personal. This isn't a spot for character assassinations, OK?
Otherwise, rant away!