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Letters to the Editor

Thursday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers express their opinions

Close To Home

Close to Home: Making good jobs open to all

Wednesday marked the 49th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s signing of Executive Order 11246 — the basis for requiring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity under federal government contracts.

Commentary

Problems with our propositions

The state hearing may not have changed anyone’s mind on the merits of Proposition 46, but it did underscore why an initiative-reform measure signed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown will be an immense improvement in the exercise of direct democracy in California

Politics

Sales tax, Rainier connector dominate Petaluma candidates forum

Five candidates are vying for three City Council seats on the Nov. 4 ballot, while two candidates are seeking the mayor’s chair, which is elected separately in Petaluma.

Editorials

PD Editorial: Yes on 1: Protecting a vital resource

Proposition 1 isn’t perfect. But it’s a big improvement over the $11.1 billion leviathan it replaced, and it reflects compromises by urban, agricultural and environmental stakeholders.

Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: Traffic circles have county tied up in 'nots'

What is it about roundabouts that cause so many to get into a tizzy?

Pete Golis

Golis: State GOP still shrinking

Let’s start with a question: Can you name a Republican running for a statewide office in November?



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