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Pete Golis

Golis: How local politics was turned upside-down

In 1970, a Republican congressman named Don Clausen handily won election to a fifth term, defeating a Democratic challenger from Petaluma named Bill Kortum.

Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: We don’t want housing?

It’s true that this county’s key battles in the decades before and after the turn of the century were about slowing growth. But nobody really wanted to stop it altogether, did they?

Close To Home

Close to Home: Why environmentalists support living wage ordinance

A coalition of labor, faith, environmental and community organizations has unveiled a proposed living wage ordinance for Sonoma County.

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