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Former state Sen. Pat Wiggins dies at 73

Former North Coast state Sen. Pat Wiggins died early Thursday after a long illness, and tributes poured in from friends and public officials for the Democrat who had a 14-year career in politics. She was 73.

Petaluma City Council deadlocked on 7th member

After three unofficial votes to fill its vacant seventh seat, the Petaluma City Council Monday night deadlocked again and opted to delay the decision for another month. “It would be counterproductive to go further with this, because it will serve to tear apart the body of six that is up here right now,” Mayor David Glass said.

New face on the Petaluma school board

A replacement has been named for Lou Steinberg, who stepped down March 1.