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City’s response to PD’s open records request: No

City officials are claiming that they can keep the names of the candidates secret under the “deliberative process exemption.” What possible deliberations will be occurring between now and Wednesday morning?

Santa Rosa plans to keep candidates a secret. Really?

Apparently city officials believe that keeping the candidates a secret will somehow protect the integrity of the process. Baloney. How is this not a violation of the California Public Records Act?