State Sen. Leland Yee was supposed to drop by The Press Democrat for a meeting with the Editorial Board at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. But he called to say he was running late, and we were forced to reschedule. Now, it appears that meeting is not going to happen. Too bad.
The Petaluma City Council waded into the national gun control debate Monday night by backing a proposal to renew and broaden a federal ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines.
The Press Democrat Editorial Board made its endorsements for state constitutional offices: Larry Aceves for superintendent of public instruction, Abel Maldonado for lieutenant governor, Steve Cooley for attorney general, Bill Lockyer for treasurer, John Chiang for controller, Debra Bowen for secretary of state, David Jones for insurance commissioner and Betty Yee for Board of Equalization. Did the PD Editorial Board make the right picks? Disagree with the choices? Discuss the endorsements here.