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Yes on ‘A’ for tax on cannabis
Time is short in Petaluma hospital decision
Women lead Trump resistance
Hopefully city learned lessons from harassment case
Flood fix helped in recent storm
Support needed at Wilson School
After 12 years, still waiting for Tolay Park to open
Paving Petaluma potholes remains top priority in 2017

Standing up for Petaluma’s immigrants

“Six hundred miles to that Mexican border — they chase us like outlaws, like rustlers, like thieves”— Woody Guthrie, “Deportee”When Woody Guthrie wrote his famous protest song lamenting the plight of California’s migrant farmworkers who, under Congressional authorization, were brought here during World War II to solve the problem of severe labor shortages, he could not have foreseen how California’s agricultural economy would one day become entirely dependent upon foreign labor.

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