Chris Coursey worked for more than 30 years as a daily newspaper journalist, and was an award-winning news columnist for the Press Democrat from 1999 to 2007.
He has lived in Santa Rosa since 1980.
Recent Articles By CHRIS COURSEY
Published April 5, 2013
80 people were cited in Petaluma in one day for distracted driving.
Published February 11, 2013
Columnist Chris Coursey gives readers a look at Petaluma's State Senator Lois Wolk and her goals.
Published January 30, 2013
We all know that the pen is mightier than the sword, but is the keyboard louder than the gun?
Published August 15, 2012
Little league reignites love for baseball.
Published May 25, 2012
Despite the popular bumper sticker, society really doesn't encourage us to 'question authority.'
Published May 4, 2012
Federal agents said they were in Petaluma to serve a 'high-risk' warrant.
Published May 11, 2011
Westside SMART station discussed after Corona station postponed
Published April 20, 2011
Agency to postpone construction of stations in Petaluma and Novato as it plans to open line in 2014.
Published April 2, 2011
Budget for parallel path to be cut in order to start train service by 2014.
Published March 25, 2011
Controversy has emerged surrounding what SMART's proposed budget cuts could mean for Petaluma.
Published April 20, 2010
Preliminary designs for commute rail stations will be unveiled over the next few weeks.
Published April 17, 2010
Officials in design and engineering phase, plan to open in 2014 despite $155 million deficit.
Published February 17, 2010
Workshop addresses design of rail stops.
Published February 3, 2010
SMART board says they don't want to shortchange Sonoma County.
Published January 31, 2010
A $155 million spending gap means a North Bay rail service might only go as far as Petaluma to start
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