Sonoma County’s district attorney and her June 3 election challenger will square off in two public forums in April.

The first joint appearance of incumbent Jill Ravitch and deputy prosecutor Victoria Shanahan is noon on April 18 at Santa Rosa’s Fountaingrove Inn.

The event, which includes lunch, is sponsored by Sonoma County Women in Law and the Sonoma County Bar Association.

Admission is $55 for members and $20 for students. Check-in starts at 11:30 a.m. and the forum runs until 1:15 p.m.

The two will meet again on April 23 in a forum to discuss views on marijuana prosecution. The event at the downtown Santa Rosa library is sponsored by Sonoma Alliance for Medical Marijuana and the Sonoma County chapter of Americans for Safe Access.

Former Sonoma County Supervisor Ernie Carpenter will moderate.

The event starts at 5 p.m. Admission is free.

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