Watch Contra Costa city council, mayor and school board candidates side by side in Election Previews 2012, a series of televised forums produced by the League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley, Contra Costa Times and Contra Costa Television.

Plus, catch an hourlong debate on Measure Q, the fire safety parcel tax in the Contra Costa Fire Protection District intended to keep a third of its 28 stations open. For a complete schedule of air times on your local public television station or to access the 26 segments online anytime, visit www.contracostatimes.com/elections.