Join us in the coming days for online chats on local and statewide ballot measures at www.mercurynews.com/elections. All of the chats, which will feature experts on the measures and will be moderated by Bay Area News Group reporters, will be at noon.
Here's the lineup: Monday: San Francisco Measure F, the ballot measure that would require the city to study the feasibility of draining the Hetch Hetchy reservoir. Tuesday: Richmond Measure N, the proposed soda tax ordinance. Wednesday: Berkeley Measure S, the proposed sit-lie ordinance. Thursday: San Jose Measure D, the city's proposed minimum wage ordinance. Monday, Oct. 22: Statewide propositions 30 and 38, which would raise taxes, mostly for education. Tuesday: Oct. 23: Proposition 37, which would require labeling genetically engineered food. Wednesday: Oct. 24: Proposition 32, which would put new restrictions on political contributions. Thursday, Oct. 25: Proposition 34, which would eliminate the death penalty. Monday, Oct. 29: Proposition 36, which would amend California's Three Strikes Law.