49th District Position 1 House race: Republican House candidate Debbie Peterson will host a “let’s get informed on Prop. 1” discussion over coffee 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Peachtree Restaurant, 4400 E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Proposition 1 allows voters living in the C-Tran district to vote to approve or reject a 0.1 percentage-point sales tax increase to pay for maintenance and operation of light rail, as well as some bus rapid transit construction costs. For more information, contact Peterson at 360-356-4437 or [email protected] District Position 2 House race: Democratic House candidate Jim Gizzi will host a meet-and-greet over coffee 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Thursday at Bridgewood at Four Seasons, 11700 N.E. Angelo Drive. For more information, contact Gizzi’s campaign at 360-723-0900.