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  • Petaluma Blogger on Urbanism and Senior Living: Another Downside to Drivable Suburbia
    published on Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:28:39 GMT
    In the spring of 2009, I attended a series of public lectures about urbanism on the University of California, Berkeley campus. Among the speakers was a representative from Calthorpe Associates, the firm founded by leading edge urbanist Peter Calthorpe....
  • Petaluma team salutes Seelye
    published on Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:12:02 GMT
    For the Petaluma High School football team's show of support Friday night for Michael Seelye, the Sonoma High player being treated for Lymphoma, SV High School Principal Kathleen Hawing sent this letter of thanks to her counterpart. On behalf of Sonoma Valley High School and the greater Sonoma community, we would like to thank Petaluma High School and in particular, the Petaluma football program, for their unexpected and most thoughtful gesture in support of one of our senior varsity football pl...
  • Petaluma Blogger on Urbanism and Senior Life: Defining the Question
    published on Fri, 26 Sep 2014 05:10:24 GMT
    In the early days of this blog, when I was still young and naA ve, I described three seminal steps in my progress from being someone who accepted drivable suburbia as eternal to someone who would call himself an urbanist. One of those steps was an observation made during a 2007 trip to Venice....
  • Movers & Shakers: Kaiser Permanente San Rafael hires two new doctors
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Dr. Srinivas Ganesh is a board certified, fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine physician working in the orthopedics department. He received his medical degree from Tufts University and completed his sports medicine fellowship at Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles....
  • Petaluma Blogger: Mixed-Use Is a Fine Idea, but Quality Still Matters
    published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:35:03 GMT
    Mixed-use development to promote opportunities for walkable lives is a fine idea and worthy of praise. But merely configuring a project as mixed use isn't enough....
  • Movers & Shakers: Kaiser Permanente San Rafael hires two new doctors
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:06:23 GMT
    Dr. Srinivas Ganesh is a board certified, fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine physician working in the orthopedics department. He received his medical degree from Tufts University and completed his sports medicine fellowship at Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles....
  • Prep notebook: Drake soccer team rallies late to tie Casa Grande
    published on Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The Drake High soccer team has a bit of a buzz surrounding it this season - the look and feel of a team about to make a leap forward. After opening the season on Tuesday with a win over Santa Rosa, the Pirates followed up that effort with a come-from-behind 2-2 tie at Red Hill Park on Thursday against a Casa Grande team that eliminated them from the North Coast Section playoffs last season....
  • Fashion tips for the polo match
    published on Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:42:12 GMT
    Photo: Drew Altizer Photography, Owner / Drew Altizer Photography at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in New York in June. Photo: David X Prutting/BFAnyc.com, Photographer / Billy Farrell Agency Olivia Munn at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in New York in June....
  • Prep football: Week 3 preview capsules
    published on Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:15:15 GMT
    Coming in off a bye week, TL will see another power running attack in Petaluma's triple-option after having trouble with Lowell's wing-T in the opener. TL was more successful on defense as the game went on, getting solid play from lineman Colin Quigley and linebackers Patrick McNamara and Tim Mayo....
  • Prep football roundup: San Marin rallies past Jesse Bethel
    published on Sat, 06 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Trailing by two scores in the fourth quarter, the San Marin High football team sparked to life just in time to salvage a 14-12 home win against Jesse Bethel High on Saturday afternoon. Quarterback Collin Moore got the comeback started with a touchdown pass midway through the fourth quarter to trim the deficit to 12-7....
  • Marin business districts face struggle to gain, retain trust of merchants
    published on Mon, 08 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT
    Anne Wade, proprietor of Anne's Secret Hang Ups in Novato, said the business improvement district has been late getting its budget and annual report to members. Nearly half the membership of Novato's business improvement district voted to defund it last fall, and the controversy has prompted the question: Are such districts helping small businesses stay afloat? With such districts, each company within a specified area is assessed an annual fee and the pooled funds go to such things as marketing ...
  • Are you turning on innovation in your business?
    published on Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:43:29 GMT
    Yes. No. Maybe. It may help if you are clear on what innovation is. It is often associated with product innovation but more often than not it is more about doing things differently....
  • Petaluma police release photo of theft suspect
    published on Mon, 08 Sep 2014 04:16:56 GMT
    Petaluma police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man seen on video surveillance caught stealing a refrigeration unit last week. The theft happened at the rear of Petaluma Market at 210 Western Ave. on Aug. 31 around 2:45 a.m., police said....
  • Marin business districts face struggle to gain, retain trust of merchants
    published on Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:42:43 GMT
    Anne Wade, proprietor of Anne's Secret Hang Ups in Novato, said the business improvement district has been late getting its budget and annual report to members. Nearly half the membership of Novato's business improvement district voted to defund it last fall, and the controversy has prompted the question: Are such districts helping small businesses stay afloat? With such districts, each company within a specified area is assessed an annual fee and the pooled funds go to such things as marketing ...
  • Prep football roundup: San Marin rallies past Jesse Bethel
    published on Sun, 07 Sep 2014 03:55:16 GMT
    Trailing by two scores in the fourth quarter, the San Marin High football team sparked to life just in time to salvage a 14-12 home win against Jesse Bethel High on Saturday afternoon. Quarterback Collin Moore got the comeback started with a touchdown pass midway through the fourth quarter to trim the deficit to 12-7....
  • Petaluma police on alert after stalker incident near school
    published on Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:13:03 GMT
    Officers wre on alert Friday for a stalker who followed and harassed a 13-year-old girl, according to the Petaluma Police Department. The suspect is described as a dark-skinned man, possibly Hispanic or East Indian, in his early to mid-30s with short dark hair, reading glasses, an acne-scarred face and a black button-down shirt, according to police....
  • Sonoma News, Entertainment, Sports, Real Estate, Events, Photos, Sonoma, CA
    published on Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:02:45 GMT
    To place a paid Life Tribute/Funeral/Death Notice in the Press Democrat, Petaluma Argus Courier, and Sonoma Index Tribune, please e-mail the notice to lifetributes@pressdemocrat.com and include the following information; Notices are also accepted in our Press Democrat office located at; 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401 and our Sonoma Index Tribune office located at 117 W. Napa St., Sonoma, Ca. 95476....
  • Thriving as Credo's first group of seniors
    published on Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Nadia Haugen, Nick Beckner and the other 28 students may not have been seeking a leadership role when they stepped onto the Credo High School campus in August of 2011, but when it was thrust upon them, they embraced it. In reality, they didn't really have a choice....
  • Construction workers injured by flying rebar on Highway 101
    published on Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:57:23 GMT
    Two construction workers were injured when a big-rig struck a bundle of steel rods that hit them while they worked on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Petaluma earlyTThursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol....
  • Trojans win in volleyball, Cards in soccer
    published on Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:12:50 GMT
    PETALUMA >> On the defensive almost the entire way, but especially in the first half, the Lower Lake Trojans fell 2-0 to the Petaluma Trojans in a non-league varsity boys' soccer game on Tuesday afternoon in Lower Lake....