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  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Covering the Transit Spectrum
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 00:45:51 GMT
    A recent report raised the specter of transit agency consolidation. For Petaluma Transit, which serves mostly local riders, it's a bad idea....
  • Dragons catch Petaluma, win tourney title
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 22:56:34 GMT
    After helping lead the Sonoma Valley High School varsity baseball boys to an 11-1 record and a Sonoma County League co-championship by posting a 7-0 pitching mark with five shutouts, junior ace Maclean Meyn had a rare off-mound outing in last Thursday night's SCL Tournament title game at Arnold Field. Trailing fellow SCL co-champion Petaluma 4-1 after five innings, the Dragons rallied back to take the lead with a six-run sixth inning, then found themselves tied and headed into extra innings, whe...
  • Wildcats strike-out of NBL playoffs
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 20:38:29 GMT
    Earlier this week, on Wednesday, May 20, the Ukiah High School varsity boys baseball club made the voyage south to Petaluma to compete in the first round of playoffs against the North Bay League's top contender, Casa Grande. The Wildcat team battled a competitive game against the Gauchos, but ended the day with a 5-2 loss to the Casa boys....
  • Police Investigate Theft From Kohl's in Petaluma
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 16:09:45 GMT
    Police are looking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in the Friday theft of several hundred dollars of merchandise from a Kohl's department store in Petaluma. The suspect, described as a white male, 30 to 40 years old, about 6 feet tall and wearing a red baseball hat, glasses, a red collared shirt and blue jeans, entered the store, grabbed items of jewelry and two speaker systems and then fled the store without paying for the merchandise, police said....
  • Auburn Non-Profit Above All Adventures Utilizes Indiegogo
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    In Placer County, 13 is the average age for first time alcohol and illegal prescription use, and binge drinking increases threefold between 9th and 11th graders. Depression rates for teens are high in both counties, with 34% of 11th grade girls experiencing depression in Nevada County; 32% in Placer County....
  • Dragons trip Piner in SCL tourney
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 06:00:53 GMT
    Fresh off claiming a Sonoma County League co-title behind a 1-0 season-ending mound gem by right-hand junior ace Maclean Meyn, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity baseball boys started the annual SCL Tournament with a strikingly similar performance by junior left-hander Max Yankovich. The top-seeded Dragons hosted fourth-seeded Piner in Tuesday night's SCL Tourney opener at Arnold Field and, despite committing four errors, managed to twice overcome one-run deficits for a 3-2 lead that turned i...
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: What is Transit?
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 19:53:14 GMT
    A seemingly innocuous query at the annual meeting of the Congress for New Urbanism opened the door to new thinking about human mobility. A feature of the annual meetings of the Congress for the New Urbanism is the Open Source sessions....
  • Ten North Bay Schools To Participate In Stem Race Car Challenge
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 12:00:40 GMT
    Science and technology go hand in hand with high performance, and Sonoma Raceway continues to do its parts to help develop the next generation of engineers and scientists through its youth education initiative for the 2015 race season. The raceway's goal is to provide real-world experiences and programs to educate students about the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics as they relate to motor-sports events and business....
  • Prep baseball: Branson, Drake advance to MCAL semifinals, face top two seeds
    published on Tue, 19 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    San Marin's Dawson Bacho is out at second base as Branson's Alec Ritch throwsto first during their MCAL playoff game. For Colby Morris and the rest of the seniors on Branson School's baseball team - five of whom started as freshmen - Thursday will feel dreamlike....
  • Love Romance? Baseball? Get Both at Copperfield's Bookstore
    published on Sat, 16 May 2015 02:33:30 GMT
    USA Today Bestselling author Pamela Aares' newest release featuring passion, mystery, and well-won love is at Copperfield's now. Copperfield's Bookstore in Petaluma has USA Today Bestselling author Pamela Aares' latest release in the Tavonesi series featuring passion, mystery, and well-won love! In THE HEART OF THE GAME, when Cody Bond, the Giants' hot new catcher, agrees to ride in a benefit polo match to help heiress Zoe Tavonesi, he falls hard for the Italian beauty....
  • Marin briefs: Nelson named Coach of the Year, four Penguins named all-conference
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Coach Gary Nelson was named PacWest Coach of the Year and four Dominican University men's golfers were selected to the all-conference team. Senior Forbes Collins II and sophomore Drew Nelson earned first-team All-PacWest honors, and freshman Ty Macias and junior Pomi Milton were named to the second team....
  • Sonoma nips 'Hounds, hosts finale tonight
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    As junior Max Yankovich stepped up big in his pitching turn, on the road, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity baseball boys moved to within one win of earning a Sonoma County League co-championship, which would be shared with longtime rival Petaluma. With the left-handed Yankovich teaming with junior right-handed ace Maclean Meyn forming a dynamic mound duo, Yankovich fired a a clutch one-hitter with seven strikeouts and three walks, and the visiting Dragons upended Healdsburg for a 3-1 victor...
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Tidying Up the Urbanist Loose Ends
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 22:05:08 GMT
    There always seems to something further that can be written on past topics. Today will be a day to add supplement details to past discussions on transit funding, Petaluma Urban Chat, City Repair, and curvy bike paths....
  • Year of the Rat
    published on Wed, 06 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    It's a non-union job site just west of Highway 101 along the Petaluma River, and the rat comes courtesy of the building trades and union workers who continue to agitate against Basin Properties. The claim: The Nevada-based developer created an unhealthy work zone for an underpaid, non-union labor force....
  • Dragons muffle Piner with Meyn 2-hitter
    published on Tue, 12 May 2015 01:05:55 GMT
    Hoping to bounce back quickly from their first Sonoma County League setback last Tuesday when they fell to Petaluma, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity baseball boys felt confident they would rebound Friday night because their ace was on the mound. Junior Maclean Meyn fell two batters short of pitching another perfect game, but still the Dragons jumped back on the SCL-winning road with a 3-0 triumph over Piner at Arnold Field....
  • Hi, Do You Know Me? Petaluma PD Suspect I'm Connected To 2 Thefts
    published on Mon, 11 May 2015 17:38:32 GMT
    Police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect in two thefts that occurred Friday night in Petaluma. The robberies took place around 9 p.m. Friday at the Dick's Sporting Goods at 401 Kenilworth Dr. and the Freidman's Home Improvement at 429 N. McDowell Blvd., according to police....
  • Petaluma Police Seek Suspect In Friday Night Thefts
    published on Sat, 09 May 2015 17:52:38 GMT
    Police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect in two thefts that occurred Friday night in Petaluma. The robberies took place around 9 p.m. Friday at the Dick's Sporting Goods at 401 Kenilworth Dr. and the Freidman's Home Improvement at 429 N. McDowell Blvd., according to police....
  • Tip-A-Cop Is May 19 At Applebee's In Petaluma
    published on Fri, 08 May 2015 03:20:47 GMT
    Annual Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser for Special Olympics, May 19th from 6-9 PM at Applebee's Restaurant in Petaluma Petaluma Police Department personnel are assigned to Applebee's servers and assist them in their duties of providing wonderful service. At the end of the meal, in addition to the tip left for the server, patrons are given a special envelope which allows them to leave an extra "tip", if they so choose, for the Petaluma Police Department representative who served them....
  • Petaluma deals Dragons 1st SCL loss
    published on Fri, 08 May 2015 00:12:16 GMT
    Riding an eight-game Sonoma County League winning streak and with a chance to put themselves on the threshold of clinching an SCL title outright, the front-running Sonoma Valley High School varsity baseball boys traveled to Petaluma on Tuesday and ran into a determined longtime rival that was sitting alone in second place. After standout junior Maclean Meyn - Sonoma's leading hitter and ace pitcher, who was doing the catching - doubled to open the top of the second inning, he was left stranded a...
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Public Places Need People, Some More than Others
    published on Wed, 06 May 2015 19:07:46 GMT
    Throngs of happy people can enliven a public place. PPG Place in Pittsburgh may be the single best example of a place that needs people....