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  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Making Better Informed Decisions
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:16:12 GMT
    In my last post , I wrote about the recently published book "What Counts: Harnessing Data for America's Communities", co-edited by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Urban Institute. The book speaks to the improved application of data to community planning, including urbanism....
  • Friends, colleagues stunned by death of Glen Ellen architect
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Everything Mark Perry did, he did well. Writing, poetry, painting, music, sports, and of course, architecture, his livelihood....
  • IPFWa s Soat Named Summit League Player Of The Week
    published on Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:52:27 GMT
    Fort Wayne outfielder Brandon Soat and Oral Roberts first baseman Anthony Sequeira were named The Summit League Baseball Players of the Week while Omaha starting pitcher Zach Williamsen was selected as the league's Pitcher of the Week for their performances Feb. 16-22. PLAYERS OF THE WEEK Brandon Soat, Fort Wayne Jr., OF Fort Wayne, Ind....
  • Sonoma man victim of Adobe Road crash
    published on Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:15:56 GMT
    Authorities have released the name of the man who was killed this weekend in a crash on Adobe Road near Petaluma. Mark Perry, 38, of Sonoma, died in the accident, which occurred sometime Friday night or early Saturday morning, according to the Sonoma County coroner's office....
  • Improbable Lady Dragons now reigning the SCL
    published on Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    First, cutting to the chase, this is a story still being written about these improbable Lady Dragons, with only three seniors and lacking on-court varsity experience, who started the hoops season as a mystery, then steadily gained experience and confidence, which resulted in a longed-for championship. For the first time in 31 years, the Sonoma varsity hoops girls are the outright Sonoma County League champions....
  • Improbable Lady Dragons now reigning the SCL
    published on Mon, 16 Feb 2015 22:25:48 GMT
    First, cutting to the chase, this is a story still being written about these improbable Lady Dragons, with only three seniors and lacking on-court varsity experience, who started the hoops season as a mystery, then steadily gained experience and confidence, which resulted in a longed-for championship. For the first time in 31 years, the Sonoma varsity hoops girls are the outright Sonoma County League champions....
  • Menlo College latest school to drop football program
    published on Sat, 14 Feb 2015 01:38:48 GMT
    Bryce Howard and Jake Fohn have played their last football game at Menlo College, which has dropped the sport. From left, running back Jake Fohn , offensive tackle Bryce Howard , and wide receiver Daniel Jones stand beside the football field at Menlo College in Atherton on February 12, 2015....
  • Former San Diego Chargers quarterback Jesse Freitas found dead in parked car in Northern California
    published on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 22:24:00 GMT
    A man found dead in a parked car in Northern California has been identified as former San Diego Chargers quarterback Jesse Freitas, authorities said Wednesday. Petaluma police Lt....
  • Ex-San Diego Chargers quarterback Jesse Freitas found dead
    published on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:51:49 GMT
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  • Ex-NFL QB Jesse Freitas found dead in car; foul play not suspected
    published on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 02:58:26 GMT
    Former Chargers quarterback Jesse Freitas was found dead in his car Sunday in Petaluma, Calif. Authorities announced Wednesday there was no indication of trauma or foul play....
  • Wildcat boys defeated by Gauchos
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    On Monday night, the Ukiah High boys basketball began their long last week league play. This would be the first of three games this week, starting off in Petaluma with the Wildcats battling it out against Casa Grande....
  • Former SD Chargers QB From Petaluma Found Dead In Car
    published on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 01:04:12 GMT
    Petaluma police said a man found dead in the backseat of his vehicle Sunday afternoon has been identified as 63-year-old Jesse Freitas. Freitas, a Petaluma resident, played 13 games for the San Diego Chargers in 1974 and 1975 as the backup quarterback to Dan Fouts....
  • Jesse Freitas, former Stanford and Chargers quarterback, found...
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 22:21:02 GMT
    Jesse Freitas, a former Stanford quarterback who played pro football for the San Diego Chargers and later struggled with mental illness, was found dead in the back of a car in Petaluma, authorities said Wednesday. The 63-year-old was found just before 5 p.m. Sunday in a neighborhood in the city where he had been living for several decades....
  • M.O. Walsh: True story of girl's assault stuck with novelist
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 21:13:47 GMT
    M.O. Walsh 's debut novel, "My Sunshine Away," is part coming-of-age story and part mystery. The narrator looks back on his years growing up around Lindy, his infatuation with her and how her attack changed the lives of a community....
  • Lady Wildcats thwarted at Casa Grande
    published on Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:33:24 GMT
    The Ukiah Wildcats girl's basketball program played one of two remaining away games on Friday, at Casa Grande in Petaluma. Fast play and high turnovers were the name of the games, but at the night the Wildcats were sent home with losses....
  • Lady Dragons surge sweeps Analy
    published on Fri, 06 Feb 2015 03:26:40 GMT
    It was a physical battle from the outset of Tuesday night's Sonoma County League showdown between the two front-runners, with tough defense leading to a first half of missed shots and low scoring that had the Sonoma Valley High School varsity basketball girls trying to keep defending champion Analy from pulling away. Down 23-18 at the half, the Lady Dragons continued to play their customary strong defense in the second half, while stepping up their offense and assembling a 16-10 third-quarter ru...
  • Caselli-led Sonoma trumps Trojans
    published on Fri, 06 Feb 2015 03:26:28 GMT
    Senior Cyle Caselli showed why he's a returning all-league standout for the Sonoma Valley High School varsity basketball boys by dominating the action at both ends of the court in Monday evening's Sonoma County League clash with a longtime rival in Pfeiffer Gym. Trying to secure a postseason playoff spot while staying alive in the SCL title hunt, the Dragons finished the second quarter on a 14-4 run, with Caselli scoring seven points and dishing out two assists, to gain a 25-14 halftime advantag...
  • Dragon wrestlers edged by Petaluma
    published on Fri, 06 Feb 2015 03:26:22 GMT
    In a Sonoma County League dual-match battle between longtime wrestling rivals Wednesday night in Golton Hall, Sonoma Valley High School junior Dalton Elster's continued to make short work of his heavyweight division opponents with "don't blink" pinning performances and, this time, flirted with school history. While Elster capped the evening in the "Dragons' Den" with an eight-second pin being just a couple of ticks over Ryan Jensen's school record for the fastest pin at six seconds, set more tha...
  • "Skandas" a solo show by Jay Hill in Petaluma
    published on Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:20:47 GMT
    February 3rd through March 2nd with an Opening Reception Saturday, February 7th from 6-9pm and a Closing Reception Saturday February 28th from 6-9pm For me the beautiful thing about art is it's capacity to bring us into the present moment. When I go to a gallery or a museum and spend time looking in depth at a painting, I find that I have a quiet focus and all of the normal inner chatter and daydreaming are no longer there....
  • Hoops title hopes on line here tonight
    published on Tue, 03 Feb 2015 01:54:30 GMT
    Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune Junior Sami Von Gober is fouled during the Lady Dragons' earlier SCL victory over longtime rival Petaluma Tuesday night in Pfeiffer Gym. On Tuesday, the Trojan girls avenged their Sonoma loss on their home court....