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  • California High comes from behind to defeat Liberty in North Coast Section football playoffs
    published on Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:58:29 GMT
    Ryan Groleau delivered key plays on both sides of the ball to help send the California High football team into the North Coast Section Division I semifinals for the third straight season. Groleau had 132 receiving yards, a touchdown and a late interception as the Grizzlies rallied late to beat visiting Liberty 35-24 in Saturday's quarterfinals....
  • Petaluma: Failing to Accommodate a Better Parking Solution
    published on Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:01:06 GMT
    In my New Year's resolutions for 2014, I committed to delving deeply into a pair of urbanist topics of personal interest, senior living and parking. It took me much of the year to get around to the senior living issue, but I finally tackled the subject in a number of posts in September and October....
  • Redwood Empire Gymnastics to host Level 3 State Meet this weekend
    published on Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:59:09 GMT
    The first competitive qualifying meet of the year for kids ages 6-13 will be hosted by Redwood Empire Gymnastics at the Callinan Sports and Fitness Center in Rohnert Park Saturday and Sunday November 22nd and 23rd. The Level 3 State Meet is open to the public and is divided into four sessions that run from 8 am through 8 pm....
  • Prep volleyball notes: Versatile Osborn, Lundberg help drive Redwood's section repeat push
    published on Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Redwood's Elly Lundberg, a junior middle blocker, has been the team's most efficient hitter for the second year in a row. Redwood High senior Bailey Osborn has excelled as a hitter and defender....
  • Cougars ousted on penalty kicks
    published on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    The greatest season in Rancho Cotate High soccer history came to a heartbreaking end Wednesday night when the Cougars lost 1-1 to Montgomery in the ssemifinals of the North Coast Section Div. I fall playoffs at Cougar Stadium....
  • Middletown's season ends with 3-1 loss
    published on Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:07:24 GMT
    Middletown's Rosie Emerson and St. Vincent's Rebecca Wolff battle for control of the ball during North Coast Section playoff action on Wednesday afternoon at St. Vincent High School in Petaluma. St. Vincent won 3-1 in the semifinal-round game, ending Middletown's season....
  • Gomez's stellar goal puts Cougars into soccer semifinals
    published on Tue, 11 Nov 2014 03:04:00 GMT
    A jaw-dropping goal not only delivered a spine-tingling result, it also advanced Rancho Cotate High's boys soccer team further than it had ever been in the North Coast Section playoffs. Time was running out in last Saturday's second-round NCS Div....
  • M'town girls reach sectional semifinals
    published on Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:02:05 GMT
    Middletown's Caitlin Lemoine is defended by Clear Lake's Taylor Woodruff during action Saturday night at Bill Foltmer Field in Middletown. Middletown beat Clear Lake 2-0 in the quarterfinal round of the North Coast Section Division III playoffs....
  • RCsoccer boys earn NCStop seed
    published on Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    There was little incentive for Rancho Cotate High's varsity boys soccer team in last week's games against Ukiah and Casa Grande. The Cougars had already secured their first-ever North Bay League championship, and they simply were waiting to see where they'd be seeded in the North Coast Section playoffs and who their first opponent would be....
  • Back in the Ring
    published on Wed, 05 Nov 2014 09:08:58 GMT
    The 41-year-old is making the rounds again. Next weekend, he'll be in Reno, but tonight, with a warm breeze whipping through his long hair, he sets his eyes south....
  • Have a safe Halloween and keep pets inside
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    It's Halloween! Quick, make sure all your furry family members are safely inside before the witches and goblins hit the street trick or treating. It's amazing how reactive even the best dog can be when confronted by a zombie, and you don't want to risk someone being hurt or your pet being scared away....
  • Cougars finally score in 50-7 blowout loss
    published on Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08:43:17 GMT
    Upper Lake's Jesse Campanero looks for running room during the Cougars' 50-7 loss to St. Vincent on Saturday afternoon in Upper Lake. It was another tough day for the winless Cougars as they were outgained 534-60....
  • Upper Lake JVs fall short, lose 26-12
    published on Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08:42:48 GMT
    UPPER LAKE >> With the North Central League II title going to the winner, the St. Vincent Mustangs built a 20-6 lead and went on to defeat the Upper Lake Cougars 26-12 in junior varsity football action on Saturday afternoon in Upper Lake. Upper Lake quarterback Nick Newcomb scored on a 1-yard sneak for the Cougars' first score and he connected with Andreas Santos on a a touchdown pass for the other score....
  • Freshman finish their inaugural season
    published on Sat, 01 Nov 2014 16:35:01 GMT
    The Ukiah School Wildcats freshman football finished out their first season of play for the Wildcats football program on Thursday. They played their last game, this time at Ukiah high School, against the first opponents of their season - Petaluma's freshman Trojans....
  • In Petalauma: Increasing City Fees as a Symptom of a Flawed Land-Use Model
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:25:54 GMT
    A few weeks back, I wrote about how walkability for all of us, but especially for seniors who may be less secure on their feet, relies on all homeowners maintaining their own lengths of sidewalk. A regular reader responded to me, agreeing with the post, but noting that she's delaying needed repairs to her section of sidewalk because of the City of Petaluma fees....
  • Want To See A Decked-Out Halloween House In Petaluma?
    published on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:55:47 GMT
    The U.S. Attorney's Office has requested that Perez receive a 32-year federal prison sentence, plus five years probation. Yvette Nichols admitted her statements were immature but they were "based solely on the fact the student's name contained the [curse] word."...
  • Petaluma's Dave Alden On: Balancing Vision with Incremental Steps
    published on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:01:25 GMT
    A couple of posts ago, I wrote about two alternative paths to strategize the transition from suburbia to urbanism. The dichotomy I suggested was a grand vision versus incremental steps, between motivating the public with the big vision of where urbanism will eventually lead and motivating them with the next incremental step on the path toward the long-term goal....
  • Jack Perez, Kristina Morris honored as Pacific University's Boxer Club Student-Athletes of...
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:15:23 GMT
    Boxer Club got defensive with their votes to begin the 2014-15 seasons, selecting a linebacker and a goalkeeper as the year's first Boxer Club Student-Athletes of the Month. Football linebacker Jack Perez and women's soccer goalkeeper Kristina Morris were selected as the September Boxer Club Student-Athletes of the Month....
  • Know This Guy? Petaluma Police Say He Tried Swiping Cartful Of Power Tools
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:06:00 GMT
    On October 17 at approximately 1:40 p.m., Petaluma officers responded to Friedman's Home Improvement, 429 North McDowell Blvd. for a burglary that just occurred. A white male subject entered the store and filled his shopping cart with several high-end power tools, worth approximately $1,800....
  • In Petaluma: From Incremental Steps to Grand Visions
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:42:50 GMT
    The Petaluma Urban Chat meeting last week was nicely successful. Thanks go to City Council candidate Dave King for responding to occasionally hard-edged questions with good humor and cogent responses....