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  • In Petaluma: Promoting Fine-Grained Urbanism
    published on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:45:28 GMT
    A few years back, I became acquainted with a Sacramento architect who was working as a project manager for a land development company. Over lunch one day, he told me about selecting architects for conceptual designs on an adjoining pair of sites owned by his company....
  • California rain storm
    published on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:05:34 GMT
    Earth moving equipment is buried by debris in Camarillo Springs, Calif., about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. The homeowners association hired a construction crew to move debris, but the muck buried one of the earth movers as a powerful storm moved through the area....
  • Wildcats finish Fred Iten tourney with consolation
    published on Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:46 GMT
    Saturday was the third and final day of the 47th annual Fred Iten Invitational basketball Tournament, hosted at Mendocino College. This is a non-league tournament and standings would only affect the outcome of this invitational....
  • Petaluma's Urban Chat: Preserving the Shot Tower and English Code Enforcement
    published on Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:02:06 GMT
    I promised that this post, weather permitting, would be the first report on my holiday search for great streets in the North Bay. Weather didn't permit....
  • St. Patrick-St. Vincent High girls lose to Petaluma
    published on Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:52:37 GMT
    The St. Patrick-St. Vincent High girls basketball team lost to Petaluma, 51-49, on Thursday in a nonleague game....
  • NCS football preview: Salesian-St. Helena
    published on Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:55:06 GMT
    No. 3 St. Helena vs. No. 1 Salesian at Alhambra HS, 7 p.m. -- The defending champion Pride seek a fourth section title in five years....
  • Petaluma School Receives $5,000 Grant
    published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 03:34:03 GMT
    San Francisco Giant Brandon Crawford and Wells Fargo executives presented checks to recipients of the KNBR Step Up to the Plate for Education grants program funded by Wells Fargo at an event on Tuesday. Through an open nomination process, schools applied to receive grants and winners were selected....
  • Petaluma's Dave Alden On: Searching the North Bay for Great Streets
    published on Mon, 01 Dec 2014 20:32:59 GMT
    I've often written that the blog is about urbanism in the entire North Bay. And yet, when I focus on site-specific topics, most are in Petaluma....
  • Dave Alden's Urban Mind: "The Planners" Keeps Hitting the Mark
    published on Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:23:11 GMT
    I've previously offered praise for the BBC show "The Planners". I find my enthusiasm continues to grow with every episode I watch....
  • Petaluma's Dave Alden: Urbanism and Senior Living: The Insights Keep Coming
    published on Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:26:22 GMT
    With Thanksgiving Day upon us, and with many folks already traveling, I'll limit myself today to a handful of links. But they're good links....
  • Black Friday Basketball Camp In Petaluma
    published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:20:48 GMT
    Petaluma Recreation and the National Academy of Athletics are working together to bring you the BLACK FRIDAY BASKETBALL CAMP - get your kids out of the house - Friday, November 28th... 9am - 3pm Register now - or call 707 541-2365...
  • Pleasant Hill/Martinez Around The Horn: The Diablo Valley College...
    published on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:34:29 GMT
    The Diablo Valley College football team ended its season with a heartbreaking overtime loss to Sacramento in the East Bay Bowl on Nov. 22. The Vikings led by two touchdowns heading into the fourth quarter but lost 41-35 in overtime. Former Las Lomas standout Marquis Waters had a big game with 161 rushing yards and four touchdowns....
  • Want to see 11 Miles of the Petaluma River in a canoe in just 4+ Minutes?
    published on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:52:51 GMT
    The Petaluma River is not only a popular water way for sports and fun, it also shaped our city's history and heritage. This week I found some interesting information about our River I thought was worth sharing....
  • From Petaluma's Dave Alden: Organic Urbanism is Better for You
    published on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:52:04 GMT
    Those not familiar with the nature of successful urbanism might think that the project recently announced for the former site of San Francisco's Candlestick Park is good news. The development is a 500,000-square-foot "urban outlet" shopping center that will serve as the retail anchor for the development of 6,000 homes described as "pedestrian friendly"....
  • 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....