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  • Petaluma PD Needs Help IDing These Suspected Thieves
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:56:04 GMT
    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men suspected of stealing baseball equipment from a Big 5 Sporting Goods store Thursday night in Petaluma. The first suspect, a 6 foot tall black man with a thin build between 20 and 30 years old, acted as a lookout....
  • A meaningful journey: Quallsa road to UW paved with hard work, support
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:26:23 GMT
    His guard was always up, a necessary by-product of a childhood spent in one of Sacramento's roughest neighborhoods. And so Elijah Qualls was thrown off by the kindness of the strangers who greeted him upon his relocation to quiet Petaluma, California....
  • Tennis boys top 'Hounds
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:07:08 GMT
    Sonoma won all four singles matches and two of the three doubles matches - and the lone loss was decided on a tiebreaker. In singles play, senior Caleb Horowitz beat Andrew Egan, 6-0, 6-0; sophomore Matt McKale topped Norman Leighty, 6-0, 6-1; senior James McKale defeated Robby Schieffer, 6-2, 7-6; and senior Sam Sondheim beat Tommy Schieffer, 6-0, 6-4....
  • Marin IJ Readersa Forum for April 24
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:16:54 GMT
    Quoting local flood control officials to support your editorial concerning flood basins does nothing to strengthen this argument. They have an agenda that is not supported by the people I know in the Ross Valley....
  • Tennis Dragons sweep El Mo
    published on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:06:02 GMT
    Extending their Sonoma County League winning streak to nine straight matches, the first-place Sonoma Valley High School tennis boys claimed another 6-1 victory to complete a clean SCL dual-match sweep of El Molino in the third and final clash between the two schools last Thursday in Forestville. Registering wins for the Dragons were sophomore Matt McKale's 7-6, 6-3 over Arlo David at No....
  • Kids with Dangerous Heart Arrhythmias Receive Lifesaving Support from ...
    published on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:24:39 GMT
    To treat her abnormal heart rhythm, 16-year-old Reina Villarreal, of Petaluma, Calif., lives life with a surgically placed device that continuously monitors her heart rate. The device is called an implantable cardioverter defibrillator ....
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: In Praise of Magic Gates
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:49:05 GMT
    A simple gate that connects lower-income seniors to a grocery store evokes thoughts about land-use codes and urbanism. While shopping at the Whole Foods in Petaluma a few days ago, I noted a gate that had previously escaped my attention....
  • Novato man killed at Highway 101 construction site loved his work, family said
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:51:52 GMT
    Jared Overfield knew it was a risky job, but he was drawn to construction because of the camaraderie found at the work sites, his stepfather Daniel Zamberlin said. He said his 28-year-old stepson cared about the people he worked with and recently had been promoted to foreman....
  • First-place tennis Dragons swat El Mo
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:52:50 GMT
    Keeping a tight hold of the top spot in the Sonoma County League standings, the first-place Sonoma Valley High School tennis boys captured their eight straight SCL dual-match win after dropping the season opener by routing El Molino 6-1 in a rained-out makeup clash Monday at the high school courts. Posting wins for the Dragons were sophomore Matt McKale's 6-3, 6-4 over Arlo David at No....
  • Want to Be in a Wrestling Movie in Healdsburg?
    published on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 17:21:52 GMT
    Local wrestling themed movie needs people in the stands for its photo shoots. Come be a face in the crowd on April 3rd to support Healdsburg Feel free to share the following info with all of your friends and family....
  • Marin briefs: Redwood rides to mountain bike victory
    published on Sun, 12 Apr 2015 03:30:50 GMT
    Petaluma >> Behind Teddy Hayden's third-place finish in the varsity boys race in 1 hour, 39 minutes, 37 seconds and Viveka Brockman's fifth-place finish , the Redwood mountain bike team came away with the NorCal High School Cycling League North Conference race victory on Saturday. The Giants edged Drake to win the title in the fourth race of the season....
  • Sonoma tennis boys blank Petaluma
    published on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 03:01:24 GMT
    In their second straight Sonoma County League match with one of their longest SCL rivals, the Sonoma Valley High School tennis boys traveled to Petaluma on Wednesday and served up another victory with a 7-0 shutout of the Trojans. Leading the Dragons' rout in singles play were senior Caleb Horowitz's 6-0, 4-2 over Kevin Cox at No....
  • Dragons stun defending champ Analy
    published on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 03:01:12 GMT
    After the Sonoma Valley High School varsity baseball boys opened their Sonoma County League season at home last Friday with junior right-hander Maclean Meyn firing a 10-run rule, five-inning perfect game win over Elsie Allen, they traveled to Sebastopol on Wednesday to face the defending champion. Originally scheduled for Tuesday before rain pushed the game back a day, the Dragons erupted with a six-run second inning....
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Accepting Change, in Baseball and in Land Use
    published on Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:22:10 GMT
    Sportswriters sometimes fall into the trap of idealizing an earlier era of baseball. The public can make the same error on land use....
  • Prep baseball: Redwooda s pitching, timely hitting and new coaches have the Giants in first place
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:32:19 GMT
    The Redwood High coach watches his team hit every day in practice, tracking the balls as they clear the fence. But as good as the Giants hit in practice, they haven't scored more than eight runs in any of their 13 games this season, averaging 4.4 per contest....
  • Sonoma tennis boys shutdown Healdsburg 'Hounds
    published on Tue, 07 Apr 2015 03:38:24 GMT
    Coming off their spring break, the Sonoma Valley High School tennis boys looked sharp and efficient in remaining a Sonoma County League co-leader by shutting Healdsburg down and out with a 7-0 demolishing last Thursday at the high school courts. In singles play, the Dragons were led by senior Caleb Horowitz's 6-0, 6-3 over Patrick Doran at No....
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Arriving at the Turnstile by Public Transit
    published on Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18:54:43 GMT
    The official Opening Day game of Major League Baseball has already been played. Over the next week, the other Major League teams and most minor league teams will also begin their regular seasons....
  • Kenilworth JHS Band Performs National Anthem for Oakland Athletics
    published on Mon, 06 Apr 2015 06:18:24 GMT
    The Kenilworth Junior High School Band will perform the National Anthem for the Oakland Athletics baseball game on Friday, April 10, 2015. Band students from Kenilworth Junior High School will perform the National Anthem for the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners on Friday, April 10, 2015....
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Celebrating April Fool's Day - Part Two
    published on Fri, 03 Apr 2015 18:48:02 GMT
    I conclude April Fools' Day festivities with the top seven stories from the world of urbanism that are whimsical, quirky, or just plain fun. In my last post , I began a countdown of the top April Fools' Day stories of the year from the world of urbanism....
  • St. Elizabeth shines on court
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:57:00 GMT
    Sophia Gardea , of the St. Elizabeth's CYO fifth-grade Div. I basketball team, drives down the court during a playoff game against St. Vincent's of Petaluma at Lawrence Jones Middle School in Rohnert Park....