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  • Miss Sonoma Co.'s Outstanding Teen Katie Gu and Miss Wine Country...
    published on Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:30:42 GMT
    Miss Sonoma County Outstanding Teen Katie Gu & Miss Wine Country Rodeo Jennifer Heidemann to attend Classic Car and Hot Rod Car Show at Adobe House, a memory care community, in Petaluma in support of the Alzheimer's Association. The event will be on Saturday October 10th between 11:00am and 2:00pm....
  • Ten Delicious Reasons to Hit This Weekend's VegFest
    published on Sat, 15 Aug 2015 05:20:43 GMT
    Whether you're an omnivore, flexitarian, Paleo, vegetarian, plant-powered, vegan , some combination, or just someone who's curious about health-conscious and sustainable food, here are Ten Reasons to go to the VegFest this Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 10am to 5pm at the Finley Community Center . 1. Vegan Gelato : Gelato is pretty awesome no matter how you cut it, but Vixen Kitchen's cashew-based treats come in flavors like Chai, Mint, Mocha and Pumpkin Pie 2. Eat Vegan Cheese without flinching...
  • Marin briefs: Pacifics beat Sonoma on walk off, clinch home field for league championship
    published on Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:09:23 GMT
    With a half-game lead in the standings over the Sonoma Stompers, and two contests remaining entering Saturday - with a shot at hosting the league championship on the line - the San Rafael Pacifics independent minor-league baseball team's game was big. After trailing 1-0 for two innings, Jake Taylor led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a game-tying home run, then, three batters later, Jeremy Williams scored on a wild pitch, giving the Pacifics a 2-1 win Saturday night....
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Talking about the Need for Heroes in the North Bay
    published on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:38:23 GMT
    The HBO series "Show Me a Hero", although about a different time and place, likely has lessons for the North Bay. My wife and I don't have HBO in our home....
  • Delicious New Restaurants and Cocktails in Wine Country
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:54:53 GMT
    Your daily requirement of meat and cheese can be best fulfilled at the new Trading Post Market from the team behind San Francisco's AQ, TBD, and the much-anticipated Bon MarchA . But the real star here is the bread: fashioned with great skill by baker Aaron Arabian, grab a fruit loaf-studded with fresh, local produce and plenty of crunchy nuts-but don't expect there to be any left by the time you get home....
  • What is Little League baseball really all about?
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:34:52 GMT
    Petaluma, California, Little League Team players look around the ballpark before running onto the field before the Oakland A's play host to the Boston Red Sox at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California, on Friday, August 31, 2012. On Saturday afternoon, Mekhi Garrard left a fastball that rode just above the belt of the batter, Cole Wagner, which he lofted about five feet beyond the fence of Howard J. Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, for his second grand slam of the day during an elimin...
  • Good men (and women) without a gun.
    published on Sat, 22 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Forget armed security guards. Maybe we just need to offer free train travel at all times to off-duty U.S. military members....
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Haystack Landing by Any Other Name Would Fill the Need as Well
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:25:29 GMT
    An urbanist project on the former Haystack Landing site has been opened for public comment. There is much to like and a bit to question....
  • Obituaries for Aug. 21, 2015
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • Kneeland overcame many struggles
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 06:48:21 GMT
    "My brother was built strong, in every way a person can be strong, and he never stopped," says Rodd Kneeland, describing the often challenging life of his brother, longtime Sonoma resident Todd Kneeland, who died in a fiery roadway accident in Petaluma on Sunday morning, Aug. 16. Rodd, a firefighter for the Sonoma Valley Fire & Rescue Authority, says that "Todd's strength and determination was what got him through his paralysis when he was a teenager. The popular and well-known Todd Kneeland...
  • Urban Chat: Acting Independently from Sacramento and Washington
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:11:54 GMT
    A consistent theme of this blog is that drivable suburbia is largely the result of top-down directives. I argue that cities, more so than states or nations, have an intuitive understanding of how civilization should be organized, an understanding that was ignored during the post World War II building boom....
  • Winery Adventure: Petaluma's McEvoy Ranch
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:15:59 GMT
    If the name McEvoy sounds familiar, you may have a bottle of McEvoy extra-virgin olive oil on your kitchen counter. Or you might remember Nan McEvoy's name from her long and illustrious journalism career....
  • Man With Knife Steals Cell In Petaluma
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:57:15 GMT
    The suspect bypassed a security device and fled the store at 177 N. McDowell Blvd. on foot around 12:20 p.m., police said. The suspect brandished a knife when a store employee tried to follow him out of the store, according to police....
  • Deal with city helps Antioch's Babe Ruth League survive
    published on Sat, 15 Aug 2015 06:53:25 GMT
    A youth baseball league that's having financial struggles got a break this week when Antioch's City Council forgave its first loan payment. Antioch Babe Ruth League received a 20-year, no-interest loan for $35,903 from the city in March, a sum it was supposed to start repaying this month....
  • Cal football: Backup quarterback situation in flux
    published on Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:48:56 GMT
    Luke Rubenzer understands the No. 1 reality of Cal football when it comes to playing quarterback....
  • Remember when: From the archives of Aug. 19, 1922: Marin-Sonoma County Fair in progress
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:35:32 GMT
    All road lead to the Marin-Sonoma County Fair and Egg Show now in progress at Petaluma. The fair is being held at Kenelworth Park where all the produce and livestock are on display, where the concessions afford plenty of amusement, horse racing and other sports are proving popular with the immense crowds....
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: North Bay Non Sequiturs
    published on Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:24:26 GMT
    The description of a downtown as historic, an organic food drive-thru, and a neighborhood party at a big box all set me to grumbling. Perhaps it was having been away from the North Bay for nearly two weeks following minor league baseball in the South, but when I returned home, I seemed to look at North Bay land-use issues with fresh eyes, eyes that were more open to situations that felt off-kilter....
  • Good Works From Petaluma's 'Good Neighbors'
    published on Wed, 12 Aug 2015 04:39:25 GMT
    The Petaluma Good Neighbor Association, a citizen group whose mission is to foster positive relationships between Petaluma schools and the surrounding neighborhoods, completed a project earlier this month planting 29 trees around the Petaluma High School campus. The trees were donated and planted by neighbors as part of an effort to beautify the high school and the neighborhood....
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Why Counting States Misses the Point
    published on Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:36:03 GMT
    Like many, I tally the states I've visited. But I now realize that I was perpetuating an anti-urban bias....
  • Petaluma Urban Chat: Rainier Connector: What Can Urbanism Offer in the Short-Term?
    published on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 21:34:12 GMT
    Large-scale urbanism may not be an option for living without Petaluma's Rainier Connector, but small urbanist interventions can still help. Like a persistent dog, today I'll give one more good chew to the bone that is Petaluma's Rainier Connector and then bury it for awhile....