4 hrs ago
1966 Chevy Fleetside - Vitamin C10
When most of us see a good-looking truck like this out and about, it's easy to get lost in the mods and the interesting things the owners do to personalize them.
10 hrs ago
Los Angeles Times
State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer
Craft beer flows in the Lagunitas tap room. The company is at its "maximum growth threshold here in California because of water," said Leon Sharyon, the craft brewer's chief financial officer.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Art Made by Japanese Americans in Internment Camps
WATERCOLOR BY AN UNKNOWN PRISONER Painted on the back sides of two taped-together evacuation notices sent from the Western Defense Command to Japanese Americans at their homes.
San Francisco Magazine
Small Towns in Bay Area Top List of Snobbiest in US
Perhaps unsurprisingly, several small cities in the San Francisco Bay Area top a new list of the snobbiest in the United States.
Petaluma cops on hunt for gold bar scammers
Police in Petaluma are looking for two men they say convinced a woman to pay $5,000 for a fake gold bar, while warning of a scam that's been perpetrated in the past against elderly women in the area.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Two Arrested After Police Chase in Petaluma
A man and a woman were arrested in Petaluma on Saturday night after attempting to flee from police in a stolen vehicle, police said.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Who's Hiring in Petaluma: GAP; Staples; Petaluma City Schools
For those seeking work in Petaluma - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
It's a 'PYO' Weekend: 'Pick Your Own Bouquet' at Petaluma Farm
The "Pick Your Own Bouquet" patch is now open at First Light Farm in Petaluma. Stop by from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday, and collect a bouquet of posies -- $5 small, $10 large.
How Dare They?! Survey Ranks Petaluma No. 21 Snobbiest City in Country
Petaluma, the small town with a Butter & Eggs Day parade, ranked No. 21 among "The Snobbiest Small Cities In America."
Point Reyes Light
Marty Medin, fireman and fisherman
Marty Medin, a fireman and 56-year West Marin resident known for his generosity and knack for fishing, died in Petaluma on July 9. He was 73. Marty was born in Seattle, Washington, in the early 1940s, to Dorothy Eldred, a Louisiana native who fastened rivets on the assembly line at a Boeing aircraft factory during World War II and later became a ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
San Francisco Magazine
The Hills Are Alive with Kimchee Tacos
You've probably driven through the vast, golden hills of West Sonoma en route to a livelier destination, like the canoe-filled Russian River or a campground at Bodega Bay.
Sunday in Petaluma: BBQ Fundraiser for Wilmar Volunteer Fire at Holy Ghost Hall
The Wilmar Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its 48th Annual Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser on Sunday, July 27 at the Holy Ghost Hall, 4649 Bodega Ave. at Eucalyptus Ave, Petaluma, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults' meals are $12; children 12 and under are $7.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Go, Rhino, Go! Local Converting Pickup Into Funky Art Car
Kevin Clark, a local Petaluma resident, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a mobile art piece titled Rhino Redemption.
Families push for military banners
Jocelyn Cronin's son, Army Spc. Sam Cronin, wasn't exactly thrilled when he first learned about his parent's push for a program to honor active servicemen and women on banners hung around town.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Graffiti incidents spike during summer
Two weeks ago, Leghorns Park, a popular practice area for young athletes, was tagged with graffiti that included a vulgar assortment of poorly scribbled images and words.
Petaluma Student Receives National Honor
The National Society of High School Scholars today announced Petaluma High School student Alyssa J. Clark from Petaluma, has been selected to become a member of the organization.
Soaking up Spanish
Singing in Spanish and bouncing around her classroom in an animated style, Socorro Nelson belted out a simple verse to teach some new words: "Soy una pizza con mucho queso."
Woman arrested for DUI had unrestrained infant
A Santa Rosa woman was arrested after police allegedly found her driving under the influence while her 4-month-old son rode unrestrained in the backseat on Thursday.
Petaluma sales-tax hike likely headed to ballot after all
A re-examination of the number of votes needed for the Petaluma City Council to place a sales-tax increase on the November ballot may have short-circuited what appeared to be burgeoning conflict over the hike.
The Business Journal
Top Manufacturers Awards 2014: P&L Specialties: Making machines, community connections
Designing, engineering and fabricating custom-made stainless-steel and aluminum equipment for winemaking and a host of other industries is only part of what makes P&L Specialties a larger than life manufacturer.