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Petaluma, California is located in Sonoma County. Zip codes in Petaluma, CA include 94952, 94975, and 94955. The median home price in Petaluma is $599,000 which is roughly $342/per square foot. More Petaluma information.

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4 hrs ago | Classic Trucks

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.

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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.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Stranger

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.

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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.

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SFGate

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.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

KRON 4

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.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Patch.com

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."

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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)

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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.

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Patch.com

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.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Petaluma360

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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Petaluma360

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.

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Patch.com

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.

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Petaluma360

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."

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Petaluma360

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.

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Petaluma360

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.

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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.

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