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  1. Prolific tagging suspect nabbed by Santa Cruz copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    A Petaluma man suspected of vandalizing property with graffiti from Bakersfield to Seattle has been arrested by Santa Cruz police, authorities said. Derek Murphy, 21, was taken into custody Monday and booked on suspicion of felony vandalism, said Santa Cruz Deputy Police Chief Steve Clark.

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  2. Rapper Lil B is positive about building a one-man empireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | SFGate

    Bay Area rapper Lil B, whose real name is Brandon McCartney, performs Friday, Dec. 19, at the Phoenix Theater in Petaluma. Cooking has been good to Richmond rapper, author and app-making impresario Lil B: Witness the mixing and chopping dance moves he breaks out on his million-plus-view YouTube videos, busy little motions picked up by everyone from Diddy to touchdown-scoring NFL players.

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  3. Big rainstorm is here - outages and wind packing a punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | SFGate

    Mother Nature walloped Northern California with all her might Thursday as a rainstorm like no other brought down trees, caused power outages and wreak havoc on the morning commute. The National Weather Service reported that there was 3.5 inches of rain so far in Santa Rosa.

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  4. 4 performances to check out, Dec. 11-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | SFGate

    Chanticleer: "A Chanticleer Christmas," with music ranging from Gregorian chant and Renaissance polyphony to carols and gospel numbers. $35-$65.

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  5. Odds same in party craps, but card game lacks dice feelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | SFGate

    For many gamblers, the notion of playing craps in California is a bit of an oxymoron: Because state law prohibits casino games from being determined by dice or balls, local craps games look very little like the contests you might find in Nevada. A number of Northern California Indian casinos have circumvented this law by offering games that use dice to determine which cards control the outcome of the game.

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  6. Teen arrested for intentionally hitting man with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | SFGate

    Police in Petaluma arrested a suspect who intentionally plowed into a man with his vehicle at trailer park early Sunday morning, authorities said. The suspect, 18-year-old Moses Hunt of Petaluma, was seen peeling out while speeding around the Little Woods Mobile Home Park at 1821 Lakeville Highway around 1:42 a.m., said Petaluma police Sgt.

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  7. Once-drunken Petaluma pilot now accused of drunken...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | SFGate

    A former pilot convicted two years ago of drunken flying in his small plane was arrested Thursday night after he crashed his car in Petaluma while drunk, authorities said. Michael Ferrero , 65, of Petaluma crashed his Toyota Tundra pickup into a ditch off Old Redwood Highway near Highland Avenue about 6:10 p.m., said CHP Officer Jonathan Sloat .

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  8. Casino Thanksgiving offers meals, promos, shows, Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | SFGate

    Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and many Northern California and Lake Tahoe casinos offer a way to avoid days of cooking followed by a mountain of dishes. Some have promotions or concerts during the holiday weekend as well.

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    Nov 17, 2014 | SFGate

    A man who killed a woman and injured her 8-year-old daughter in a head-on drunk-driving crash in Petaluma in June was sentenced to five years in prison in Sonoma County Superior Court on Monday, his attorney said. Jesse Cockrill, 25, of Petaluma, was driving a 2005 Lincoln with an open container of alcohol in the car when he crossed the double yellow lines on Lakeville Highway near South McDowell Extension about 10 p.m. June 7, said Sgt.

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  10. Graton Resort and Casino attacked again over land Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | SFGate

    Opponents of the year-old Graton Resort and Casino near Rohnert Park have opened up a new attack on the gambling mega-complex, asking the California Supreme Court to invalidate the Graton Indian tribe's claim over the land. The Stop Graton Casino community group contends in its Nov. 12 court petition that the casino's 254 acres don't meet state and federal guidelines for Indian casino land because they weren't ancestral Graton territory and were instead given to the tribe by Station Casinos of Las Vegas .

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  11. 'Unstill Life,' by Gabrielle Selz: Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | SFGate

    Living with works of art can be a rich experience. Living with an art historian can be a challenge, writes Gabrielle Selz in her candid daughter-father memoir that spans almost 100 years in two lives, much of it spent in the Bay Area.

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  12. Undercover duck farm video doesn't sway authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | San Francisco Chronicle

    An animal rights group that infiltrated one of California's largest duck farms and shot undercover video of dead and dying birds is alleging widespread abuse at the Sonoma County plant. But an investigation by local authorities found no wrongdoing, just standard treatment of animals raised to become food.

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  13. 5 A&E events to check out this Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | SFGate

    Laura Jorgensen and Dorian Lockett star in Cinnabar Theater 's revival of Alfred Uhry 's widely beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about the evolving friendship between an opinionated, elderly white Southern widow, resentful of having to give up driving, and the African American driver hired by her son. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

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  14. Panty raid: Petaluma cops recover 500 undergarments from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | SFGate

    Officers were investigating a burglary on Marilyn Circle about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when they identified a suspect, 18-year-old city resident Benjamin Hawkins, said police Sgt. Rick Cox.

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  15. Cops find 500 women's undergarments in suspect's Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | SFGate

    Officers were investigating a burglary on Marilyn Circle about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when they identified a suspect, Benjamin Hawkins , 18, of Petaluma, said police Sgt. Rick Cox .

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  16. 2nd guilty plea in California tainted beef...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | SFGate

    A second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef. Eugene Corda , an employee of Petaluma-based Rancho Feeding Corp., entered the plea to one count of aiding and abetting in the distribution of adulterated, misbranded and uninspected meat earlier this month.

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    Oct 19, 2014 | SFGate

    A man who died in a stabbing near Petaluma in an incident that left a woman with critical stab wounds has been identified as 36-year-old Thomas Edward Judkins . Judkins and a woman were spotted by a bicyclist fighting with each other in the front yard of a home on Marshall Avenue near Skillman Lane northwest of Petaluma about 3:20 p.m. Friday.

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    Oct 18, 2014 | SFGate

    In April, we were inspired by Akintunde Ahmad, an Oakland Tech high school senior with a 5.0 GPA , who was accepted to multiple Ivy League schools. The story got even better from there.

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  19. Man dies, woman injured after fight near Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | SFGate

    A man died and a woman suffered multiple stab wounds after an altercation along a road in unincorporated Sonoma County, officials said. A passing bicyclist reported a man and a woman fighting with each other in the front yard of a house on Marshall Avenue near Skillman Lane northwest of Petaluma.

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  20. Tolay Fall Festival: Petaluma pumpkin patch a 30-year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | SFGate

    There are dozens of great places to score a pumpkin in the Bay Area, but few of them offer more fun than the Tolay Fall Festival, which wraps up this weekend in Petaluma's Tolay Lake Regional Park. Once the Cardoza Ranch, for some 20 years the farm played host to a popular pumpkin patch every fall, says Mary Ellen Clemens , program manager for Sonoma County Regional Parks .

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