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  1. Tater tots, comfy couch waylay California burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | SFGate

    Police say a would-be burglar got sidetracked by snacks and a comfy place to snooze, heating up some tater tots and taking a nap on the sofa of the house he broke into. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a homeowner in Petaluma went downstairs to find the man asleep on her sofa Thursday.

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  2. Petaluma burglar eats tater tots, falls asleep on the couchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | SFGate

    A Placerville man was arrested Thursday after allegedly breaking into a Petaluma house, eating some tater tots and taking a nap on the sofa before being discovered by the frightened homeowner. A Placerville man was arrested in Petaluma Thursday afternoon after he broke into a house, had himself a snack of tater tots and set down on a sofa to take a nap, only to be discovered by the startled resident, police said.

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  3. Ex-Sonoma County coach charged with 100 sex offenses in N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | SFGate

    A former Sonoma County softball coach has been arrested and charged with 100 sex offenses involving players at a New York Christian college , authorities said. Kurt Ludwigsen , 43, of Ridgewood, N.J., is accused of inappropriately kissing and touching female players at Nyack College , where he had served as head women's softball coach, according to the South Nyack- Grand View Police Department .

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  4. Former Sonoma County coach charged with 100 sex offenses in N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | SFGate

    A former Sonoma County softball coach has been arrested and charged with 100 sex offenses involving players at a New York Christian college , authorities said. Kurt Ludwigsen , 43, of Ridgewood, N.J., is accused of inappropriately kissing and touching female players at Nyack College , where he had served as head women's softball coach, according to the South Nyack- Grand View Police Department .

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  5. Person killed in Petaluma construction accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Witnesses told the CHP that the person, who was not identified, was crushed beneath a large pipe near Petaluma Boulevard, authorities said. The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office was investigating the cause of the accident.

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  6. Farmstead dairies on the Petaluma cheese trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | SFGate

    Omar Mueller, owner of Freestone Artisan Cheese, chats with customer Julie Davis of Sebastopol on Thursday, April 2, 2015 in Sebastopol, Calif. Kate Kelly, 8, of Grass Valley takes a sample of cheese from her mom, Stacy, on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Freestone Artisan Cheese in Sebastopol, Calif.

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  7. Victim in Sonoma County ultralight plane crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | SFGate

    The pilot killed in an ultralight airplane crash in unincorporated Sonoma County last week was identified Thursday by the county coroner's office. David Michael Wright , a 51-year-old Petaluma resident, died in the crash on April 3 in the area of Browns Lane just outside of Petaluma, officials said.

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  8. Ultralight plane crashes in Sonoma County, killing pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | SFGate

    The plane went down around 12:30 p.m. about a half mile from the intersection of Frates Road and Adobe Road outside Petaluma, officials with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said.

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  9. Muir's Tea Room debuts vegan pasties and petit fours in SebastopolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | SFGate

    Muir's Tea Room owner Christine Dzilvelis agrees it sounds dubious when she claims that she is the only true vegan restaurant in health-loving, tree-hugging Sonoma County. Yet as she clarifies - strictly vegan, with no meat or dairy options at all coming from her kitchen - to her knowledge, it's a true statement.

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  10. How to navigate Wine Country like a proRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | SFGate

    Heading to Northern California's Wine Country? Here are some tips and ideas for what to do - and what NOT to do. Heading to Northern California's Wine Country? Here are some tips and ideas for what to do - and what NOT to do.

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  11. North Bay cops probing sticky-trap bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | SFGate

    Police in the North Bay are investigating a series of burglaries in which desperate thieves used a peculiar tool: a sticky trap of the type used to snare mice and other pests. The trap is attached to the end of a string and lowered into a bank's night deposit box in a bid - often unsuccessful, police say - to fish out other people's cash or checks.

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  12. Man threatens Petaluma pizza workers with baseball batRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | SFGate

    Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to use a baseball bat to settle a dispute over cash that disappeared from a tip jar at a Petaluma pizza restaurant. The incident happened around 1:45 a.m. Saturday at the New Yorker Pizza & Restaurant at 3 Petaluma Blvd. North, police said.

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  13. Man who waved gun at bar dies in crash after chase by deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | SFGate

    A man who waved a gun around at the Washoe House bar in Petaluma Monday evening ended up dying in a car crash after being chased by police after the incident. A man waving a gun at a Sonoma County bar died after he crashed his car while fleeing from a sheriff's deputy, authorities said.

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  14. Ex-coach vindicated in high school sexual hazing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | SFGate

    A former high school football coach was vindicated Thursday and awarded a hefty sum in a wrongful termination suit after he was fired for reporting players' sexual hazing and then further defamed by the diocese that ran the Catholic school, his lawyers said. After a two-week trial, a Sacramento Superior Court jury found in favor of Chris Cerbone on all claims and awarded him $4 million for wrongful termination from St. Patrick-St.

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  15. Bay Area ice cream maker leaves town with delightfully epic rantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | SFGate

    Cremeux Ex Machina stopped selling at local farmers' market last fall , saddening many frozen dessert fans who will miss their farm-fresh flavors , like cherry-vanilla gelato and raspberry-mint sorbetto. Owners Alex Saneski and Jenny Ko embraced the Bay Area's eat-local mentality in a big way , but they are saying goodbye to their Petaluma farm-based creamery and decamping for Southern California.

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  16. Water, water everywhere at CamelBak in PetalumaRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | SFGate

    Camelbak specializes in hydration products, and its headquarters reflects that. From top: One of Camelbak's water reservoirs hangs on display; water hose nozzles are in a lab.

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  17. 3 Bay Area concerts to check out, March 5-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | SFGate

    Bettye LaVette: LaVette's warm alto, unique phrasing and soulful delivery transform the rock, country and pop standards she covers into something special. Her renditions always reveal new aspects of familiar songs, filling them with emotional nuances and a trembling intensity that's often only hinted at in the original versions.

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  18. 3 suspects in Santa Rosa sex-slave case plead not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | SFGate

    The main residence at 3555 Stony Point Road where the woman was allegedly held and then escaped Thursday February 26, 2015. Three men have been arrested for assaulting a 22 year old woman who allegedly was held against her will at a rural Santa Rosa, Calif address.

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  19. Amy's Kitchen bringing healthy fast food to Rohnert ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | SFGate

    It seems like we've been waiting forever for the debut of the long-promised Amy's Kitchen in Rohnert Park. As reported more than two years ago in Inside Scoop, the Petaluma-based maker of natural/organic packaged foods was readying to open its first-ever eatery, a stylish fast food shop near the Graton Resort & Casino and Home Depot at the southwest corner of Wilfred Avenue and Redwood Drive.

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  20. 3 men appear in court in Santa Rosa sex-slave caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | SFGate

    Three men accused of holding a woman captive for weeks in a home near Santa Rosa while one sexually assaulted her made their first court appearance Friday after Sonoma County prosecutors filed a raft of felony charges. Jose Angel Barajas-Mireles , 34, the purported mastermind, was charged with 13 counts including rape by force, sodomy by force, forced oral copulation, false imprisonment and conspiracy.

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