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Bug Deakin brings ‘Salvage’ to Sebastopol

Book launch party for Petaluma icon is Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Hopmonk Tavern.

By | September 8th, 2014|News|8 Comments

Tale of a ‘Vegan Cowboy’

Petaluma author Carol Treacy draws on her own experiences in new novel.

By | August 22nd, 2014|News|294 Comments

The Bell House, ahead of its time

In 1990s, SSU professor designed his First Street home with industrial feel, in contrast to trends.

By | August 18th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Push to preserve historic Silk Mill

With landmark for sale, historian Katherine Rinehart nominates it for 'most endangered' list.

By | March 28th, 2014|News|1 Comment

A dyed-in-the-wool farmer

Gordon Swenson's shearing skills paid for the family farm and opened some surprising doors.

By | March 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Colleen Richardson, Doll Doctor

From The Doll Mercantile at 1510 Bodega Ave., Colleen Richardson brings family heirlooms back to life and makes new versions of antique favorites.

By | May 28th, 2013|News|4 Comments

Letter to the Editor: The end of an egret nursery?

'Tonight a tree crew is chainsawing the grove of the heron and egret rookery. I suspect that the entire grove will be leveled by morning.'

By | January 13th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Petaluma lights up for the holidays

See your neighbors' decorations in this photo gallery.

By | December 14th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Artist on the Road: Marin French Cheese Company

Healdsburg-based artist Richard Sheppard sketches a landmark near Petaluma.

By | December 12th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Got lights? Tell us about them

Share the news about your holiday lights display on the Press Democrat's holiday lights map.

By | December 6th, 2012|News|0 Comments