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Jungle Vibes takes a final bow

Wayne Morgenthaler liquidates the inventory of his Jungle Vibes Gift & Toy Emporiuim. (Beth Schlanker / Press Democrat)

By SHELDON BERMONT / Petaluma Towns Correspondent Jungle Vibes, Wayne Morgenthaler’s anti-corporate toy store and children’s mecca, is closing for good on Sunday, Feb. 12. Morgenthaler, a former building contractor, political activist, interior designer and Renaissance man, opened his store in 1994. Now 63, he is selling off the last of his inventory and display cases, preparing to move on to what he refers to as “the next chapter” as a permaculture farmer. In the weeks before he locks the door,… Read More »