It’s not about the show, it’s about the do

With a new building and an upcoming bicycle ride fund-raiser, Petaluma's Salvation Army prepares for clients' growing needs.

By | June 7th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Break out the golf clubs

Petaluma offers a range of golfing opportunities at reasonable prices.

By | June 1st, 2012|Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sara Zanolini’s passion for flamenco

Her Petaluma classes are filled primarily with middle-aged women who want to learn the dance of the soul.

By | May 25th, 2012|News|1 Comment

Gloria Robinson: ‘If not you, then who?’

Petaluma activist has spent the past 40 years sharing black history and culture with her community.

By | May 11th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Body ink, Petaluma style

When tattoo artist Jimmy Bruce saw a chance to buy into a state-of-the-art tattoo parlor, he sold his prized Camaro for the money.

By | March 23rd, 2012|News|0 Comments

Surviving tough times, the Praetzel way

Paul Pratzel follows in family footsteps as he keeps Praetzel Fine Furniture afloat during trying times.

By | March 1st, 2012|News|5 Comments

Petaluma police chief kickstarts D.A.R.E.

After three years as Chief of Police and 23 years with the department, Danny Fish has weathered his share of budget fluctuations. But when funding for his pet project disappeared three years ago, he fought back.

By | February 17th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Jungle Vibes takes a final bow

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, [...]

By | February 3rd, 2012|News|0 Comments

Castro’s show at Mystic -farewell to band

Get your tickets ASAP for a rockin' R&B New Year’s Eve at the McNear's Mystic Theatre with the Tommy Castro Band. It’ll be the last Mystic NYE performance with current band lineup, including veteran member and pistol-hot tenor sax man, Keith Crosan. The band will shake the stage one more time before Castro hires new [...]

By | December 18th, 2011|Events|0 Comments

‘The Smartest Kid in Petaluma’

Rob Loughran, local author, can only hope that his latest effort, The Smartest Kid in Petaluma, will have some of that same luck in bringing all-things-Petaluma to the attention of an avid national readership.

By | December 15th, 2011|News|0 Comments