The Daily Democrat
Lauren Forcella: Here's to you Mrs. Robinson
Dear Straight Talk: I'm 17 and being seduced by a "Mrs. Robinson." She's a rich divorced friend of my mom's in her 40s, in great shape and very attractive.
Contra Costa Times
About 30,000 turn out to celebrate 'American Graffiti' in Petaluma
A bygone era of chrome and cruising came to life Saturday in downtown Petaluma as the city celebrated the 40th anniversary of the film "American Graffiti" and the now-vintage vehicles and street scenes that keep it a classic in the minds of many.
Contra Costa Times
Four cyclists injured in Petaluma-to-coast race
At least four cyclists suffered injuries while riding the Sonoma County Backroad Challenge, a race where 1,000 bikers started in Petaluma, made their way to the coast and cycled back again, Bodega Bay fire officials said.
Sat May 18, 2013
Petaluma Set To Celebrate 40 Years Of 'American Graffiti'
Thousands of spectators were expected to attend a three-day event in Petaluma honoring the 40th anniversary of the iconic film, "American Graffiti." A classic car show will be featured at the event celebrating the 1973 coming-of-age classic, much of it filmed in Petaluma at the request of director George Lucas.
Fri May 17, 2013
Coastie fitness test could include pullups, jump, shuttle run
Members of the Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team take a physcial training test.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Business Journal
North Bay groups recieve grants from state health exchange
A Sonoma County-based nonprofit and several others with ties in the North Bay are among 48 organizations across the state to share in $37 million in outreach and education grants from Covered California, the state's online health exchange developed under health care reform.
Tue May 14, 2013
Meadow Teacher Winner of Patch's Massage Contest
Julie Diaz, an aide for special needs children at Meadow Elementary and a mom of four, is the winner of Petaluma Patch's Mother's Day Massage Contest.
Petaluma police say campaign reduced cellphones use while driving
Petaluma police say fewer people are using their cellphones while driving, thanks in part to a public campaign against distracted driving.
Atherton Police Searching for Missing Man
Atherton Police and the McKay family are searching for Thomas Noel McKay, 82, who went missing on Friday, May 10.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
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Amy's Kitchen expansion could trigger $34 million in Santa Rosa water, sewer fees
Santa Rosa officials have told Amy's Kitchen that the company's expansion plans could trigger up to $34 million in water and sewer permit fees alone, a figure that stunned the company and has set off a furious effort to prevent it from once again expanding to Oregon instead of Sonoma County.
New Camps Added - 2013 Summer Camp Guide
Summer camp is almost a rite of the season for some families. For others, summer programs offer kids something to do while mom and dad are at work, a chance to explore a new interest or an opportunity to improve an existing talent.
Petaluma council pleased with budget outlook
Petaluma City Council members appeared pleased - or at least relieved - with the city's short-term financial outlook Monday during a workshop on the budget.
Mon May 13, 2013
Woman, 88, rescued after being trapped in crashed car for 60 hours
An 88-year-old woman spent more than two days trapped in her car after crashing off Porter Creek Road until she was rescued Monday morning, the CHP said.
Pix: Great Petaluma Chili Cookoff
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Thief Nabbed During Midnight Burglary
A Petaluma man was arrested Saturday night after he smashed the window of a car parked in the Roohnert Park Safeway parking lot and steal a purse and other property.
Winning Lotto Ticket Sold in Petaluma
One of three tickets to split a $1.7 million California Lottery prize was sold in Petaluma, officials announced Sunday afternoon.
Sun May 12, 2013
Petaluma looks to rebuild emergency fund as budget picture brightens
Petaluma City Council members will get their first look at the upcoming year's budget during a special hearing tonight at City Hall.
Man arrested after brandishing gun, knife in Petaluma restaurant
Petaluma Police arrested a man early Sunday morning after he frightened other patrons in a Denny's restaurant by laying a gun and knife on their table and telling them their conversation was "disrespectful." About 2 a.m., customers of the restaurant on Petaluma Boulevard North near Highway 101 called police, saying they were sitting at a table ... (more)
On Mother's Day, readers share their favorite 'Momisms'
Comedian Anita Renfroe said it all. In an unforgettable video, Renfroe compressed a day of "momisms" - commands, demands, admonishments and dire warnings - into two minutes and 55 breathtaking seconds sung to Rossini's familiar "William Tell Overture." MYTHS YOUR MOM TOLD YOU Mothers dole out plenty of wise advice.