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If passed, Measure Y could raise an estimated $10 million to $12 million a year, with the Library Commission promising that the revenue would help maintain, restore, enhance and improve library services at all 17 branches.
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Second Petaluma wine tasting room opens
SMART considering banning talking on cellphones aboard trains
Petaluma Highway 101 funds secured
Probe of alleged sexual abuse widens
The Soul Rebels Bring the Funk to Petaluma (and Talib Kweli too)
Sonoma County approves foster care overhaul


On a quest to find Petaluma’s best mac n’ cheese

Many of Petaluma’s restaurants proudly boast their own version of this down-home staple.

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Petaluma’s latest weapon against the mosquito-friendly plants that have threatened to clog up the wetlands of Ellis Creek is a Sweden-made amphibious weed harvester.
Petaluma’s chief of police will retire in October, one of two department heads to leave the city next month.
Jessica Lopez, 18, speaks out to promote organ donation in the wake of her father’s death.
David Fichera is the new communications coordinator for Petaluma City Schools.
The city council overruled the planning commission in approving the Marina Apartments, a controversial, election year issue.
A third-generation Petaluman, Gary McDonald is a veteran, a pilot and a local businessman.
Voters in the Wilmar Union School District are again being asked to raise their property taxes to augment the district’s budget.
Petaluma’s Public Art Committee is nearly ready to try again to commission a $150,000 piece of art for Water Street, with high hopes that it will be able to find a creator that can fulfill the vision for the nascent riverfront location the second time around.

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Fall antique fair Sunday
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JJ SAYS: Petition for divorce from Giants
FALL SPORTS: Petaluma battled to a tough 2-2 tie with Sonoma Valley in a Sonoma County League soccer match played in Sonoma.
Pagenaud wins Sonoma race, IndyCar crown
PREP FOOTBALL 2016: Physical Kennedy Titans manhandle Trojans, 49-3
Giammattei, San Francisco’s 1st female parks supervisor, dies in Petaluma sidewalk crash
Connie Mahoney, influential educator, dies at 97
Olmsted, whose family owned Argus, dies at 82
Petaluma firefighter remembered as friendly, outgoing
OPINION: Johnson, Lynch for school board
OPINION: ‘Yes’ on Measure M to go GMO-free
OPINION: ‘Yes’ on Measure L to raise hotel tax
OPINION: ‘Yes’ on Measure K to protect Sonoma County’s greenbelt
THE CHALKBOARD: McDowell students help clean up Petaluma River
Poll: No on Prop. 58 for bilingual education
Deadline to apply for PEF grants fast approaching
Two Rock district gets $250,000 grant
Poll: Most favor ban on large ammo clips
Poll: No need to ban plastic bags statewide
Poll respondents against state school bond
Poll: Vote to increase statewide cigarette tax