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As far as balancing watersports go, paddleboarding is relatively easy to learn and offers a vantage point you can’t quite get in a kayak.
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Alonso joins crowded Petaluma City Council race
Rohnert Park public safety chief announces retirement
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Bathtub art project gets Petaluma council blessing

District to improve tourism in Petaluma

The city took the first step in creating a tourism improvement district, which would charge a 2 percent fee on hotel stays.

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As wildfire risk increases in hot dry climate, Petaluma debates ending the sale of fireworks.
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Noisy pests buzz residents as summer heats up.
The city launched a $1M paving project with a state gas tax infusion.
The Hops for Crops program pours beer profits back into Petaluma farmer’s markets.
COTS is branching out, helping victims of Sonoma County wildfires find rental housing.
Police officer by day, stage performer by night

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Alonso joins crowded Petaluma City Council race
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Rohnert Park public safety chief announces retirement
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