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Paige Williams, 15, managed volunteers at the Petaluma Veteran’s Building evacuation site.
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FEATURE STORY: Petaluma’s SHARE program expands to help evacuees find shelter
Sheriff: ICE statement about arson arrest ‘misleading and inflammatory’
Rain falls on Sonoma County fires, evacuees return home
Shelters remain safe havens for Santa Rosans fleeing fires
Cyclist struck by SMART train in Santa Rosa
North Coast wildfires inch closer to full containment

Petaluma restaurants pitched in to feed evacuees

Local establishments rallied to the aid of those fleeing wildfires.

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New map from Cal Fire shows the status of individual damaged and destroyed structures in Sonoma County.
Satellite images reveal which homes burned, block by block.
There is a long list of supplies that are in demand.
All donated funds will go directly to aid fire victims and relief efforts in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties.
Argus-Courier Sports Editor John Jackson lost his home in Santa Rosa to the massive fire on Monday.
Petaluma officials Friday morning announced that the Petaluma Municipal Airport will be utilized as a base for helicopters involved in firefighting efforts. The facility is expected be closed for 10 days.
The wildfires raging in Northern California have made the region’s air quality as bad as in Beijing. Here’s how to protect yourself.
The North Bay Children’s Center Thursday opened the doors of its Petaluma facilities to provide free care for children of workers at the Petaluma and Rohnert Park health centers.

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Hammerman, portrayer of Petaluma’s past, dies
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‘Voice of Petaluma,’ Ron Walters dies at 84
Peter Ehrlich, 69, head forester at Presidio, dies
Helping fire victims in time of need
Boys and Girls Club on track
Yes on F for Wilson School
Highway help on horizon
SRJC reopens Monday, offers help for students, faculty impacted by fire
Sonoma State Hall of Fame dinner postponed
SRJC campuses closed through Oct. 22
Kids walk, roll to school
Poll respondents: More gun control laws needed
Poll: Respect for flag trumps freedom of speech
Poll respondents against raising bridge tolls
Poll: Adobe Creek should be a golf course
During crisis, Petaluma student stepped up to run emergency shelter
Sheriff: ICE statement about arson arrest ‘misleading and inflammatory’
Rain falls on Sonoma County fires, evacuees return home
Shelters remain safe havens for Santa Rosans fleeing fires
Homebrewers descend on Petaluma
Pluots and squashes and berries, oh my
It’s always game on at Petaluma’s Taps
Cooking with figs, zucchini and more
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Poetry on Parade in Petaluma
Petaluma’s Poets come home from the Highway
Petaluma’s Cinnabar Theater presents ‘Man of La Mancha’