Matt Brown - Managing Editor

Matt Brown is the Managing Editor at the Petaluma Argus-Courier

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The Latest Stories By Matt Brown

The Congressman, in a Petaluma town hall, predicted a Democratic takeover of Congress this November.
Upgrades are planned at five east Petaluma schools if the $38.5M measure passes.
The city’s second largest school district, Old Adobe represents 1,900 students across five east Petaluma schools.
A new bridge is coming along at the Sonoma-Marin county line. But a ballot measure and a lawsuit threaten funding for projects to address key bottlenecks.
3 incumbents face 4 challengers in the race for the city’s largest school district.
Petaluma tourism officials draw on the city’s rich history to attract new visitors.
The incumbent Congressman faces Republican Dale Mensing on the November ballot.
Incumbent Marc Levine faces progressive challenger Dan Monte. Both candidates are from Marin County.
Three candidates are seeking the Petaluma mayor seat, while seven are running for city council.
NASA astronaut Nicole Aunapu Mann was selected as one of the nine astronauts that will fly on the test missions of the new Boeing and SpaceX capsules.
The city is poised to adopt new rules raising fees that developers pay to encourage affordable housing projects.
Pile driving marks the first step in the long-planned boat rental facility.
Brian Powell, a political newcomer with deep Petaluma roots, has entered the city’s mayoral race, joining two local politicians in the November contest.
World Centric, headquartered in Petaluma, makes plant-based utensils and aims to eliminate plastics.
John Brown, who led the city through a decade of necessary austerity during the recession, announced he is retiring at the end of November.
Police and volunteers are working to clean up the crosstown trail that is plagued by homelessness, drug dealing and trash.
Transportation officials are focusing on Highway 37 as designs emerge, but major funding questions remain.
The City is seeking to influence a deal with the Lytton tribe deal to prevent a casino in the county.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.7 magnitude quake at 3:22 p.m.
The $85 million in funding will widen the highway to six lanes through the heart of Petaluma.
A grass fire in Penngrove threatened several structures Friday afternoon.
The planning commissioner became the seventh candidate seeking a seat in November.
The city launched a $1M paving project with a state gas tax infusion.
Noisy pests buzz residents as summer heats up.
A preliminary study shows Petaluma’s groundwater is relatively clean, and the new regulatory agency won’t be seeking to tax residents for now.

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