Yovanna Bieberich - Reporter

Yovanna Bieberich is a reporter for the Petaluma Argus-Courier.

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Wiggle Planet, based in Petaluma, creates ‘augmented reality’ games that can be fun and contribute to learning.
Berber Cellars, started with crowd funding, opened in the Hotel Petaluma.
Every Friday, 4-year-old Bethany Vanschaemelhout puts on her little pink walking shoes and heads out the door with her dad, John Vanschaemelhout, to roam hiking trails all over the North Bay. Since January, the enthusiastic young hiker has logged an impressive number of steps, reaching a milestone two weeks ago — 100 miles.
Petaluma resident Sheriden Vince, a wife and mother, was busy attending law school and working in a law office in 2009 when she was faced with a health crisis she never saw coming.
FundTube, an online school fundraising site, could replace traditional bake sales and car washes.
‘Safe Return’ is a database that families can use for loved ones with a history of wandering off.
The Carousel Fund hosts a family friendly carnival on Sept. 19.
The new earthen structure on Sunnyslope Road is part functional art piece, part memorial.
The removal of some of the benches causes concern to frequent shoppers. Some benches were relocated, while others are out for repairs.
Get your stretchy pants ready. Taste of Petaluma returns for its 10th anniversary food fest on Aug. 22.
Filmmaker, 17, to premiere his second movie on Aug. 16
Watch the tides of young love turn as Petaluma Kids’ Theatre presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera “H.M
Experts say drought-tolerant gardens don’t need to be barren.
The work of local artists will be featured at the annual eclectic festival in the Nevada desert at the end of August.
The bacteria, spurred by dry, drought conditions, has ravaged downtown trees.
Marilyn Schlitz survived a motorcycle accident at the age of 16, marking the beginning of a lifelong search for answers to questions about life, death and how we deal with the reality of mortality.
For Joel Sanchez, 17, this summer has been both educational and productive. Sanchez has been spending his summer outdoors working with a group of teens on the Petaluma Bounty Farm as part of the Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps program.
Joy Regan started the online meet up site that links women looking for walking partners.
Family, fun and togetherness are at the heart of Artful Arrangements’ Down Home Day, an event celebrating the centennial of a 4-acre Penngrove homestead on Sunday, May 31.
PEP Housing hosts its benefit gala ‘Home on the Range’ on May 2
Chefs these days may be celebrities in the kitchen, but cheese was clearly the star at the ninth annual California Artisan Cheese Festival held at the Sheraton Petaluma Hotel.
You know that old expression that says “one day you’ll look back on this and laugh?” Leslie Scatchard hardly thought she’d be saying that after a trip to a tropical paradise turned into a real life version of Tom Hanks’ “Cast Away,” — let alone that her vacation gone bad would give wings to her one-woman show, “Leap.”
Forget wine tasting. Sudsy brews will be filling glasses next weekend as kegs are tapped for the second annual Petaluma River Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, Sept.
Great Petaluma Chili Cook-Off set for Saturday, May 10.
John Crowley honored with the 2014 Good Egg Award

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