• Jump start for Peggy Sue’s Cruise

    Two community partners are stepping up to host the car show and cruise as founders Rich and Peggy Williams deal with Rich’s cancer.
  • Dispute over Petaluma hotel parking

    The developer of a proposed downtown luxury hotel is hoping to convince apprehensive neighbors of a nearby parcel that a proposed parking structure won’t be too noisy.
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Revisions to county road tax plan spark debate

County officials insist the revenues from the tax measure will stay with roads, but tax watchdogs say the new language could signal a fundamental shift in public spending.

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Petaluma mandolin legend back on the road

At 70 with more than 80 albums under his belt, David Grisman is still going strong, preparing for a 6-month U.S. tour.

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Ten days of fun

Upcoming events include an homage to the Blues Brothers in Napa, a seminar for introverted writers and more.

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Lowell Cohn: It’s time for the 49ers to part ways with Gore

San Francisco should follow the Bill Walsh philosophy, which demanded a player be traded or released too soon rather than too late.

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Sutter HMO expanding to Sonoma County

Officials have cleared the way for Sutter Health to offer its HMO in Sonoma County, raising the possibility of a more affordable health plan option for patients.

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PD Editorial: A budget gimmick that backfired

California is paying a steep price for desperation.

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Santa Rosa ‘bubble lady’ fills the sky with joy

Suzie Lindsay estimates her longest bubble at 220 feet, blown during perfect conditions from a North Coast beach.

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