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Petaluma City Council tones down Hwy. 101 tree appeal

Petaluma City Council members agreed Monday to send a toned-down letter to regional transportation leaders asking for more information about hundreds of trees that have been cut down to make way for Highway 101 construction.

Petaluma City Council sends Walgreens project back to drawing board

Walgreens will have to return with some more creative ideas if the drug store giant wants to build a retail store and pharmacy across from Petaluma Valley Hospital.

Harris leads money race in Petaluma council race

While Election Day still appears as a tiny dot on the horizon, fundraising continues in Petaluma for the November 2014 campaign.

Petaluma seeks county rules on renewable energy

Petaluma city leaders seek tighter regulations on where commercial renewable-energy projects should be allowed on the county’s ranches and farmland.

Historic Petaluma farmhouse may get new life

As one of the last farmhouses on Petaluma’s east side, the Hansen House likely will soon enjoy the respect that comes with officially becoming a local historic landmark.

Petaluma votes to hire its own city attorney staff

The Petaluma City Council voted unanimously Monday night to hire its own city attorney and end its longtime contract with Meyers Nave, a large statewide firm that handles legal matters for dozens of cities.

Petaluma weighs public power agency

Petaluma’s city leaders Monday night dug into the structure and risks of the planned Sonoma Clean Power Authority, an alternative to utility giant PG&E promised to bring a greener product to county residents.

Proposed Petaluma budget reflects increased revenue

Petaluma City Council members appeared pleased – or at least relieved – with the city’s short-term financial outlook Monday during a workshop on the budget.

Budget picture brightens in Petaluma

Petaluma City Council members will get their first look at the upcoming year’s budget during a special hearing tonight at City Hall.

Proposed Petaluma waterfront project to create 2,500 jobs

A proposed housing, retail and hotel development along the Petaluma River brings with it the promise of nearly 2,500 temporary and permanent jobs.

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