The Petaluma City Council on Monday night rejected a proposed moratorium on gas stations that would have prohibited Safeway from building a fueling station in front of its North McDowell Boulevard store.
A state appellate court on Friday rejected on all counts an appeal by the city of Petaluma and environmental groups that challenged county approval of the Dutra Materials asphalt plant just south of Petaluma.
Downtown Petaluma merchants concerned about a self-imposed tax meant to encourage visitors to spend money in the historic business district will have an opportunity to make their feelings known next month.
Developers of a large apartment complex proposed for east Petaluma will seek City Council approval Monday of a redesigned plan that attempts to satisfy concerns of nearby residents and some council members.
About 50,000 gallons of Petaluma drinking water are being trucked out of town each day for some other purpose — agriculture, construction, filling swimming pools. And with the drought quickly becoming a top priority, city officials are looking into that long-standing practice.
The draft environmental analysis for a large mixed-use proposal along the Petaluma River received largely positive reviews Tuesday night before Petaluma’s Planning Commission.
A proposed drive-thru pharmacy across from Petaluma Valley Hospital appears ‘dead in the water’ unless the developer submits a modified plan that complies with city rules banning most vehicular pick-up lanes.