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Starting my own Business

April 18, 2016 by Stacey Uffelman (Register to contact)

Hi, all! After being in and out of childcare centers, I have decided to go a different direction and start my own business here on line. I am currently making bookmarks and wall hangings (I take special orders) that I have for sale on my own website. :)


April 21, 2015 by Bryan Pettengill (Register to contact)

What is Ragnar? Ragnar is a running race from San Francisco to Calistoga and goes right through Petaluma, I don't know if I'm runner from the bowling alley (via the biggest hill in Petaluma) down to Bodega ave continue down Washington and hand off to the fairgrounds. Or runner, Down to McDowell, to Corona, to Skillman and ends near the the Holy Ghost Society, I'll be wearing my Casa Grande class of 76 t-shirt...Anyway look for me.

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3 secondary principals leaving Petaluma schools  Petaluma Argus Courier

Three principals of major Petaluma public schools this week announced plans to leave at the end of the school year, leaving an unprecedented vacuum for the ...

Petaluma school officials hear stories of racism, bias at community forum  Petaluma Argus Courier

Addressing discrimination and inclusivity in local schools was the focus of a recent Petaluma Community Relations Council forum.

Casa Grande, Petaluma High Schools Vandalized; 2 Teens Arrested  Petaluma, CA Patch

Casa Grande, Petaluma H.S. Vandalized; 2 Arrested - Petaluma, CA - Police said the juveniles admitted to causing the damages, estimated at $5000.

Petaluma middle school to reprint part of yearbook after photo shows students holding 'white power' sign  KGO-TV

A middle school in Petaluma is now working to reprint part of their yearbook after parents noticed students flashing an offensive symbol in one of the photos.

California middle school to reprint yearbook after photo shows students holding 'white power' sign  WTVD-TV

A middle school in California is now working to reprint part of its yearbook after parents noticed students flashing an offensive symbol in one of the photos.

Casa Grande High School Graduation  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

See photos from the June 1, 2018, graduation ceremony in Petaluma.

First wave of 4,500 Sonoma County students graduate high school  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Families rushed to their graduates with balloons, flowers and open arms Friday as high schools in Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park and Petaluma bade farewell to the ...

State grant brings Petaluma police officers to Casa Grande, Petaluma High  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Petaluma officers Jon Antonio and Dan Miller thumbed through a stack of index cards Thursday morning, reading aloud questions submitted by the group of San ...

Niche Ranks Petalumas Best Schools  Petaluma, CA Patch

Niche Ranks Petaluma's Best Schools - Petaluma, CA - Niche released its latest school rankings Monday, just in time for back-to-school. See Petaluma's ...

Game goes on, but the hearts are heavy  Petaluma Argus Courier

The game does go on, but the participants played not only with bats and balls, but also with hearts and tears. The Petaluma and Casa Grande high school ...

Petaluma students rally for climate change action  Petaluma Argus Courier

Dozens of students from schools throughout Petaluma answered a global call to walk out of class and march for action on climate change Friday, protesting what ...

Local Hollywood director wraps up latest Petaluma movie with Dennis Quaid in supporting role  Petaluma Argus Courier

With 13 movies filmed in home town, Afshar looks to 'Bennett's War' release.

Raid threats have Petaluma immigrants on edge  Petaluma Argus Courier

A threat of federal raids against undocumented immigrants has stirred fear in the local community and has led to a surge in Petaluma volunteers for a group that ...

Petaluma softball league gives adults a place to play ball  Petaluma Argus Courier

Kids aren't the only ones having summer fun on the diamond.

Petaluma students building careers in construction  Petaluma Argus Courier

The North Bay Construction Corps program trains students in trade skills at a time of a shortage in the labor force.

7 candidates in crowded Petaluma school board race  Petaluma Argus Courier

3 incumbents face 4 challengers in the race for the city's largest school district.

Petaluma Salvation Army Car Show Returns For 6th Year

Petaluma Salvation Army Car Show Returns - Petaluma, CA - The community is invited to the annual event, which raises funds for back-to-school supplies.

7th Annual CARe SHOW for kids  Sonoma County Gazette

The Petaluma 7th Annual CARe SHOW for kids raised $3000. The Petaluma Salvation Army fundraiser to send kids off to school with the supplies they need to ...

Police Officers Back In Petaluma Schools  Petaluma, CA Patch

Police Officers Back In Petaluma Schools - Petaluma, CA - The Petaluma school resource officer program was discontinued in 2008 but is back thanks to a grant ...

'Beautiful and loved': Woman struck, killed near SSU was a mom battling mental health issues  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The 44-year-old woman hit on Petaluma Hill Road last week, grew up an artistic child who loved to dance and swim, her mother said.

Homecoming: Casa Grande turns 40 | Town  Petaluma Argus Courier

By KATIE WATTS / Petaluma Towns Corresponent. Casa Grande High School has more than homecoming to celebrate this fall. It turned 40 in September, ...

Barrett wins Petaluma mayoral race  Petaluma Argus Courier

Councilwoman Teresa Barrett will be the next mayor of Petaluma. Dave King, Kevin McDonnell and D'Lynda Fischer led the council race.

THE CHALKBOARD: Miwok Valley celebrates back to school  Petaluma Argus Courier

Miwok Valley Elementary Charter School celebrated an amazing and highly attended Back to School Night on Aug. 22, according to new principal Mary ...

Napa Valley well represented for Tri-County All-Star Game  Napa Valley Register

Eleven players from the Napa Valley, led by Vine Valley Athletic League Player of the Year Viliami Schaumkel of Vintage High School, have been named to the ...

May rain disrupts baseball, grape-growing in North Bay  KGO-TV

With rooster tails shooting off tires on the road and windshield wipers working hard, Wednesday's mid-May commute in Sonoma County, looked more like ...

Padecky: Casa Grande High School's jilted football recruit  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Abandoned by his chosen college, Peter Parrick could only watch as his teammates signed letters of intent Wednesday.

In Petaluma, climate change is an emergency  Petaluma Argus Courier

Petaluma became the first city in the county to pass a climate change emergency resolution, ramping up the urgency of the issue.

Made in Petaluma: Wrestling drama with deep local roots  Petaluma Argus Courier

“I like feel-good movies,” says producer-actor Ali Afshar. “I like taking difficult situations, and putting a positive spin on them, showing how a loss can be turned ...

In Petaluma, a shelter amid firestorm  Petaluma Argus Courier

Spared damage from countywide fires, Petaluma has become a refuge for nearly 2000 fleeing deadly blazes.

Record-setting win for Casa Grande  Petaluma Argus Courier

The Casa Grande High Academic Decathlon Team is the North Bay Region Academic Decathlon champion and, for the 33rd straight year, the Sonoma County ...

For Petaluma teachers, moonlighting pays the bills  Petaluma Argus Courier

A growing number of Petaluma teachers must work second jobs to afford cost of living in city.

Alphabet Soup celebrates 25 years of supporting Petaluma education  Petaluma Argus Courier

Shoppers at Alphabet Soup, the pair of thrift stores on Western Avenue, might wonder why they see a tip jar at the register. The answer goes to the heart of the ...

To save fish, Casa Grande group seeks state help  Petaluma Argus Courier

The United Anglers of Casa Grande reached out to Sen. Mike McGuire in their effort to protect steelhead.

2 from Windsor win medals at NCS boys wrestling championships  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Many wrestlers from the Redwood Empire competed in Saturday's North Coast Section wrestling championships, but in the end, Windsor High School stood out ...

In the dugout with Amy  The Oak Leaf

Amy Gutierrez, the San Francisco Giants sideline reporter and a native of Sonoma County, always knew she wanted to be on television, but never thought she ...

Teens building community in Petaluma, Dominican Republic  Petaluma Argus Courier

A group of teens from Casa Grande High School dedicated their senior projects to raising funds to complete *service* projects in rural villages in the Dominican ...

Barrett elected mayor as progressive wave sweeps Petaluma  Petaluma Argus Courier

Teresa Barrett, a progressive city councilwoman, will become the next mayor of Petaluma, scoring a decisive election victory Tuesday over challenger Mike ...

Petaluma High School valedictorian 'appalled' after mic cut off during her graduation speech  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The microphone cut off four minutes into Petaluma High valedictorian Lulabel Seitz's speech after she deviated from the script she originally submitted to school ...

Sonoma County celebrity high school grads, now and then  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

From Winona Ryder to Amy G., check out these before and after they were famous photos of celebrities who graduated in Sonoma County.

Police shoot armed man at Petaluma apartment complex  Petaluma Argus Courier

Petaluma police shot a man Tuesday who had a gun at an apartment complex near Casa Grande High School, sending the school and surrounding ...

Student Leaders Selected for JCamp 2019  GlobeNewswire

SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected 42 talented students from high ...

Where to find a bingo game in Wine Country  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Find a game nearly every day of the week at locations throughout Sonoma and Napa counties.

Tennis makes a comeback in Petaluma  Petaluma Argus Courier

Tennis has always flickered on the Petaluma sports scene, but in the past six months it has flamed into a major factor in the community's growing active sports ...

LumaCon comic convention returns to Petaluma  Petaluma Argus Courier

It's a costume party! It's a book fair! It's a tournament! It's an art show! It's LumaCon! Petaluma's own unique, multi-generational, artist-friendly, kid-supportive take ...

2012 Petaluma Little League stars still having fun on diamond  Petaluma Argus Courier

Five members of the team that went on that magical run to finish third at the Little League World Series are now seniors beginning their final season of prep ...

Adobe Creek neighbors teed off  Sonoma Index-Tribune

In the past nine months since its abrupt closure, the once-pristine Adobe Creek Golf Course on the fringe of Petaluma's east side has become a massive ...

High school graduates look toward next chapter  Petaluma Argus Courier

Three graduates from three Petaluma high schools embark on decidedly different paths, hopeful that they will lead to success.

Petaluma: Man found dead of possible overdose behind business  KTVU San Francisco

Petaluma police said a man was found dead, possibly from a drug overdose, behind a craft beer and wine distribution company this morning.

'Constant barrage of pain and torture': Petaluma trafficking victim shares story  Petaluma Argus Courier

Former Petaluma resident Maya Babow was forced into the sex trade at 12.

Prep Football: Tri County All Star Game rosters have 17 locals  Napa Valley Register

The Tri County All Star Game, featuring high school senior football players from Napa, Sonoma and Marin counties, is Saturday at 12 p.m. at Casa Grande High ...

LIST: Sonoma County Schools Plan Walkout

Sonoma County Schools Participating In Gun Protest - Rohnert Park-Cotati, CA - Local students plan to participate in the National School Walkout to protest gun ...

Sonoma County Car Shows - Summer 2018  Sonoma County Gazette

If you love classic cars and trucks, then you're going to love everything about these fun car shows coming up in Sonoma County. With many vendors providing a ...

Maroon downs White in Tri-County All-Star football showcase  Napa Valley Register

PETALUMA – The fifth annual Tri-County All-Star Game went down to the wire Saturday afternoon as Team Maroon defeated Team White, 35-23, in a football ...

Thousands decry gun violence in Santa Rosa March for Our Lives rally  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A new American generation flexed its budding political might Saturday, leading a large rally against gun violence in Santa Rosa that echoed hundreds of events ...

To Infinity and Beyond  Petaluma Argus Courier

Petaluma Student Kyle Pereira returns from Space Camp.

Immigrant filmmaker makes Petaluma his own mini-Hollywood  KTVU San Francisco

PETALUMA, Calif. (Ken Wayne/KTVU0 - The movie "American Graffiti" was not only a Hollywood blockbuster and Oscar-nominated motion picture in 1974, ...

2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...

Empire football previews: NCL I rivals Kelseyville, Lower Lake to meet  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Kelseyville will attempt to keep the good times rolling in Friday's football contest at Lower Lake. On paper, the first-place Knights (6-1, 4-0 NCL I) should have a ...

Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list  The Mercury News

Hundreds of Bay Area students are semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program that honors academic excellence.

Man shot by Petaluma police dies from injuries  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The 24-year-old man was shot by police Tuesday following a standoff at an apartment complex.

Petaluma police crack down on problematic property  Petaluma Argus Courier

The east side house had 483 calls for *service*. Residents claimed they were being unfairly targeted.

Native Petaluman's roots run deep in city  Petaluma Argus Courier

Proud of her ancestry and proud to be connected to the city's past, Petaluma native Linda Bakalar possesses a collection of memorabilia from her family, who ...

Penngrove cannabis business closed after 3 months  Petaluma Argus Courier

After a few short months, a Sonoma County entrepreneur's dreams for a Penngrove cannabis business have gone up in smoke. James Hartwick, a Casa Grande ...

Nicholas Michael Wells, 20, was Avid Angler

Petaluma, CA - Twenty-year old Nick Wells died over the weekend of apparent misfortune during a family fishing trip.

Trafficking can happen anywhere  Petaluma Argus Courier

Maya Babow has lived a lifetime in her 22 years. As a 12-year-old student in the sixth grade at Kenilworth Junior High School, she was targeted by a sex ...

ArtStart brings art to the RP Senior Center  Community Voice

Last weekend, ArtStart, a Santa Rosa-based non-profit educational arts organization, conducted the installation of a large mural that wraps around the waiting ...

Santa Rosa under siege as huge fire carves path of destruction  Los Angeles Times

Santa Rosa was under siege Monday from a wildfire that quickly burned 20,000 acres and had residents running for their lives. The Tubbs fire broke out near the ...

Homeless Camps Overwhelming Petaluma Police

Petaluma, CA - These transient camps threaten public safety, health and the environment, plus, officers are working overtime to handle the problem.

Giant life for Petaluma mom  Petaluma Argus Courier

Petaluma native Amy Gutierrez, who covers the San Francisco Giants for NBC Sports Bay Area, has come out with her second children's book. Find out how Amy ...

Hip-hop icon Ludacris stars in Petaluma native's latest film  Petaluma Argus Courier

Actor and producer Ali Afshar brought a star-studded cast that included Chris “Ludacris” Bridges to Petaluma this week for his latest film “Ride.”

Latest North Bay Fire-Related Evacuations  NBC Bay Area

Multiple fires burning in the North Bay on Monday have prompted evacuation orders to be implemented and evacuation centers to open.

Crafting one-of-a-kind saddles is Jay Palm's life  Petaluma Argus Courier

Passed down from his father, Jay's saddle-making business is one of few remaining in Sonoma County.

Petaluma crossfit star Molly Vollmer honors late brother-in-law James Forni  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Despite her celebrity status in the Crossfit industry, Petaluma's Molly Vollmer remains true to her roots.

SRJC alumnus leaps into Froggy 92.9 success  The Oak Leaf

Daniel Weir stood in the hall of Burbank Auditorium in 2003 staring at a note on the door which said administration canceled the radio class he was taking at ...

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Breaking news from Petaluma, Sonoma County, Napa County, Wine Country.

A’s draft Austin Piscotty, Stephen’s brother, and Pleasant Hill’s Joe DeMers  San Francisco Chronicle

ARLINGTON, Texas - The A's draft Wednesday had some local flavor and a nice connection to the big-league roster. With their 38th selection overall, Oakland ...

5 hidden mountain bike rides less than an hour from Petaluma  Petaluma Argus Courier

Hidden realms of wonder surround us, and your mountain bike can take you there.

Analy High School students join countywide walkouts against Trump  Sonoma West

Analy High School students flexed their freedom of speech on Monday, Nov. 14 leaving class early and protesting President-elect Donald Trump along with ...

35 celebrities you may not have known were from Sonoma County  Petaluma Argus Courier

Actors, musicians, athletes, authors and chefs of great renown have all sent time in Sonoma County. Maybe it has something to do with the near perfect weather ...

Short of Bank of Marin wins Forty Under 40 award  North Bay Business Journal

Responsibilities with your company: I'm responsible for providing quality customer *service* by managing efficiencies of the branch, analyzing branch activity, ...

See which Sonoma County schools score high in national ranking  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Several Sonoma County schools received an 'A' rating on a new website that combines demographic and crime data with school test scores.

Penngrove business aims to be hub for 'cannapreneurs'  Petaluma Argus Courier

The Bric Hive in Penngrove is seeking to foster the cannabis industry.

Dreams, steroids, death -- a ballplayer's downfall  San Francisco Chronicle

Garibaldi's response was to use steroids, and his parents and his psychiatrist say it was the extensive use of those drugs that led the once- vibrant young man ...

The List: Sonoma County's hometown bands, choirs  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

If you love, here's where to find musicians of all varieties.

28 celebrities you may not have known were from Sonoma County  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The rugged beauty of Sonoma County attracts all kinds of people, actors, athletes and authors included. Here are some of the famous people with North Coast ...

Meet 18 of North Bay's top commercial general contractors  North Bay Business Journal

Get to know the executives leading the top commercial general contractors in the North Bay: Ghilotti Construction, Wright Contracting, Ghilotti Bros., Midstate ...

Lights, camera, action: More film crews coming to Sonoma County  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

From the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock thriller “The Birds,” to the 1985 cult classic “The Goonies,” Sonoma County has long been a filming destination for movies and TV ...

At Petaluma Valley Hospital, volunteers help the healing  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Volunteers at Petaluma Valley Hospital have diverse talents but are linked by compassion and a desire to serve.

Petaluma teachers rally for better contract  Petaluma Argus Courier

Slide 1 of 13. Petaluma, CA. Tuesday, April 11, 2017._ Suzanne Garcia, PFT Chief Negotiator and second grade teacher at McNear Elementary speaks to ...

May the force be with you: SRJC and Petaluma police officers speak with students over coffee  The Oak Leaf

Establishing positive relationships with police officers removes the jolt of hearing sirens or the sting that comes with seeing red and blue lights in your rearview ...

Sonoma County goes back to school  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

More than 70000 students start school in Sonoma County this week, with education budgets healthier than in years past but a teacher shortage also weighing ...

Building a bridge from China to Petaluma  Petaluma Argus Courier

Bailian Zheng fulfilled a lifelong goal when he moved from Fuzhou, China to Petaluma in 1989.

Dyan Foster, longtime champion of at-risk youths, dies at 56  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Dyan Foster, who founded numerous programs for at-risk youths in Sonoma County, died Sunday.

Troubled, fun-loving man's death a mystery  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sean Francis Parker's family is still seeking answers more than 10 weeks after he was found dead in the trunk of a car near Sonoma State University.

United Premier Soccer League: Napa Sporting SC blanks East Bay Stompers 2-0  Napa Valley Register

AMERICAN CANYON — “We were flat tonight,” admitted Napa Sporting SC head coach Bernie Ochoa, “but the important thing was getting that positive result ...

Young Napa entrepreneurs take top awards with power packed presentations  Napa Valley Register

Leave it to a young entrepreneur to build a business around magic.

Harkin to get opening day start for Napa Silverados  Napa Valley Register

There are a lot of positives that Tito Fuentes Jr. took away from watching Scott Harkin, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound pitcher at the California Winter League in Palm ...

25 athletes who got their start in Sonoma County  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sonoma County produces some of the best athletes in the world. Click through our gallery of locals who made it big.

California fires coverage: Crews gain upper hand on deadliest blazes as search and recovery efforts continue  Los Angeles Times

The death toll from the fires has hit 41, and officials believe that number will rise as searchers make their way through the neighborhoods in Santa Rosa that ...

Students mourn loss of beloved instructor  The Oak Leaf

Beloved Santa Rosa Junior College life sciences instructor Nick Anast devoted his life to teaching his students to use compassion to treat the person and not the ...

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