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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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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 ...

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 ...

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.

Casa Grande High School Graduation  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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

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 ...

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.

Police: Can't confirm, acknowledge records of Petaluma valedictorian's alleged sexual assault  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The Petaluma Police Department declined to discuss what, if any, action it took in response to a report of alleged sexual assault involving the valedictorian at ...

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 ...

Youth restorative justice examined in Petaluma  Petaluma Argus Courier

Community members discussed how the burgeoning social science could benefit young people in Petaluma, and detailed its success at local agencies and ...

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 ...

Petaluma Police To Close Casa Grande Road For Mock Crash  Petaluma, CA Patch

Petaluma PD To Close Casa Grande Rd For Mock Crash - Petaluma, CA - The roadway will be closed Thursday, Petaluma police advised.

Casa Grande's Griffin is county's top teacher  Petaluma Argus Courier

Veteran Casa Grande teacher will now apply for State Teacher of the Year recognition.

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 ...

Petaluma High School Graduation  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Hance headed for Berkeley  Petaluma Argus Courier

Casa grad Hance Smith will play baseball for Cal after a stop at SRJC.

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 ...

UPDATED: Petaluma School Shooting Threat: Juvenile Located & Arrested, Police Say

Petaluma School Shooting Threat: Juvenile ID'd - Petaluma, CA - A juvenile was identified and located Thursday as the suspect who allegedly threatened to ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

Casa Grande hires Denis Brunk as football coach  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

When Casa Grande High School dismissed varsity football coach Trent Herzog in late January, many students and parents were outraged. The school is hoping ...

Petaluma teen heading to Taiwan on exchange program  Petaluma Argus Courier

Desiree Champagne-Terrell, 17, a student at Casa Grande High School, will go to Kaohsiung in Taiwan for her senior year through a Rotary Club study abroad ...

Petaluman teaching tolerance as Trump era begins  Petaluma Argus Courier

Many Petaluma Latino students are fearful as Trump takes office.

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 ...

Qualls makes a BIG impact  Petaluma Argus Courier

Elijah Qualls, one of the University of Washington's star defensive lineman is a local home town hero.

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 ...

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 ...

Sonoma County celebrity high school grads, now and then  Petaluma Argus Courier

A-list actors, Major League ball-players and Billboard topping musicians; a great deal of talent has passed through the halls of Sonoma County high schools .

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.

Man shot, wounded by Petaluma police still unidentified  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Five Petaluma police officers fired a total of 16 rounds at a distraught man Tuesday, striking him at least once in the abdomen, after he raised what appeared to ...

National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Street racing causes major accident with injuries in Petaluma  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A teenager was street racing in Petaluma before he slammed into another vehicle causing multiple injuries, police said.

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.

Man Arrested At Petaluma School For DUI, Child Endangerment: Police

Man Arrested For DUI, Child Endangerment: Cops - Petaluma, CA - Breaking: Police allege the 41-year-old drove drunk to take his 7-year-old son to a sporting ...

Petaluma ballplayers chase world title  San Francisco Chronicle

When Petaluma resident Dino Zucconi and some buddies gathered to watch Saturday's final of the Little League West Region, they made a little wager.

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.

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 ...

Bay Area Soccer: Quakes lose again; UPSL, NPSL roundup  SFGate

After a scoreless first half, the Quakes defense allowed three Minnesota United FC goals lose their second game of the young season. Minnesota's Darwin ...

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 ...

In wake of fires, Petaluma Veteran's Day parade offers a moment for celebration, unity  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

It was a beautiful day for a parade in Petaluma, where tens of thousands of people Saturday lined downtown streets for the city's annual Veterans Day ...

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 ...

'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.

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

'I will not be silent, I will not wait until more lives are stolen and neither should you,' one demonstrator said, urging her peers to speak out against gun violence.

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.

Helping fire victims in time of need  Petaluma Argus Courier

While Petaluma was spared the widespread devastation wrought by fast-moving wildfires that attacked our neighbors in Santa Rosa and Sonoma Valley this ...

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 ...

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 ...

Current listing of OPEN Evacuation Centers - 10/12/17  KRCB

Evacuation Centers Published: October 12, 2017 @ 5:42 AM Currently Open The following centers are open and accepting people evacuated. Cloverdale.

To Infinity and Beyond  Petaluma Argus Courier

Petaluma Student Kyle Pereira returns from Space Camp.

North Bay fires at a glance: Areas being evacuated  SF Gate

Areas where evacuations have been ordered Monday because of wildfires: •Fairfield area: Evacuations ordered for residents of all streets off Green Valley Road ...

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 20000 acres and had residents running for their lives.

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 ...

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.

Sonoma County cannabis business incubator closes after 3 months  North Bay Business Journal

BRIC Hive near Sonoma County's Petaluma did not have proper permits.

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 ...

Lumacon, a land of creativty and literacy  Petaluma Argus Courier

On Saturday, the doors of the Petaluma Community Center opened to a different land, a different planet, a different universe. A place where kids have magic ...

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.

Petaluma votes to protect undocumented residents  Petaluma Argus Courier

Petaluma became the latest North Coast jurisdiction to show solidarity with its immigrant community.

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.

San Antonio Program Helps Teen Parents Learn Critical Skills

Petaluma, CA - For pregnant and parenting teens, school support makes all the difference.

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.

One year after Parkland school shooting, local schools increase security  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Mass shootings at American schools have become a source of anxiety that has shaped a generation of youth.

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.

A fire recovery role for Petaluma  Petaluma Argus Courier

City's second responders plan for a sustained effort as cleanup from the disaster gets underway.

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.

Warriors Basketball Camp, Powered by Under Armour, Announces 2018 Summer Camp Schedule

OAKLAND, Calif. – The 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors announced today that theWarriors Basketball Camp, powered by Under Armour, the global ...

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.”

PG&E's Wildfire Response - 10/12/17  KRCB

About the wildfires in Northern California Last updated October 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. In coordination with Cal Fire and other first responders, PG&E.

Mill Valley Students Photo Chosen for Bank of Marin Calendar

MILL VALLEY, CA -- Sixteen students from 12 local high schools, including one from Mill Valley, will have their photography featured in Bank of Marin's 2017 ...

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 ...

Golden State Warriors donate money to aid fire victims and relief  Golden State of Mind

Golden State has made a serious donation to aid the victims of the Northern California fires, and if you have any change to spare, here's how you can help.

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

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

Windsor High students participate in student 'Shark Tank'  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

In a school version of the popular ABC reality show, 20 student teams got to pitch their business ideas to a panel of local investors with hopes of being funded.

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 ...

Tahoe: Missing Petaluma woman found dead  San Francisco Chronicle

A 19-year-old Petaluma woman who was last seen leaving a Lake Tahoe music festival around midnight New Year's Eve was found dead in a snowdrift Friday, ...

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 ...

Former A’s player Jonny Gomes helping with fire relief efforts  SF Gate

Jonny Gomes is often called “the Pride of Petaluma,” and starting this weekend, the town will have even more reason to be proud of the former A's outfielder.

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

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

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 ...

GERALD HASLAM: Amid the ashes, a strengthened sense of community  The Bakersfield Californian

Jan awakened the household last Friday morning with a terse, “Get up! Time to evacuate!” Her voice told me this was no joke. As our household assembled ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Top-level basketball trainers to hold youth clinic, six-week course  Napa Valley Register

Jeremy Russotti has trained high school basketball players who have been McDonald's All-Americans and gone on to the NCAA Division I college and ...

East Bay Stompers hand Napa Valley 1839 FC third straight loss  Napa Valley Register

On a beautiful evening for soccer, a good crowd turned out at Justin-Siena High School's Dodd Stadium, looking to see Napa Valley 1839 FC try and end a ...

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.

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