Chris Oakes and the wonderful folks at Petaluma Valley Athletic Club have put together a Holiday stocking for local homeless vets. The gift includes an Army blanket, knit cap, socks, toiletries, instant coffee and nutritious snacks. As many of you know, military veterans make up to 40% of our homeless [...]
Chris Oakes, senior pro at Petaluma Valley Athletic Club, is collected items for "Christmas Stockings" to distribute to local homeless vets. If you can help with funds, blankets, or other "camping" gear suitable for the coming cold nights, you can e-mail Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Petaluma River Craft Beer Festival Saturday, September 14 1:00pm at the Historic Petaluma Downtown Riverfront. Craft beer tasting, live music, food and wine on the historic riverfront in downtown Petaluma. More than 14 select regional craft breweries including 6 from Petaluma. Prosit! Salut! Bottoms up! Oh, in case I forgot to [...]
Dr. Peter Bernstein will be at Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky Street in Petaluma, this Saturday, August 3rd from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. He will be signing copies of his new book, Trauma: Healing the Hidden Epidemic, at Copperfield’s Please drop by he would love to meet you and personally autograph your copy.
For the time being, it seems as if the Burghers of Petaluma are entertaining the possibility that a little growth isn't a bad thing.
Last week - along with about 25 other involved citizens - I completed the 10-week Citizen's Academy course offered by the Petaluma Police Department. It was informative, fascinating and occasionally disturbing as when the instructors would tell the class about emerging trends in criminal behavior or the recent State of [...]
I did a ride-along in a Petaluma Police cruiser last night. Watched as Petaluma's finest dealt with a smorgasbord of stupid people tricks, bad judgement and very poor choices in a manner that was not just professional, but amazingly patient and (when appropriate) very kind. I'm very proud of our [...]
Some jerks stole gear from a local Little League. Fortunately a bunch of local folk stepped up to the plate (sorry) and pitched in (okay, I'm not sorry) to replace the stolen equipment.