PG&E building, Petaluma
Apr 20, 2022

PG&E Settles Wildfire Cases With $55 Million Deal

For better or worse, California’s largest utility company is here to stay. Last year, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s office filed numerous charges against...
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Jan 26, 2022

Numbers Game—SMART Ducks Questions About Freight Takeover

Read the Pacific Sun's previous coverage of SMART's freight takeover here, here and here. Last Wednesday, Jan. 19, the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit district’s board...
Covid testing - Steve Fisch/Stanford Medicine
Jan 11, 2022

Record-breaking Wave of Covid Hits the North Bay

The Omicron variant has reached the North Bay, leading to a spike in Covid-19 cases, new health advisories, and cancelled events.
North River Apartments - Chelsea Kurnick
Nov 9, 2021

Train Lines: How Two Press Democrat Owners Finessed a Petaluma Real Estate Deal

This article is the second part of a series. Read the first story here. Last week, we reported that two owners of the Press Democrat,...
Nov 3, 2021

Railroaded: Behind the Scenes of SMART’s Freight Takeover

A Story in Two Parts. Read the second part here. On the muddy banks of the Petaluma River in downtown Petaluma, a new housing complex...
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Oct 13, 2021

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): According to my understanding of the upcoming weeks, life will present you with unusual opportunities. I suspect you will find...
Sep 1, 2021

Crème de la Crème: Point Reyes Farmstead celebrates double decades

In 2020, the Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company celebrated its 20th anniversary. Long based in Point Reyes Station, the artisan cheese business opened a...
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Aug 10, 2021

Marin Nonprofit Distributes Batteries as Part of Emergency Preparedness Effort

With another fire season underway, it's high time to get disaster plans ready for you and your loved ones. As has become abundantly clear...