Chantelle Lee, Petaluma Argus

Chantelle Lee

Petaluma Argus

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Past articles by Chantelle:

Fire destroys Petaluma home slated for demolition

A two-story house in Petaluma that was set to be torn down caught fire early Thursday evening, displacing at least one man who had been living there. → Read More

Bicyclist killed on Petaluma road by suspected DUI driver

The crash was reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Corona Road near the Highway 101 overpass. Police arrested a Petaluma man on suspicion of felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter. → Read More

Sonoma County allows more businesses to reopen following Gov. Newsom’s guidance

The new Sonoma County order, which will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, implements the statewide reopening locally. → Read More

Sonoma County health officer reports COVID-19 transmission in the community minimal

Dr. Sundari Mase, Sonoma County’s health officer, said most people infected have come in close contact with a person infected with coronavirus and they have been located through targeted surveillance testing effort. → Read More

Sonoma County now has 54 confirmed cases of the coronavirus

Dr. Sundari Mase, the county’s health officer, said demographic data show the new virus is now affecting a broad swath of the county and all age groups. → Read More

Petaluma woman arrested on suspicion of DUI after striking parked car

As authorities extricated the woman from the car, they smelled a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her, prompting them to arrest her on a DUI charge. → Read More

Petaluma man sentenced to 100 years to life in prison for child molestation

A 46-year-old Petaluma man who molested young girls attending the daycare his wife operated out of their home was sentenced Tuesday to 100 years to life in state prison. → Read More

Petaluma man identified as person who died after Sonoma County arrest

New details of last week’s incident and the identity of the man who died were released on Monday. → Read More

Woman drives car into Petaluma Starbucks, injuring 3 people inside

Three people sitting inside a Starbucks on East Washington Street in Petaluma were injured after a car drove into the building and struck them Friday morning. → Read More

Kincade fire ‘no longer moving;’ full containment expected Thursday

Firefighters edged closer Monday to gaining full containment of the Kincade fire and authorities lifted all related evacuation orders, but PG&E still hasn’t resumed natural gas service to about 3,700 Sonoma County customers. → Read More

Police investigate spree of 12 Petaluma car burglaries in 2.5 hours

Almost all the cars broken into had their windows smashed, with laptops, purses and backpacks stolen. → Read More

Parts of east Petaluma without power

The Waugh School District as well as Sonoma Mountain and Old Adobe elementary schools were closed on Wednesday. → Read More

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The corn stalks are 10 feet tall, and it can take 45 minutes for people to find the single exit. Petaluma farmer Jim Groverman designs a new pattern every year, and opened the maze for the season Sept. 27. → Read More

Pedestrian struck, killed by SMART train in Rohnert Park

Authorities received a call about a person hit by the train on Golf Course Drive at 9:26 p.m. → Read More

‘Shame on PG&E’: Supervisors blast company for handling of planned power shut-off

Just over 700 PG&E customers in Sonoma County and a similar number in Napa County are set to have their power shut off at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, PG&E said. → Read More

Heat advisory issued for Sonoma County, how hot is it going to get?

The high temperatures may also affect air quality, warns The Bay Area Air Quality Management District. → Read More

3 arrested after suspected gang-related fight at Petaluma bar

The incident began Friday night at the Hide-Away bar, when two male suspects who had previously been asked to leave returned, challenging security guards and bar staff to fight. → Read More