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Past articles by Matt:

Commentary: A plea for housing solutions in Petaluma

Former Argus-Courier editor priced out of the city he loves offers cautionary tale for city planners. → Read More

Lighted boat parade off again

Dredging raised hopes of a renewed event, but the pandemic has forced a scaled back lighted maritime display this weekend. → Read More

Election sealed Petaluma hospital’s fate

The future of Petaluma Valley Hospital is clearer after a ballot measure approving the sale passes. → Read More

Broken pipe leaks sewage into Petaluma River

Crews worked to contain the spill next to the Lynch Creek Trail bridge. → Read More

After Petaluma River dredging, cleanup begins

The dredging project cleared the Petaluma River of silt, but it created a mess of garbage at Shollenberger Park. → Read More

Petaluma wants John Oliver’s art

Mayor Teresa Barrett entered the Petaluma Museum in the HBO host’s grant competition. → Read More

Petaluma’s scaled down salute to vets

The Veteran’s Day Parade, a Petaluma tradition, adjusts to pandemic restrictions. → Read More

Petaluma teen suspected of assault with firearm

A Petaluma teen was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of pointing a gun at another teen’s head during an altercation at Lucchesi Park the previous evening. → Read More

Update: Gas line rupture fixed in west Petaluma

Petaluma Fire Department is advising residents near Walnut Park to shelter in place due to a gas line rupture. → Read More

Petaluma Valley Hospital sale approved

Measure CC would approve the sale of Petaluma’s hospital to an affiliate of Providence St. Joseph Health. → Read More

Barnacle, Pocekay, Healy lead in Petaluma City Council race

Two challengers and one incumbent Tuesday jumped out to an early lead for three seats on the Petaluma City Council in a race. → Read More

Local election hits final day

Petaluma voters are deciding a contentious City Council race and a handful of local issues as voting reached the final week. → Read More

Petaluma River dredged for first time in 17 years

The nearly six-week-long project has scooped up more than 194,000 cubic yards of silt and trash from Petaluma’s waterway, a makeover many hope will revitalize the city. → Read More

PVH nurses rally for OB unit

Petaluma nurses advocated for a commitment to keep the hospital’s family birthing center open. → Read More

Police crack down on reckless driving

Petaluma police Saturday impounded the vehicle of a driver suspected of reckless driving. → Read More

Police seek suspects in armed robbery

Petaluma police are searching for suspects they say robbed a convenience store at gunpoint early Sunday morning. → Read More

Clover Sonoma donates $100,000 to PVH

The dairy company’s $100,000 gift helps the hospital handle the COVID pandemic. → Read More

Measure DD pitched as transportation fix

The sales tax extension comes with revised spending priorities to include street repair and climate action. → Read More

Petaluma chef killed in collision

Todd Shoberg, the executive chef at Brewsters Beer Garden, was killed in a head-on vehicle collision Monday. → Read More

Voter turnout effort underway

Petaluma artists and musicians aim to inspire a large voter turnout. → Read More