Petaluma

Petaluma

(pĕtəlo͞o`mə), city (1990 pop. 43,184), Sonoma co., W Calif.; inc. 1858. Founded in 1833 by a colony of Mexicans, Petaluma is a former major poultry and egg center that has grown into a full-fledged suburb since 1970. Its population has increased accordingly. Local industries produce fabricated metal products, baked goods, dairy products, and telecommunications products among others.
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This was why he sat at the beer table with Captain Jorgensen, who was just returned with a schooner-load of hay from the Petaluma Flats.
I pore over the abstract of title of the vineyard called Tokay on the rancho called Petaluma.
Here we lay in hiding all day, and on the following night, swept on by a flood tide and a fresh wind, we crossed San Pablo Bay in two hours and ran up Petaluma Creek.
Or, less ambitious, Billy would say: "I gotta skin over to Petaluma to-morrow, Saxon.
He saw open pasture country, intersected with wooded canons, descending to the south and west from his feet, crease on crease and roll on roll, from lower level to lower level, to the floor of Petaluma Valley, flat as a billiard-table, a cardboard affair, all patches and squares of geometrical regularity where the fat freeholds were farmed.
But the shad fleet had headed over toward the Petaluma shore in wild flight, and for the rest of the run through San Pablo Bay we saw no more fishermen at all.
The WORK includes: The work to be done consists of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment and services necessary to perform utility patch paving and complete the removal and replacement of concrete sidewalks, curbs and gutters, driveways, curb ramps, trees, and miscellaneous concrete repairs as may be requested within the City of Petaluma on an as needed basis during the term of the contract.
com)-- Clouds Rest Vineyards has been selected for the 2014 Best of Petaluma Award in the Vineyards category by the Petaluma Award Program.
Members of the Petaluma Gap Winegrowers Alliance are finalizing their petition to create a new American Viticultural Area (AVA).
THE PERFECT SMALL TOWN, Petaluma has managed to retain its old-school rural charm--squint down Petaluma Boulevard, and it could be 1900 while adding the best from the modern world: stylish boutiques, great restaurants, and a few flower-child echoes from the '60s.
I was skating with a friend of mine towards the Board Asylum in Petaluma.
He was also intrigued and called Cozza's father, Scott, who invited Shepard up to their Petaluma, Calif.