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Thank you from all of us at AQUS CAFE

Aqus Café has been selected as the “Best Café/Coffee Shop in Petaluma” A huge thank you to all our patrons for supporting us, especially over the past difficult years. When we opened Aqus our vision for the café was to serve a community center or meeting place similar to the Irish/English Pubs (Public Houses) that […]

Petaluma Music Festival need of Recycling Monitors

The Petaluma Music Festival is in its 15th year of putting on a show at the Petaluma Fairgrounds in “Keeping Music in the Schools”  and is in need of Recycling Monitors in continuing to put on a green and Zero Waste event. Volunteers (including kids!) work in pairs at the Recycling Stations and direct folks to dispose of […]

Call for Art & Poetry

Agri-CULTURED explores cross-cultural intersections of food and farming in our region. The project brings together food producers, purveyors, and artists who work locally and align with global concerns of sustainable practice and cultural memory. It not only bridges art, science, and agriculture but also engages the spheres of hospitality, tourism, and the economy of Sonoma […]

Volunteers Needed for the Village Network

Village Network of Petaluma members and volunteers enjoy a better experience of aging as we grow with, laugh with, and rely on each other. Together we navigate the opportunities and transitions of growing older. Our Greatest Needs At This Time Are: DRIVERS – to transport members to med appointments, grocery shopping, village events, and errands. […]

Cool Petaluma: Waste not, want not: 4 simple actions

Time, money and bandwidth seem to be in short supply these days for many of us. The world keeps getting faster, more expensive, and more overwhelming. Given all of the demands on our attention, what are four super simple things we can all do right now to show respect for our beautiful, life-giving, finite planet? […]

You bought the land. Now let’s build a park.

  In 2020, you rallied around the vision of a new signature park for Petaluma. Thanks to your support, we purchased 24 precious acres of riverfront land and created Petaluma River Park. Today the raw yet magical River Park is open daily for you to explore and enjoy. Creating a world-class, community-designed park will take time. And the […]

Our broken voting system – John Crowley

Our system of voting (plurality or “first past the post”) mathematically leads to a two party system. Having a two party system, where no other voices can effectively be heard, leads to a binary way of thinking and binary way of looking at the world. You are either a Democrat or a Republican, for or […]