Scarecrows are people too. Sorta.

Our Petaluma Downtown Association recently threw a scarecrow-making party at Taps that resulted in more scarecrows in the windows of downtown merchants that you could shake a stake at. Come with us now to see the merchants who joined in the solidarity by displaying their scarecrows so shoppers could identify [...]

By | October 18th, 2013|0 Comments

Turning back the hands of time?

These good people braved the cold to come downtown and wish Petaluma Pete a happy birthday. First time Petaluma Pete ever got tipped for playing Happy Birthday to himself. :-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RY6ENRGKdK0 Sometimes it really would be great if we could reverse time and live moments like this over and over [...]

By | October 14th, 2013|0 Comments

When I’m 63.

Dear old people: What was your age in 1966? That's when this song was released: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8U6om0CUM8 Petaluma Pete was 16 years old. Special thanks to Viva Cocolat for letting Petaluma Pete hang out. :-) Also, did you see this great article from Katie? Click HERE. Did you know Petaluma's feed mill [...]

By | October 6th, 2013|0 Comments

Whiskerino at the Phoenix this year!

The annual Whiskerino event is going to be held at the Phoenix Theatre this year! This Saturday, September 5, rain or shine for sure! :-) Click HERE for details. Here is a vintage archive video from 2009, when it was held at Walnut Park: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wgCO-xo-JY Just another day in the [...]

By | October 2nd, 2013|0 Comments

Antique Faire is Good for YOU!

The Petaluma Downtown Antique Faire is this weekend! Here is a vintage archive video from 2009... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdK33aD-gJ0 Just another day in the life in Downtown Petaluma, the coolest Downtown in the history of mankind. A Day in the Life of Petaluma is a day packed with so many things to [...]

By | September 26th, 2013|0 Comments

A Day in the Life of Petaluma

A Day in the Life of Petaluma is a day packed with so many things to do and see it makes your head spin. Here is a video celebrating all that is Petaluma, and then some. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MEF6Wsg7Cw Special thanks to Risibisi for letting Petaluma Pete hang out. :-) Also, did [...]

By | September 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

Feed Mill District

Did you see this great article from Katie? Click HERE. Did you know Petaluma's feed mill is the tallest building in Sonoma County? Did you know it towers above all those businesses north of Petaluma Blvd like a big, majestic elephant in the room? Did you know this structure is [...]

By | September 19th, 2013|0 Comments

SMART Train is in the future!

Our pals at SMART pointed out to me that my narration for last year's Petaluma Pete SMART Train video was delivered as if the project is complete and the trains are already running. Not so. Here is the latest update to this video, complete with narration that talks about what's [...]

By | September 16th, 2013|0 Comments

What’s RIGHT with Food Labels?

Personally, I have no idea what's right or wrong with food labels. What I do know is that I want to know more. Watch this video and consider visiting this event to learn more. Bring the kids. :-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThhIAPiG4zY By the way, have you seen the new fun AND informative [...]

By | September 9th, 2013|0 Comments

Label THIS!

I am still concerned about our kids and what they are digesting nowadays, more so than the junk my folks fed me back in the 50s. Lik-M-Aid, Bom-Pops, Atomic Fireballs, Bubble Breakers, Fish Sticks, Candy Cigs, Bazooka Bubble Gum, Twinkies. ... Like everything else, the candy processes and food pesticides [...]

By | September 2nd, 2013|0 Comments