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Poll: GG Bridge toll unfair to drivers

The Golden Gate Bridge District has announced plans to increase the toll on the Golden Gate Bridge anywhere from 50-cents to $2, which is not good news for those who took this week’s online poll at petaluma360.com. A majority of readers were against the boost in  fees. Here were some [...]

By | February 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Poll: Hotel project draws concern

Basin Street Properties has proposed a mixed-use development, to include a hotel, residential housing, offices and retails space, on the vacant lot on Hopper Street. A small majority of respondents in this week’s poll opposed the idea. Here were some of the comments. —— “If there’s not enough water for [...]

By | February 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Poll: Not everyone wants a flu shot

Flu season is here, and this year’s strain is more virulent than most, causing several deaths in the North Bay. Health officials are recommending everyone get vaccinated, but not all readers want the flu shot. Here were some of the comments: —— “A friend of mine got the flu shot [...]

By | January 28th, 2014|0 Comments

Poll: Most are working to conserve water

It’s hard to get away from news of the drought, which has dominated media coverage across the state for weeks on end. While no specific action is required yet, many Petaluma residents are doing their part to conserve the water resources that are still available. In an online poll, 75 [...]

By | January 21st, 2014|0 Comments

Poll: Half of voters feel unsafe using credit cards

Security breaches seem to occur with more and more regularity these days, as criminals continue to find new ways to access sensitive financial information. In the latest major breach, 40 million had their credit and debit card information stolen while shopping at Target stores. As these crimes become more common, [...]

By | January 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Poll: Most support lapel cameras

The shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by a Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputy left many questions lingering in the community, most significantly: what can be done to keep this from happening again? The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors is seeking to increase transparency by outfitting 250 sheriff’s deputies with lapel cameras [...]

By | January 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Poll: Sales tax should go to roads

The City of Petaluma recently utilized a poll to learn whether voters would support a sales tax increase on the ballot in November 2014. Furthermore, the poll sought insight on what services are of greatest concern to residents, so that city staff could determine the best uses for the potential [...]

By | December 24th, 2013|0 Comments

Poll: Holiday shoppers staying local

As holiday shoppers hit the stores this season, they’re mostly choosing retailers in Petaluma when buying gifts. Whether they prefer a local store or crafter, a majority said they would keep their purchases local this holiday season. Many are also enticed by the ease of shopping online. —— “Actually, I [...]

By | December 16th, 2013|0 Comments