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The City of Petaluma is uniquely situated on the Petaluma River at the Northern end of the San Francisco Bay and is the “southern gateway” to Sonoma County’s Wine Country. Petaluma is a full-service city, featuring City Hall, police and fire departments with ambulance service, public works and utilities, a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility, recreation programs and over forty city parks. Transportation amenities include public transit, the Petaluma Marina, and the Petaluma Municipal Airport. Petaluma's well-preserved city center is filled with an engaging mix of boutiques, antiques shops, and specialty stores, many in historic buildings. The town boasts a thriving arts community, with more than a dozen downtown art galleries, exhibiting handcrafted jewelry, paintings, and sculpture by contemporary artists of local and international renown. 

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