Newsletter Archive

Meet our new City Manager, find out about upcoming events, and learn about the professionals to hire during a commercial expansion or renovation project.

Winter 2018-19 includes a profile about the City Engineer, an article about Fire Sprinkler requirements and incentives, and ways to get your commercial building permits processed more quickly.

Fall 2018 focuses on Emergency Preparedness and Resilience. Learn how to keep your employees safe and your business healthy during and after a natural disaster or other emergency.

Summer 2018 reviews permit process improvements, highlights The Racers Group, shares employee retention tips, and much more!

This issue focuses on workforce and introduces readers to our new career and lifestyle guide, as well as connects to local workforce resources.

The Winter 2018 newsletter showcases the Petaluma Fire Marshal and the Petaluma Visitor Program; links to a profile about Vendini; and includes info about business license renewals and more!

The Summer 2017 newsletter focuses on talent attraction resources and introduces the Petaluma Career & Lifestyle Guide.

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Our Spring 2017 Newsletter includes info about grease removal (restaurants) and links to recent talent and business profiles.

The Winter 2017 Economic Development newsletter highlights eAlchemy, broadband options, workforce resources, and more!

The December 2016 Economic Development newsletter includes info about our Shop Local video, gives a 2016 year-end update and more!

The September 2016 newsletter shares a talent profile, information about the City’s sales tax revenues, and more!

The June 2016 Economic Development newsletter features a talent profile, summer festivals, and our online permit tool.

Petalumastar is the online presence for the
Petaluma Economic Development Division

Our Mission

We support a healthy economy in Petaluma by helping local businesses start, connect, and grow.

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Our Services

We offer assistance with business permits and building regulations; commercial real estate search; talent attraction; networking within Petaluma; and other business needs.


Contact Ingrid Alverde, Petaluma’s Economic Development Manager, to learn why Petaluma is Fertile Ground for Business and Career.