Petaluma, CA is home to 60,000 Petalumans. Established in the 1800's, Petaluma has a historic downtown famous for the Petaluma River that winds into the San Francisco Bay. Back in the day, Petaluma was called "The egg basket of the world". Today, you will find that Petaluma hasn't forgotten about the egg. Each year thousands visit the West Petaluma downtown for the Butter and Egg Parade. Downtown is home to the Petaluma Marina, the Great Petaluma Mill, famous local bakery Della Fattoria, Lala's Ice Creamery, Central Market, Wild Goal Bistro, McNear's, The Mystic Theatre, The Theatre District, Kentucky Street, Antique Street Faires, the river walk, and so much more. All of this surrounded by rolling hills to the west and Sonoma Mountain to the east. Understanding East and West Petaluma is simple. The zip code 94952 covers West Petaluma known for the historic downtown "west" of Highway 101. West Petaluma has some of the last known pre-1906 Earthquake architecture in the Bay Area. The zip code 94954 covers East Petaluma known for the new and modern Petaluma "east" of Highway 101. Newer schools and development, Lagunitas Brewery & Tap Room, The up and coming Brew District, Petaluma Campus of SRJC, Sonoma Mountain, The Old Adobe, Rooster Run Golf Course, Adobe Creek Golf Course, and Synergy Sports Club.
Petaluma is also well known for their top public schools throughout the community. Great local organizations like Mentor Me, Petaluma Educational Foundation, PEP Housing for Seniors, and the Petaluma Arts Center help build community and provide incredible resources for the community.
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