Large-scale development in Petaluma is at an end for now

Lori A. Carter, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

For years the joke in Petaluma was that there was no place in town to buy a 2-by-4.

But with Friedman’s Home Improvement set to open its third Sonoma County store in Petaluma this month, that has changed.

Couple that with the Target center’s opening last year, home goods, sporting goods and home improvement supplies — among the chief products Petalumans used to leave town to buy — are now a short drive away.

via Scale of Petaluma's future development shifts | The Press Democrat.