PROJECT APPROVED!

Thank you to our supporters!

After 7 years and 16 technical studies, the Safeway Gas Station at Washington Square was approved April 1, 2019.

We look forward to bringing new union jobs and affordable gas to Petaluma.

More updates to come.

RECENT NEWS

September 6, 2019

Safeway Gas Station Pre-Construction Guide

General information re: schedule and what to expect during construction.

April 1, 2019

Safeway Gas Station Approved to Move Forward

City Council votes to deny SPAR appeal, Safeway Gas Station may proceed.

March 27, 2019

Attorney: Applicants Entitled to Due Process

Safeway's legal team outlines bias in handling of Safeway Gas Station project.

January 2, 2019

Attorney: City Violated Brown Act in Handling of Safeway Gas Station

Safeway's legal team identifies violations of the Brown Act ("Open Meeting Law") at the December 3, 2018 public hearing.

New Safeway Gas Station Animation Released

November 8, 2018

Bay Area Air Quality Management District Supports Safeway Analysis

BAAQMD - the Region's top air quality agency - supports Safeway's air quality findings and has "several key concerns" with No Gas Here report.

September 21, 2018

Inside Petaluma: Interview with Safeway's Natalie Mattei

Podcast interview with Safeway Senior Real Estate Manager Natalie Mattei.

 

September 17, 2018

Petaluma Granicus: City Staff Recommend Safeway Approval

Staff Report: "...it is recommended that the City Council adopt a resolution denying the appeal and upholding the Planning Commission’s approval..."

September 6, 2018

North Bay Children's Center Letter to City Council

NBCC's independent analysis "satisfied that the proposed Safeway project does not place the health and safety of the children and staff of NBCC at increased risk."

August 29, 2018

Safeway Announces Additional Community Open House Events

Join Safeway representatives to learn more about proposal and benefits. 

August 14, 2018

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Endorses Safeway Gas Station

Petaluma's top voice for business formal endorsement.

 

July 13, 2018

Op-Ed: A Local and Affordable Gas Option for Petaluma

Washington Square Shopping Center owner Mark Friedman's op-ed in Argus-Courier laying out case for Safeway Gas Station.

July 13, 2018

Argus-Courier: Petaluma Residents Appeal Safeway Gas Station

Update on Safeway Gas Station and appeal.

July 9, 2018

Appeal of Planning Commission SPAR Approval Filed

Appeal of Planning Commission SPAR approval filed by Joann McEachin and 16 others (aka "No Gas Here").

June 28, 2018

Argus-Courier: Petaluma Approves Safeway Gas Station

Update on the Planning Commission's vote to approve Safeway Gas Station.

June 26, 2018

Petaluma Granicus: City Staff Recommend Safeway Approval

Staff Report recommending approval of Safeway Gas Station.

2019 Petaluma Safeway Gas Station