Petaluma Mayor becomes literal speedbump


Petaluma Mayor David Glass, photographed in his dreams.

For some cities, the path to a healthy economic future has its share of obstacles. In Petaluma, CA, on May 27, 2011, the largest obstacle was Mayor David Glass himself, reportedly trespassing on a field owned by a developer who plans to build a shopping center anchored by Lowe’s Home Improvement. The developer, Merlone Geier Partners of San Francisco, sent a formal complaint letter to the Petaluma City Council, City Manager and City Attorney. The company also filed a police report on the incident.

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