BY KATHRYN PALMER/ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | April 9, 2020, 8:47AM
As the coronavirus outbreak shelter-in-place order inches toward its fourth week, some Petalumans are settling into a new kind of daily work grind in hastily constructed home office corners, at kitchen tables and among couch cushions.
In Petaluma, Natasha Juliana’s two coworking spaces became a magnet for professionals able to work outside the typical office environment. But the shelter-in-place order has made gathering in one place impossible.
For her clients, the primary attraction to a shared working space hinged significantly on the access to other professionals and larger networks. Isolation is a common and serious complaint from those that normally work from home.
Ellen Rawley, a Petaluma resident that owns her own business, used the coworking space as a way to break up her workweek and benefit from a more social work atmosphere.