NAPA — The Napa County Board of Supervisors on Thursday voted to seek President Obama’s declaration of the 6.0 magnitude earthquake Sunday as a “major disaster,” which allows the area to seek state and federal assistance.
The county’s latest estimate of quake damage and economic impact is $362 million.
September 1, 2014
Maja Wood has joined the Business Journal as a staff reporter. A long-time resident of Santa Rosa, Ms. Wood brings significant writing experience, having written for the Los Angels Times, San Francisco Chronicle and other major publications. Most recently she was the North Coast media coordinator for the Network for a Healthy California administered through the California Health Collaborative.
September 1, 2014
Nominations for the Business Journal’s third annual Nonprofit Leadership Awards will be accepted until Sept. 5. Nominations are sought for outstanding members of boards of directors and/or executives who have guided organizations through growth, a turnaround, merger, innovation, fund development or community engagement. The awards will be presented at a luncheon at the Northern California [...]
August 27, 2014
NAPA — While the full extent of damages to Napa County’s wine and related businesses from Sunday’s earthquake won’t be known for days or weeks, county emergency-response officials have reached heard back from 239 local wineries and have heard from just more than half had quake-related damages or losses, estimated to be nearly $50 million.
August 25, 2014
Wine and related businesses need to take a long view backward and forward at tensions and traditions behind the character, speed and scale of the growth of Napa Valley’s biggest industry.
That will be the focus for an interview with Margrit Mondavi and two panel discussions at the Impact Napa Conference this Thursday.
Building on Mrs. Mondavi’s background in promoting Napa Valley as a wine-focused destination, the first conference panel will focus on the intersection of agritourism, which keeps the economy vital in the global marketplace, and the desire to preserve agriculture.
Drawing on Mrs. Mondavi’s experience in blending the wine industry traditions of pre- and post-Prohibition with new ways to broaden the experience of wine, the second conference panel will focus on the next generation of the wine business.
August 22, 2014
wo events in the last two weeks bode well for the North Bay economy. First was the decision by fast-growing organic food producer Amy’s Kitchen to undertake a 150-employee expansion in Santa Rosa.Secondly, Labcon of Petaluma announced it leased substantial space to a global medical device sterilization lab, Synergy Health.
- Calendar: Week of Sept. 1, 2014
- 2014 Impact Sonoma Conference registration ends Oct. 6
- Marinnovation 2014 set for Sept. 16 in San Rafael
- Calendar: Week of Aug. 25, 2014
- Healthiest companies in the North Bay nominations end Sept. 19
- Journal announces 2014 Best Places to Work
- Calendar: Week of Aug. 18, 2014
- 2014 Best Places to Work awards gala reception registration ends Sept. 15
- Calendar: Week of Aug. 11, 2014
- Leases & Sales: Week of Sept. 1, 2014
- Large Napa warehouses break ground
- Warehouser eyes sixth site as wine sales grow
- Leases & Sales: Week of Aug. 18, 2014
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- Labcon leases Petaluma facility to Synergy Health
- Amy’s Kitchen to employ 150 at new Santa Rosa plant
- Commercial Real Estate: Lowenberg buys 314,000sf of wine warehouses
- $67M sought for Hwy. 101 Windsor-Geyserville rehab
- Sutter hospital harnesses clean fuel cells for power
- Ygrene raises $30 million in new funding
- Profiles of 2014 CFO Awards-winners
- 2014 CFO Awards: David Brown, Adobe Associates, Inc.
- 2014 CFO Awards: Pam Fischer, Summit Engineering, Inc.
- People: Week of Aug. 11, 2014
- Solar tax credit expiration raises concerns
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