September 15, 2014
PETALUMA — When the Lodge Lightning Complex wildfire started on July 30 in Mendocino County and raged on for more than three weeks, Petaluma-based Sonoma Technology sought to track its smoke plume, predict where it would move and warn people with respiratory ailments to move to safer terrain.
September 1, 2014
CALIFORNIA — In an attempt to stop the flow of film industry jobs out of California and into other states and countries, Gov. Jerry Brown has signaled his support for a bill that would more than triple the funding for the state’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program.
August 15, 2014
Unemployment rates ticked up across the North Bay in July, as end-of-school-year staffing changes dragged on jobs data for a second month, according to preliminary state figures released Friday.
July 21, 2014
WILLITS — When your company’s headquarters is more than 100 miles from most customers in the San Francisco metropolitan area, maintaining close contact is a key ingredient of success for METALfx, a well-known custom sheet-metal manufacturer specializing in machining and assembly of both metal and wood products.
July 18, 2014
The proportion of North Bay residents seeking jobs edged upward and job growth rates slowed in all six counties in June, according to preliminary state figures released Friday.
In five of the six North Bay counties, rates of joblessness last month were below the statewide level, and year-over-year job growth rates bested or matched California-wide growth.
June 23, 2014
NORTH BAY — Winners of the North bay Business Journal’s fourth annual Top Manufacturers in the North Bay awards were announced last week.
Ten companies and one individual will be honored at the awards reception on July 24 at Sonoma Mountain Village.
June 20, 2014
The unemployment rate for Sonoma County last month was the lowest it’s been in six years, dropping to 5 percent, while the North Bay as whole saw a decrease in jobless rates as well, according to preliminary figures released Friday.
June 9, 2014
Profiles of 26 human resources executives at top placement agencies or the North Bay’s largest employers.
June 2, 2014
NORTH BAY — Millions of dollars in new funding will flow to dozens of schools in the North Bay this year through California’s Career Pathways Trust, a one-time, $250 million fund created through education legislation in July 2013.
May 19, 2014
NAPA — As state water regulators prepare send out water-use curtailment notices to winegrape growers and other property owners in part of the Russian River watershed to stave off a drought disaster, the state’s top agriculture official told wine industry professionals that should be proactive in local efforts to manage use of water above and below ground, because winds in Sacramento are blowing toward greater regulation.
May 16, 2014
Hiring picked up in April in counties across the North Bay, pushing unemployment rates to the lowest levels since the 2008 economic recession, according to preliminary state figures released Friday.
May 15, 2014
ST. HELENA — St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley has named Steve Herber, MD, as president and CEO of the Adventist Health-owned hospital, with responsibility for hospital and clinic services in Napa County and the surrounding area, including the hospital’s Center for Behavioral Health in Vallejo.
May 12, 2014
Each year, the Business Journal highlights the leading U.S. Small Business Administration program lenders serving the North Bay.
May 12, 2014
Bank of Marin hired Danielle Phillips as Sausalito branch manager. …
Redwood Credit Union re-elected five volunteer officials: Robert Steele, Debra Watts and Robert Wieck, David Gouin and Brian Elliott. …
Sonoma Stompers Baseball Club signed 14-year baseball veteran Ray Serrano. …
4-H Foundation of Sonoma County added three board directors: Adrienne Uboldi, Kortnie Brockwalder and Casey Meints. …
Karen Heintz affiliated with Keegan & Coppin in Santa Rosa, brokering national office and North Coast wine-related real estate deals. …
Lake County Winegrape Commission’s board added Bill Oldham of Oldham Vineyards and Bonnie Sears of Beckstoffer Vineyards. …
B.R. Cohn Winery appointed Misty Roudebush as director of direct to consumer and marketing. …
Bonterra winemaker Robert Blue received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Drinks Business Green Awards 2014. …
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend hired Michael Irvine to the newly created community grant manager position. …
May 5, 2014
Bank of Marin is working with the Arbor Day Foundation. …
Emma Gardner Design is hitting the road this spring. …
Coddingtown Mall has two new tenants. …
Arcturus UAV unveiled a new vertical takeoff and landing system. …
Lazy Creek Vineyards’ tasting room in Anderson Valley is now open and the new winery is complete. …
April 28, 2014
UKIAH — Ukiah Valley Medical Center said it will open a new Cancer Treatment and Infusion Center on the second floor of its Rural Health Center at 260 Hospital Drive.
April 21, 2014
NORTH BAY — Two of Sonoma County’s biggest federally qualified health centers are in the process of opening in-house pharmacies at key locations, a move aimed at further integrating primary care services with the hopes of improving outcomes for patients who struggle with prescription medications.
Both Santa Rosa Community Health Centers and Petaluma Health Center are following the lead of another North Bay FQHC, Marin Community Clinics, which opened an on-sight pharmacy about a year ago. Since then, Marin’s safety-net provider has seen a dramatic improvement in reducing repetitive visits from patients, many of whom struggled with medications and ended up either back at clinics or in emergency rooms for treatable conditions, said Linda Tavazsi, CEO of Marin Community Clinics.
Wine Industry Conference Q&A: Rick Magnuson, GI Partners, and Alex Ryan, Duckhorn Wine Co.: Investment helps Duckhorn fly higherApril 21, 2014
Rick Magnuson, founder of GI Partners, owner of Duckhorn Wine Co., is set to be the keynote speaker at the Business Journal’s 14th annual Wine Industry Conference in Santa Rosa on April 22.
Duckhorn Wine President and Chief Executive Officer Alex Ryan and he plan to talk about how Duckhorn Wine weathered the global financial crisis and came out much stronger. They spoke with the Business Journal on how their collaboration accomplished this.
April 18, 2014
Unemployment rates across the North Bay improved slightly in March and were well below the year-ago estimate, according to initial state estimates released Friday.
April 7, 2014
Despite significant rains in March and February, North Coast winegrape growers are honing their skills in using less water as the threat of spring frost, summer heat and long-term drought loom in their minds.
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