March 4, 2014
SANTA ROSA — Monthly commercial air travel at the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport was greater in February than during the same month in 2013, according to the airport’s monthly passenger report.
March 4, 2014
SAN RAFAEL — The supply of water in Marin County and California’s ongoing drought, the future of public transportation with the forthcoming SMART rail and how the county’s biggest hospital will be rebuilt amid a health care reform-driven landscape will be the focus of the Business Journal’s Impact Marin conference.
February 3, 2014
HEALDSBURG — The Silveira automobile dealership has survived six decades in business, including a shakeout of nearly 60 percent of General Motors dealerships nationwide, and is passing to third generation management and ownership.
January 30, 2014
MARIN — Uber, the San Francisco-based startup seeking to redefine the taxi and transport industry, is expanding into Marin County, where it will offer its mobile app-based car service from Sausalito to Novato.
December 30, 2013
A transformative moment in North Bay mass transportation will draw yet closer in 2014, as construction continues on key airport expansion and passenger rail projects that together stand to reshape the transit of workers and visitors both within the region and beyond.
December 18, 2013
PETALUMA — Plans for a commuter rail station near Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport formally rolled forward on Wednesday, following key votes by North Bay and Bay Area transit agencies.
December 11, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Construction of the North Bay’s commuter rail system took another significant step forward on Wednesday after a major Bay Area transit committee approved $16.7 million in new funding to construct a station near the Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport north of Santa Rosa.
December 9, 2013
Yandell Truckaway, Inc., started in 1945 and is now being run by the second and third generations, President John Yandell Jr. and daughter Vice President Alicia Hamilton.
Yandell has truck terminals in American Canyon, Benicia, Watsonville, and Tracy.
Ms. Hamilton told the Business Journal about opportunities for early adopters of regulations on the trucking industry, including major rules on California trucks rolling in Jan. 1.
December 4, 2013
SANTA ROSA — A long-term growth trend for commercial air travel at the Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport continued in November, with a greater number of passengers and fuller aircraft than the same month in 2012.
November 20, 2013
PETALUMA — SMART’s board of directors awarded on Wednesday nearly $70 million to Oakland-based Shimmick Construction, the agency’s largest single contract award since construction of the passenger rail system began in January 2012.
November 4, 2013
Penngrove’s Quailbrook Farm is now certified as an Animal Welfare Approved source. …
Redwood Credit Union celebrated International Credit Union Day, Oct. 17, by helping members help others in need. …
Mike Thompson secured the passage of a provision in H.R. 3080 that allows the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to continue working with the Sonoma County Water Agency on Dry Creek restoration. …
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership as a recipient of its national WaterSense Excellence Award. …
Renova Fort Ross Foundation said its first international children’s art contest, My Fort Ross!, drew worldwide interest. …
Pleasanton-based Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate, which has North Bay offices, merged with Leading Edge Properties. …
GrowLife said will open its seventh brick-and-mortar retail location in Santa Rosa. …
Three new pop-up stores will soon be open for business at Town Center Corte Madera. …
Petaluma’s Enphase Energy, Inc. announced the fourth-generation Enphase System is shipping. …
Alaska Airlines is offering members of its Mileage Plan double miles from Santa Rosa and other locations. …
Napa-based Folio Fine Wine Partners added Dal Forno Romano as a wine producer of Valpolicella. …
October 24, 2013
VACAVILLE — Jon Reed, vice president and general manager for biotech giant Genentech in Vacaville — which just recently announced it would add 200 jobs — will be a presenter at the Nov. 8 Impact Solano conference in Fairfield. The annual conference, co-hosted by the Business Journal and Travis Credit Union, will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn.
October 21, 2013
Redwood Credit Union recently completed its 2013 United Way workplace giving campaign with total contributions of over $96,000. Credit unions completed projects in Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino counties. …
Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit announced that it has acquired more than 56 contiguous acres of property in Marin and Sonoma counties, commonly known as the “Mira Monte Marina.” …
Since the Water Emergency Transportation Authority assumed operations of the Vallejo Baylink Ferry service, statistics show an increase in ridership. …
October 10, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Horizon Air has hit a significant milestone as the sole commercial carrier at the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County airport, returning to a number of flight operations not seen since before the recent financial downturn.
October 3, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — The North Bay’s upcoming passenger rail system could be inching closer to the San Francisco Bay, after the Transportation Authority of Marin requested new regional funding that would help extend the system from downtown San Rafael to the Larkspur ferry.
September 24, 2013
PETALUMA — The Federal Transit Administration has awarded $2.5 million to the Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit Authority to fund planning work for an extension of the North Bay’s upcoming passenger rail line from downtown San Rafael to Larkspur, the rail agency announced.
September 11, 2013
A number of commercial carriers have expressed interest in providing flights from Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport in recent years.
Regional leaders in business and tourism have speculated that expanded destinations could be a significant economic boost, particularly for eastbound destinations such as Denver and Salt Lake City.
Share your thoughts on this week’s NBBJ Pulse Poll question: “Which of these oft-discussed destinations would you like to see served from the expanded Sonoma County Airport?”
September 9, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Hansel Auto Group is into the final stages of its $20 million overhaul of its Corby Auto Row dealership campus at the south end of the city.
September 9, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Construction is officially underway in the runway expansion of the Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport, a project that will bring the airport’s runways up to current federal standards and potentially attract new commercial airlines and add destinations.
September 2, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — The Pasha family has been moving automobiles, heavy equipment and property of military personnel on oceans and highways worldwide starting six decades ago, and now the company is rigging its headquarters for a move to support business growth of 3.5 times in the past decade.
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