North Bay Business Journal


North Bay Business Journal

427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: 707-521-5270
Fax: 707-521-5269
Newsroom fax: 707-521-5292
On social media: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook

Subscription changes or questions

To subscribe to the Business Journal, click here.

Questions: email | 707-521-5264

Event registration

email | 707-521-5264


Nancy O’Connor | email | 707-521-4244

2015 editorial calendar: Download

Print Advertising production specifications:

Business Journal weekly issues and full-sized special publications  Download

Business Journal magazine-sized special publications  Download

Website advertising specifications: Download

Editorial Department

Editor in Chief and Publisher

Brad Bollinger | email | 707-521-4251

Opinion/Editorial page submissions

email | 707-521-4251


James Dunn | email | 707-521-4257

  • Technology editor
  • Coverage: Technology, banking, finance, accounting, manufacturing, law

Jeff Quackenbush | email | 707-521-4256

  • Interactive editor and staff reporter
  • Coverage: Construction, commercial real estate, wine and other industries

Cynthia Sweeney | email | 707-521-4259

  • Staff reporter
  • Coverage: Health care, hospitality, residential real estate, employment, insurance and other industries


Loralee Stevens | email | 707-473-8199

Gary Quackenbush | email | 707-322-1882

Book of Lists/ListsOnline and Charitable Events Calendar questions

Joann DiNova | email | 707-521-4254

Frequently asked questions

Where can I purchase the current issue or a back issue of the Business Journal?

The current issue of the Business Journal is available for sale at a number of North Bay locations. The latest issue and copies of back editions are available for purchase from the Business Journal publishing offices. See this list of locations where copies are available.

Where do I send press releases for the People and Business Register sections (Calendar, Leases and Sales, Business News)?

Send people news to people@busjrnl.com, calendar items to calendar@busjrnl.com, business news briefs to news@busjrnl.com and commercial real estate leases and sales transactions to transactions@busjrnl.com. The other option is to fax items to 707-521-5292.

Use these formats for commercial real estate transactions:

  • Template: size in square feet at address, city; property type, renewal (if applicable); tenant; procuring agent of brokerage; property owner; listing agent of brokerage; date of transaction (date of occupancy)
  • Example: 20,000sf at 123 Healthful Profits St., Novato; office, renewal; Awesome, LLC; John Smith of Top Deals Real Estate; Best Properties, LP; Jane Doe of Even Better Commercial; Jan. 11 (March 1)
  • Template: size in square feet for buildings or units for multifamily or acres for land at address, city; property type; buyer; procuring agent of brokerage; seller; listing agent of brokerage; date of transaction; value
  • Example: 15,000sf at 345 In the Black Ave., Napa; office; Big Returns, LLC; Frank Agent of Trustworthy Real Estate; Cap Rate King, Inc.; Shirley Goode Deelz of Bet Your Bottom Dollar Commercial; Jan. 9; $3 million
  • Example: 3ac at 1600 Red Hot Revenue Rd., Fairfield; residential land; Home of Margin, Inc.; Deale Hownd of Needle in Haystack Realty; Good Development, LLC; Top O’List of Hoisting Sales; Feb. 29; $900,000
  • Example: 1,791 units at 55 REIT St., Santa Rosa; multifamily; Trust U.S.; Selle Moore of High Roller Investment Services; Appreciated Properties, LLC; Listem Sellem of Quick Turn Realty; Dec. 31; $268 million

Please send item at least two weeks prior to the issue date you would like to see it appear in. Each issue is published on Mondays.

How do I know if/when my press released appeared in the paper?

Because of the high volume of submissions we receive, we are unable to respond to each press release or inquiry about whether a particular item will appear in the paper. To see if your item appeared in the paper, please use the search function on this Web site. Items appear in the publication at the editors’ discretion.

How do I get my organization’s event featured on the After Hours page?

Send digital photos to by email to production@busjrnl.com or mail photos or a photo CD to 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401, Attention: Production. Please do not send emails larger than 7 MB.

All submissions must include captions identifying people (from left to right) with their business affiliation and the name, location and date of the event and the name of company or organization holding it. After Hours photos appear in the publication at the editors’ discretion.

What file formats does the news department accept via email?

Digital photos can be sent as jpg, tiff or gif files. Text can be sent as a Word document or PDF. Zipped files will not be opened. Photos embedded in Word and PDF documents cannot be used.

How do I send a letter to the editor?

You can send a letter of 600 words or less to the attention of Letter to the Editor by email or by mail to 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401 or by fax to 707-579-8475.

See the paper’s policy on publication of letters and website comments.

What should I do if I want to use Business Journal content on my website?

See the Business Journal‘s copyright policy.

Modified: March 4, 2015