Banking & Finance

Bank of America in Tiburon is hosting an art exhibit of work from landscape photographer Robert Anthony to benefit the Mt. Tam Interpretive Association beginning Aug. 3 and running until Nov. 20.

Napa-based Charter Oak Bank raised more than $7,500 with its 2009 Relay for Life team, who participated at the event July 25.


Rialto Cinemas, which has operated the Rialto Cinemas Lakeside in Santa Rosa since 2000, will transform The Cerrito Theatre in El Cerrito into a Rialto Cinemas Cerrito.


SolarCraft of Novato opened an office in the town of Sonoma at 414 West Napa St.

Health Care

Kaiser Permanente of Marin and Sonoma hosted its "Neighbors in Health" day Aug. 2, providing free doctor's visits, physicals, immunizations, vision and hearing screenings, dental screening and health insurance assistance.

Nonprofit & Community Organizations

The "Cause for Paws" event in Napa drew 1,000 people to the Silverado Resort and raised $140,000 for the Napa Humane Society's spay and neuter clinic.

The Redwood Empire Food Bank will add a WIC program store at its Santa Rosa headquarters to serve low-income women and children. The organization also announced a 32 percent increase in food distributed in Sonoma County, compared to amounts from about two years ago.

Real Estate

CPS Real Estate of Sonoma County launched the Home Assurance Program, which offers homeowner education and loan protection services, including job loss protection.

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