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Nonprofit & Community Organizations

Lucasfilm Foundation, the private charitable enterprise founded by legendary filmmaker George Lucas, has granted $2 million to the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT), a 501(c)(3) public charity. The funds were used to acquire an agricultural conservation easement valued at $2,913,000 on the historic Corda Ranch.

Wine

The Sonoma County Winegrape Commission has added five new tours to its line-up of Sonoma Vineyard Adventures self-guided vineyard tours. Beginning May 2, visitors will have the opportunity to tour five additional vineyards throughout Sonoma County including Francis Ford Coppola Winery (Alexander Valley), Landmark Vineyards (Sonoma Valley), Michel-Schlumberger Winery (Dry Creek Valley), Schug Carneros Estate Winery (Carneros) and Stryker Sonoma Winery (Alexander Valley). More information www.sonomavineyardadventures.com.

Technology

Petaluma-based Pacific eDocument Solutions announced the opening of poweredbypaperless.com, a web store offering affordable document scanners, software for document management and search, and digital signature and capture systems.  Pacific eDocument Solutions was founded in 2004. Clients include Brayton Purcell law firm, the Novato Fire Protection District, Vista International Insurance, Exchange Bank, Donley Construction Consultants, Stryker Edoscopy and Kaiser Permanente.  Pacific eDocument Solutions has 15 employees.