September 2, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — Dominican University of California has launched a new Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences program, aiming to address the need for training in business and scientific practices for upper-level professionals in biological, medical and pharmaceutical labs, according to those who lead development of the new degree program.
August 26, 2013
Touro University on Vallejo’s Mare Island opened a newly renovated library and pharmacy teaching facility to students this fall semester, the latest in a series of property improvements made to the historic, 44-acre cluster of 23 former U.S. Navy facilities since the nonprofit private university first opened a campus there in 1999.
August 5, 2013
How green can it get in eco-conscious Northern California? You can take an entire “eco-trip” in Marin County using nothing but green products produced by local companies and eating organic food in countless venues.
July 1, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — In the weeks leading up to his first day as new dean overseeing Dominican University of California’s school of Business and Leadership, Dr. Sam Beldona said that a close partnership between the school and the regional business community was key to providing students with experiences that prepare them for a competitive job market.
June 24, 2013
Katherine Henderson, director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
June 20, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — Dominican University of California today said Sam Beldona will become the new dean of its School of Business and Leadership on July 31.Mr. Beldona has most recently served as associate dean of the Graduate School of Business at Bryant University in Rhode Island, a role he has held since 2011. He also chaired the school’s department of management from 2007–2011. Partnerships across academic disciplines was also a priority for business programs under his leadership, Mr. Beldona said in the announcement.
May 27, 2013
Sixteen of the North Bay’s leading women will be honored at North Bay Business Journal’s annual “Women in Business” awards gala this July, joining a select group of female executives and entrepreneurs to receive the prestigious designation.
March 8, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Empire College has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, marking the second year that the not-for-profit college has been selected for the prestigious national award recognizing the role of volunteering in its regular curriculum.
March 6, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — In the Dominican Republic and its troubled neighbor Haiti people whisper about a vast, untapped source of oil, mysteriously ignored by the government and foreign mining teams.
February 18, 2013
The herd of beef cattle at Petaluma’s Spring Hill Ranch is now certified by the Alexandria, Va.-based Animal Welfare Approved program. …
Working Solutions, a nonprofit microlender that recently opened an office in San Rafael, recently funded Marin County businesses. …
Three wines produced by students at Santa Rosa Junior College won medals in the 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Shone Farm 2010 pinot noir won a gold medal, while its 2009 syrah and 2011 rosé won a silver and bronze, respectively, in the January competition. …
Keiretsu Forum, a large global private-equity angel investment network, and The Venture Greenhouse at Dominican University of California plan to hold the Green Technology Investment Showcase on April 3 from 1–4:30 p.m. at the early-stage green business accelerator in San Rafael. …
An abandoned elementary school on Main Street in the west Sonoma County’s Monte Rio community will be transformed into a destination where residents and visitors can enjoy a café, hiking trail, a skate park and a community farm. …
January 28, 2013
St. Helena-based Albion Surveys announced John “Steve” Parrish as the newest member to its land surveying team. …
Cardiologist Monica Divakaruni, M.D., has joined Adventist Health-operated St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake. …
Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation announced the addition of Aruna Krishnan Jayaraman, M.D., to its network of gastroenterologists in Santa Rosa. …
Francine Halberg, M.D., radiation oncologist and breast cancer specialist at Marin General Hospital’s Marin Cancer Institute, is among 12 nationally prominent researchers and physicians named as 2012 Fellows of the American Society for Radiation Oncology. …
Tammy Brawner, a former Dominican University of California women’s basketball player and Dominican MBA grad from Oakland and Skyline High School, is the 10th female to play for the Harlem Globetrotters in its history. …
Marin Theatre Company’s board of directors has named Michael Barker as the nonprofit theater company’s new managing director. …
Jade Barrett has been named winemaker for the Howell Mountain Cabernet house. …
November 14, 2012
SAN RAFAEL — An $8 million gift to Dominican University of California — the largest in the 122-year-old college’s history — will fund the transformation of an historic Victorian mansion currently owned by the university into a state-of-the-art facility for students in the school’s rapidly growing nursing and occupational therapy programs, according to an announcement today from the San Rafael-based institution.
November 12, 2012
The board of directors of Hennessy Advisors, Inc. declared a quarterly dividend. …
Julie Jones, author of Estate Documents Organizer, and Daren Blonski, financial adviser with Edward Jones in Sonoma, will hold two Tuesday estate-planning workshops. …
Bay Area Development Co. completed U.S. Small Business Administration 504 funding for trade journal Vineyard Winery & Management in Santa Rosa. …
Redwood Credit Union is accepting contributions to the Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund to directly assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast. …
Dominican University of California in fall 2013 will launch a master’s of science degree program in clinical laboratory science (CLS) with an emphasis in molecular diagnostics. …
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) completed its acquisition of China Kanghui Holdings (NYSE: KH), a major provider of orthopedic devices in China. …
American Institute of Architects Redwood Empire chapter presented its design awards for a number of North Bay projects on Oct. 27 in the Kaiser Air hanger at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport. …
Novato commercial solar power products and services provider SPG Solar completed a cutting-edge solar tracking system at a wastewater treatment plant in Williams. …
November 5, 2012
SAN RAFAEL — Product quiz: What’s been on retail shelves for 50 years, has a life span of 100,000 years and causes 50,000 visits to the emergency room a year?
The answer is the blister pack, the ubiquitous and widely hated polyvinyl chloride (PVC) clear plastic packaging that entombs just about everything from AA batteries to Zippo lighters.
October 15, 2012
SAN RAFAEL — Dominican University of California has launched a new interdisciplinary course linking students in its chemistry and MBA programs, creating an official educational framework for a collaboration that has existed unofficially for several years and helped advance the university’s expertise in biofuels and bio-based lubricant research.
September 7, 2012
SONOMA — Sonoma Raceway and Dominican University of California today are unveiling the result of a months-long collaborative effort to develop a rating system that incorporates automotive performance and fuel-efficiency.
September 3, 2012
Christine Tevini assumed the position of president and CEO of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. …
Dominican University of California appointed Steven E. Weisler as provost and Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar as the senior assistant to the president. …
La Tortilla Factory promoted David Trogdon to chief financial officer and Harold “Gene” Russell to vice president of sales, effective immediately. …
The Napa Valley Museum appointed two new members to its board of trustees. Dan Petroski and Marden Plant were named to the museum board for three-year terms. …
Frank Howard Allen announced that Dana Kreuzberger has been named manager of the Novato office. …
Council on Aging Services for Seniors announced that Laura Colgate has been named as the new director of senior nutrition services. …
July 16, 2012
Education Dominican University of California president Mary Marcy announced that the University will begin a search for a successor to Terry Tumey as director of athletics. Tumey, who has been Dominican’s A.D. since April of 2009, has accepted a similar position with the University of California, Davis. President Marcy said she plans to announce an [...]
July 9, 2012
North Bay facilities managers recognized this year for their achievements are Sal Balderrama of Trivascular, Jennifer Bruneman of Santa Rosa City Schools, Jacques Charton of Dominican University of California, Christopher Dinno of Sonoma State University, Jason Duval of Clos Pegase, Willie Ghilotti of Ghilotti Construction Company, David Gonzales of La Tortilla Factory, Sue Maddigan of Exchange Bank, Tony McCormick of Agilent Technologies, Jim Neely of Sonoma Wine Company, John Nicolette of Don Sebastiani & Sons, Ralph O’Rear of Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Jake Pewitt of Mary’s Pizza Shack, Matt Rudie of Enphase Energy and Dale Withers of Pacific Union College.
June 18, 2012
In an effort to gauge how the region’s major employers are dealing with continued economic uncertainty, the North Bay Business Journal reached out to major companies with a series of employment-related questions, in addition to identifying the top human resources professional at each organization.
The results, from tech to health care, to hospitality to manufacturing, show that many of the major players are faring better, some even thriving, but challenges nonetheless remain.
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Top North Bay Real Estate Projects
With the simple criteria that they be projects available for occupancy in 2013, nominations were solicited from architects, contractors, commercial real estate and other professionals from around the North Bay.
From their nominations, the 17 winners were selected by the Business Journal editorial staff for recognition. Read details on what made these projects notable. [read profiles of the winning projects]
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