March 16, 2015
FAIRFIELD — Reinvesting in agriculture, and commercial expansion among the county’s seven cities in 2014, topped the agenda at the 32nd annual meeting of the Solano Economic Development Corporation earlier this year in Fairfield.
As evidence of continuing growth, guest speaker Kirk Hawkins, founder and CEO of Icon Aircraft in Vacaville, provided an update on the production of its initial A5 amphibious sport and recreation model with first customer deliveries planned later this year, saying that Icon eventually will have a $350 million economic impact on the region.
March 10, 2015
FAIRFIELD — Just Desserts, maker of fresh-baked confections for sale in food stores, plans to move its production plant to a 75,000-square-foot location in Fairfield this spring.
December 29, 2014
A new state-of-the-art class A logistics and distribution center at 2975 Cordelia Rd. in Fairfield is one of the largest and most advanced facilities of its kind in the North Bay.
December 18, 2014
FAIRFIELD — NorthBay Healthcare on Thursday said it was informed it earned a top accreditation for its two Solano County hospitals from a national organization for quality nursing care.
November 17, 2014
FAIRFIELD — Executives from three Solano County enterprises — HM.Clause, Guala Closures North America and Mare Island Dry Dock — will be panelists at the Nov. 21 Impact Solano conference, which will focus on the State of the Solano Business Climate.
November 13, 2014
Five North Bay hospitals were among 1,224 nationwide to be named to the fourth annual Top Performers on Key Quality Measures list, released Thursday by an Illinois-based top accreditor of health care organizations.
September 1, 2014
Among the nine North Bay companies newly making the cut for national recognition as one of the nation’s fastest-growing companies are three with deep local ties but innovative approaches to home lending, snacking in a more healthful way and help local companies take their messages to the silver screen in an engaging way.
August 20, 2014
Twenty North Bay companies made the Inc. 5000 list of fast-growing companies in the U.S., released Wednesday, including nine newcomers such as a snack maker that debuted in the top 100.
August 15, 2014
FAIRFIELD — Anheuser-Busch’s Fairfield brewery on Thursday morning started receiving its second towering windmill, which is set to bring clean-energy generation there to 30 percent of the facility’s needs.
July 3, 2014
FAIRFIELD — NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield has received verification that it meets the national standard for being a central treatment center for seriously injured patients in Solano County, but that won’t change the county’s 9-month-old protocol for ambulances to send such patients to Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Vacaville, despite that facility’s not yet being verified.
June 9, 2014
Redwood Credit Union supports Youth Awareness Month. …
Sonoma Cider launched three draft ciders and named a brand ambassador. …
Novato’s Navitas Naturals released two new snack flavors. …
PG&E bulks up infrastructure in Fairfield. …
Corks at Russian River Vineyards makes OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Awards. …
North Bay Association of Realtors relocates its offiice. …
Systema Software signs new client. …
Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards raises record money for Make-A-Wish. …
March 24, 2014
The new development consists of large warehouses with good clear height, such as two massive buildings in Fairfield.
Caymus Vineyards, a producer of high end Napa Valley wine, is expected to begin construction of a 5.5 million gallon-a-year winery near Fairfield this spring.
March 17, 2014
FAIRFEILD — NorthBay Healthcare, using the stage of a grand opening for its $20 million Green Valley Health Plaza, announced plans to begin major construction projects on its two hospital campuses in Fairfield and Vacaville that will total an additional $180 million.
March 3, 2014
FAIRFIELD — As a $54 million new Fairfield–Vacaville train station project is prepared for bids this summer, a 285-acre, 3,000-home project in the station-planning area has a new lead investor with a new vision for transit-oriented development.
February 24, 2014
Mezcal Vago of Mexico inks a distribution deal with The Henry Wine Group of Benicia. …
Hennes & Mauritz, or H&M, opened a store in Fairfield. …
Cyan Inc. of Petaluma said it signed a deal with a South Korean provincial government to install its Blue Planet software-defined network. …
Swedish wine club Munskänkarna, the world’s largest, named Sonoma and Napa counties this year’s “Wine Regions of the Year.” …
Napa Valley Vintners and Visit Napa Valley give $5 million to Napa Valley Vine Trail. …
TexaCali Wine Co.. and Winemonger form a strategic partnership. …
Winemakers Paul Hobbs of Sebastopol and Johannes Selbach of Germany buy a New York vineyard. …
Food & Wine magazine named Oakville-based Silver Oak best in steakhouses. …
Korbel Brandy turns 125. …
Treasury Wine Estates rebooted its Sonoma County-focused Souverain brand for the first time since the 2006 sale of the landmark Geyserville chateau. …
February 10, 2014
FAIRFIELD — The 31st annual meeting of the Solano Economic Development Corporation showcased significant public-private sector accomplishments in the county’s seven cities during 2013.
“Team Solano worked together to make everything happen by attracting new businesses and creating an environment to nurture newcomers and those already here,” said Sandy Person, president of Solano Economic Development Corp.
January 16, 2014
VACAVILLE — Travis Credit Union on Thursday said Patsy Van Ouwerkerk, president and chief executive officer for 12 years, plans to retire this summer.
January 15, 2014
FAIRFIELD — Star Staffing opened a new office in Fairfield, the company’s fifth in the North Bay.
January 13, 2014
FAIRFIELD — A major Pennsylvania-based alcoholic-beverage packaging distributor plans to consolidate its Bay Area operations, which have grown rapidly in recent years through several acquisitions and increasing demand from breweries, into a planned Fairfield “megacenter” set to have nearly 11 acres under roof when completed, anticipated for the end of this year.
January 13, 2014
FAIRFIELD — The North American arm of the world’s largest producer of safety closures for spirits bottles and wine screw caps plans to set up a North Coast production plant tailored to small-scale orders.
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