June 2, 2014
NORTH BAY — Millions of dollars in new funding will flow to dozens of schools in the North Bay this year through California’s Career Pathways Trust, a one-time, $250 million fund created through education legislation in July 2013.
June 2, 2014
Redwood Credit Union will offer its 11th financial literacy academy. …
Redwood Trust declares a dividend. …
United Capital moves to Shoreline Office Center. …
Hospital Council joins North Bay Leadership Council. …
Marin General’s cancer institute receives an accreditation. …
Friedman’s Home Improvement sponsors Sonoma Raceway and new youth program. …
Canara received an award. …
Direct Flow advances in approval process ..
California Wine Grape Growers award scholarships …
Wagner Family of Wine becomes official wine partner …
May 12, 2014
SANTA ROSA — Agilent Technologies and the Sonoma County Office of Education are preparing to launch a new collaborative program for middle school instructors this summer, providing educators a two-week externship that will ultimately fuel a real-world engineering project for students during the academic year.
September 9, 2013
PETALUMA — When Gail Cochrane, co-owner of general engineering contractor RCX in Petaluma, hired two out of the local high school with skills-aptitude certificates from a national construction training organization, she knew what she was getting.
March 4, 2013
American River Bank, a subsidiary of American River Bankshares [NASDAQ-GS: AMRB], with the American River Bankshares Foundation awarded $147,500 to nine nonprofit organizations in Northern California, including Legal Aid of Sonoma County. …
Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE:RWT) declared a first-quarter regular dividend of 28 cents per share, the first increase in six years. …
Rabobank, N.A., launched a program that automatically rewards customers for everyday banking. …
Redwood Credit Union, in partnership with the Sonoma County Office of Education and Santa Rosa City Schools, plans to offer eighth free 16-hour Financial Academy sessions for Sonoma County high school juniors and seniors on March 19–21. …
The application deadline for the Doyle Scholarship at Santa Rosa Junior College, restored for the 2013–14 academic year, is March 14. …
Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH) said the 902-kilowatt photovoltaic project at Strain Ranches in Arbuckle was successfully commissioned. …
July 16, 2012
SANTA ROSA – Agilent Technologies’ commitment to education has been amply demonstrated in the North Bay, where students from elementary school through college graduation benefit from a series of programs and partnerships.
May 28, 2012
More than 50 percent of North Bay manufacturers predicted growth above 15 percent during the next five years. By one estimate, they’ll need to hire and train at least 3,000 new skilled and college-trained workers. But skilled technicians are hard to come by — especially after several years of recession, and it won’t get any easier as time goes by and seasoned workers retire.
June 8, 2011
SONOMA COUNTY — The Sonoma County Office of Education today said it expects to begin a study July 1 into the consolidation of Old Adobe Union and Petaluma City school districts.
May 9, 2011
Redwood Credit Union is hosting its fifth free Youth Financial Literacy Academy in partnership with Sonoma County Schools and the National Endowment for Financial Education for local high school students.
March 1, 2011
Dates: March 22–23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and March 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Redwood Credit Union, along with Santa Rosa City Schools and the Sonoma County Office of Education, is offering its fourth free Financial Academy for local high school students.
August 23, 2010
SONOMA COUNTY – Petaluma High School along with the Petaluma Joint Union High School District and the Sonoma County Office of Education both received a $100,000 Tech Prep Demonstration Site Grant for 2010-2011 from the California Department of Education.
September 21, 2009
SONOMA COUNTY – Local students and young adults will soon have access to new career planning, job placement and online resume building programs, following an effort by county leaders to motivate and prepare youth for employment.
May 11, 2009
NORTH BAY – In order to have cutting-edge ideas in business today, a community needs innovative leaders in education. In the North Bay, there is an abundance of people dedicating their lives to developing the leaders of tomorrow. From superintendents, to business school deans, to principals dedicated to giving the most opportunity to high schoolers, this special report highlights some of those committed individuals in the community making an outstanding difference.