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Mendocino County's Bonterra, Napa Valley's Beringer Vineyards and Trinchero Family Estates, and Santa Rosa's Vintage Wine Estates are the latest to roll out wine in aluminum cans and bottles. Here's why they're getting into the fast-growing segment.
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The supply of higher-end homes available for sale in California Wine Country jumps in the first half of 2019, and local real estate experts say buyers are increasingly more picky.
See how 15 hospitals in Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Marin and Mendocino counties scored during the first half of this year in a closely watched report on safety, and check out how the grades have changed for those institutions over time.
With an eye on the what's behind the revival of Napa, Santa Rosa is keying in on the soon-to-open Hotel E as a boost for its central business district. Here's how the two capitals of California Wine Country are upping their game.
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Women in Business: Kim August, Summit State Bank
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Women in Business: Analisa Hunt, Datum Technologies
Women in Business: Kate Kelly, Sonoma Clean Power
North Bay leases & sales: June 17, 2019
Is the door closing on home-flipping?
Solano affordable apartments sell for $34M
North Bay professionals news: Ghilotti Construction, Hotel E and more
In first states to legalize pot, teen use triggers concerns
Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all, analysis finds
Pot or not? Napa initiative inches toward ballot
Chelsea Handler teaming up with Santa Rosa company for her own line of pot products
Women in Business: Lisa Lichty, Star Staffing
SMART plans to roll into downtown Novato station this year
Workforce training goes real-time mobile
18 insights on hiring in a tough labor market
Hospitality & Tourism
Napa exhibit shows how Julia Child helped America fall in love with French cooking
How to elevate a downtown: New Santa Rosa boutique hotel raises the bar
Flights linking Wine Country and Dallas begin
North Bay business briefs: Agricultural Institute of Marin, Sonoma County airport
County negotiating with 3 bidders on Chanate site, including Gallaher firm
Asphalt plant leaving Santa Rosa, clearing path for new homes
Women in Business: Demae Rubins, Summit Engineering
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Commentary: New California law requires more sexual-harassment prevention
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Smartt Principles: 8 fun TV shows that will teach you business
Commentary: Legal ins and outs of 'opportunity zones' — so far
Women in Business: Karen Behnke, Juice Beauty
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