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In Sonoma Valley, 1 in 6 jobs are supported by tourism, which pumps over a half-billion dollars into the local economy, according to a new report. But the loss of homes in Kenwood and Glen Ellen remains a challenge for local businesses.
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Stories on how the communities will be recovering in the weeks, months and years after the massive October 2017 wildfires.
Here's a 2018 North Bay story that will impact local business in 2019: California employers must now determine using a three-part test whether hires are employees or independent contractors.  
Here's a 2018 North Bay story that will impact local business in 2019: Orchard Supply, Sears, Toys R Us - a mixed bag of big-box retailers announced this year they would be shuttering operations.
The keys to five brand new little homes were handed out Thursday to survivors of the 2017 firestorms. Organizers say the cottages are essential additions to local housing scene, and hope to expand the concept.
American Airlines will expand its flight options out of Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport when it begins offering direct service to Dallas and Los Angeles starting next year.
About $15 million in soil remediation of the former 154-acre Napa Pipe plant is reaching completion, which will allow for construction of a Costco Wholesale store to begin, followed by hundreds of homes.
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Farm bill contains wine provisions to help vintners
Blackstone nears investment in Far Niente winery owner, sources say
North Bay business briefs: Greene's Cleaners, Nextaff and Schweiger Vineyards
North Bay's biggest: Grapevine nurseries
2018 Big Stories: Insurance challenges for wildfire survivors linger
North Bay professionals news: Summit State Bank, 3 Badge Mixology and more
Summit State Bank hires former Windsor official as CFO
2 Sonoma County accounting firms to merge
2018 Big Stories: Mergers, affiliations, closures alter North Bay hospitals
Adventist Health consolidates leadership at Mendocino hospitals
Pioneering a cure for arthritis
Top Projects: Kaiser Permanente Mercury Way medical office building, Santa Rosa
Most cannabis labs passing safety tests
Sonoma County limits cannabis operations near bike and pedestrian trails
Sonic introduces new service to boost Wi-Fi reception
Pioneering a cure for arthritis
Sonoma County starts over with sale of former hospital
Top Projects: Billa Landing warehouse complex, Santa Rosa
Top Projects: Fox Hollow subdivision, Santa Rosa
Top Projects: Keller Court Commons, Petaluma
Opinion: Fast rise of independent workers
North Bay business briefs: Greene's Cleaners, Nextaff and Schweiger Vineyards
US hiring slows in November
SoFi lays off workers
Hospitality & Tourism
Sonoma Valley tourism bounces back from wildfires, study says
Sonoma County city caps future downtown hotel projects
More passengers use Sonoma County airport in 2018
American Airlines to add flights from Santa Rosa to LA, Dallas
Big Napa project readies for construction
Village of small homes for fire survivors opens in Windsor
Marriott hotel planned near Santa Rosa's Railroad Square set to open in 2020
North Bay's biggest: Construction engineering firms
Commentary: Think differently about health care and seek innovation to lower costs
IT Matters: 9 steps to save your business from data disaster
From Genghis Khan to Jack Welsh: 10 secrets of effective business leader
Opinion: Here's how to diversify your board of directors
2018 Big Stories: National chains bow out from North Bay retail centers
North Bay business briefs: Greene's Cleaners, Nextaff and Schweiger Vineyards
Bid to save Sears comes with a key demand: Legal shelter
Top Projects: Redwood Credit Union Grove Café, Santa Rosa
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California wants to tax text messages to fund phones for poor
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