Business news: Week of July 11, 2011

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ET Water Systems in Novato now has a $100 rebate for its SWAT-certified HermitCrab universal smart irrigation controller. For units purchased from July 1 through 31 in recognition of Smart Irrigation Month, customers will receive a $100 cash rebate each time they purchase three HermitCrab controllers. HermitCrab is a self-contained weatherproof unit that plugs into a broad range of conventional irrigation controllers, converting them into wirelessly-connected smart controllers that utilize the ET Water Web service.


San Rafael’s Marin Technical Resource has completed an email migration project for a Mill Valley financial company. This project required migration of domain names in order to be properly identified and recognized by the principal company's Google Apps.


Sebastopol’s Dolce Mia Bath and Body added a new line, Dolce Mia Luxe, which brings the great looks and quality of experience of Dolce Mia beauty to the travel-size products market.

Mi Pueblo recently opened a new location in Cotati at 7384 Commerce Blvd. The Mexican restaurant is celebrating the grand opening with specials, including margaritas for $2.99 on Mondays, happy hour with free appetizers from 3 to 6 p.m., as well as specials on draft beers. Mi Pueblo offers dollar-priced tacos on Tuesdays.


Body By X, a Marin fitness facility, has added Wednesday afternoon Yoga classes for kids to its lineup of physical fitness programs for the entire family. The Yoga For Kids program offers relaxing strength-building classes designed to build flexibility and increase self-esteem.

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