Stories on how the communities will be recovering in the weeks, months and years after the massive October 2017 wildfires.
Redwood Empire Food Bank gets $280,000 from the owner of Graton Resort & Casino to fund Rohnert Park programs for a year. Other North Bay news from Sonoma State University, Sonoma Raceway and Boylan Point Web Design.
Unemployment rates in five of the North Bay’s six counties fell below the California’s unemployment rate of 4.2 percent in July, according to state figures released Friday.
Employee ratings qualified these 97 companies for North Bay Business Journal's 13th annual awards.
"You're at risk of being arrested or cited for providing false information to a police officer if your identity documents do not match how you currently identify," says a Sonoma County attorney.
Bike-totable bedrooms for the homeless. Space-age foundries for 3D-printer metals. Natural-fiber luxury textiles. They are among the edible, wearable and durable products made by this year's North Bay Business Journal honorees.
"How do you manage two Golden Gate Bridges' worth of debris?" asks a recycler working with a small mountain north of Santa Rosa that received part of the 775,000 tons of concrete, cars and metal from the Sonoma County wildfires in October.