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    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Redwood Credit Union Hires Tim Keane as Vice President of Corporate Real EstateTim Keane to oversee acquisition, building, and maintenance of RCU facilities  Santa Rosa, Calif. – Redwood Credit Union (RCU) recently welcomed Tim Keane as vice president of corporate real estate. In his new role, Keane will lead the team responsible for acquiring, building, and maintaining RCU’s facilities.Prior to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    New Weather Webpage Gives Customers Insight into Meteorological Matters,Gauges the Potential for the Need to Call a Public Safety Power Shutoff  As part of its efforts to prepare customers and communities for the growing threat of wildfire, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has launched a robust weather webpage on pge.com, providing detailed, localized forecasts.  Of special note, the page ...read more
    Categories: Fire Relief and Resources, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Redwood Credit Union Helps Protect Over 3,600 People by Securely Shredding DocumentsShred-a-Thon events held in Marin, Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties  Santa Rosa, Calif – Over 3,600 residents in Marin, Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties took action to protect themselves from fraud and identity theft by shredding old financial records and other paperwork at Redwood Credit Union’s (RCU’s) ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    On Tuesday night, the Planning Commission voted 5-2 to make a positive recommendation to the San Rafael City Council to support the housing  project proposed at 703 Third Street in San Rafael. The San Rafael Chamber, which represents nearly 625 Marin County employers with over 26,000 employees across 25 industry sectors, also supported the project. Last August city staff presented a “Barriers ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    Over twenty business leaders gathered on Friday, August 23rd at Peacock Gap as part of the Chamber's first annual CEO Roundtable breakfast. These Chamber Leaders Circle participants joined together to hear a presentation from one of California's noted economist, Dr. Jon Haveman on  "The Economics of Climate Change". There is increasing consensus that Climate Change is an issue in need of a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Economic
    Monday, August 26, 2019
    Comcast announced the most sweeping eligibility changes ever to our Internet Essentials program, which is the largest, most comprehensive, and most successful broadband adoption program in America. Internet Essentials will now be available to all qualified low-income households in our service area.  To be eligible, low-income applicants simply need to show they are participating in one or more of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    Redwood Credit Union Opens New Branch in American CanyonConvenient new location for Napa and Solano County residents  American Canyon, Calif. – Redwood Credit Union (RCU) today announced the opening of its new, full-service branch in American Canyon at 406 Napa Junction Road, Suite 126 in the Napa Junction Shopping Center. To better accommodate RCU’s growing membership in Napa and Solano ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, August 09, 2019
    The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce will celebrate women in business at the Seventh Annual “Women of Industry” Luncheon and Marketplace, on Friday, November 15, at Embassy Suites in San Rafael.  Since 2013, the Chamber has annually recognized a Marin Businesswoman who exemplifies extraordinary leadership in her industry. This year, the Chamber will honor Cynthia Murray, Executive Director of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    On Tuesday night, the Planning Commission unanimously supported the Northgate Walk project located at 1005-1010 Northgate Drive in San Rafael.  This project will transform an underutilized site that is zoned for multi-family by replacing an existing gas station and surface parking lot with a unique mix of 136 senior, affordable, and market-rate homes.  Several supporters spoke including Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    The San Rafael Chamber participated in a Housing Summit on June 27th at the Marin County Office of Education with over 30 other housing advocates in an effort to build a coalition and propel joint efforts for housing. Each organization alone is focused, and strong but together we could truly make a difference. The Housing Crisis Action Group (HCAG) and the Marin Environmental Housing ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic
    Thursday, June 20, 2019
    On Tuesday night, the Design Review Board unanimously supported the BioMarin/Whistlestop project on the 3-acre site at 999 Third St., a former Pacific Gas and Electric Co. property. The project calls for two four-story laboratory and office buildings for BioMarin use, and a six-story, 67-unit senior housing and activities building for the nonprofit Whistlestop. Several supporters including ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Advocacy
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019
    Hey teachers! Join Staples Classroom Rewards and earn 5% back in rewards every time parents shop for back to school.Your San Rafael Staples655 Irwin StreetSan Rafael, CA 94901Q.  What is Classroom Rewards?A.  The Staples Classroom Rewards program helps parents give back 5% of their BTS purchases directly  to their child’s teacher.       Teachers easily enroll at staples.com/classroomrewards      ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education