Leaders Circle:


  • Marin Independent Journal San Rafael

  • North Bay Biz Magazine San Rafael


  • Pacific Gas & Electric Co San Rafael


  • Marin Sanitary San Rafael

  • Toyota Marin San Rafael

  • Mercedes-Benz Marin San Rafael


  • Linbro Inc. San Rafael

  • Embassy Suites San Rafael


  • Kaiser Permanente San Rafael


  • Bank of Marin San Rafael

  • CPi Real Estate Management and Development San Rafael

  • MV Transportation San Rafael

  • California Film Institute San Rafael


  • Redwood Credit Union San Rafael


  • Marin General Hospital San Rafael

  • Whistlestop San Rafael



  • Autodesk San Rafael


  • BioMarin San Rafael


  • Comcast San Rafael

  • North Bay Business Journal San Rafael
  • Infiniti Marin San Rafael
  • Nissan Marin


  • Peacock Gap Golf Club San Rafael


  • Montecito Plaza San Rafael

  • San Rafael Pacifics Baseball Club

  • Seagate Properties San Rafael


  • Insite Networks San Rafael


  • San Francisco Chronicle San Rafael



  • Bank of America San Rafael


  • Marin Clean Energy San Rafael

  • Western Health Advantage San Rafael


  • Sutter Health Novato San Rafael


  • Eckhoff CPAs and Advisors San Rafael


  • San Rafael Airport LLC

News

Results Found: 43
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Not sure if you should finance or purchase your solar system. Check out our e-book to help you decide: http://go.simplysolarcalifornia.com/Article-and-E-book-form… Sign up for a free consultation today: http://www.simplysolarcalifornia.com/consultation/
Categories: Education
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones recently notified all workers’ comp insurers writing policies in California about changes to procedures related to excluded employees created by a new law, Assembly Bill 2883 . Under the current law the elective opt-out process is not clear which can lead to abuse of injured workers and drive fraudulent activity. The new rules created with ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
With the compliance date rapidly approaching, the Chamber is reminding employers that beginning January 1, 2017, employers with 10 or more employees will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD). More Information and full story
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
$12,000 Anonymous Gift Awarded to Junior Austin Bregante Toward Degree in Wine Business Strategies Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that Austin Bregante, a junior in WineBusiness Strategies and Marketing, was awarded the inaugural Small WineryHarvest Internship-Scholarship funded by a $12,000 anonymous donation. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Solar is confusing, Simply Solar makes it simple. If you're ready to eliminate your electric bill, check out our step by step process: http://go.simplysolarcalifornia.com/Article-and-E-book-form… Sign up for a free consultation today: http://www.simplysolarcalifornia.com/consultation/
Categories: Education, Fun Facts
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Bill Perin is the owner of Batteries Plus Bulbs in San Rafael. His store sells “about every bulb and battery you can imagine.” His staff solves battery-related problems for everything from cell phones to cars, with no charge for installation. They also replace broken cell phone screens, home button glitches and charging port issues. The store stocks the latest in LED lightbulbs and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
You might be asking your self how much solar panels cost. The answer: as much or as little as you’re willing to put into them! Here at Simply Solar we design home solar systems with your needs in mind. No matter how much you decide to put into your solar system, the cost of solar energy is dramatically lower than traditional energy — it’s free! Find out how you can start saving ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Education
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Hospice by the Bay, the region's largest provider of hospice and palliatice care services, has won two top national awards for its "TMI is Good" advertising campaign. The attention-getting, off-beat campaign urges family members to have conversations about end of life issues. The two awards - Digital Campaign of the Year (gold) and Integrated Campaign of the Year (silver), were ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
At the core of our mission we have a strong desire to help communities become energy independent. That’s why we take a portion of every residential solar installation and put it towards solar projects in communities at home and abroad. The more residential projects we install, the more clean energy we can give to communities. From schools in remote villages which lack power, local community ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Fall has arrived. Learn more about how to take advantage of the solar tax credit before the year is up. Here's the Simply Solar Guide to eliminating your electric bill with solar. http://go.simplysolarcalifornia.com/Article-and-E-book-form-fill-page.html
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts
Friday, November 04, 2016
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
The Solar Energy Industries Association has formally launched a national solar photovoltaic recycling program. This will ensure safe, and eco-friendly disposal of end-of-life PV panels. Learn more at: http://www.seia.org/…/national-pv-recycling-program-aims-di… Sign up for a free consultation here
Categories: Education, Fun Facts
Monday, October 31, 2016
Kaiser Permanente Northern and Southern California are the only health plans to receive the highest score for patient care from the Office of the Patient Advocate Oakland, CA, October 21, 2016 – For the ninth consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente Northern and Southern California are the only health plans in California to earn a four-star rating—the highest possible—for overall ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic, General News Article
Monday, October 24, 2016
October Spotlight Member of the Month Cheryl Fromholzer In 2010 clinical herbalist Cheryl Fromholzer founded Gathering Thyme, an herb store, clinic and school of Western herbalism. She and her partner serve health care needs through custom herbal formulations, teas, oils and salves, as well as aromatic hydrosols made in their copper still. “We’re kind of like a local, woman-owned ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Chamber leadership testified at a recent City Council meeting in support of allocating funding towards widening of the sidewalks on East Francisco Blvd. as part of TAM's OBAG cycle 2 funding. We believe that this is the best use of the funds at the present time. The project provides huge benefit to a great number of people. Over 1000 people per day travel the route; walking, biking and ...read more
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce as a long history of supporting education. We support programs and legislation that create a qualified and capable workforce. That is why we are supporting Measure A. It strengthens our community by protecting our future; the youngest, most vulnerable members of our community – our children. Before the Chamber chooses to support any measure we examine it ...read more
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
Monday, September 26, 2016
Diane Henderson is a land use planning consultant based in San Rafael. She helps cities, developers and individuals get their projects entitled. Besides being a Chamber board member, which committee are you on? I really like being on the Government Affairs Committee because it has its finger on the pulse of local government activity, particularly how it affects businesses in San Rafael. And I ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Santa Rosa, CA, August 30, 2016 -- Kaiser Permanente in the Marin-Sonoma Area is awarding $487,000 to local non-profit organizations that provide community programs for improved health care access, healthy eating and active living, oral health, mental health services and substance abuse services. Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit grants are awarded every year to local organizations working on ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Chamber supports recent deliberation of City Council and final approval of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ritter Center concerning operational changes at the center’s premises. Ritter Center has been a valued Chamber member since 1984 and we are very supportive of the services that they provide to the neediest in our community. However, we have recently seen an increase in the ...read more
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
Monday, August 29, 2016
Chamber SUPPORTED SB 734, which would provide streamlining benefits under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for projects, also known as `leadership projects, which meet certain criteria was approved by the Governor. SB 734 encourages the expedited approval and construction of critical development and infrastructure projects while also ensuring that such projects meet robust ...read more
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
Monday, August 08, 2016
American Ratings Corporation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7/12/16 (800) 738-1138 info@diamondcertified.org American Ratings Corporation Launches Nu-Designs Digital Novato, CA: American Ratings Corporation has acquired Sonoma County web development and marketing company Nu-Designs Digital. Nu-Designs has been serving local businesses for more than 20 years and has launched more than 1,000 websites. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
County Supervisor, District 2: Katie Rice County Supervisor, District 3: Kate Sears County Supervisor, District 4: Runoff between Chamber Endorsed Candidate Dominic Grossi and Candidate Dennis Rodoni ​ Measure B passed Measure D passed Congratulations to Assemblymember Marc Levine and Congressman Jared Huffman.
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Lisa Taylor Powers of The Hive Marketing gives attendees of “The Essentials” seminar a clear sense of developing their social media strategy. Know your audience – and your competition. That fundamental principle, a critical element to running a business, can also be applied when trying to find your way through the oft-dizzying social media landscape as a business owner, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Do you have questions? SCORE has answers. And if we don't have just the right answer we will work on trying to get it for you. Call SCORE at (415) 744-6827 or 415-764-4964 to schedule a free consultation at our Marin location. Appointments are not made through the Chamber staff. Appointments can also be requested through our website portal. Counseling sessions will be held every Wednesday ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
Monday, May 09, 2016
Six years ago, the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce endorsed Measure C, a City of San Rafael parcel tax ballot measure to support the City’s public library. At that time, budget constraints were seriously impacting the Library’s ability to deliver quality services. The ballot measure passed with more than 70% voter approval. Since its passage, Measure C has kept the library open for ...read more
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsements for the 2016 Marin County Supervisor Elections: District 2: Supervisor Katie Rice Support their campaign here District 3: Supervisor Kate Sears Support their campaign here District 4: Dominic Grossi Support their campaign here Chamber President & CEO Joanne Webster stated "the Chamber makes its endorsement for candidates that ...read more
Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
The Chamber has a strong and long policy of supporting programs and legislation to improve educational services, modernization of educational facilities and programs that create a qualified and capable workforce. The Chamber leadership believes that the bond measure is needed to upgrade the facilities in order to meet the growing demands of 21st century job training in technology, computers and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Advocacy, Community, Education, Political
Thursday, March 17, 2016
See information on the tax outlined here .
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
We met in February with Marin Municipal Water District and key community members regarding possible solutions to allocations and entitlements. The idea of a Cap & Trade program was introduced, which could lead to more efficient allocations and more favorable rates, especially in times of conservation. Monthly automatic meter reads were introduced as a possible means to help identify leaks and ...read more
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Jim Spering Chair, Planning Committee Metropolitan Transportation Commission 101 Eighth Street Oakland, California 94607 RE: Including North Bay Goods Movement Corridors in the Opportunity Packages’ Improvements in the Draft Goods Movement Plan Dear Chair Spering: The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce (SRCC) urges the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to support inclusion of improvements ...read more
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest
Thursday, February 18, 2016
SB 269 (Roth; D-Riverside) provides businesses that have proactively sought to become Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant with an opportunity to resolve any identified violation. It is a balanced approach between preserving the civil rights of those who are disabled to ensure their access to all public accommodations, while limiting the number of frivolous lawsuits threatened or ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Advocacy, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 20, 2015
Read the letter here .
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Advocacy, Community
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Read the Measures' information here .
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Advocacy
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Read the letter here .
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Advocacy, Community
Friday, November 13, 2015
Read the article here .
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Advocacy, Community, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Read AB-35 here .
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Advocacy, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Read the letter here .
Categories: Advocacy, Community, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Read the letter here .
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Advocacy, Community
Friday, November 06, 2015
Read the letter here .
Categories: Advocacy, Community, General News Article, Political, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Thursday, November 05, 2015
Read the letter here .
Categories: Advocacy, Community, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
By Megan Hansen , Marin Independent Journal POSTED: 01/14/15, 6:39 PM PST | UPDATED: ON 01/14/2015 0 COMMENTS After learning about Whistlestop’s $25 million plan to build a five-story affordable senior housing and services center in downtown San Rafael, resident Dan Miller said he supports the idea, but doesn’t believe it’s in the right location. “This is just not ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Advocacy, Community, General News Article
Friday, October 02, 2015
View the video here .
Categories: Advocacy, Community, Economic, Chamber, General News Article