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Monday, January 26 2015
Bay Area Program Achieves Gov. Brown's 2030 Goal 18 Years Early Marin Clean Energy offers 50â?100% renewable energy today SAN RAFAEL, CA—In his annual State of the State address, Governor Brown laid out what many across the country are calling an ambitious energy plan. A key element of the plan is to increase California’s renewable energy to 50% by 2030. The Bay Area’s ...read more
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Monday, January 26 2015
· Decisive Legislative Victory – With our supporters and allies, we successfully fought back the existential threat to Community Choice represented by AB2145, legislation that would have made it nearly impossible for new CCAs to form and would have strictly limited the ability of new communities to join existing agencies like MCE. · Lower Rates – MCE customers saved more ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 26 2015
North Bay Business Journal's Impact Marin Conference Including the 3rd Annual The State of the Marin County Business Climate Survey Register today at NorthBayBusinessJournal.com or call 707.521.5270
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Political
Thursday, January 22 2015
Bank of Marin Celebrates 25 Years in Business Novato based community bank with 20 offices has contributed $4 million to nonprofits NOVATO, CA - (January 21, 2015) – On Friday, January 23, 2015 Bank of Marin will celebrate 25 years in business. Founded in 1990 by William P. Murray, Jr. and a group of local Marin business leaders and based on principles of community banking and legendary ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Political
Saturday, January 17 2015
News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jean Zerrudo (415) 990- 5593 jzslider@aol.com Author Spotlight: “San Francisco’s Jewel City The Panama Pacific International Exhibition” with Laura A. Ackley SAN RAFAEL, California January 14, 2015 -- The Marin History Museum, as part of its Author Spotlight series, presents Laura A. Ackley, author of the new book “San ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, January 12 2015
PG&E will be ending its agreement with the City of San Rafael to allow on-site parking at the company’s 999 Third Street site. The company is ending this agreement to allow for the sale of the property and upcoming site remediation which is anticipated to begin in 2015. On-site users have been allowed a 30-day notice period and have been provided suggestions for alternative parking in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, January 09 2015
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Wednesday, January 07 2015
PG&E ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF 2015 BRIGHT MINDS ™ SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Application Deadline for PG&E Bright Minds ™ Awards Scholarships is February 9, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - As part of its ongoing dedication to education and powering California's future, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the launch of its fourth annual PG&E Bright Minds ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, January 06 2015
As a Senior Vice President and Business Center Manager of California Bank & Trust, Michael A. Kadel is responsible for overseeing the bank’s North Bay Business Center, which focuses on growth in the middle market business segment in San Francisco and the North Bay. His role includes supervising Relationship Managers and managing P&L for the center. Before joining California Bank ...read more
Categories: Community, Political, Chamber, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 05 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jean Zerrudo (415) 990-5593 Museum's Collections & Research Facility Offers Public Tour: January 10, 2015 SAN RAFAEL, California December 29, 2014 -- On Saturday January 10, the Marin History Museum will offer a tour of its Craemer Family Collections & Research facility in Novato, California, 45 Leveroni Court, from 10:00am - noon. Admission is $10 ...read more
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Monday, January 05 2015
Fenix Introduces Early Bird Dinner San Rafael, CA – Fenix has crafted an exclusive Early Bird Dinner option for their early evening guests. This twilight meal features a 3-course prix fixe dinner fashioned by the one and only Chef Glenn “Gator” Thompson. Starting on Friday, January 2 nd , it will be available for order between 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. every Tuesday through ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, January 05 2015
Friends of the Pacific Sun, I have great news! We're bringing the PacificSun into the digital era! To do this we have created a Kickstarter campaign to help raise the funds needed to bring the Pacific Sun into a format that makes more user sense. I am asking you to support our Kickstarter campaign and help make it a success! Much like throwing a great party - it will be important to tell ...read more
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Monday, January 05 2015
The Marin Employment Connection (MEC) is offering a no cost workshop for local employers on the latest wage and hour information and the following topics: Healthy Workplace, Healthy Families Act of 2014; Implementation of Paid Sick Leave Labor Commission Perspective on Implementation Issues around Living Wage Ordinances Domestic Workers Wage and Hour Laws, Stumbling Blocks, etc.
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Political
Thursday, December 18 2014
P R E S S R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2014 Essential Oxygen™ Moves to San Rafael Recently Essential Oxygen™ moved its headquarters to San Rafael. Production and fulfillment remain in Southern California, but may be moved to the North Bay in the coming year. As a green company, Essential Oxygen™ relocated to Marin in search of a business community that is in ...read more
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Monday, December 08 2014
PG&E President Shares Vision of Interconnected Energy Grid ‘Grid of ThingsTM’ Will Enable New Energy Future Washington—The electric grid of the future is the platform that enables continued gains for clean-energy technology and the nation’s economy as a whole, said Chris Johns, President of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), at an event today on Capitol Hill. ...read more
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Friday, December 05 2014
The beginning of the year is a time of renewed motivation and a fresh start, especially in business. It’s time to take stock of your company’s goals, direction, strategy, and resources. This is when we make plans and strategize change. Right? Well, the truth is that once January starts, so does the demand to get back to work. Unfortunately, our critical business planning process often ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, November 26 2014
•T he unemployment rate dropped to 5.8% in October, its lowest level since July 2008. A year ago, unemployment stood at 7.2%. • Payrolls expanded by 214,000 jobs in October, a 1.9% increase over October 2013. In the past twelve months, payrolls have grown by an average of 220,300 jobs per month. Over that span, April was the strongest month, with the net addition of 304,000 new jobs. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
Thursday, November 20 2014
On October 30, 2014 I had the opportunity to attend the Forecasting the Future event sponsored by the San Rafael Chamber. It was a meaningful and informative morning as we all had heard from leading local experts about the economic future of our community, region and state. Many thanks to the San Rafael Chamber! I had a wonderful opportunity at the event to discuss the importance of strong ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release