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News for General News Article

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. —In honor of National Safe Digging Month this April, PG&E encourages everyone planning excavation projects big and small to get a free safe-digging ticket using the new and convenient tool: 811express.com . Customers, excavators and contractors are urged to take just one minute and use the online service on desktop, mobile phone or tablet at least two days prior ...read more
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Friday, March 24, 2017
Jackie Jones is a jewelry designer who wholesales her work, handbags and accessories to retail stores. She also represents the Jackie Jones Collection at retail events, popup boutiques, charity functions and a showroom in Terra Linda. Jackie moved her business from the Peninsula to San Rafael in December 2015. Are you involved with a Chamber committee? I just joined the Chamber at the end of ...read more
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California businesses and residents affected by severe storms and flooding that occurred Feb. 1-25, 2017, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from Gov. Edmund G. Brown, ...read more
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Partnership creates symbiotic relationship that helps COM students and the environment KENTFIELD, CA—March 14 , 2017— College of Marin (COM) is one of ExtraFood’s new partners in addressing food insecurity and reducing food waste in Marin County. Although many wouldn’t think that in this affluent county there would be an issue of people going hungry, but the reality is ...read more
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Thursday, March 02, 2017
Sen. Mike McGuire announced this week that Cecilia Zamora, executive director of Latino Council of Marin, has been named Marin County “Woman of the Year.” The award is in recognition of Women’s History Month, honoring women for their commitment to advancing their communities. McGuire, D-Healdsburg, selected one woman from each of the seven counties in the 2nd Senate District. ...read more
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
KENTFIELD, CA—February 28, 2017— Tomorrow a new California law goes into effect requiring that all single-occupancy restrooms be designated as gender neutral. The law requires that businesses and governments post signs on all single-occupancy restrooms designating them as non-gender specific by March 1, 2017. Introduced by democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting of San Francisco, the ...read more
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Sunday, February 26, 2017
Lisa Safran is president of Improv Consultants , a San Rafael firm that helps executives and teams develop communication, leadership and collaborative skills. The company’s programs apply the principles of improvisation to support engaging and experiential learning. “I help clients identify their strengths and pain points,” says Lisa, “then create custom trainings based ...read more
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The San Rafael Police Department's surveillance camera registry allows residents and business owners to voluntarily register their surveillance cameras with the police department. Police will not have access to the camera systems, but will be aware that a camera exists when investigating a crime in or around their neighborhood. If a crime occurs in the vicinity of a registered surveillance ...read more
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Monday, February 13, 2017
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017
(San Rafael, CA)— Boys & Girls Clubs of Marin and Petaluma (BGCMP) is pleased to announce the hiring of Alana Capozzi as Director of Development and Communications. Alana is a nonprofit fundraiser and administrator with many years of experience in the North Bay sector. "We are extremely excited to welcome Alana to the Boys & Girls Clubs," said BGCMP President & CEO ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
SAN RAFAEL, CA (December 22, 2016) – Mark Fishkin, Founder of the internationally known Mill Valley Film Festival and Executive Director/Founder of the California Film Institute (CFI), announced today that the inaugural DOCLANDS Documentary Film Festival, will be held Wednesday, May 10 – Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Marin County, California. DOCLANDS programming team also announced the ...read more
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Monday, January 23, 2017
At Environmental Forum of Marin, we want you to step up and get smarter! Our Lecture Series for 2017 is designed to help you do that, with experts in many fields offering a closer look at today’s pressing environmental issues. Join us to learn, discuss, and look at the steps each of us can take to help preserve our environmental goals, and support our collective efforts. You’ll find a ...read more
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Sunday, January 08, 2017
Helping people live longer, healthier lives is its own reward. Still, a little recognition is nice. In 2016, many organizations recognized Kaiser Permanente for providing high-quality, affordable health care. We wanted to share this list with you in celebration of our commitment to improving the health of our communities -- this year and beyond. • Medicare 5-star rating for health plan ...read more
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Sunday, January 08, 2017
Working Solutions has been a proud San Rafael Chamber member since 2012. The nonprofit micro lender has partnered with the Marin Economic forum to create the Marin Loan Fund. This was designed to provide capital in the form of small business loans to entrepreneurs who are not eligible for bank loans. Together, they have created a fund with over $350,000 in lending capital that has been used to ...read more
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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.
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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
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Friday, November 20, 2015
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
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Friday, November 13, 2015
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Thursday, November 12, 2015
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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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Friday, November 06, 2015
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Thursday, November 05, 2015
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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
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Friday, October 02, 2015
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