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  1. Petaluma joins Sonoma Clean PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Business Journal

    The Petaluma City Council on Monday voted unanimously to join Sonoma Clean Power, following Rohnert Park's move to join the electric agency in November. Petaluma, which has about 33,000 electric customers, will be added to Sonoma Clean Power's program in summer 2015 along with Rohnert Park and Cloverdale.

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  2. Cities finding new ways on wastewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Business Journal

    Concentrated wastewater delivered to Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant in Santa Rosa would allow for more power produced from biogas, via the 2012 system shown here. As the water treatment plant serving the Santa Rosa area gears up to start receiving high-strength liquid waste from wine, beer and other producers next year, the Petaluma City Council last week approved a plan to ease the steep upfront wastewater-treatment bill for new and expanding businesses.

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  3. People: Week of Dec 8, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Business Journal

    The North Bay Business Journal is looking for news of promotions, new hires and awards for possible publication in the People section. Send your press releases to the North Bay Business Journal, Attn: Business Register, 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401; fax 707-521-5292; or e-mail people@busjrnl.com .

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  4. Kenwood Investments buys Cornerstone Gardens in SonomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Business Journal

    Kenwood Investments reported this week that it will acquire Cornerstone Gardens and Wagner Road vineyards, which include walk-through gardens, stores and tasting rooms in Sonoma. The investment company will use its newly formed subsidiary, Kenwood Cornerstone, LLC, to acquire and operate Cornerstone Gardens.

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  5. Questions for Debbie Meekins, CEO and president, First Community BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Business Journal

    First Community Bank, founded in 2005, does commercial real estate, construction and business lending, especially Small Business Administration loans. In addition, the bank offers deposit products, cash management services and automated-clearing-house check processing.

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  6. Kombucha maker, bakery plan big Petaluma expansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Business Journal

    Rising sales for a Windsor-based Revive Brands, maker of probiotic kombucha beverages, and for Rustic Bakery of Marin County have convinced each to expand to fill a 50,000-square-foot vacant production bakery in Petaluma in the first half of next year. They are the latest of a string of expansions by food and beverage companies to and in Sonoma County's second-largest city, an industry cluster that alone was recently figured to have a $1.3 billion impact on the local economy.

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  7. Nonprofit Leadership Awards 2014: Margaret Farman, United Cerebral Palsy of the North BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Business Journal

    The Business Journal presented 12 Nonprofit Leadership Awards to 12 individuals on Oct. 30. On Nov. 3, four of the recipients were profiled. Today, we present additional recipients.

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  8. Journal names 25 top projects in the North BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Business Journal

    The North Bay Business Journal on Wednesday announced 25 winners of its ninth annual Top Real Estate Projects in the North Bay awards. With the simple criteria that they be projects available for occupancy or use in 2014, nominations were solicited from architects, contractors, commercial real estate and other professionals from around the North Bay.

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  9. Clover top exec elected Truett-Hurst directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Business Journal

    Shareholders of wine company Truett-Hurst, Inc. , on Nov. 20 elected Marcus Benedetti, president and CEO of dairy products maker Clover Stornetta Farms of Petaluma, as an independent member of the board of directors. "Marcus is a proven business leader and brings a wealth of consumer product experience and relationships with large retailers," said Phil Hurst, president and CEO of Truett-Hurst, in a statement.

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  10. Industrial projects follow Sonoma County retail activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Business Journal

    Pockets of vacant retail and industrial space persist in Sonoma County, but overall it's getting more difficult for businesses to find desirable places to sell and store their products. Lack of new construction has been prompting a number of new retail projects in the past few years and soon a significant supply of industrial space.

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  11. North Bay brokers outline trends in 2015 health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Business Journal

    Offering insights in the following discussion are David Hodges, vice president, Vantreo Insurance Brokerage; Bud Martin, national practice leader for individual health and Medicare insurance and Jennifer Lunski, director of compliance, both of Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc. in Petaluma; Victor McKnight, principal of EPIC Insurance Brokers; Michael D. Parr, a Santa Rosa-based employee benefits consultant for Northwest Insurance Agency Inc., a division of George Petersen Insurance Agency; Jim Settles, senior vice president and employee benefits practice leader for Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. in Novato; and Jordan Shields, president of Arrow Benefits Group in Petaluma.

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  12. Doctors to sell offices around MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Business Journal

    The Sotoyome medical office buildings for sale are being marketed as a redevelopment opportunity because of the proximity to St. Joseph Health's Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. A group of physicians formerly connected to Redwood Regional Medical Group, which merged with St. Joseph Health earlier this year, are selling 61,500 square feet of medical office buildings, mostly next to the care provider's Memorial Hospital.

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  13. Leaders in commercial real estate developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Business Journal

    This spotlight on major commercial developers is comprised of companies and their leadership that have undertaken major projects under construction in the North Bay. North Bay projects: American AgCredit headquarters - 120,000-square-foot office complex in Airport Business Center.

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  14. Petaluma industrial buildings plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Business Journal

    As the options for businesses seeking large amounts of Petaluma warehouse space have dwindled with business expansion and lack of new such space, San Francisco-based investor for construction trade union pension funds made its second major investment in North Bay commercial property and plans to rapidly fill that need. Northern California Value Add/Development Fund on Oct. 24 purchased 20.4 acres on Cader Lane off Lakeville Highway in the industrial area at the city's southern entrance.

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  15. Operation H2O: Fracking yields tainted water that could be reusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Business Journal

    A scientist, perennially questioning, John Webley has the classic entrepreneur's urge to create new ventures, take risks and explore virgin scientific terrain. After more than two decades of ferreting out telecommunication mysteries in a climate of exploding broadband, Mr. Webley had enough of telecom technology.

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  16. M.A. Silva builds 70,000sf bottle, lab facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Business Journal

    M.A. Silva, a top global maker of cork, glass and packaging, broke ground on a 70,000-square-foot new manufacturing facility across from its existing north Santa Rosa facility. The $7.5 million project is located in Westwind Business Park, next to Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport.

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  17. Ron Carli, formerly of AgCredit, joins First Community Bank boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Business Journal

    First Community Bank on Thursday reported that agriculture-industry veteran Ron Carli has joined its 10-member board of directors. "We are excited to have Ron join our board," said President and CEO Debbie Meekins in a statement.

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  18. Sheriff search seems to counter Petaluma duck farm abuse claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Business Journal

    An initial Sonoma County Sheriff's Department investigation Wednesday seems to have found that claims of animal cruelty at a duck farm west of Petaluma appear to be unfounded, according to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat . The sheriff's office on Thursday clarified that the operation searched Wednesday was Reichert Duck Farm at 3770 Middle Two Rock Rd. and not Sonoma County Poultry, a Penngrove-based producer of the Liberty Ducks brand sold in local stores.

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  19. Sonoma Clean Power plugs in big geothermal, solar dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Business Journal

    The first contract is for 10 years of geothermal power from Calpine's Geysers facilities in northeastern Sonoma County. The deal provides steadily rising volumes reaching 50 megawatts in 2018.

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  20. Broker SSM Group renamed Arrow BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Business Journal

    With over 30 years of industry experience, HR advocates and Partners Jordan Shields and Keith McNeil are enhancing their employee benefits insurance brokerage, previously known as the SSM Group, into a full-service HR/benefits firm now called the Arrow Benefits Group. The name change for the third largest benefits company in the North Bay is indicative of how the firm and its 40 employees help their 900 clients set goals, by targeting a future direction that takes employees' needs into consideration.

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