Napa Forest Fire Prevention Plan Receives $ 6 Million Grant; NorthBay Medical Group Acquires Hills Physicians; Rialto Theaters Require Vaccinations
The Napa Communities Firewise Foundation secured a $ 5.85 million grant from Cal Fire to undertake 20 fuel reduction projects. The work will be carried out in the footprints of the Atlas, Nuns and Tubbs fires of 2017 and the Hennessey (LNU Lightning Complex) and Glass fires of 2020.
In addition, the grant will contribute to a defensible space cost-sharing program that will be tested in the Calistoga and St. Helena regions. At least 300 residents will receive financial support to improve their defensible spaces.
The money will also help buy a bulldozer-masticator to be run by Pacific Union College and Cal Fire to cut down on fuels.
Napa Firewise and Napa County unveiled a five-year, $ 42 million plan in April to cut fuels. Napa County has agreed to pay $ 6.4 million for the first year.
Hill Physicians Medical Group, with more than 4,000 primary care physicians and specialists, joined forces in October NorthBay Medical Group suppliers.
Addition of NorthBay Providers Doubles Hill Physicians’ Presence in Solano County Area
The group said patients who enroll in the Hill Physicians Medical Group this fall will soon have access to doctors at NorthBay.
NorthBay Medical Group includes 120 primary and specialty care providers, and over 100 hospital providers.
Rialto Sevastopol Cinemas announced that it will require proof of vaccination for everyone who enters the movie theater, including customers, guests, salespeople, and employees ages 12 and older.
Customers who arrive at the theater without proof of vaccination or a letter AND a negative Covid-19 test will be refused entry, the company said. Refunds can be issued for those who have purchased tickets in advance.
Rialto Theaters continue to require that face coverings be worn at all times inside Rialto Theaters, unless actively eating or drinking.
The advice of Redwood Trust Inc. (NYSE: RWT) declared a common stock dividend of 21 cents per share for the third quarter, up 17% from 18 cents per share for the second quarter.
This is the 89th consecutive quarterly dividend for the Mill Valley-based real estate finance company. The third quarter 2021 dividend is payable on September 30 to shareholders of record on September 23, the financial group said.
Radiant Canna in Santa Rosa announced that it had obtained the exclusive rights to select Marley Natural cannabis products in California. Radiant’s agreement with Docklight Brands Inc. marks Marley Natural’s return to the California market and allows Radiant to produce and distribute Marley Natural cannabis flowers, concentrates and edibles.
Radiant Canna and its logistics branch, Radiant distro, provides manufacturing, distribution and technology to more than a dozen multiple award-winning brands. Radiant Distro operates distribution centers in northern and southern California, including Santa Rosa, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Docklight Brands is based in Seattle.
The California Legislature passed SB 389, a bill to extend take-out cocktails until December 31, 2026. The bill now directs Gov. Gavin Newsom for signature.
Said Adam Smith, vice president of U.S. government relations at the U.S. Distilled Spirits Council, “Take-out cocktails have already proven to be a critical part of their survival during COVID-19 and will provide stability. increased as they work to get back on their feet. Extending on-the-go cocktails for five years will provide an essential lifeline for California bars, restaurants and distilleries.
The DTC Wine Symposium announced its first main presentation for the National Wine Industry Summit on Direct-to-Consumer Sales and Marketing, scheduled for January 19-20, 2022.
Jeff Butler, author and workplace strategist who helps organizations create workplaces where employees thrive, will present on the topic “Building an Effective Multigenerational Workforce,” the group said. Bulter is the author of two books and CEO of JButler International.
Marin Bank announced the winners of its 28th annual Spirit of Marin Awards, nominated by Marin County Chambers of Commerce.
The Novato-based bank said the winners will be honored at a lunch on September 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Marin Center Fairgrounds. Author, journalist and native of Marin County Jason Rezaianas will be the guest speaker.
Here are the nominees and winners for this year:
Corte Madera Chamber of Commerce: Max Korten, Marin County
Fairfax Chamber of Commerce: Maya Butterfield, Coconut Moon
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of the Sailor: Karen Carrera, Villegas Carrera, Inc.
Larkspur Chamber of Commerce: MarinHealth, “In honor of doctors, nurses, medical and essential workers”
Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce, Small Business: Mill Valley Market