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    Monday, June 21, 2021
    Scott is a 24-year veteran in the hospitality industry with prior experience with Wyndham, Accor, Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt. Scott began his career in South Florida in Catering sales and moved to the bay Area in 2002, moving to Group Sales and leading teams as both Associate Director and Director of Sales, and most recently Director of Group Sales with Hyatt. Scott will be joining the sales team ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, June 21, 2021
    https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/1344/File/AssetCare-ConnectedBuildingsBayREN-Overview.pdf Upgrading the way you manage your building’s energy footprint is the simplest way to reduce your costs and drive on-going savings
    Categories: Green
    Friday, June 18, 2021
    Key PointsFully vaccinated employees no longer need to wear face coverings indoors or outdoors.The revised ETS removes all social distancing requirements.Employers must provide respirators to employees who are not fully vaccinated "upon request."Governor has issued an executive order which makes the revised ETS enforceable immediately upon submission to the Office of Administrative Law. Employers ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic , Advocacy, Community
    Friday, June 18, 2021
    New Increasing COVID-19 Vaccinations Employer Toolkit Available Our new Increasing COVID-19 Vaccinations Employer Toolkit is designed to provide ideas and resources for helping your employees get vaccinated. The toolkit covers: Ways to increase COVID-19 vaccinations among your employeesHow to build confidence in the safety and effectiveness of the vaccineVaccine information from Kaiser ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic , Community
    Wednesday, June 16, 2021
    MCE wanted to pass along this news release from the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) highlighting the need for energy conservation and the possibility of a Flex Alert being triggered for this Wednesday and Thursday, June 16th-17th.    Please be advised, starting Wednesday, June 16 through Thursday June 17 between 4pm-9pm the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Chamber
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    America's Drive-In thanked public school teachers by donating $1.5 million to requests for learning supplies across the country   OKLAHOMA CITY (June 14, 2021) – To honor the creative efforts teachers have made to maneuver their ever-shifting learning environments and keep students engaged this past year, SONIC® Drive-In donated $1.5 million to teacher requests on national education nonprofit ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, June 09, 2021
        NEW APARTMENTS ANNOUNCE GRAND OPENING   June 9th, 2021 Press Release For immediate publication   An alluring change to downtown San Rafael on the corner of Second and B Street.  Long time Marin Developers, Monahan-Parker Inc and CSI Construction announce the completion of Second and B Street Apartments.   Now open for residents, this chic 41-unit new apartment building is grabbing ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, June 04, 2021
    After a day-long meeting that included hours of public testimony and internal deliberations, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board ultimately adopted a new set of regulations that will require most indoor workers, including those who have been vaccinated, to wear face masks at work if any other worker onsite is unvaccinated. The rules are out of step with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Economic
    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    EEOC Issues May 28 Updated FAQs For Employer COVID-19 Vaccination Programs     Previously, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued Guidance permitting employers to implement COVID-19 vaccine mandates, subject to certain exemptions. The new Guidance reiterates the medical/disability condition and sincerely held religious belief exemptions that the EEOC recognizes for other ...read more
    Categories: Economic , Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, June 01, 2021
    With its improving COVID-19 figures, Marin County is graduating from orange Tier 3 status to yellow Tier 4, which means more reopening of the economy and another step toward pre-pandemic normalcy.   The Marin County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was notified June 1 that the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is moving the county from “moderate risk” to a more open ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Monday, May 31, 2021
    In the summer of 2021, Kaiser Permanente is opening a new San Rafael location. We are excited to provide our patients, their families, physicians, staff, and community high-quality, exceptional care experiences with more space, expanded service, convenience, and new diagnostic technology. Located at 1650 Los Gamos Drive in San Rafael, just off Lucas Valley near US 101 and our new neighbors—the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, May 27, 2021
    The Chamber leadership voted to oppose a proposed moratorium on any new water hook-ups being considered by MMWD. We have expressed our deep reservations regarding MMWD’s proposal for a moratorium on new water service connections during the current drought.  At first glance, this move might seem relatively sensible in that the drought is real, and serious and we should all be working together as a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Advocacy, Community
    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    Your YWCA in Marin understands the challenges older adults face when rejoining the workforce or jump-starting a new career. It can be daunting, especially considering how fast technology changes. That’s why we’re launching three new free work programs to help get you back into the job market with the confidence, skills, guidance, and support you need to be successful. Building on the momentum of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic
    Monday, March 29, 2021
    The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted at their regularly scheduled Board meeting on March 25th, to endorse the preliminary plans for the Northgate Center development. The plan consists of a complete makeover for the retail space with the addition of a much-needed 1345 housing units after phase two is completed. This dynamic plan would also introduce new community spaces and ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Economic , Press Release