• News for Chamber

    Friday, November 01, 2019
    Labor & Employment Law Alert-by Hanson Bridgett The fate of Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5) may be headed to the voters.  Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash have unveiled the Protect App-Based Drivers and Services Act, a $90 million ballot initiative targeting AB 5.  AB 5, signed by Governor Newsom on September 18, 2019, is broad legislation that has significant impacts for large numbers of California employers.  ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    Over twenty business leaders gathered on Friday, August 23rd at Peacock Gap as part of the Chamber's first annual CEO Roundtable breakfast. These Chamber Leaders Circle participants joined together to hear a presentation from one of California's noted economist, Dr. Jon Haveman on  "The Economics of Climate Change". There is increasing consensus that Climate Change is an issue in need of a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic , Community
    Friday, August 09, 2019
    The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce will celebrate women in business at the Seventh Annual “Women of Industry” Luncheon and Marketplace, on Friday, November 15, at Embassy Suites in San Rafael.  Since 2013, the Chamber has annually recognized a Marin Businesswoman who exemplifies extraordinary leadership in her industry. This year, the Chamber will honor Cynthia Murray, Executive Director of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    On Tuesday night, the Planning Commission unanimously supported the Northgate Walk project located at 1005-1010 Northgate Drive in San Rafael.  This project will transform an underutilized site that is zoned for multi-family by replacing an existing gas station and surface parking lot with a unique mix of 136 senior, affordable, and market-rate homes.  Several supporters spoke including Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    The San Rafael Chamber participated in a Housing Summit on June 27th at the Marin County Office of Education with over 30 other housing advocates in an effort to build a coalition and propel joint efforts for housing. Each organization alone is focused, and strong but together we could truly make a difference. The Housing Crisis Action Group (HCAG) and the Marin Environmental Housing ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic