Start-up Turns Commuters into Couriers

Jul 18, 2014

  From Craigslist, eBay and Amazon to Lyft, Uber and Air BnB, innovative applications of online communications have been streamlining customer services and upending long-established business models. A new start-up, launched by Cotati-based entrepreneur is now out to do the same for package delivery and courier services. Let’s hear from him.

This video, from the Shipbird website, explains their business model in greater visual detail.

New Library Chief on the Way

May 8, 2014
Martin County, Florida

The new Director of Sonoma County’s Libraries wants to improve  channels of communication with staff and patrons, while expanding the system’s digital services.

Librarians are virtually always avid readers themselves, and Lear is no exception. So we asked what he was currently reading.

Lear, 46, is also married to a librarian, and the couple has a young son.

National Recognition for Local Boys & Girls Clubs

May 6, 2014

  It was a very good week for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County at their organization’s national gathering last week, as they came home with some impressive recognition.