North Bay Biz Archives

Redemption Song


Human trafficking is on the rise. In recent years, news over arrests of individuals accused of trafficking people for sex or labor has become pervasive. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ most recent data from 2020,

Networking, Girlfriends-style


Karen Kilian has a passion for helping other women. The former owner of a clothing store in Corte Madera and now a group travel advisor for women over 50, she’s the founder of two networking groups, Marin

The Fire Within


You might say that Jennifer Gray Thompson, a Sonoma resident helping communities rebuild after life-changing wildfires and megafires, was destined for this line of work. But with her mission rooted in community disaster, she continues to suffer