PODCAST EPISODE: Father and daughter Jim Mayfield and Hannah de Bie of Sub Sea Systems discuss marine tourism, VR integration, Saudi Arabia’s entertainment megaproject Qiddiya, the importance of ocean exploration and working with family.
The solution to one of the wine industry’s most costly and threatening problems may be coming soon from Lodi — and it will trot out on four feet, tails a-wagging, with noses keener than even advanced scientific equipment.
For an old electric vehicle battery, retirement doesn’t mean the end of the road. This fact was the catalyst for RePurpose Energy, a Fairfield-based startup that converts retired EV batteries into renewable energy storage systems.
The Mayfield siblings grew up in the charmed nautical world of their father’s imagination. At the Sub Sea Systems workshop in Diamond Springs, power tools whir as two generations work side by side to build custom submersibles that resemble something out of a Jules Verne novel.
The show producer opens his laptop, and with a touch of the keyboard the magic begins. Music swells, and a spectacular vision of multicolor sparkling flowers explodes in the night sky, along with golden starbursts and shiny cascading waterfalls.
In his lifetime of entrepreneurship, Don Whitaker has managed to mostly avoid competitors. “You try to find a niche where you have no competition,” Whitaker says of his approach to business. He found his niche market with Ceronix, which he started in 1984 out of his Auburn home.
“Founded in Stockton in 1979, LDA Partners, Inc. has now opened a second office in Sacramento as part of their strategic growth. This full-service architecture, construction administration and land planning firm serves both the public and private sectors, with projects throughout California and Hawaii.
The Johnson Group (TJG), a national architecture and engineering talent acquisition firm, plays a critical role in the AEC industry, helping firms avoid turning away projects and reducing workload stress on principals and their teams.
Focus: Pulmonary, Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, COPD/ Pneumonia Transitional Care, and Travel Medicine.
Advancements in heart care tools and technology have made surgery less invasive, reducing pain, hospital stays and overall recovery time. These innovations have not only improved patient outcomes, but have also led to greater recognition of hospitals in the region as high-quality heart care centers.