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Ideas are sticking in downtown Roseville’s Glue Factory

Feb 3, 2016

Starting a new business? How’s free office space and mentorship from some of the region’s most successful business leaders sound? That’s just what new startup The Glue Factory is offering. But there’s a catch: you’ve got to pay it forward. Located in downtown Roseville, The Glue Factory is an innovative small business/nonprofit collaboration that...

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Winter storms get South Yuba River roaring back to life (video)

Winter storms get South Yuba River roaring back to life (video)

This weekend’s winter storms got the South Yuba River roaring back to life. A warm, wet storm, which forecasters described as an “atmospheric river,” drenched the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra. Snow fell at higher elevations — near 8,000 feet. The rushing South Yuba River, visible in both Nevada County, CA, and Placer County,...

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In-N-Out Burger coming to Lincoln

In-N-Out Burger coming to Lincoln

The Lincoln Planning Commission this week approved a permit that will clear the way for an In-N-Out Burger restaurant in the Lincoln Crossing Marketplace at the corner of Groveland Lane and Ferrari Ranch Road. In-N-Out is building a new location at a site at 850 Groveland Lane that was a Mimi’s Cafe until it...

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Food Trends: What’s hot for 2016

Food Trends: What’s hot for 2016

LOCAL SOURCING OF PRODUCE, meat and seafood are among the top restaurant trends for 2016, according to the National Restaurant Association’s annual culinary forecast. The survey, focusing on the responses of nearly 1,600 chefs, also identified continued interest in environmental sustainability as a trend. Locally sourced meat and seafood rank at the top of the...

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What’s new in Placer County and Nevada County CA in Winter 2016

What’s new in Placer County and Nevada County CA in Winter 2016

Lake Tahoe Jan. 8, Feb. 5, March 4: Friday Night Tubing Tube under the lights this winter at Tahoe Donner Snowplay until 6:30 p.m. TahoeDonner.com March 3-13: North Lake Tahoe SnowFest North Lake Tahoe celebrates its long winter season with SnowFest, a 10-day event TahoeSnowFestival.com April 1-3: WinterWonderGrass Festival Music, brews and mountains is the theme for the WinterWonderGrass Tahoe...

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Craft cocktail boom spreads to Foothills and Tahoe-Truckee

Craft cocktail boom spreads to Foothills and Tahoe-Truckee

THE NEW-YORK BASED TELEVISION SHOW Sex and the City helped put craft cocktails on the map in the ’90s when Sarah Jessica Parker’s character, Carrie Bradshaw, regularly ordered “Cosmos” with her girlfriends. “The idea that it’s not a date without cocktails was created by Sex and the City,” as Dale DeGroff, America’s foremost mixologist and...

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Craft cocktails in Grass Valley, Auburn and Truckee

Craft cocktails in Grass Valley, Auburn and Truckee

Here are some of our favorite spots for martinis and craft cocktails in Grass Valley, Auburn and Truckee: KANE’S The martini menu with 16 choices. “The Perfect Ten Martini” is Tangueray #10 gin and dry vermouth, shaken and garnished with three olives. “Classic Cosmo-tini” is made with Ketel One Vodka, all-natural triple sec, cran- berry juice...

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Boutique Hotel in Auburn

The developer-operator behind the Gold Miners Inn/Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Grass Valley is proposing to build an 80-room boutique hotel, conference center and parking garage for about 120 cars in Old Town Auburn. It is at 150 Folsom Rd. “Auburn could benefit from an additional hotel property for special events, as well...

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Fine wine: A new offering at Tess’ Kitchen Store

Fine wine: A new offering at Tess’ Kitchen Store

TESS’ KITCHEN STORE IN HISTORIC Grass Valley has launched a wine program that includes retail sales, classes and two wine clubs. In April, Tess’ also expects to begin selling bottles of craft beer. It is a milestone for Tess’ and represents a growing trend, the morphing of food, wine, and kitchenware into one shopping experience....

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Loomis Basin Brewing plans brew & BBQ pub in downtown Loomis

Loomis Basin Brewing plans brew & BBQ pub in downtown Loomis

IN THE NEW YEAR, the Loomis Basin Brewing Co. is expanding to include a pub (craft beer, barbecue and growlers “to go”) at 3640 Taylor Rd. in downtown Loomis, next to Taylor’s burgers, our magazine has learned. It comes during a revitalization in downtown Loomis, which will include new streetscapes. Loomis Basin Brewing will continue...

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