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Finalists Announced in "Calling All Dreamers" Competition

Finalists Announced in "Calling All Dreamers" Competition

The competition to open a new storefront in downtown Sacramento is heating up. The Downtown Sacramento Foundation (DSF) announced the five finalists in the fourth annual Calling All Dreamers business competition. The public is encouraged to weigh in on which business they want to see downtown by voting online for their favorite concept at www.callingalldreamers.org, until 5 p.m., May 31.

The aspiring business owners vying to win a start-up incentive package valued at approximately $110,000 are The Dog Society, Gaucho Garcia, Milk and Sugar, Oblivion Comics & Coffee and Studio Fig.

THE DOG SOCIETY

Owner: Amber Dunahoo

NRC Manufacturing Said to Be Opening Facility in Elk Grove

NRC Manufacturing Said to Be Opening Facility in Elk Grove

According to report filed this morning by Sacramento Business Journal, the City of Elk Grove expects Fremont, Calif.-based NRC Manufacturing to open a facility in the city that could employ up to 2,500 workers.
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Civic-Minded Entrepreneur Aims to Tap Growing Market in Elk Grove

Civic-Minded Entrepreneur Aims to Tap Growing Market in Elk Grove

Father, husband and civic-minded are a few terms that can describe Josh Hughes. Another term that combines all those is an enterprising small business owner who hopes to open shop in Elk Grove. 

Hughes, the owner of Emerald Tattoo and Piercing in Lodi and Modesto, hopes to open shop in Elk Grove by this Spring. Hughes has taken a lease out at 9410 Elk Grove-Florin Road and is currently working through the City of Elk Grove's planning process to open what would be the city's first tattoo parlor. 

A tattoo artist for 15 years, Hughes opened his first shop in Lodi nine years ago and followed it up with his Modesto location. At the time, his shop was one of two in Lodi and quickly established a loyal and diverse customer base.       ... Read More

Wedding Pro Annual Gala "Down the Rabbit Hole: We're All Mad Here"

Wedding Pro Annual Gala "Down the Rabbit Hole: We're All Mad Here"

“You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret, all the best people are.”    -The Mad Hatter

This is the Wedding Industry event of the year! It's a Gala, a Recognition Dinner, Awards Dinner and a night on the town, all rolled into one evening.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in Sacramento.

Employers confident about hiring, study finds

Employers confident about hiring, study finds

American employers are feeling confident and it’s reflected in their hiring plans for the new year.

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Small Business Administration to hold health care webinar

Small Business Administration to hold health care webinar

The U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a webinar Tuesday to discuss the impacts of the health care law on small businesses. The focus will be on the key federal and state provisions impacting small businesses... Read More