After 48 years of operation, Assistance League of Sacramento acquires a building at 2751 Fulton that it will call home.
IT consultant Rafael Estrada finds government contract work revving up post-recession; Sacramento entrepreneurs find a virtual footing for their creative projects
Increasingly, Sacramento-area entrepreneurs are gaining backers or subscribers in the virtual world by putting their ideas on online funding platforms and video-sharing sites. Take a look at three that caught this columnist’s attention.
The fast-growing MDSTAT Urgent Care, based in El Dorado Hills, snaps up The Doctors Center in Fair Oaks.
The board of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced Friday that Cathy Rodriguez has been named president and chief executive officer of the organization.
SportFishingReport.com founder Chad Woods estimated that traffic to his website has increased 20 percent this year, and he’ll explain why Wednesday at a Facebook seminar for small business owners.
Because of Miyamoto International’s success in Haiti, the government of Liberia invites the company’s CEO, Kit Miyamoto, to look at how residents there can be trained to build safe, affordable housing.
Sacramento’s Genevieve Ross saw chronic illnesses such as eczema and nasal congestion vanish as she adhered to the Paleo Diet, so she decided to make it easy for others to do the same.
When she opened an independent bookstore in 2012, Tina Ferguson, owner of Face In A Book in El Dorado Hills, wrote that she was called everything from courageous to crazy. It’s time to add canny to the list of ‘c’ words.
Rocklin’s Parallax earns $7 million a year in a business that gets roughly half its revenue from education, a bit of irony that isn’t lost on founder Chip Gracey, who was a struggling student at Mira Loma High School.
Pastry chef Ramon Perez started selling his Puur Chocolat confections at Taylor's Market last week, and he's already seeing a pay-off from it.
The number of specialty bicycle retailers continues to decline, so the owners of Roseville Cyclery were tickled pink to tell me that not only had they survived their first year in business but had doubled their gross revenue.
Access Sacramento will begin transmitting radio signal for its new low-power, 100-watt FM station by end of September. Listeners will be able to find the programming at 96.5 KUBU-LP.
At the Coeur d’Alene Art Auction, John Ascuaga will sell off the 18-karat Golden Rooster sculpture that once perched at his namesake Nugget in Sparks.
The Chevys Fresh Mex on Sacramento’s Howe Avenue closes after 15 years of business.
Comstock’s managing editor Christine Calvin succeeds Douglas Curley as editor of the regional business magazine.
After watching novice hairstylists try but fail to build their clientele, Frumoasa Salon owner Diana Ciocan began to think that she needed to be more of a mentor than a landlord. That was the genesis of Frumoasa 2....Sushi chef Lou Valente has the chops to please seasoned diners such as Bee dining critic Blair Robertson. Even so, Valente says hes had a steep learning curve since opening Lous Sushi on Oct. 1....Bee reader Randy Hiuga was driving by 3129 Arden Way when he noticed that the Marie Callender had gone out of business. The restaurant closed June 22, after 46 years in business.
Ana Manzano launched an indiegogo.com campaign to help get her children’s clothing boutique off the ground in Old Sacramento, but she’s not putting all her apples in that cart.
The founders of Bumbums & Baubles, Amanda Kludt and Caitlin Zapf, are all hush-hush about whether Sacramento will see them on the upcoming season of ABCs Shark Tank.
Restaurateur Sami Ladeki waited seven years to expand his chain of Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza eateries to the Sacramento region.
Another holiday season found Lodi businessman Robert Beadles struggling to assemble his staff to sign the company greeting cards. The MemoryTag is his best shot at ending that frustrating annual ritual.
Ethan Conrad owns roughly 100 commercial properties, but most of his 100 employees work in construction.
Taylor’s Kitchen and The Chef’s Table earn spots on Open Table’s list of the Top 100 Best Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America.
Want to help shape the Sacramento region’s civic identity? Cast your final vote in the Brandathon contest by Monday.
The acquisitive Gallina accountancy in Roseville just announced the purchase of a Southern California firm, and managing partner Larry Taylor said he and his partners are not done shopping.