Cathie Anderson

July 17, 2014 12:00 AM

Cathie Anderson: Frumoasa Salon owner teams with dad to open 2nd site in downtown Sacramento

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 he’s had a steep learning curve since opening Lou’s 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.

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Cathie Anderson connects you to local businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofits by gathering insights and strategies from business leaders of large companies as well as small startups. She's been preparing for this assignment for years, with positions that include assistant business editor at The Detroit News and The Dallas Morning News, and business editor and features editor at The Sacramento Bee. Contact her at or 916-321-1193. Twitter: @CathieA_SacBee.

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