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Machen MacDonald: Vacation time management (1)

March 23, 2015 — 

Have you ever noticed how much you get done during the couple days leading up to a vacation? For those of you thinking you haven’t taken a vacation in years …

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Listing for local businesses (2)

March 23, 2015 — 

Return to Work? Yes or No — Sacramento HR Association – 8-10 a.m. Tuesday – 2860 Gateway Oaks Dr., Bldg B, Ste. 100, Sacramento – www.sahra.org Branding & Marketing — …

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Meet your merchant: Weiss Landscaping, BP Landscape join forces (3)

March 23, 2015 — 

The friendship between Brian Coalson and Adam Weiss goes way, way back. In fact, their parents even planned to have kids at the same time so the two Nevada County …

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Allen Ostrofe: Does this sound like “Elder Abuse”? (4)

March 20, 2015 — 

Two clients from Richmond, Virginia called this week. Let’s call them Bill and Carol. They are in their upper 80s and have had significant health challenges. Until now, they have …

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Time bank ‘Hour Nevada County’ turns skills into currency (5)

March 17, 2015 — 

Nevada County residents looking for a ride to an appointment or help in the garden can now put down their wallets and pay for the services they need with a …

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(VIDEO) Grass Valley business creates custom vault furniture for safe storage (6)

March 16, 2015 — 

After 35 years of construction in Los Angeles, Breck Folliott moved to Nevada County last year and embarked on a new career, putting his woodworking talent to work for himself …

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Behl and Getz: Fix a dropped Internet connection (7)

March 16, 2015 — 

I seem to often lose my internet connection. I don’t know if it is my wireless connection, the internet provider or my computer. What is the best way to get …

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Thrive on the bright side (8)

March 16, 2015 — 

Successful people — who thrive both in life and work — have developed the habit of looking on the bright side. Not to say they don’t experience challenges like anyone …

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Business Listings: March 16-20, 2015 (9)

March 16, 2015 — 

Creating Your Roadmap for Business Success — Truckee Chamber of Commerce - 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday – Truckee Tahoe Airport, Truckee – www.truckeechamber.com Bookkeeping for Small Businesses — Nevada …

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Networked Insurance Agents promotes 2 to vice president (10)

March 11, 2015 — 

Networked Insurance Agents announced the promotion of Michael Carrington to Vice President of Service and Tam Duong to Vice President of Commercial Lines Account Management.Carrington leads a team of 30 …

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Sierra College and Hacker Lab present ‘How to Crowdfund Your Next Product’ (11)

March 11, 2015 — 

In an interactive panel discussion, Brook Drumm, Printrbot; Dani Loebs, Kovars; and Josh Klint, Leadwerks, will help innovators prepare to launch their ideas with crowdfunding at “How to Crowdfund Your …

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151 Union Square: Your taste buds’ best friend (12)

March 9, 2015 — 

Dana Milner first met Michelle in the early ’90s while working as a sous chef at a Black Angus Steakhouse in Sacramento. She was a hostess at the same restaurant …

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Machen MacDonald: 3 magic actions to happiness (13)

March 9, 2015 — 

What is the one area of your life you are looking to affect more profoundly? Is it in the area of health, wealth or relationships?I find that, professionally or personally, …

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Marc Cuniberti: Big beer hopping on the bandwagon (14)

March 9, 2015 — 

Big beer is faltering. For as long as I can remember, the large beer brewers have dominated the suds markets.Beer drinkers in mass flocked to the Budweisers’ and Coors’ of …

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After counterfeit gold arrest, Nevada County residents hurry to verify gold, silver (15)

March 9, 2015 — 

There’s been an uptick in customers visiting local gold and silver dealers over the past week or so — but they’re not looking to buy or sell. The arrest last …

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Business Listings: March 9, 2015 (16)

March 9, 2015 — 

Creating a Sales Process That Works — California Capital WBC, 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Conference Call,www.cacapital.org Managing Employee Misconduct Related to Disabilities or Leaves — Sacramento HR Association, 8 …

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Event aims to bank on unique settings for weddings, tourism dollars (17)

March 5, 2015 — 

The Miners Foundry Cultural Center and Gold Dust Collective will present “One Fine Day: The Nevada City Wedding Event of 2015,” Sunday at the Miners Foundry in downtown Nevada City.Inspired …

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Local Banker promoted to Vice President of Operations at River Valley Community Bank (18)

March 5, 2015 — 

River Valley Community Bank (OTC Markets: RVVY) recently announced the promotion of Amanda Connell to Vice President of Operations.Connell joined River Valley Community Bank in May of 2013 as AVP …

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Live Wire back in business in Nevada County (19)

March 4, 2015 — 

The owners of Live Wire, a supplier of agricultural fencing products, have brought their business back to Nevada County. The business, which began in Rough and Ready in 1976, had …

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Nevada City business owners looking to Kickstart local creamery (20)

March 2, 2015 — 

The owners of a new urban creamery are asking for the community’s support to open their business in downtown Nevada City. Barbara Jenness and Roberta DesBouillons have launched a three-week …

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