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The Open Book launches crowdfunding campaign (1)

July 6, 2015 — 

The Open Book has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help transform part of the used bookstore into a performance hall that can accommodate a variety of community-oriented activities. The used …

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Tech tips: Save offline copies of important application installers (2)

July 6, 2015 — 

I just purchased a new computer and want to install all the applications I normally use to it. One of the applications I use isn’t the most current version, but …

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Meet Your Merchant: 27 years later, and still Subsational (3)

July 6, 2015 — 

As a boy growing up in Long Island, Ken Marchinek always looked forward to the rolls and cold cuts the family would get after church every Sunday. Little did he …

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Humble Fabric moves to Nevada City (4)

July 6, 2015 — 

Humble Fabric & Crafts has relocated from East Main Street in Grass Valley to 103 Argall Way in Nevada City. The new storefront will offer easier parking for customers as …

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Always something different at La Cache (5)

June 29, 2015 — 

This is a banner year for Lori and Jim Rudisill. Not only are the husband-wife owners of La Cache jewelry store celebrating their 20th year in business, they’re also celebrating …

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Frederick Fisher: The effect of low-interest environment on investing, purchasing (6)

June 29, 2015 — 

As I was cleaning out a desk drawer, I came across an old manual pocket mortgage calculator that I had from my banking days in San Diego.As I looked it …

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Machen MacDonald: Create your LIST to help you succeed (7)

June 29, 2015 — 

Today’s business environment, family life, and social schedules move at the speed of thought, making it a challenging to keep it all straight.How can we more effectively manage ourselves and …

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Business listings (8)

June 29, 2015 — 

Wordpress Class, Part 2: Sierra Commons, 6-9 p.m. Monday, 792 Searls Ave., Nevada City, www.sierracommons.org/events Global Goes Local: Export Financing, Credit Insurance, and Risk Mitigation, SBA, 7:30, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, …

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Grab a cab: Owner injects new life into longtime taxi company (9)

June 22, 2015 — 

Tucked away in a nondescript Glenbrook Basin warehouse is an unlikely scene. Two guys shoot pool while another chats with them from a nearby couch. Darts are stuck into the …

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Machen MacDonald: 8 quick tips to get new clients (10)

June 22, 2015 — 

Imagine a row of trees with only one or two thriving in full bloom. Where does your attention go?Your focus doesn’t go to the small spindly looking trees with no …

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Business listings (11)

June 22, 2015 — 

Wordpress Class: Part 1: Sierra Commons, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, 792 Searls Ave., Nevada City, www.sierracommons.org/eventsEmployment Taxes and Nonprofit Organization Seminar, California Capital WB, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, …

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Tech tips: Save and restore program settings in Windows (12)

June 22, 2015 — 

I’ve been having serious slowdown problems with my PC, and a friend suggested that I simply reinstall Windows as a means of cleaning up the mess on my computer. I’m …

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EarthSong Flowers focuses on customer service, community (13)

June 20, 2015 — 

DeAnna Williams’ family has deep roots in Nevada County. Though Williams grew up in Reno, she was born in Grass Valley, and her family originally settled in the area in …

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Small business accelerator set for June 23 (14)

June 15, 2015 — 

Are you an entrepreneur with a great business idea or a small business owner trying to expand or grow your business?Are you looking for capital to fund your venture? Are …

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Dividend stocks that have weathered it all (15)

June 15, 2015 — 

Dividend stocks pay you cash to hold them. Some stocks pay dividends and some do not but did you know that unlike interest on a savings account, dividends are not …

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A colorful life: Yuba Blue a Grass Valley mainstay (16)

June 15, 2015 — 

As a child growing up in Nashville, Tennessee, Sarah Lazard said she was always drawn to color. When she reached college age, she went off to Middle Tennessee State University, …

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Meet Your Merchant: Miner Moe’s Pizza — it’s all about family (17)

June 8, 2015 — 

When Monique and Scott Bartosh go away on vacation, the first meal they order is always pizza. That’s often a surprise to those who known them, as the couple has …

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Tech tips: The future is here — live language translation (18)

June 8, 2015 — 

I often need to speak to vendors on other countries, and although they speak halting English, it seems like it would be so much easier to have some live translation …

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Business listings (19)

June 8, 2015 — 

Intellectual Property for the Small Business Owner: Tahoe Silicon Mountain, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, www.tahoesiliconmountain.com State Contracting Certification Lab: California Capital WB, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, …

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Macnen MacDonald: Get on TOP of your success (20)

June 8, 2015 — 

Whether you are running a business, selling products and services, or gunning for a promotion, getting ahead can feel impossible and saying “no” to more work improbable.Here are three simple …

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