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El Agave owners to open taqueria in Nevada City (1)

August 25, 2015 — 

A new taqueria is coming to downtown Nevada City. The Nungaray family, the owners of two El Agave Taqueria restaurants, plan to open Mi Pueblo Taqueria in the space formerly …

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Wine Spectator Magazine gives kudos to Friar Tuck’s (2)

August 24, 2015 — 

Friar Tuck’s Restaurant & Bar of Nevada City has received a 2015 Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine.The selection is announced in the August issue of Wine Spectator as …

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Marc Cuniberti: Federal student loan debt likely the next bailout (3)

August 24, 2015 — 

According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, outstanding student loan debt in the United States falls between $900 billion and $1.2 trillion, with around $864 billion in federal …

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Meet Your Merchant: Husband-wife vet team buy 2 local clinics (4)

August 24, 2015 — 

Will Rogers probably said it best: “The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can’t ask his patients what is the matter — he’s got to just know.”Whether …

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Nevada County resident launches grocery delivery service (5)

August 24, 2015 — 

A Nevada County resident has launched Grocery Express, a grocery shopping and delivery service.Deborah Thorsen, a 35-year resident of Nevada County, is now taking grocery orders from residents of Grass …

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Machen MacDonald: Switching buckets to be more productive (6)

August 24, 2015 — 

In his book “Getting Things Done,” author David Allen suggests that, “people only complain about things they think should be different but are not willing to take the risk to …

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Why did you move to Nevada County? (7)

August 17, 2015 — 

Why did you move to Nevada County? The Nevada County Economic Resource Council is currently using this query to conduct a one-question poll on its Facebook Page to collect information …

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Machen MacDonald: Manage the triage (8)

August 17, 2015 — 

Let’s face it, there is always going to be more to do than we can do. Good or bad, we are easily accessible to information and vice versa. Information overload …

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Meet Your Merchant: Sparks are flying at Ace Welding (9)

August 17, 2015 — 

While terms like “lamb’s tongue” or “whale’s tale” are part of Gabe Kulp’s every day vocabulary, only a fellow welder, blacksmith and craftsman is likely to speak the same language. …

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Tech tips: How to enable Macbook Air chime, segregate mail (10)

August 17, 2015 — 

When I plug in my iPhone or iPad, the device makes a little chiming noise so I know I just gave it power. I would love it if my MacBook …

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Local man brings experience, passion to Nevada City’s Foxhound Espresso (11)

August 14, 2015 — 

There have been a few times that Steffen Snell tried to veer toward a different career. He has a fine arts degree in design and another degree in anthropology. But …

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Not your mother’s Jazzercise: Long-time fitness franchise recharges brand with new offerings (12)

August 10, 2015 — 

Lynn Maas was working full time in Marin County’s busy computer industry when she took her first Jazzercise class. She was hooked. It didn’t take long for her to decide …

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River Valley Community Bank celebrates GV branch’s 1st profitable quarter (13)

August 10, 2015 — 

After just over two years in Grass Valley, River Valley Community Bank’s local branch at 426 Sutton Way has crossed into the black. “Grass Valley achieved its first quarterly profit …

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Marc Cuniberti: Assessing aftermath of Greek bailout (14)

August 10, 2015 — 

The Dow Jones Industrial Average responded to the latest Greek bailout news by assaulting, then passing, the 18,000 level once more, the ninth time it has done so within the …

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Machen MacDonald: Catch the WAVE of success (15)

August 10, 2015 — 

Lately when people ask, “How are you doing?” I will share with them, “I am currently riding the wave.” Which evokes the next question from them: “What wave?” or “What …

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Tech Tips: Creating Smart Folders on a Mac (16)

August 3, 2015 — 

On my Mac, I end up searching for the same types of files over and over. Is there some way to set up a saved search so I don’t have …

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After 30 years in the business, nail technician cherishes career (17)

August 3, 2015 — 

Linda Marcus worked for many years as a dental hygienist in Newport Beach, but she’d always felt there was something more out there. She was good at her job, but …

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Machen MacDonald: Segmenting your success (18)

August 3, 2015 — 

By a show of hands, how many of you have the intention, of when you play a game, you want to win? Who wants to learn or get better at …

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Open studio Thursday at Center of Movement’s new digs in Grass Valley (19)

July 27, 2015 — 

Center of Movement, a Pilates and fitness studio, will hold an open house Thursday to celebrate its relocation to a larger, redesigned space in downtown Grass Valley. The event, which …

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Machen MacDonald: Increase productivity by going to the BEACH (20)

July 27, 2015 — 

Owning your own business can be very rewarding — and in my experience, as well as the experience of everybody else I know, it doesn’t come without its challenges and …

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