Biz bits 10/2/07 |

Biz bits 10/2/07

A grand opening for a new Nevada City weight management center is set for


The opening of Healthy Now is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 569 Searles Ave. The center offers individual support and information designed to help people achieve their weight-loss goals.

Presentations, question-and-answer sessions, healthy recipe tastings and details about Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Wellness Center will be included. Also, a weight loss compact disc will be distributed to the first 100 people, and Carole Carson will sign copies of her book “From Fat to Fit.”

The event is free.

For more information, call the center at 470-8446.


Grass Valley Florist recently became a wireless Internet provider.

The flower shop and cafe, with outdoor seating on an attractive deck, is one of the oldest floral and gift shops in western Nevada County, according to the shop’s press release.

Customers can purchase coffee, gifts or flowers while they check their e-mail or surf the Net.

The business is open seven days a week, serving a variety of coffee drinks using coffee from Sierra Mountain Coffee Roaster.

The business is located at 2153 Nevada City Highway. For more information, call 273-2223 or visit


A Nevada City business, The Magic Carpet, recently launched its Web site.

The Internet address for the new business that offers Oriental rugs is http://www.the The business is located at 408 Broad St. and can be reached at 265-9229.


The Grass Valley office for the California Department of Vocational Rehabilitation recently relocated to Sierra College Drive.

The office previously was located at 970 East Main St. It has moved to 380 Sierra College Drive, Suite 220. The new office can be reached at 477-2600.


New equipment used by the local Mr. Rooter Plumbing allows the business to repair sewer pipes in a less intrusive manner.

The new Perma-Liner Lining System equipment is known as trenchless technology, which requires far less digging for the repair work, according to the company’s press release.

The business is at 13058 Loma Rica Drive, Suite B. For more information or for a free quote, call 274-4468.


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