Biz bits 7/31/07 |

Biz bits 7/31/07

Hood Branco Innovations Inc., which designs entertainment theaters and systems for homes and businesses, recently accepted an invitation to serve on the advisory board of the international firm Control4, according to a company press release.

Hood Branco’s design team is based in Grass Valley, while the company’s corporate headquarters are in Rocklin.

Control4 is recognized as a leader in home security and automation technology, said Dwight Branco, Hood Branco’s chief technical officer. The international firm picked Hood Branco from more than 1,200 companies to serve on a 12-member board.

For more information, visit http://www.hb-innovations. com.


The Miners Foundry Cultural Center has space available for business meetings.

The nonprofit cultural center has space to gather as many as 300 people. It also offers wireless and high-speed Internet connections, according to the center’s press release. Package deals with a local caterer are available, according to the release.

For more information, visit the center at 325 Spring St., Nevada City, or call 265-5040.


Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty hosts a preview on Saturday of the upcoming Stars at the Ridgetop concert featuring Dr. John and Richie Havens.

Residents can stop by the business from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1012 Sutton Way and enjoy complimentary refreshments, wild kestrels and kite flying, according to a Nevada County Land Trust press release.

The Land Trust is organizing the Aug. 25 concert and will be offering discounted ticked during the preview.

The raptors will be shown by Wildlife Rehabilitation and Rescue, one of seven community groups helping with the event.

Visitors can also talk with real estate agents about the market at the preview.

For more information, call the land trust at 272-5994

or Coldwell Banker at 273-7293.


Do you have news to share about your business? Contact Staff Writer Greg Moberly at or 477-4234.

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