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ENGEO Inc. acquires

Anderson Consulting

ENGEO Inc., of San Ramon, acquired Anderson Consulting Group, a Sacramento engineering firm with an office in Grass Valley.

The companies will offer geotechnical and environmental engineering services with a combined staff of 150. The company will have offices in Grass Valley, Roseville, Vacaville, Vallejo, Tracy and San Jose.

ACG founder Gery Anderson will continue to perform project management and engineering services out of the firm’s Grass Valley office.

Local radio station

wins industry award

The National Association of Broadcasters has given the Crystal Radio Award to Grass Valley radio station KNCO-AM.

The award recognizes stations’ efforts to improve the quality of life in their communities. KNCO-AM was one of 10 winners from a pool of 50 finalists.

The award was given April 9 during the NAB 2002 convention in Las Vegas.

The Union publisher to address luncheon

The Nevada County Business Association will hold an April 26 luncheon featuring Jeff Ackerman, publisher of The Union.

John Seelmeyer, The Union’s editor, will join Ackerman for a question-and-answer session following Ackerman’s presentation.

The meeting starts at 11:45 a.m. and will conclude by 1:30 p.m. The luncheon will be at Christopher’s Catering, 408 Colfax Ave. in Grass Valley.

The meeting is open to the public. Cost of the buffet luncheon is $15; reservations are required. Call NCBA at 274-0995 or e mail to

Indian Springs wine captures medals

Indian Springs Vineyards, of Penn Valley, received medals in the following competitions this year.

The Grand Harvest Awards gave a gold medal for the 2000 chardonnay and a silver for the 1999 merlot.

The 2002 Florida State Fair awarded silvers for the 1999 cabernet sauvignon and 1999 merlot, and a bronze for the 2000 chardonnay.

The 2002 Jerry D. Mead’s New World International Wine Competition awarded best of class and gold medal for the 1999 cabernet Franc, silver for the 1999 syrah, and bronzes for the 2000 chardonnay and 1999 sangiovese.

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