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Dentist opens second office

‘Dentist Barry Turner is expanding his dental services to Penn Valley by purchasing the practice of dentist Mohamed Ali.

The purchase will become effective Oct. 28. Turner will be in the Penn Valley office Thursdays and Fridays, and in his Grass Valley office Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Ali is leaving to open a practice in Mountain View.

Business groups host candidate forum

Business organizations will be host to a Supervisors’ Candidates Forum lunch on Oct. 25.

The forum will feature candidates for supervisorial Districts 3 and 4. JoAnn Chartier, of radio station KNCO-AM, will be the forum moderator.

The lunch will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Christopher’s Catering, 408 Colfax Ave. in Grass Valley. Cost is $15 per person.

Reservations are required. Contact the Grass Valley/Nevada County Chamber of Commerce at 273-4667 or

Citizens Bank worker promoted

A Citizens Bank of Nevada County employee was promoted recently.

Carey Daly, corporate secretary for the board of directors, was promoted to assistant vice president. Daly joined Citizens Bank in 1995.

Food bank board gets new member

Robert Flanigan is the Food Bank of Nevada County’s newest board member.

Flanigan, who has a stained-glass business, Flanigan Studios, joined the food bank two years ago as a volunteer.

Ex-owner of title

firm appointed

The former owner of Empire Title of Nevada County has been appointed chief operating officer of a Folsom-based firm.

Casey Sheehan has been appointed chief operating officer of Financial Title Co., a Folsom-based company with 45 locations in Northern California.

Sheehan has worked at Financial Title since 1999, most recently as executive vice president. He began his title career in 1966, founding Empire Title in 1978. Empire was sold in 1995.

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