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Machen MacDonald: MAIL in your success
Machen MacDonald: MAIL in your success

July 21, 2019

Is it frustrating to you when you receive a voicemail and the person goes on and on, then at the very end of the long message, they rattle off their phone number so fast you...


Public invited to Dorsey Marketplace Tuesday site tour

July 16, 2019

Dorsey Marketplace will host an 8 a.m. Tuesday walking tour that’s open to the public. Grass Valley City Council and Planning Commission members, as well as representatives of city departments, will attend. People will gather...






Susan George: Expand the reach of your marketing campaigns

July 14, 2019

Most destination websites have a section called “events”. Clicking on one of these sections reveals a list of local events ranging from street festivals, to art walks to agricultural tours and more. Typically the events...




Lucas Mijares receives Edward Jones award
Lucas Mijares receives Edward Jones award

July 7, 2019

Lucas Mijares of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Grass Valley recently won the firm’s Frank Finnegan Award for his exceptional achievement in building client relationships. Mijares was one of 1,288 of the firm’s...


Marc Cuniberti: Structure assets through laddering

July 7, 2019

Laddering is a strategy investors can use in a variety of asset classes. Laddering is structuring a number of similar assets with differing time periods or maturity dates. In my opinion laddering is best explained...


Machen MacDonald: Quarterly calibration for success
Machen MacDonald: Quarterly calibration for success

July 7, 2019

Having coached thousands of business owners and professionals to formulate their business plans, strategic plans, and marketing plans, we have found that the core components of all those plans always end up centered around five...


Mary Owens: Estate planning from the heart
Mary Owens: Estate planning from the heart

July 7, 2019

Planning for your incapacitation and eventual death has a way of causing even well-organized people to procrastinate in ways that can only be described as subconscious denial of an eventual future reality. I understand their...


Business Ignitor returns to support local entrepreneurs
Business Ignitor returns to support local entrepreneurs

July 7, 2019

Sierra Commons, Nevada City’s small business center and coworking space, is relaunching its signature Business Ignitor Course. Rebranded as Ignitor X, the entire curriculum has been re-envisioned to meet the present-day needs of entrepreneurs, solopreneurs,...



Camp Fire survivors open business in Yuba City
Camp Fire survivors open business in Yuba City

July 4, 2019

Phoenix Ridge, one of Plumas Street’s newest businesses, rose from the ashes of the Camp Fire. As the fire pushed closer to their Paradise home last November, owners Mike and LoRee Lampke and their 2-month-old...