business

Walk serves up business issues

Hundreds of people showed up for the South Placer Business Walk held Sept. 30. Business walks are part of a regional “best practices” strategy for business retention and expans ...

Bigleys’ business bursting with bamboo

Sean and Christy Bigley of Rocklin have seen the reaction many times. Sean mentions he’s a bamboo collector and grows more than 100 species of bamboo in his backyard garden and f ...

New eatery serves up empanadas, tamales

A recession is no time to open a restaurant, but partners Nora Carino and Joe Raquiza did it anyway. Empanadas N Buns, a family restaurant owned and operated by Carino and Raquiz ...

Gutterglove gets Consumer Reports’ seal of approval

Robert Lenney has pulled thousands of Northern California homeowners out of the gutter and it’s really paying off. The Rocklin co-founder and lead inventor of the Gutterglove l ...

5 questions with Bill Walker

Many people cower under the impression that their compositions cannot be shared due to the hassles of working with major publishing companies. However, Bill Walker of Rocklin creat ...

Stirring up sweet success

It could be the icing that floats like clouds on cake. Perhaps it’s the distinct sweetness of blueberry cheesecake, chocolate mint or the most popular flavor: red velvet. Or mayb ...

Rocklin business designs iPad, iPhone application

ECO:LOGIC Engineering — an engineering firm located in Rocklin — has developed an Interactive Operations Manual, or IOM, for the iPad mobile digital device that helps keep plan ...

New and nostalgia blend at Hacienda

If everything old is new again, Mendy Golightly and Jerry Garrison picked the perfect name for their new Rocklin restaurant on Granite Drive. The Hacienda operates in the same lo ...

Businesses: learn how to spot counterfeit money

With summer just a few months away, now is the time for business leaders to learn how to spot counterfeit currency. According to Mike Nottoli, crime prevention and volunteer coor ...

Hitting the reset button on economy

There has been quite a bit of conversation recently about the many issues facing our city, particularly those affecting local businesses and our economy. Many of us would reach for ...