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Beer or wine? California brewers craft a case for holiday tastes

Todd Karnig, vice president of sales for Stone Brewing, said the brewery sees a boost in sales around the holidays. | Photo courtesy of Stone Brewing
December 12, 2017 - 3:27pm

Sacramento's craft breweries profitable, but market shows signs of a slowdown

Greater beer selection, such as this lineup of River City Brewing Co. brews, are a key reason customers are making their way to local craft breweries. | Photo courtesy of River City Brewing Co.

December 12, 2017 - 1:02am

All-French radio station could hit Sacramento airwaves in 2018

KZAC’s radio signal would cover approximately a 25-mile radius, stemming from South Sacramento to neighborhoods in Elk Grove, Pocket, Arden-Arcade, Mather and Florin. | Image courtesy of Google Maps and FCCdata.org

 

November 30, 2017 - 7:04pm

Retailers poised for carefully spent green on Black Friday

Sacramento area retailers such as Kohl’s expect consumers to buy more but still be careful bargain shoppers when Black Friday and the holiday shopping season arrives. | Photo by Alan Naditz.

November 18, 2017 - 5:17pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Donna Galante

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Chris Meyer

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Sacramento ranks third in size of sustainable job workforce

Workers for Sierra Energy in Davis review plans for a FastOx gasification plant built for the U.S. Army this year. The plant, the first of its kind, helps convert post-recycled solid waste into electricity and is an example of technology that has generated jobs in the Sacramento region. | Photo courtesy of Sierra Energy.

November 1, 2017 - 11:59am

Making the grade: Sacramento’s small business climate improves

Sacramento is becoming friendlier toward small businesses when it comes to government regulations, according to the latest report card on small business friendliness by Thumbtack. | Crain National photo by Jim Watkins.

October 25, 2017 - 2:50am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jeff Sinelli

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’Tis the season for those temporary retail shops popping up all over

It’s not your traditional pop-up shop, but Sacramento Iceland’s annual outdoor skating rink draws big numbers during its November to February stint at on Freeport Boulevard. | Courtesy of Iceland Ice Skating Rink.

October 17, 2017 - 9:11am

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