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Wally’s Pizza Bar has a lot to offer

The three-generation Dreher team invites everyone to check out Wally's Pizza Bar in Cameron Park. From left to right: Carly, Jeremy, Wally and Dan. Cameron Park Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Wally’s Pizza Bar is not a just pizza/arcade/beer joint. It’s a sports bar with 24 70-inch HD TVs, 20 beers on tap, wine and specialty cocktails; it’s a restaurant with gourmet pizza, pasta, salads and a kids’ menu plus an outdoor, covered, heated patio that is toasty and comfortable even on the coldest nights. The pizza bar […]

No Comment / April 01, 2015 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Time for some financial spring cleaning

Iain Marshall

We’ve just arrived at spring, the time when many people spruce up their homes, yards and other parts of their surroundings. This year, why not extend that practice a little further and give your financial and investment environment a good spring cleaning? Here are a few suggestions for doing just that: Reduce duplication. If you’ve […]

No Comment / April 01, 2015 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Women may face extra challenges in seeking financial security

Iain Marshall

On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day. On this occasion, thousands of events across the world will honor the cultural, political and social achievements of women. Of course, in many countries, women still face significant economic challenges. And even here in the United States, women encounter more obstacles than men in the pursuit of […]

Comments Off / February 25, 2015 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Nothing but the best for Café C

Café C chef Yvan Chalaye puts the edge on his mac and cheese brulée. The French chef said he likes to mix things up, try new recipes and change sauces when updating his menu. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Café C chef and owner Yvan Chalaye is more than comfortable in his new kitchen; it’s as though he’s been there for years though the new restaurant beneath the Regal Theater opened Feb. 2. Chalaye checks the oven, flips seasoned beef in a pan, then turns to sip on a pilsner and easily chat  as an […]

Comments Off / February 08, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

What does 2015 hold in store for investors?

Iain Marshall

If you’re an investor, you probably had a pretty good year in 2014. But what’s in store for 2015? It’s essentially impossible to make precise predictions about the performance of the financial markets — but it is possible to identify those economic conditions and market forces that may help shape outcomes in the investment world […]

Comments Off / January 28, 2015 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

America’s Mattress promotes good sleep

All materials are American-made at America's Mattress in El Dorado Hills. Employee Brooke Pettigrew, owner Bridgett Hartshorn and Michael Nunes promise the best prices and customer care. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

“Everyone dreads mattress shopping, but if we do it right we can have seven to 10 years of better sleep,” said the owner of the America’s Mattress franchise in El Dorado Hills, which opened during the holidays. Owners Paul and Bridgett Hartshorn also own Affordable Furniture and Blinds in Placerville and hope to see the success […]

Comments Off / January 12, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Seek to balance ‘risk tolerance’ and ‘required risk’

Iain Marshall

Like everyone else, you have financial goals. To help achieve these goals, you may need to invest — and when you invest, you’ll need to take on some risk. But the more you understand this risk, and the better you are at managing it, the greater your potential for staying invested for the long term. […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »